War in Nagorno-Karabakh – or Artsakh

This week Jonah Fisher, Ukraine correspondent at BBC News, reported from Nagorno-Karabakh for the BBC radio programme “From Our Own Correspondent”. While fighting has sadly continued in the South Caucasus region, he highlighted how web…

What does saorico.com mean?

The name of the project saorico.com was liberally inspired by the Portuguese name São Rico, a fictional South American country in The Adventures of Tintin. The fictional country São Rico is a good example of…

Do countries really change names?

You finally published a beautiful and static drop down list with the names of all the countries worldwide. You even manage dto use a sensible label like “Territory” or “Country/Region” to avoid any controversy for…