Submitted Place Names Starting with Z
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ZAKYNTHOS (Island) Greek
Zakynthos is the third largest of the Ionian Islands. It is situated in the Ionian Sea and it is a Greek municipality.
ZAMBIA (Country) English
The name of the Country in East Africa. Zambia, in southern Africa, is a landlocked country of rugged terrain and diverse wildlife, with many parks and safari areas. On its border with Zimbabwe is famed Victoria Falls – indigenously called Mosi-oa-Tunya, or "Smoke That Thunders” – plunging a misty 108m into narrow Batoka Gorge... [more]
ZANZIBAR (Island) English
Means "black-skinned coast", from the Arabic زنجبار (Zanjibār)
which is from Persian زنگبار (zangebâr)
, a combination of Persian زنگی (zangi)
"black, dark-skinned" and بار (bār)
"bank, shore, coast"... [more]
ZIMBABWE (Country) English
The name of the Country in East Africa. Zimbabwe is a landlocked country in southern Africa known for its dramatic landscape and diverse wildlife, much of it within parks, reserves and safari areas... [more]
ZINKGRUVAN (Settlement) Swedish
Means "the zink mine" in Swedish. Zinkgruvan is both a village and a mine. It is the only locality in Sweden starting with Z.
ZZYZX (Settlement) English
When it was invented to be the last word listed in a dictionary, an area in California was named Zzyzx.