Dutch Submitted Place Names

Dutch names are used in the Netherlands and Flanders. See also about Dutch names.
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PIËMONT (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Piedmont.
PISIDIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pisidia.
PJONGJANG (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Macedonian, 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.
PODOLIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Podolia.
POLESIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polesia.
POLYNESIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polynesia.
POMESANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomesania.
POMMERELLEN (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerelia.
POMMEREN (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerania.
PRUISEN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of PRUSSIA.
PUERTO RICO (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish
Means "rich port" in Spanish. Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory with a landscape of mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque tropical rainforest. In San Juan, the capital and largest city, the Isla Verde area is known for its hotel strip, beach bars and casinos... [more]
PUNCAK JAYA (Mountain) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Sundanese, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
Means "summit of victory" from Indonesian puncak meaning "top, summit, peak" and jaya meaning "victory". This is the name of the highest mountain in Indonesia located on the island of New Guinea, sometimes referred to as the Carstensz Pyramid.
PUNJAB (Political Subdivision & Region) English, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog
From Punjabi پنجاب (Paṉjāb) or ਪੰਜਾਬ (Pañjāb) which is from Persian پنجاب (panjâb) meaning "five rivers" or "five waters", derived from پنج (panj) meaning "five" and آب (âb) meaning "water, river"... [more]
PYRENEEËN (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Pyrenees.
RHODESIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of RHODESIA.
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.
ROETHENIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Ruthenia.
ROMANDIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Romandy.
SAHARA (Country & Region) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Thai, Turkmen, Yiddish
Derived from Arabic صَحَارَى‎ (ṣaḥārā) meaning "deserts", the plural of صَحْرَاء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert". This is the name of a desert in Northern Africa as well as a disputed territory and semi-independent state (Western Sahara).
SAKSEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SAXONY.
SAMLAND (Region) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Sambia in the West and North Germanic languages.
SAMOGITIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Samogitia.
SAOEDI-ARABIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SARAJEVO (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish
Capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The name is believed to be derived from the term saray ovası meaning "the plains around the palace". The first element is derived from the Turkish word saray meaning "palace"... [more]
SARDINIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SARDINIA.
SAVO (Political Subdivision) Finnish, Dutch, Estonian, German, Italian, Russian
Finnish form of Savonia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Finnish historical province.
SCANDINAVIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SCANDINAVIA.
SCYTHIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Scythia.
SELEUCIË (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Seleucia.
SELIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Selonia.
SEMGALLEN (Region) Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish
Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish form of Semigallia.
SEOEL (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SEOUL.
SEPTIMANIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Septimania.
SEVERIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Severia.
SEYCHELLEN (Country) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of SEYCHELLES.
SIBERIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SIBERIA.
SICILIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of SICILY.
SILEZIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SILESIA.
SINAÏ (Region & Mountain) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of SINAI.
SINGAPORE (Country) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
From Malay Singapura, which is derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" and पुर (pura) "city". This is the name of an island city-state in Southeast Asia.
SLAVONIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Slavonia.
SOECHOEMI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sukhumi.
SOEMER (Country & Region) Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Sumer.
SOGDIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sogdia.
SOTSJI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sochi.
SRI LANKA (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Sinhalese ශ්‍රී ලංකාව (ś‍rī laṁkāva), itself from Sanskrit श्री (śrī) meaning "holy, sacred" and लङ्का (laṅkā) meaning "island"... [more]
STIERMARKEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Styria.
STRAATSBURG (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Strasbourg.
SUDETEN (Mountain) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of SUDETES.
SUDOVIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Sudovia.
SULAWESI (Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish
Probably means "iron island" in an uncertain South Sulawesi language, from sula (cognate with Indonesian pulau) meaning "island" and mesi (Indonesian besi) meaning "iron"... [more]
SYRMIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Syrmia.
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".
TANZANIA (Country) Albanian, Basque, Danish, Dutch, English, Georgian, Greek, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
A country in the east of Africa.
