Dutch Submitted Place Names

Dutch names are used in the Netherlands and Flanders. See also about Dutch names.
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ABCHAZIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Abkhazia.
ABOE DHABI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Abu Dhabi.
AKEN (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Aachen.
ALBANIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Albania.
ALEXANDRIË (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Alexandria.
ALGERIJE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Algeria.
ANATOLIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Anatolia.
ANDALUSIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Andalusia.
APULIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Apulia.
AQUITANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Aquitaine.
ASTURIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Asturias.
ATHENE (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Athens.
AZERBEIDZJAN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Azerbaijan.
BAKOE (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Baku.
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]
BASKENLAND (Political Subdivision) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Basque Country.
BATOEMI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Batumi.
BEIROET (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Beirut.
BELGRADO (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Belgrade.
BERGEN (Settlement) Dutch, Norwegian, German
Newer form of Bjǫrgvin, a combination of Old Norse bjarg "mountain" and vin "meadow". This is the 2nd largest city in Norway.
BERLIJN (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Berlin.
BHOETAN (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bhutan.
BISJKEK (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bishkek.
BOEDAPEST (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Budapest.
BOEKAREST (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bucharest.
BOERJATIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Buryatia.
BOLIVIË (Country) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of Bolivia. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
BRITTANNIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Britain.
BRUSSEL (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Norwegian
Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic and Norwegian form of Brussels.
BULGARIJE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Bulgaria.
BURUNDI (Country) English, Afrikaans, Basque, Breton, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Interlingua, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
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.
CAÏRO (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Cairo.
CALABRIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Calabria.
CALIFORNIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of California.
CAMBODJA (Country) Danish, Dutch
Danish and Dutch form of Cambodia.
CAMPANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Campania.
CANTABRIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Cantabria.
CASTILIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Castile.
CATALONIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Catalonia.
CHAKASSIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Khakassia.
DALMATIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Dalmatia.
DENEMARKEN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Denmark.
DJAKARTA (Settlement) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic
Archaic Dutch form of Jakarta as well as the modern Afrikaans and Icelandic form of the name. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
DJEDDA (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Jeddah.
DOEBAI (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dubai.
DOESJANBE (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dushanbe.
DOMINICAANSE REPUBLIEK (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Dominican Republic.
DORDRECHT (Settlement) Dutch
Dordrecht is a city and municipality in the Western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.... [more]
DUINKERKE (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Dunkirk.
EDAM (Settlement) Dutch
EGYPTE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Egypt.
ETHIOPIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ethiopia.
FILIPIJNEN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Philippines.
GALICIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Galicia.
GEORGIË (Country & Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of both Georgia (1) and Georgia (2), although use for the latter is now archaic: instead, the original English form is typically used.
GRIEKENLAND (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Greece.
GROENLAND (Political Subdivision) Dutch, French, Afrikaans
Dutch, French and Afrikaans form of Greenland.
GUINEE (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Guinea.
HAÏTI (Country & Island) French, Dutch, Afrikaans
French, Dutch and Afrikaans form of Haiti.
HAWAÏ (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Hawaii.
HONGARIJE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Hungary.
IEPER (Settlement) Dutch
Probably from the name of the river Ieperlee which, itself, may be derived from the Dutch word for elm, iep.
IERLAND (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ireland.
IJSLAND (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Iceland.
INDIË (Country) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of India. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.... [more]
INGOESJETIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ingushetia.
IRKOETSK (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Irkutsk.
ISRAËL (Country) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Israel.
ISTANBOEL (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Istanbul.
ISTRIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Istria.
ITHAQUE (Island) French, Dutch
French and Dutch form of Ithaca.
IVOORKUST (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Ivory Coast.
JAKOETIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Yakutia.
JAMALIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Yamalia.
JOEGOSLAVIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Yugoslavia.
KAAIMANEILANDEN (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Cayman Islands.
KAAPVERDIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Cape Verde.
KABOEL (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kabul.
KALMUKKIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Kalmykia.
KALOEGA (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kaluga.
KAMEROEN (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Cameroon.
KARELIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Karelia.
KAZACHSTAN (Country) Dutch, Polish, Slovak
Dutch, Polish and Slovak form of Kazakhstan.
KEULEN (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Cologne.
KIËV (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch variant spelling of Kiev.
KIRGIZIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Kyrgyzstan.
KLEEF (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kleve (see Cleves).
KOERDISTAN (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kurdistan.
KOERGAN (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kurgan.
