Place Names of Length 5

This is a list of place names in which the length is 5.
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Aalst (Settlement) Dutch
Possibly from Germanic alhust meaning "living place". This is the name of various towns in Belgium and the Netherlands.
Aarle (Settlement) Dutch
Meaning unknown. This is the name of various towns in the Netherlands.
Aasia (Region) Finnish, Estonian
Finnish and Estonian form of Asia.
Abney (Settlement) English
From the Old English given name Abba combined with eg "island". This is the name of a town in Derbyshire.
Alger (Settlement) French, Romanian
French and Romanian form of Algiers.
Andel (Settlement) Dutch
Possibly means "upper forest" in Old Dutch. This is the name of a town in North Brabant in the Netherlands.
Angel (Region) Danish
Possibly derived from Germanic roots meaning "narrow, tight, tapering" or "hook". This is the name of a peninsula in northern Germany near Denmark, the original home of the Germanic tribe the Angles.
Argel (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Algiers.
Ariha (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Jericho.
Arman (Country) Persian (Archaic)
Persian form of Armenia. This form is archaic: the usual name for the country is ارمنستان (Armanestan).
Ashur (Settlement & Region) English, Arabic, Persian, Akkadian
From Akkadian 𒀸𒋩 (Assur), meaning unknown. This was the capital city of the Assyrian Empire, supposedly named for the god Ashur, though the god was in fact probably named for the city. The empire, Assyria, was also named for it. The city was destroyed in the 14th century by the forces of Tamerlane.... [more]
Asien (Region) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Asia.
Aston (Settlement) English
From Old English east "east" and tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of many towns in England.
Atene (Settlement) Italian, Slovene
Italian and Slovene form of Athens.
Athen (Settlement) German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian form of Athens.
Atina (Settlement) Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian, Turkish
Bulgarian, Serbian, Croatian, Macedonian and Turkish form of Athens.
Ayton (Settlement) English
Derived from Old English ea "river" or eg "island" combined with tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of towns in Berwickshire and North Yorkshire.
Aziya (Region) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Asia.
Baard (Settlement) Frisian
Possibly from a given name that was a variant of Bert. This is the name of a town in Frisia in the Netherlands.
Batra (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Petra. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: البتراء (al-Batra).
Beers (Settlement) Dutch
Possibly from Dutch baar meaning "bar". This is the name of a town in the Netherlands (plus a smaller one in Frisia).
Belén (Settlement) Spanish, Biblical Spanish
Spanish form of Bethlehem.
Beliz (Country & River) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Greek, Bosnian
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Greek and Bosnian form of Belize.
Benim (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Benin.
Bénin (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) French
French form of Benin.
Benín (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) Spanish, Catalan, Icelandic
Spanish, Catalan and Icelandic form of Benin.
Benin (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Indonesian, Malay
From Portuguese Benim, derived from Itsekiri Ubinu, the name of the capital city of the historical Benin Kingdom (present-day Benin City in Nigeria). Allegedly it was initially named Ile-Ibinu meaning "land of anger" because of disputes between different factions. The Bight of Benin (a large bay) was named after the Benin Kingdom, and the modern country of Benin, west of Nigeria, was named after the bay in 1975 (formerly named Dahomey).
Birma (Country) German
German form of Burma.
Bohon (Settlement) French
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a town in Manche, France.
Borja (Settlement) Spanish
From Arabic بُرْج (burj) meaning "tower". This is the name of a town in Aragon, Spain.
Buren (Settlement) Dutch
From Old Dutch bur "house, dwelling". This is a small town on the island of Ameland in the north of the Netherlands, as well as a small city in Gelderland.
Burma (Country) English
From Burmese ဗမာ (Bama), a variant of မြန်မာ (see Myanmar). This is an older name for Myanmar.
Busto (Settlement) Spanish, Italian
From Late Latin bustum meaning "ox pasture". This is the name of several towns in Spain and Italy.
Cairo (Settlement) English
From Arabic القاهرة (al-Qahirah) meaning "the victorious", in honour of the conquering Fatimid caliph al-Mu'izz li Din Allah (932-975). This is the name of the capital city of Egypt.
Cavan (Political Subdivision) Irish
Derived from Irish cabhán meaning "hollow". This is the name of an Irish county.
Čechy (Region) Czech, Slovak
From the name of the Slavic tribe of the Czechs, probably derived from the Slavic root čelo meaning "family, tribe". This is the Czech name of Bohemia, while the Czech Republic is called Česko.
Česko (Country) Czech, Slovak
From the name of the Slavic tribe of the Czechs (see Čechy). This is the Czech name for the Czech Republic.
Chade (Body of Water & Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Chad.
Chile (Country) Spanish, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Hungarian, Czech, Portuguese, Romanian, Georgian
The name of a country in South America, possibly from Quechua chiri meaning "cold" or Mapuche chülle meaning "seagull". This name was applied to the region by the conquistador Diego de Almagro.
