Place Names Starting with V

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VALENCE (Settlement & Region) French
French form of VALENCIA.
VALÈNCIA (Settlement & Region) Catalan
Catalan (Valencian) form of VALENCIA.
VALENCIA (Settlement & Region) Spanish, Italian, English, German
The name of a city and surrounding region in eastern Spain, originally named in Latin Valentia (Edetanorum) meaning "strength (of the Edetani people)", and derived from Latin valentius "strength, vigour", from valens "strong, vigorous". Besides the city in Spain, this is also the name of a city in Venezuala.
VALENTIA (Settlement & Region) Ancient Roman
Latin form of VALENCIA.
VARŠAVA (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of Warszawa (see WARSAW).
VENGRIYA (Country) Russian
Russian form of HUNGARY.
VENKATA (Mountain) Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Possibly means "self-born" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a sacred hill in southern India.
VERONA (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, English, Ancient Roman
Meaning unknown, possibly of Latin, Gallic or Etruscan origin. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
VÉRONE (Settlement) French
French form of VERONA.
VICTORIA (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) English
From the given name VICTORIA. It has generally been bestowed in honour of Queen Victoria (1819-1901). This is the name of many places in the former British Empire, including an Australian state and a Canadian city.
VIỆT NAM (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of VIETNAM.
VIETNAM (Country) English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish
From Việt Nam, meaning "southern Yue", derived from Sino-Vietnamese (việt), referring to the Yue people, and (nam) meaning "south". This is the name of a country in southeastern Asia.
VIETNAME (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of VIETNAM.
VIRO (Country) Finnish
From the name of the old region of Virumaa in northern Estonia, which got its name from the Finnic tribe of the Vironians. This is the Finnish name for Estonia.
VITRYSSLAND (Country) Swedish
Means "white Russia", a Swedish calque of BELARUS.
VLAANDEREN (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of FLANDERS.
VLANDER (Region) Medieval Dutch
Middle Dutch form of FLANDERS.