Serbian Place Names

Serbian names are used in the country of Serbia in southeastern Europe.
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AFGANISTAN Афганистан (Country) Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Polish
Russian, Croatian, Serbian and Polish form of AFGHANISTAN.
ALBANIJA Албанија (Country) Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of ALBANIA.
AMERIKA Америка (Region & Country) German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Hungarian
Form of AMERICA, used to refer to the continents and sometimes to the United States of America.
ANGOLA Ангола (Country) Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Polish, Croatian, Serbian
Portuguese form of Ngola, the royal title of the kings of Ndongo, an African kingdom that was conquered by the Portuguese in the 17th-century. It was a Portuguese colony until 1975, when it became an independent country.
ARGENTINA Аргентина (Country) Spanish, English, Portuguese, Italian, Russian, Czech, Croatian, Serbian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
From Latin argentinus meaning "silvery", a derivative of argentum meaning "silver". This is the name of a country in South America, arising from a Latinized form of Spanish Río de la Plata meaning "river of silver".
BELORUSIJA Белорусија (Country) Serbian
Serbian form of BELARUS.
BERLIN Берлин (Settlement) German, English, French, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian
City in Germany, the name of which is of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from an Old Slavic stem berl- meaning "swamp".
BRAZIL Бразил (Country) English, Croatian, Serbian
From the name of a type of tree, called pau-brasil in Portuguese (brazilwood in English). It may ultimately derive from Portuguese brasa meaning "ember". This is the name of a country in South America.
ČAD Чад (Body of Water & Country) Czech, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Czech, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of CHAD.
DANSKA Данска (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of DENMARK.
ETIOPIJA Етиопија (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of Αιθιοπια (Aithiopia) (see ETHIOPIA).
FRANCUSKA Француска (Country) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of FRANCE.
HOLANDIJA Холандија (Country) Serbian
Serbian form of HOLLAND (1), referring to the entire country of the Netherlands.
HRVATSKA Хрватска (Country) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of CROATIA.
IRAN Иран (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.
ITALIJA Италија (Country) Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of Italia (see ITALY).
JAPAN Јапан (Country) English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Serbian
From Portuguese Japão, which was derived from a Malay form of Riben, the Chinese reading of NIPPON.
JERUSALIM Јерусалим (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of JERUSALEM.
JORDAN Јордан (River & Country) English, Danish, Norwegian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, German, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Polish, Slovene, Biblical
River that flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river's name in Hebrew is יַרְדֵן (Yarden), and it is derived from יָרַד (yarad) meaning "descend" or "flow down". The river has lent its name to the country to the east (in German, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Polish and Slovene this is only the name of the river, with the name of the country taking a different form).
KARPATI Карпати (Region) Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of CARPATHIANS.
KENIJA Кенија (Country & Mountain) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of KENYA.
KINA Кина (Country) Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Croatian, Serbian
Form of CHINA.
KONGO Конго (Region, River & Country) Central African, Kongo, German, Dutch, Swedish, Finnish, Polish, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of CONGO.
KRAKOV Краков (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of KRAKÓW.
LONDON Лондон (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.
MEDINA Медина (Settlement) English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Dutch, Croatian, Serbian
Form of Arabic المدينة (al-Madinah) meaning "the city". This is the name of a city in Saudi Arabia, considered a holy site in Islam because the Prophet Muhammad was based there for a period.
NAZARET Назарет (Settlement) Spanish, Italian, German, Greek, Armenian, Croatian, Serbian, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Form of NAZARETH in various languages.
NEMAČKA Немачка (Country) Serbian
Serbian (Ekavian) variant of NJEMAČKA.
NIGER Нигер (River & Country) English, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Croatian, Serbian, Late Roman
Meaning unknown, possibly of Berber origin, though influenced by Latin niger "black". This is the name of a river in western Africa (and a country that is named after it).
NIL Нил (River) Arabic, French, German, Luxembourgish, Catalan, Czech, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Azerbaijani
Form of NILE in various languages. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: النيل (al-Nil).
NJEMAČKA Њемачка (Country) Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian cognate of NIEMCY, used as the name of Germany.
PADOVA Падова (Settlement) Italian, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian
Italian, Romanian, Croatian and Serbian form of PADUA.
PAKISTAN Пакистан (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.
PEKING Пекинг (Settlement) German, Dutch, Luxembourgish, Swedish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, English (Archaic)
Form of BEIJING in various languages, as well as an older English form.
PORTUGAL Португал (Country) Portuguese, English, French, Spanish, Galician, Catalan, German, Dutch, Luxembourgish, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
From Portugale, which was derived from PORTUS CALE, the old name of the city of Porto. The name of the city was later applied to the entire country.
PRAG Праг (Settlement) German, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Turkish
German, Swedish, Danish, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian and Turkish form of Praha (see PRAGUE).
RUSIJA Русија (Country) Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of RUSSIA.
SENEGAL Сенегал (River & Country) Portuguese, English, Spanish, Italian, German, Croatian, Serbian
From Portuguese, possibly from the name of the Berber Zenaga people of northern Senegal. This is the name of a river in western Africa, and a country named after it. It gained independence from France in 1960.
SLOVENIJA Словенија (Country) Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
From medieval Slavic slovene referring to the tribe of the Slavs. This is the Slovene name for Slovenia.
SOMALIJA Сомалија (Country) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of SOMALIA.
ŠPANIJA Шпанија (Country) Serbian
Serbian form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
SRBIJA Србија (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Slovene
Serbian, Croatian and Slovene form of SERBIA.
TEHERAN Техеран (Settlement) German, Dutch, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of TEHRAN in several languages.
UZBEKISTAN Узбекистан (Country) English, Russian, Ukrainian, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Swedish
From Uzbek O'zbekiston, derived from the ethnic name O'zbek (which is probably in part from Turkic beg meaning "chieftain, master") combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
VARŠAVA Варшава (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian and Slovene form of Warszawa (see WARSAW).