Submitted Place Names Starting with F
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FANO (Political Subdivision) Italian
Habitational name for someone who comes from Fano, Italy
FAROE ISLANDS (Country) English
English form of Føroyar
. The name is probably derived from Old Norse fær
"sheep". The Faroe Islands are an autonomous country within the Danish kingdom.
FEATHERSTONHAUGH (Settlement) English
A town in Northumberland, England. From Old English feðere
"stone", and healh
FLORIDA (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, formerly a Spanish colony, from Spanish Pascua florida
, literally "flowering Easter", a Spanish name for Palm Sunday, because the peninsula was discovered on that day (March 20, 1513) by the expedition of Spanish explorer Ponce de León.
FØROYAR (Country) Faroese
Probably derived from Old Norse fær
"sheep" and oyer
, an archaic Faroese word meaning "islands".
FRENCH GUIANA (Other) English
French Guiana is an overseas region of France on the northeast coast of South America, composed mainly of tropical rainforest. The ruins of 17th-century Fort Cépérou overlook the capital, Cayenne, with its colorful Creole houses and street markets... [more]
FUJI (Mountain) Japanese
This is the name of a mountain, known in Japanese as Fuji-san/Fujiyama (富士山), located on the boundaries of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures in central Japan, that has been a symbol for the Japanese for centuries... [more]