Indonesian Submitted Place Names

Indonesian names are used on the island nation of Indonesia in southeast Asia. See also about Indonesian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ASHGABAT(Settlement)English, Yoruba, Scots, Occitan, Malay, Swahili, Irish, Indonesian, Welsh, Shona
Means "city of love", "city of devotion" from Persian عشق‌آباد (ešq-âbâd), a combination of Persian عشق ('ešq) meaning "love" and آباد (âbâd) "city". This is the name of the capital city of Turkmenistan.
JAKARTA(Settlement)Indonesian, English
Derived from the Old Javanese word jayakarta meaning "victorious deed", "complete act", or "complete victory". It ultimately comes from Sanskrit, and had several different names such as Sunda Kelapa, Jayakarta, Batavia, and Djakarta... [more]
MEDAN(Settlement)Indonesian, English
Meaning uncertain. According to the diary of a Portuguese merchant, the name is derived from Tamil மைதானம் (Maidhāṉam) meaning "ground" (or Hindi मैदान (Maidan)), adopted from Malay... [more]
PARIAMAN(Settlement)Indonesian, English
Means "safe area" in Indonesian. Pariaman is a costal city on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
PRAHA(Settlement)Czech, Belarusian, Estonian, Finnish, Indonesian, Norwegian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Lithuanian
From Old Slavic práh "river rapids, ford". Alternative theories suggests that the name is derived from Czech práh "threshold" or na prazě referring to the shale rock where the Prague castle (Czech: Pražský hrad) was built.
SINGAPURA(Country)Malay, Indonesian
Malay and Indonesian form of Singapore.
UZBEKISTAN(Country)English, Russian, Croatian, Slovene, Slovak, Swedish, Swahili, Indonesian, Serbian, Malay
The first element, Uzbek, is of uncertain etymology. One theory suggests that the name is a combination of Turkic uz meaning "genuine" and the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master", ultimately from Sogdian bek... [more]