Russian Place Names

Russian names are used in the country of Russia and in Russian-speaking communities throughout the world. See also about Russian names.
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AMERIKAАмерика(Region & Country)German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of AMERICA, used to refer to the continents and sometimes to the United States of America.
ANGLIYAАнглия(Country)Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of ENGLAND.
Russian form of ARMENIA.
Russian form of BULGARIA.
Russian form of FRANCE.
Russian form of GERMANY.
Russian form of JORDAN (the river).
Russian form of JORDAN (the country).
KAZAKHSTANКазахстан(Country)English, Russian, Ukrainian, French
From Kazakh Қазақстан (Qazaqstan), from the ethnic name қазақ (qazaq), which is probably of Turkic origin, combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
KENIYAКения(Country & Mountain)Russian
Russian form of KENYA.
Russian form of CROATIA.
KONGOКонго(Region, River & Country)Central African, Kongo, German, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of CONGO.
LONDONЛондон(Settlement)English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
From Latin Londinium, of unknown meaning. This is the capital city of the United Kingdom.
Russian cognate of NIEMCY, used as a Russian name of Germany.
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Ukrainian city that sits on the north coast of the Black Sea.
PAKISTANПакистан(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.
Russian form of RUSSIA.
Russian form of ROMANIA.
RUSРусь(Region)Russian, Ukrainian, English, German
Possibly of Old Norse origin meaning "rowers". This was the name of a medieval Slavic state of eastern Europe.
SAMARAСамара(Settlement & River)Russian, English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French, German
Meaning unknown, possibly of Kyrgyz origin. This is the name of a city in Russia, founded in the 16th century, as well as the river on which it is situated.
Russian and Bulgarian form of SLOVENIA.
Russian form of STOCKHOLM.
Russian form of THAILAND (probably via English).
URALУрал(Region & River)Russian, English, German, Turkish, Bashkir
Meaning unknown, possibly from Turkic aral meaning "island, boundary". This is the name of a mountain range and a river in western Russia.
Russian form of HUNGARY.