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Type Settlement
Usage Russian
Scripts Мурманск(russian) Мурман ланнҍ (Kildin Sami) Μουρμάνσκ (greek) مورمانسك (arabic)
Other Forms FormsMurmánska (Northern Sami) Múrmansk (spanish/Catalan) Mourmansk (french) Murmańsk (polish)

Meaning & History

Murmansk is a port city in north Russia. Founded in 1916 , being the last settlement founded is the Russian empire.
The name comes from an old name for Norwegians by Russians , Murman. Likely borrowed from Old Norse Norðmaðr.
Added 3/6/2023 by idkwhosotheralt