KOERSK (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kursk.
KOETAISI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kutaisi.
KOEWEIT (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kuwait.
KRIM (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish
Form of Crimea.
KROATIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Croatia.
LETLAND (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch
Afrikaans, Danish and Dutch form of Latvia.
LIBIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Libya.
LIGURIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Liguria.
LITOUWEN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Lithuania.
LOMBARDIJE (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lombardy.
LUIK (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Liège.
LUXEMBURG (Country) Afrikaans, Dutch, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Romanian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Dutch, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Romanian and Swedish form of Luxembourg.
MALDIVEN (Country) Dutch, Luxembourgish
Dutch and Luxembourgish form of Maldives.
MALEISIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Malaysia.
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]
MAURITANIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mauritania.
MILAAN (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Milan.
MOERMANSK (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Murmansk.
MOLDAVIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Moldova.
MORDOVIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Mordovia.
MOSKOU (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Moscow.
NAMIBIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Namibia.
NAPELS (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Naples.
NENETSIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Nenetsia.
NIEUW-CALEDONIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of New Caledonia.
NIEUW-ZEELAND (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of New Zealand.
NOORD-MACEDONIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of North Macedonia.
NOORWEGEN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Norway.
NORMANDIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Normandy.
OCEANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Oceania.
OEDMOERTIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Udmurtia.
OEGANDA (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch form of Uganda and Afrikaans variant of the name.
OEKRAÏNE (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ukraine.
OEZBEKISTAN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Uzbekistan.
OOSTENRIJK (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Austria.
OSJ (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Osh.
PAASEILAND (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Easter Island.
PANAMA (Country) English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
The name of the Country in Central America. Panama is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route... [more]
PARIJS (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Paris.
PENNSYLVANIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Pennsylvania. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
PIËMONT (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Piedmont.
PJONGJANG (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Pyongyang. In Belgium and the Netherlands, this spelling is technically considered dated but still used regularly there (especially in Belgium). The preferred spelling is now the same as the English one, namely Pyongyang.
PRUISEN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Prussia.
PUNJAB (Political Subdivision & Region) English, German, Malay, Italian, Norwegian, Welsh, Swahili, Dutch, Scots
From Punjabi پنجاب (Paṉjāb) or ਪੰਜਾਬ (Pañjāb) both meaning "land of five waters"; ultimately from Persian پنج (panj) "five" combined with آب (âb) "water"... [more]
RIJN (River) Dutch
Dutch form of Rhine.
ROER (River) Dutch, French, Italian, Luxembourgish
Dutch, French, Italian and Luxembourgish form of Rur.
ROESTAVI (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Rustavi.
SAOEDI-ARABIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Saudi Arabia.
SARDINIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sardinia.
SCANDINAVIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Scandinavia.
SCHOTLAND (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Scotland.
SEOEL (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Seoul.
SERVIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Serbia.
SIBERIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Siberia.
SICILIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Sicily.
SLAVONIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Slavonia.
SLOVENIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Slovenia.
SLOWAKIJE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Slovakia.
SOECHOEMI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sukhumi.
STRAATSBURG (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Strasbourg.
SYRIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Syria.
TADZJIKISTAN (Country) Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of Tajikistan.
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".
TASJKENT (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tashkent.
TASMANIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tasmania.
THEEMS (River) Dutch
Dutch form of Thames.
TJOEMEN (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tyumen.
TOELA (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tula.
TOEVA (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Tuva.
TOSCANE (Region) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Tuscany.
TRANSSYLVANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transylvania.
TSJAAD (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Chad.
TSJECHIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Czechia.
TSJETSJENIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Chechnya.
TSJOEVASJIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Chuvashia.
TUNESIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Tunisia.
TURIJN (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Turin.
TURKIJE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Turkey.
UMBRIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Umbria.
VENETIË (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Venice.
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]
VERENIGDE STATEN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of United States. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Dutch adjective verenigde meaning "united" combined with the Dutch noun staten meaning "states".
VERENIGD KONINKRIJK (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of United Kingdom. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Dutch adjective verenigd meaning "united" combined with the Dutch noun koninkrijk meaning "kingdom".
VIRGINIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of Virginia. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
WALLIS (Country) Dutch (Archaic), German (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and German form of Wales as well as the modern Afrikaans form of the name.
WALLONIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Wallonia.
WENEN (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Vienna.
WEST-VIRGINIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of West Virginia. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
ZWITSERLAND (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Switzerland.