Place Names of Length 10

This is a list of place names in which the length is 10.
type
usage
length
Achterberg (Settlement) Low German
The name of various villages and estates in the Netherlands and Germany, derived from Low German achter "behind" and berg "mountain, hill".
Afganistán (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Afghanistan.
Alankomaat (Country) Finnish
From Finnish alanko "lowland" and maat "lands". This is the Finnish name for the Netherlands (for which it is also a translation).
Alexandria (Settlement) English, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From the Greek given name Ἀλέξανδρος (see Alexander), bestowed by Alexander the Great upon the cities he founded or conquered. This is the name of many cities throughout the world, notably in Egypt.
Amersfoort (Settlement) Dutch
Means "ford of the Amer (Eem) River" in Dutch. This is the name of a city in Utrecht, the Netherlands.
Angleterre (Country) French
French form of Anglae Terra, used as the French name of England.
Argentiina (Country) Finnish, Estonian
Finnish form of Argentina, as well as an Estonian variant.
Argentinië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Argentina.
Arimathaea (Settlement) Biblical Latin
Latin form of Arimathea.
Armanestan (Country) Persian
Persian form of Armenia using the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of".
Atlanticus (Body of Water) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Atlantic.
Atlantikos (Body of Water) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Atlantic.
Aurelianum (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Means "of Aurelianus" in Latin. This was the name of a city in Gaul (modern Orléans, France), which was renamed in honour of the 3rd-century Roman emperor Aurelian.
Australien (Region & Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Australia.
Austrālija (Region & Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Australia.
Australija (Region & Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian and Lithuanian form of Australia.
Avganistan (Country) Serbian, Macedonian
Serbian and Macedonian form of Afghanistan.
Avstraliya (Region & Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Australia.
Beit-Lechem (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Bethlehem.
Belorusija (Country) Serbian, Macedonian, Slovene
Serbian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Belarus.
Boiohaemum (Region) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Bohemia (mentioned in Tacitus' 1st-century book Germania).
Brackenrig (Settlement) Scots
From Middle English braken meaning "bracken" (via Old Norse brækni) and rigg meaning "ridge" (via Old Norse hryggr). This is the name of several Scottish towns.
Britannien (Island) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Britain.
Brittannië (Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Britain.
Cestrescir (Region) Anglo-Saxon
Old English form of Cheshire.
Csehország (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Čechy, used to refer both to the region of Bohemia and the larger Czech Republic.
Denemarken (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Denmark.
Donggyeong (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Tokyo.
Ermənistan (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Armanestan, referring to Armenia.
Ermenistan (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Armanestan, referring to Armenia.
Eslováquia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Slovakia.
Eslovàquia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Slovakia.
Eslovaquia (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Slovakia.
Etxeberria (Settlement) Basque
Means "the new house", from Basque etxe "house" and berri "new". This was the name of a village (and castle) in Navarre where the saint Francis Xavier was born.
Filadelfia (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Philadelphia.
Forum Iulii (Settlement & Region) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Friuli, the name of both the region and the town.
Frankreich (Country) German
Derived from German Frank, the name of a Germanic tribe, and Reich meaning "empire, realm". This is the German name for France.
Gethsemane (Region) Biblical
From Γεθσημανί (Gethsemani), the Greek form of an Aramaic place name meaning "oil press". In the New Testament this is the name of the garden where Jesus was arrested, located on the Mount of Olives near Jerusalem.
Gethsemani (Region) Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Gethsemane used in the Greek and Latin Bibles.
Grainville (Settlement) French
Means "Guarin's town" in Old French. This is the name of various towns in Normandy.
Hierusalem (Settlement) Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of Jerusalem.
Ierousalim (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek form of Jerusalem.
Indoneshia (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Indonesia.
Indonesien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Indonesia.
Indonēzija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Indonesia.
Indonezija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Indonesia.
Inglaterra (Country) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Anglae Terra, used for England.
Jerozolima (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Jerusalem.
Kasachstan (Country) German
German form of Kazakh Қазақстан (see Kazakhstan).
Kazachstan (Country) Dutch, Polish, Slovak
Dutch, Polish and Slovak form of Kazakh Қазақстан (see Kazakhstan).
Kazajistán (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Kazakh Қазақстан (see Kazakhstan).
Kazakhstan (Country) English, Russian, Ukrainian, French
From Kazakh Қазақстан (Qazaqstan), from the ethnic name қазақ (qazaq), which is probably of Turkic origin, combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
Kazakistan (Country) Italian, Turkish
Italian and Turkish form of Kazakh Қазақстан (see Kazakhstan).
Khorvatiya (Country) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Croatia.
Kirguistán (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrgyzstan (Country) Kyrgyz, English
From Kyrgyz Кыргызстан (Kyrgyzstan), a combination of the name of the Kyrgyz people and the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name may be derived from the Turkic word kyrk meaning "forty". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
Lefkorosia (Country) Greek
Means "white Russia", a Greek calque of Belarus.
Lothringen (Political Subdivision) German
German form of Lorraine.
Luguvalium (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Older Roman name of Carlisle.
Makedonien (Region, Political Subdivision & Country) German, Danish, Swedish
German, Danish and Swedish form of Macedonia. In German this refers only to the region, while the modern country is called Mazedonien or Nordmazedonien.
