I'm having quite a bit of trouble naming a fictional country I've created. So far, I've created its history, inhabitants, laws, government, etc. and I have simply used "the country" as a placeholder until I could figure out a fitting name.
What you need to know about this country/story are the following:
- It's located off the coast of South Africa and was discovered a few centuries after South Africa (1704) by a fictional Dutch explorer.
- Its indigenous inhabitants have numerous cultural and linguistic similarities to the ones in lower Africa (mostly the San and Zulu peoples.)
- The story takes place in the modern-day but focuses on many aspects of the past including colonialism and exploration.
I should also clarify that I'm not looking for actual names, just suggestions on how to come up with a name without making it look like I just came up with a random gibberish word that sounds nice.