Brazilian Submitted Place Names

Brazilian names are used in the country of Brazil in South America.
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ACÁDIA (Country, Region & Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of both Acadia and Akkad (mostly the ancient city, but sometimes also the Akkadian Empire).
ACARNÂNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Acarnania.
ALSÁCIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Alsace (a region of France).
ALTURA (Settlement) Portuguese
AMBRÁCIA (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ambracia.
ARACÓSIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Arachosia.
ARCÁDIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Arcadia.
ÁRIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aria.
BANGLADESH (Country) English, Breton, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Interlingua, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish
Means "land of the Bengalis", from Bengali বাংলা (Bangla) meaning "Bengali" (referring to the Bengali people or Bengali language spoken by the Bengali people), which is ultimately from Vanga, the name of an ancient kingdom on the Indian subcontinent (see Bengal) combined with দেশ (desh) "country, land, state", ultimately from Sanskrit देश (deśá)... [more]
BARÉM (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Bahrain.
BELÉM (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Bethlehem.
BELGRADO (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Belgrade.
BEÓCIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Boeotia.
BRUGES (Settlement) French, English, Italian, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, Romanian
French form of Brugge, which some countries (mostly Romance ones) have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
BRUNEI (Country) Malay, English, Indonesian, Catalan, Finnish, Portuguese, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Danish, Tagalog, Dutch, Turkish
Probably derived from Borneo, the name of an island, which in turn is most likely from Sanskrit वरुण (váruṇa) meaning "ocean, water". A local legend suggests that the name may be derived from the phrase baru nah meaning "there!" or "that's it!", which was supposedly declared by Muhammad Shah, Brunei's first sultan... [more]
BURUNDI (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
CALEDÓNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Caledonia.
CALEDÔNIA (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Caledonia.
CANAÃ (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Canaan.
CAÔNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Chaonia.
CARTAGO (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Spanish and Portuguese form of Carthage.
CAUCÁSIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Caucasia, which is an alternative name for the Caucasus geographical region.
CÁUCASO (Region & Mountain) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Caucasus.
CIDÓNIA (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Cydonia.
CIDÔNIA (Settlement) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Cydonia.
CORÍNTIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Corinthia.
CORINTO (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
DARDÂNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Dardania.
ESCÓCIA (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Scotland via its Latin form Scotia.
EUFRATES (River) Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Spanish and Portuguese form of Euphrates.
FILIPINAS (Country) Spanish, Portuguese, Ilocano, Pampangan
Spanish, Portuguese, Ilocano, and Pampangan form of Philippines.
GALILEIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Galilee.
GEDRÓSIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Gedrosia.
HIRCÂNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Hyrcania.
JUDEIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Iudaea (see Judea).
KUALA LUMPUR (Settlement) Malay, English, Indonesian, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Turkish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Croatian, Serbian, Dutch
Means "muddy confluence" from Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and lumpur "mud". This is the name of the capital and largest city of Malaysia.
LACÓNIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Laconia.
LACÔNIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Laconia.
LETÓNIA (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Latvia via its New Latin name Lettonia.
LETÔNIA (Country) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Latvia via its New Latin name Lettonia.
LISBOA (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish, Galician
Newer form of Old Portuguese Lisbõa, derived from Latin Olisīpō. According to legend, the location was named for Odysseus. The Latin name might be derived from his name.
LIVÓNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Livonia.
LIVÔNIA (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Livonia.
LUSITÂNIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lusitania.
MACEDÓNIA (Region) Slovak, Portuguese
Slovak and Portuguese form of Macedonia.
MACEDÔNIA (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Macedonia.
MADRID (Settlement) Spanish, Croatian, English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish
Newer form of Magerit. The etymology is uncertain, but it could be derived from Arabic المجريط (al-Magrīt) "source of water". This is the name of the capital of Spain.
MALTA (Country) English, Basque, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Galician, German, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, West Frisian
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.... [more]
MESSÉNIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Messenia.
MESSÊNIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Messenia.
MIDGARD (Other) English, Portuguese
Variant of Miðgarðr, meaning "middle yard" or "middle enclosure". This is the name for where the humans live, located between heaven and hell, in Norse mythology.
OSSÉTIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ossetia.
PÁRTIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Parthia.
PEÓNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Paeonia.
PEÔNIA (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Paeonia.
PERRÉBIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Perrhaebia.
POLÓNIA (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Poland.
POLÔNIA (Country) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Poland.
RIO DE JANEIRO (Settlement) Brazilian, English
Means "river of January" in Portuguese. Rio de Janeiro is a major city in Brazil. The city was named after the nearby Guanabara Bay which was discovered by Europeans in January 1502.
SARAIEVO (Settlement) Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Sarajevo.
SINAI (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]
SINGAPURA (Country) Malay, Indonesian, Portuguese
Malay, Indonesian, and Portuguese form of Singapore.
SITÔNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sithonia.
TALLINN (Settlement) Estonian, English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish
Capital of Estonia and previously known as Reval until 1918. The meaning of the name is uncertain, but it is believed to be derived from Estonian Taani-linn(a) meaning "Danish castle" or "Danish town".
TESPRÓCIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Thesprotia.
TRIPOLITÂNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Tripolitania.
TROIA (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Greek Mythology, Catalan, Greek, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian
Ancient Greek and modern Greek form of Troy, which some countries have adopted as their name for the ancient Greek city.
VALHALLA (Other) Norse Mythology, English, Danish, Italian, Portuguese
Variant of Norse Valhǫll, composed of Old Norse valr "the slain" and hǫll "hall". This is the name of the afterlife and the home of heroic warriors who died in battle, as well as some of the Æsir gods... [more]
VENEZUELA (Country) English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish
The name of the Country in South America. Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America with diverse natural attractions. Along its Caribbean coast are tropical resort islands including Isla de Margarita and the Los Roques archipelago... [more]
VILNIUS (Settlement) Lithuanian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Faroese, French, German, Norwegian, Portuguese, Slovak, Swedish
Capital of Lithuania. Named after the Vilnia River whose name is derived from Lithuanian vilnis "wave".