Ever wondered how England got its name? As with countless other countries, it's all down to a tribe of early settlers (in this case the 5th Century Angles).

In fact, almost every country in the world is named after one of four things: 1) a tribe; 2) a feature of the land; 3) a directional description; or 4) an important person. That's according to Quartz, which analysed 195 countries listed in the Oxford Concise Dictionary of World Place-Names.

1> Tribe names

England is in good company with the lion’s share (about a third) of the world’s countries named after an early tribe or ethnic group.

FRANCE – Named after the Franks, who conquered the land in the Medieval ages.

VIETNAM – Named after the Viets of the South.

AFGHANISTAN – Translates to "Afghan-land; place of the Afghans”.

THAILAND – Relates to the “tai” people, an ethnic group from the central plains region.

RUSSIA – From the Medieval Latin term “Russi”, which denoted the people of the land.

2> Important people

SAINT LUCIA – This Caribbean island was named by the French in 1625 after the Catholic Saint Lucy, who was widely worshipped during the Middle Ages.

COLOMBIA – Named after famed explorer Christopher Columbus, who incidentally never even set foot in the country. It was in fact discovered by his companion Alonso de Ojeda in 1499, but was eventually named after Columbus anyway.

PHILIPPINES – Named by Spanish explorer Ruy López de Villalobos, in honor of King Philip II of Spain in 1542.

SAUDI ARABIA – After esteemed warrior and aristocrat Emir Muhammad bin Saud, who is considered the founder of the First Saudi State in 1744.

SEYCHELLES – In 1976, this beautiful chain of islands in the Indian Ocean gained independence from the UK but before that it was controlled by France and was named after French minister of finance Jean Moreau de Sechelles in the 1700s.

EL SAVADOR – This tiny country in Central America takes its name from Jesus and translates to "The Saviour". It was named by Spanish conqueror Pedro de Alvarado in the 1500s.

3> Land features

ICELAND – This moniker translates to "Land of Ice", perhaps for obvious reasons, from the ancient language of Old Norse, and is said to have been named by Norwegian Viking Hrafna-Flóki Vilgerðarson in 856 AD. This ignores Iceland’s plentiful green landscape, however, and many theorise that Iceland was named as such to dissuade potential settlers from invading what would have sounded like a cold, hostile environment.

HAITI – This Caribbean country’s name translates to "mountainous land" in its indigenous Taíno language. It was colonised by Spain in 1492 and originally named “La Española”, but was later renamed “Haiti” in 1804 by former slave and revolutionary Jean-Jacques Dessalines, who declared himself emperor and took back the land.

BARBADOS – This name translates to ‘the bearded’ in Portuguese, which is thought to be due to the long hanging roots of the fig trees that were noticed and marvelled at by colonizers in the late 16th Century.

UKRAINE – Ukraine was labelled as such during the 12th Century and translates to “near the border” in Old Slavic. Essentially it was used to define an area of territory within what was then the East Slavic state of Kievan Rus.

4> Location

AUSTRALIA – First coined by the Ancient Greeks, Australia translates to “Unknown Southern Land”, but was officially declared by this name in the early 1800s by English cartographer Matthew Flinders.

NORWAY – Conversely, this country traces its name to the Old English term for “northern way”, first mentioned in 880 by the Anglo-Saxons.

JAPAN – Nippon, which is the name commonly used by Japanese natives, means “land of the rising sun”, referring to its geographical location of being east of China.

There do exist a smattering of countries in the world which stepped outside the box with their naming criteria - around 20 of them. While some are disputed or their exact origins unclear, here is a handful of the most quirky and imaginative...

Bhutan, which calls itself Druk Yul, means "land of the thunder dragon" on account of the magnificent storms that tear through the Himalaya Mountains.

There are several theories as to the origin of Nepal's name, one of which makes reference to Kathmandu's sheep-rearing history, given that in Tibetan, "ne" means "home" and "pal" means "wool" - ergo "the home of wool"

Nauru, one of the world's most remote islands and the smallest state in the South Pacific, might take its name from the native term "anáoero" - which rather charmingly means, "I go to the beach".

Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor

MKT—Radial multilayer ceramic capacitor (NPO, X7R, Y5V)         Output 100kk/month
AKT—Axial ceramic capacitor  (NPO, X7R, Y5V)                               Output 5kk/month 

Tolerance: ±20%; ±10%; ±5% 
L/T for MKT/AKT: normally about 4 weeks     RoHS Compliant

MKT -Radial Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (Mono Cap) Cross Guide

Kingtronics

AVX

Murata

Kemet

Vishay

MKT Series

SR, SA Series

RPE Series

C315-C350

K (Mono Cap)

NIC

Nippon

TDK

Panasonic

 

NCM

THD Series

FK Series

ECU-S

 
 

Dear Valued customers,

Summer holiday is coming soon. Pls have a good rest and learn to relax yourself. (*^__^*)

Before your happy holiday,  pls tell us your order plan so that we can do some preparation for your order in advance and make you receive your goods timely.

Summer order plan as below:

RKT—Trimmer Potentiometer & QKT—Quartz crystal
TKT—Dipped Tantalum Capacitor & MKT—Radial multilayer ceramic capacitor
Diode & Bridge & Tranasistor: M7, S1M, SM4007, BAV99, LL4148, BZV55C, BZX55C, BZX84C, MB10S, DB101S~DB107S, BC807, BC817, BC846, BC857, MMBT3904...

