Arabic Place Names

Arabic names are used in the Arab world, as well as some other regions within the larger Muslim world. They are not necessarily of Arabic origin, though most in fact are. Compare also Persian names and Turkish names. See also about Arabic names.
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FARIS   فارس   (Country)   Arabic
Arabic form of PERSIA.
IRAN   إيران   (Country)   Persian, Arabic, English, French, German, Italian, Croatian, Serbian
Derived from Middle Persian Eran, related to Old Iranian Arya meaning "Iranian, Aryan". This is the name of a country in western Asia, formerly called Persia in the West.
ISKANDARIYAH   إسكندرية   (Settlement)   Arabic
Arabic form of ALEXANDRIA, usually written with the definite article: الإسكندرية (al-Iskandariyah).
MADINAH   مدينة   (Settlement)   Arabic
Arabic form of MEDINA, usually written with the definite article: المدينة (al-Madinah).
QAHIRAH   قاهرة   (Settlement)   Arabic
Arabic form of CAIRO, usually written with the definite article: القاهرة (al-Qahirah).
TAHRAN   تهران   (Settlement)   Arabic
Arabic form of TEHRAN.
TSHAD   تشاد   (Body of Water & Country)   Arabic
Arabic form of CHAD.
TURKIYYA   تركيّا   (Country)   Arabic
Arabic form of TURKEY.
URDANN   أردنّ   (River & Country)   Arabic
Arabic form of JORDAN, usually written with the definite article: الأردنّ (al-Urdann).
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