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Gender for Non Living Things(Objects)

Normally Gender for Objects is Neutral (No gender)

Example
Cellphone,Book,pen, are neither Male or Female


However
Some writers use Gender for such objects also
Country/Motherland
We normally use her


God
We normally use "He"

Earth
We normally use "she"

Sun,Moon
We normally use "he"

 

Example 1
Which one is correct

Switzerland is a beautiful country.It is famous for its mountains
or
Switzerland is a beautiful country.She is famous for her mountains

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Example 2

Which one is correct

I want to return to my homeland .She is calling me

or

I want to return to my homeland.It is calling me

or

I want to return to my homeland .He is calling me

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Example 3

The sun was blazing hot.He was making all of us uncomfortable

or

The sun was blazing hot.She was making all of us uncomfortable

or

The sun was blazing hot.It was making all of us uncomfortable

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Example 4

Do not mess with nature.He will destroy you

or

Do not mess with nature.She will destroy you

or

Do not mess with nature.it will destroy you

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