China (Country) English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Malay, Sanskrit
From Persian چین (Chin), probably derived via Sanskrit चीन (China) from Qin, the name of a dynasty that ruled in China in the 3rd century BC. In China the name Zhongguo is used to refer to the country.
Chine (Country) French
French form of Chin.
Chiny (Country) Polish
Polish form of Chin.
Chiri (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Chile.
Cipro (Island & Country) Italian
Italian form of Cyprus.
Congo (River & Country) English, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Danish
From Kongo, of uncertain origin, the name of a kingdom in central Africa that existed from the 14th to 19th century. The Congo River (also called the Zaire River) was named after the kingdom. Belgian and French colonies were established in the 19th century, named after the river, which eventually led to two African countries, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (formerly Zaire) and the Republic of the Congo.
Corea (Country) Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Late Roman
Italian, Spanish and Catalan form of Korea, as well as the Latin form.
Corée (Country) French
French form of Korea.
Crema (Settlement) Italian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from a Lombardic word meaning "hill". This is the name of a city in Cremona (to which the name is unrelated) in northern Italy.
Damas (Settlement) French
French form of Damascus.
Deben (River) English
Means "deep" in Old English. This is the name of a river in Suffolk.
Delhi (Settlement) English
From Sanskrit दिल्ली (Dilli), possibly from देहली (dehali) meaning "threshold", or possibly from the name of a 1st-century BC king. This is the name of a large city in northern India, which includes the district of New Delhi, the Indian capital.
Derby (Settlement) English
Means "deer farm" in Old Norse. This is the name of a city in England.
Devon (Political Subdivision) English
From the name of the Dumnonii, a Celtic tribe. This is the name of a county in England.
Dilli (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Sanskrit
Form of Delhi used in several Indian languages.
Donau (River) German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Form of Danube in various languages.
Dunaj (River) Polish, Czech, Slovak
Polish, Czech and Slovak form of Danube.
Eaton (Settlement) English
Derived from Old English ea "river" and tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of several English towns.
Eesti (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Estonia.
Egipt (Country) Polish, Slovene, Romanian
Polish, Slovene and Romanian form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Egito (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Egypt (Country) English
From Latin Aegyptus, itself from Greek Αἴγυπτος (Aigyptos), which was probably derived from Egyptian ḥwt-kꜣ-ptḥ, the name of the temple to the god Ptah in Memphis, meaning "the house of the soul of Ptah". Descendants of the Latin name are used in most European languages to refer to the ancient kingdom and modern country of Egypt. However, the name the ancient Egyptians used to refer to the Nile Valley was Kemet, and the Arabic speakers of modern Egypt call it Masr.
Endla (Body of Water) Estonian
From the medieval personal name Ent or Endo, which are of uncertain origin, possibly derivatives of the personal name Hendrik or Andres. This is the name of an Estonian lake often appearring in folk poetry.
Eragh (Country) Persian
Persian form of Iraq.
Erech (Settlement) Biblical
Form of Uruk used in the English Old Testament.
Erekh (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
Form of Uruk used in the Hebrew Bible.
Essen (Settlement) German, English
From older Astnide, possibly a derivative of Old High German asc meaning "ash tree". This is the name of a city in Germany, founded in the 9th century.
Ewart (Settlement) English
From Old English ea "river" and worþ "enclosure". This is the name of a town in Northumberland, England.
Faris (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Persia.
Fidji (Country) French
French form of Fiji.
Fırat (River) Turkish
Turkish form of Euphrates.
Gênes (Settlement) French
French form of Genoa.
Genoa (Settlement) English
From Latin Genua, probably derived from genu meaning "knee". This is the name of a port city in northwestern Italy. It is called Genova in Italian.
Genua (Settlement) Ancient Roman, German, Dutch
Latin, German and Dutch form of Genoa.
Ghana (Country) English, French, German, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Arabic, Indonesian, Malay
From the name of the Ghana Empire, which was located in the southwestern Sahara and existed up to the 13th century. Ghana, meaning "warrior" in Mande, was actually the title of the rulers, while the empire itself was more properly known as Awkar. In 1957 this was adopted as the name of the newly independent country of Ghana, formerly the British colony Gold Coast, despite the fact that the country lies outside the empire's territory.
Glyme (River) English
Means "bright stream" in Brythonic. This is the name of a river in Oxfordshire, England.
Górka (Settlement) Polish
From Polish góra meaning "mountain". This is the name of various towns in Poland.
Guiné (Region, Country & Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Guinea.
Harel (Other) Biblical Hebrew
Means "altar, mountain of God" in Hebrew. In the Hebrew Old Testament this name is applied to the altar in the temple in Jerusalem (Ezekiel 43:15).
Ilion (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Ilium.
Ilium (Settlement) Ancient Greek (Latinized)
From Greek Ἴλιον (Ilion), probably of Luwian or Hittite origin. This was another name for the ancient city of Troy.
Índia (Country) Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan
Portuguese, Catalan and Occitan form of India.