TARTARIJE (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Tartary.
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.
TATARIJE (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of TATARSTAN via its Soviet Russian name Tatariya.... [more]
TAVASTLAND (Political Subdivision) Swedish, Danish, Dutch
Swedish form of Tavastia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the historical Swedish province that is now part of Finland.
TERENGGANU (Political Subdivision) Malay, English, Indonesian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Possibly from Malay terang ganu meaning "bright rainbow" or taring anu meaning "fang of something", supposedly said by a hunter when he found the tooth of an unknown animal. This is the name of a state of Malaysia.
THEEMS (River) Dutch
Dutch form of THAMES.
THESSALIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Thessalia (see Thessaly).
THRACIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Thrace via its Latin form Thracia.
TIMBOEKTOE (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of TIMBUKTU.
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.
TOGO (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "land where lagoons lie" from Ewe to meaning "water" and go meaning "shore". Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.
TOSCANE (Region) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of TUSCANY.
TRANSDANUBIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of TRANSDANUBIA.
TRANSJURANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transjurania.
TRANSKARPATIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of TRANSCARPATHIA.
TRANSKASPIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of TRANSCASPIA.
TRANSKAUKASIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of TRANSCAUCASIA.
TRANSNISTRIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of TRANSNISTRIA.
TRANSOXANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of TRANSOXIANA via its Latin form TRANSOXANIA.
TRANSSYLVANIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of TRANSYLVANIA.
TRIËST (Region & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Trieste.
TRIPOLITANIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tripolitania.
TROAS (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Troad.
TSJECHO-SLOWAKIJE (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of CZECHOSLOVAKIA.
TSJETSJENIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of CHECHNYA.
TSJOEVASJIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of CHUVASHIA.
TUNESIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of TUNISIA.
TUNIS (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess TANITH... [more]
TURIJN (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Turin.
TURKMENIË (Country & Political Subdivision) Dutch (Rare)
Dutchization of TURKMENIYA, the Russian name for the country of TURKMENISTAN. In the Dutch-speaking world, this name was primarily used during the Soviet era... [more]
TURKMENISTAN (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
Means "land of the Turkmens"; a combination of Turkmen Türkmen, which is derived from Turkish Türk "Turk" and Sogdian -myn, -men "resembling, like" (in all meaning "resembling a Turk, like a Turk, co-Turk") and the Persian suffix ـستان (-stān) "land, place of", "country"... [more]
ULAANBAATAR (Settlement) Mongolian, Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, Romanian
Means "red hero" from Mongolian улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and баатар (baatar) meaning "hero". This is the name of the capital city of Mongolia.
UMBRIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of UMBRIA.
VATICAANSTAD (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Vatican City.
VENETIË (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Venice.
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".
VIENTIANE (Settlement) French, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From French Vientiane, which is from Lao ວຽງຈັນ (wīang chan) (see WIANGCHAN). This is the name of the capital city of Laos.
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.
VLADIKAVKAZ (Settlement) Russian, English, Bulgarian, Dutch, French, Italian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Serbian
Means "ruler of the Caucasus" from Russian владеть (vladet) meaning "to own, to possess, to control" and Кавказ (Kavkaz) meaning "Caucasus"... [more]
VOGEZEN (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Vosges.
WALACHIJE (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Wallachia.
WALLIS (Country) Dutch (Archaic), German (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and German form of WALES as well as the modern Afrikaans form of the name.
WALLIS EN FUTUNA (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Wallis and Futuna.
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.
WOLYNIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Volhynia.
XINJIANG (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese, Afrikaans, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "new frontier" from Chinese 新 (xīn) meaning "new" and 疆 (jiāng) meaning "boundary, border, frontier". This is the name of an autonomous region in western China as well as a historical region in Central Asia.
ZAMBIË (Country) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch form of ZAMBIA as well as the modern Afrikaans form of the name.
ZUID-AFRIKA (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of South Africa.
ZUID-SOEDAN (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of SOUTH SUDAN.
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