Makedonija (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Lithuanian
Macedonian form of Macedonia, as well as the form in several other languages.
Makedoniya (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Macedonia.
Malleville (Settlement) French
Means "bad town" in Norman French. This is the name of communes in Normandy, France.
Marrakesch (Settlement) German
German form of Arabic مرّاكش (see Marrakesh).
Mazedonien (Country) German
German form of Macedonia (referring to the country of North Macedonia).
Mediolanum (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Milan.
Miðgarðr (Region) Norse Mythology
Old Norse form of Midgard.
Moçambique (Island & Country) Portuguese, Swedish
Portuguese and Swedish form of Mozambique.
Mongholiya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Mongolia.
Montgomery (Settlement) French
Means "Gumarich's mountain" in Norman French. This is the name of communes in Calvados, France.
Mozambique (Island & Country) English, French, Spanish, Dutch, Danish
From the name of an island off the southeastern coast of Africa, named Moçambique by the Portuguese after the 15th-century local sultan موسى بن بيك (Musa bin Bik). This island became the region's Portuguese colonial capital in the 16th century, and the name was eventually applied to a large area of mainland Africa. Mozambique gained independence from Portugal in 1974.
Nemetchina (Country) Russian
Russian cognate of Niemcy, used as a Russian name of Germany.
Niderlandy (Country) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Netherlands.
Nizozemska (Country) Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene cognate of Nizozemsko, referring to the Netherlands.
Nizozemsko (Country) Czech
From Czech nízký "low" and země "land". This is the Czech name for the Netherlands (for which it is also a translation).
Ozbakestan (Country) Persian
Persian form of O'zbekiston (see Uzbekistan).
O'zbekiston (Country) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Uzbekistan.
Paesi Bassi (Country) Italian
Italian cognate of Pays-Bas, used as the Italian name for the Netherlands.
Pontecorvo (Settlement) Italian
From Italian ponte "bridge" and curvo "curved". This is the name of a town in central Italy.
Portogallo (Country) Italian
Italian form of Portugal.
Portus Cale (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Means "port of Cale" in Latin. This was the name of the city now known as Porto. The name of the city was later applied to the entire region of Portugal.
Qazoqiston (Country) Tajik
Tajik form of Kazakh Қазақстан (see Kazakhstan).
Qozog'iston (Country) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Kazakh Қазақстан (see Kazakhstan).
Rutherford (Settlement) Scottish
From Old English hryðer "cattle" and ford "ford, river crossing". This was the name of a town in southern Scotland.
Saint Clair (Settlement) French
Name commemorating Saint Clair. This is the name of several communes in France.
Saint Denis (Settlement) French
Name commemorating Saint Denis. This is the name of several communes in France.
Sakartvelo (Country) Georgian
From Georgian ქართველი (kartveli), a term referring to a Georgian person, itself derived from the central region of ქართლი (Kartli). It is prefixed with სა (sa), indicating a place. This is the Georgian name for the country of Georgia.
San Nicolás (Settlement) Spanish
The name of several places in the Spanish-speaking world, in honour of Saint Nicholas.
Schottland (Country) German
German form of Scotland.
Shenandoah (River) English, Indigenous American, Iroquois
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Iroquois origin. This is the name of a river in the eastern United States.
Slovacchia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Slovakia.
Soomaaliya (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Somalia.
Španielsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Hispania (see Spain).
Španjolska (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Švajcarija (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Schweiz, used as the Macedonian name for Switzerland.
Švajcarska (Country) Serbian
Serbian form of Schweiz, used as the Serbian name for Switzerland.
Tanganyika (Region & Country) Eastern African, Swahili, English
From Swahili tanga "sail" and nyika "wilderness". This is the name of a region in eastern Africa. It was a German then British colony until 1961 when it gained independence. In 1964 it united with the island of Zanzibar to form the new country of Tanzania.
Thailandia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Thailand (probably via English).
Tombouctou (Settlement) French
French form of Timbuktu.
Tschechien (Country) German
German form of Čechy, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
Uzbekistan (Country) English, Russian, Slovak, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Swedish
From Uzbek O'zbekiston, derived from the ethnic name O'zbek (which is probably in part from Turkic beg meaning "chieftain, master") combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
Uzbekiston (Country) Tajik
Tajik form of O'zbekiston (see Uzbekistan).
Uzbekystan (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of O'zbekiston (see Uzbekistan).
Venetsuela (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Venezuela.
Venezouela (Country) Greek
Greek form of Venezuela.
Vlaanderen (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Flanders.
Walmersley (Settlement) English
Meaning uncertain. The final element is Old English leah "woodland, clearing". The first element may be a given name such as Wealdmær or Wealhmær. This is the name of a town near Manchester.
Washington (Settlement & Political Subdivision) English
Means "settlement belonging to Wassa's people", from the given name Wassa and Old English tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of a town in northern England. It is also the name of the capital city and a state in the United States, both named after the president George Washington (1732-1799), whose surname was derived from the name of the English town.
Willoughby (Settlement) English
From Old English wilig meaning "willow" and Old Norse býr "farm, settlement". This is the name of several towns in England.
Winchester (Settlement) English
Derived from Venta, of Celtic origin, and Latin castrum meaning "camp, fortress". This is the name of a city in southern England.
Wit-Rusland (Country) Dutch
Means "white Russia", a Dutch calque of Belarus.