Sanskrit Place Names

Sanskrit names were used in ancient India by Sanskrit speakers.
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BHARATA   भरत   (Country)   Sanskrit
Sanskrit form of BHARAT.
CHINA   चीन   (Country)   English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Sanskrit
From Persian چین (Chin), probably derived via Sanskrit चीन (China) from Qin, the name of a dynasty that ruled in China in the 3rd century BC. In China the name Zhongguo is used to refer to the country.
DILLI   दिल्ली   (Settlement)   Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Sanskrit and Hindi form of DELHI.
KAILASHA   कैलाश   (Mountain)   Sanskrit
Sanskrit form of KAILASH.
KASHI   काशी   (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.
NEPAL   नेपाल   (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.
SINDHU   सिन्धु   (River)   Sanskrit
Sanskrit form of INDUS.
VENKATA   वेङ्कट   (Mountain)   Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Possibly means "self-born" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a sacred hill in southern India.
YAMUNA   यमुना   (River)   Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit
Name of an Indian river, which is possibly derived from the name of the goddess YAMI.
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