Indian Place Names

Indian names are used in India and in Indian communities throughout the world. See also about Indian names.
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BHARATभरत, ভারত, ভাৰত, ભારત(Country)Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese
From the name of the mythological king BHARATA. This is the endonym for India in many of the languages of northern India.
Bengali variant transcription of BHARAT.
CHINचीन(Country)Indian, Hindi, Persian
Hindi and Persian form of CHINA.
DILLIदिल्ली(Settlement)Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Sanskrit and Hindi form of DELHI.
INDIYAఇండియా(Country)Indian, Telugu
Telugu form of INDIA.
Tamil form of INDIA.
KAILASHकैलाश(Mountain)Indian, Hindi, Marathi
Possibly from Sanskrit केलास (kelas) meaning "crystal". This is the name of a mountain in the Himalayas which is believed to be the paradise of the Hindu god Shiva.
KASHIकाशी, காசி, కాశీ(Settlement)Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit काशि (kashi) meaning "shining". This is the name of a holy city in India, also called Varanasi.
NEPALनेपाल(Country)Nepali, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal), of unknown meaning. This is the name of a landlocked country in south Asia.
PAKISTANپاکستان(Country)Urdu, Punjabi, English, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Slovak, Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
From Persian پاک (pak) meaning "pure" and the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". The name was coined in 1933 by the Pakistani nationalist Choudhry Rahmat Ali who justified it as an acronym of Punjab, Afghania, Kashmir and Sindh, plus the final three letters of Baluchistan.
VENKATAवेङ्कट(Mountain)Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Possibly means "self-born" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a sacred hill in southern India.
YAMUNAयमुना, யமுனை, యమునా(River)Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit
Name of an Indian river, which is possibly derived from the name of the goddess YAMI.