MKT-Radial Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (Mono Cap) Cross Guide
Kingtronics AVX Murat Kemet Vishay NIC Nippon TDK Daewoo
MKT series SR, SA series RPE series C315-C350 K(Mono Cap) NCM / NCMA THD series FK Series

TS series

TKT-Radial Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors  Cross Guide
Kingtronics AVX Nemco Kemet Vishay NEC Daewoo Mallory China P/N
TKT series TAP TB
PTD
T350-T390 K(Mono Cap) ND NP TD,TB
series
TDC TDL

CA  42

For datasheets and product details, please visit our website: http://www.kingtronics.com/capacitors/

Stable and High Quality, Competitve Price, 3~4 Weeks Lead Time

P/N                                                   MKT--Radial Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor
MKT0805B103K500F3R             0.01uF 50V X7R +/-10% P:5.08mm Bulk RoHS
MKT0805Y105M500F3R             1uF 50V Y5V +/-20% P: 5.08mm Bulk RoHS
MKT0805N101J500F1R             100pF 50V NPO +/-5% P: 2.54mm Bulk RoHS
...

Please view or download datasheet via this link:
http://www.kingtronics.com/pdf/radial-mlcc-capacitors.pdf

MKT-Radial Multilayer Ceramic Capacitors (Mono Cap) Cross Guide
Kingtronics AVX Murat Kemet Vishay NIC Nippon TDK Daewoo
MKT series SR, SA series RPE series C315-C350 K(Mono Cap) NCM / NCMA THD series FK Series

TS series

My dear friend, best wishes for the New Year. May 2013 be a very prosperous year to you! Personally and professionally!

We were keeping in touch in the past year. I guess you already know more about our components below? Hope can do some business with you this year! Look forward to your 1st order/inquiry in soon.

Active Components:

Diode: M7 LL4148 S1M SM4007 6A10 BZX55 BZV55C BZX85C 1N4729A...
Bridge rectifier: DB107S MB6S KBL410 KBPC3510 GBU410...

Passive Components:
Radial multilayer ceramic capacitor & dipped tantalum capacitor
Trimming potentiometer 3006 3266 3296 3329 3362 3386 3540 3590 C3305...

Our sales office won't be closed during the Chinese Spring Festival. Pls feel free to send us your requirements to info@kingtronics.com

From April 11th to 13th, 2012, we Kingtronics exhibited at Expo Electronica Moscow. Booth No. is J36 in Hall 3. During the three days, we promoted our products actively and gained full success.
 
Here I list some samples which are very popular among visitors and share you some nice exhibition photos.

 

 

RKT--Trimming potentiometer                                                 Quantity  
3296W-103                                                                                  200 
3296W-102                                                                                  200 
3006P-103                                                                                   200 
3266W-502                                                                                  200 
3266W-103                                                                                  200 
3386P-103                                                                                   400 
Diode M7 SMA T&R RoHS                                                          600 
Diode LL4148 LL-34T&RRoHS                                                    500 
S1M SMA T&R RoHS                                                                  300 
BZV55C15 LL-34 T&R RoHS                                                      300 
DB107S  DBS TUBE RoHS                                                        100 
MB10S  MBS T&R RoHS                                                            100  
 
MKT--Radial Multilayer Ceramic Capacitor
0.047uF  50V +/-10% X7R p: 5.08mm Bulk RoHS                       200
 
TKT--Dipped Tantalum Capacitor 
4.7uF 16V +/-20% bulk 2.54mm Bulk RoHS                                 200  

If you have related order/inquiry on hand, pls dont hesitate to contact info@kingtronics.com I will reply you soon. Thanks in advance.

Contact us

Tel: (86) 769 8118 8110
Tel: (852) 8106 7033
Fax: (852) 8106 7099
E-mail: info@kingtronics.com
Skype: kingtronics.sales
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Web: www.Kingtronics.com

About

Kingtronics International Company was established in 1995 located in Dongguan City of China to handle all sales & marketing for factories located in Chengdu, Sichuan and Zhaoqing, Guangdong, China. In 1990, we established the first factory to produce trimming potentiometer and in 1999 we built up new factory in Zhao Qing, Guangdong. Now with around 850 workers, Kingtronics produce trimming potentiometers, dipped tantalum capacitors, multilayer ceramic capacitors, and diode & bridge rectifier. We sell good quality under our brand Kingtronics, and Kt, King, Kingtronics are our three trademarks. All our products are RoHS compliant, and our bridge rectifier have UL approval. Please visit our Products page, you could please download all our PDF datasheet and find cross reference for our Trimming Potentiometer and capacitors.

Tantalum and Ceramic Capacitors Cross Reference ↓ Download
Diodes & Rectifiers List(PDF: 97KB) ↓ Download
Trimming Potentiometer Cross Reference ↓Download

Meet Kingtronics in Moscow soon
electronicAsia-2019
electronicAsia-2019
Convention and Exhibition Centre,HongKong
Date: 13-16 October, 2019
Booth No.: 5G-C26

Meet Kingtronics in Munich soon
electronica-2020
Electronica-2020
New Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany
Date: 10-13 November, 2020
Booth No.: To be advised

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