India (Country) English, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Norwegian, Estonian, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Albanian, Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Thai, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek
Derived from the name of the Indus River. In many languages of India, the name Bharat is used to refer to the country. However, some southern Indian languages use spellings based on English India.
Indie (Country) Polish, Czech
Polish and Czech form of India.
Indos (River) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Indus.
Indus (River) English, Ancient Roman
From Old Persian Hindus, which was from Sanskrit सिन्धु (Sindhu) meaning "body of trembling water, river". This is the name of a river in Pakistan and India.
Intia (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of India.
Intya (Country) Indian, Malayalam
Malayalam form of India.
Irska (Country & Island) Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian and Slovene form of Éire.
Irsko (Country & Island) Czech
Czech form of Éire.
Itali (Country) Malay, Mongolian, Burmese
Malay, Mongolian and Burmese form of Italia (see Italy).
Italy (Country) English
Anglicized form of Italia, originally applied by the Greeks to the south of the Italian Peninsula. It may have been borrowed from Oscan Víteliú possibly meaning "land of bulls". According to Roman mythology, the region was named for Italus, though in fact it was he who was named for the region.
Janów (Settlement) Polish
From the given name Jan 1. This is the name of several towns in Poland.
Japan (Country) English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
From Portuguese Japão, which was derived from a Malay form of Riben, the Chinese reading of Nippon.
Japão (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Japan.
Japón (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Japão (see Japan).
Japon (Country) French
French form of Japão (see Japan).
Kanne (Settlement) Dutch
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a town in the province of Limburg in Belgium.
Kantō (Region) Japanese
Means "eastern frontier", from Japanese (kan) meaning "frontier" and () meaning "east". This is the name of a region in central Japan, including Tokyo.
Kashi (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit काशि (kashi) meaning "shining". This is the name of a holy city in India, also called Varanasi.
Kemet (Region) Ancient Egyptian
From Egyptian km meaning "black", referring to the colour of the soil around the Nile River. This was the Ancient Egyptian name for the Nile Valley in Egypt.
Kenia (Country & Mountain) German, Dutch, Finnish, Spanish, Polish, Italian
Form of Kenya in several languages, as well as an Italian variant.
Kenya (Country & Mountain) English, Eastern African, Kikuyu, Swahili, French, Italian, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian, Greek, Turkish
The country is named for Mount Kenya, which in the Kikuyu language is called Kĩrĩnyaga meaning "the one having stripes".
Kerry (Political Subdivision) Irish
From Irish Gaelic Ciarraí meaning "Ciar's people". This is the name of an Irish county.
Kitay (Country) Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian cognate of Cathay, used as the Russian and Bulgarian name of China.
Korea (Country) English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Czech, Greek, Georgian, Indonesian, Malay
From medieval Latin Corea, itself derived from Goryeo, the name of a kingdom that ruled most of the Korean Peninsula from the 10th to 14th centuries. This is the name of two countries, North and South Korea. Hanguk and Joseon are the Korean names for the countries.
Koube (Settlement) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 神戸 (see Kōbe).
Kudüs (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Quds, referring to Jerusalem.
Kytay (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian cognate of Cathay, used as the Ukrainian name of China.
Laosa (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Laos.
Laosz (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Laos.
Laowo (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Laos.
Lassy (Settlement) French
Derived from Lascius, a Gallo-Roman name of unknown meaning. This is the name of a commune in Calvados, France.
Lecce (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Italian
From Latin Licea or Litium, earlier Lupiae. This is the name of a city in southern Italy, as well as a province named for it.
Lechi (Region) Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Lehi.
Leire (Mountain) Basque
Possibly from Latin legionarius meaning "pertaining to a legion". This is the name of a mountain in Navarre, the site of an old monastery.
Leyre (Mountain) Spanish
Spanish form of Leire.
Lione (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Lyon.
Litva (Country) Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Georgian
Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian and Georgian form of Lietuva (see Lithuania).
Litwa (Country) Polish, Turkmen
Polish and Turkmen form of Lietuva (see Lithuania).
Livet (Settlement) French
Possibly of Gaulish origin. This is the name of several communes in France (especially Normandy).
Lorne (Region) English
Possibly from the name of the legendary king of Dál Riata, Loarn mac Eirc. This is the name of a region in western Scotland.
Lydia (Region) Ancient Greek, English
An ancient region on the west coast of Asia Minor, said to be named for the legendary king Lydos.
Lyons (Settlement) English
Variant of Lyon.
Lytva (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Lithuania.
Marke (Political Subdivision) Croatian
Croatian form of Marche.
Maroc (Country) French, Vietnamese
French and Vietnamese form of Morocco.
Massy (Settlement) French
Derived from Maccius, a Gallo-Roman name of unknown meaning. This is the name of several communes in France.
Milan (Settlement) English, French
From Latin Mediolanum, perhaps derived from Celtic elements meaning "middle of the plain". This is the name of a major city in Italy.
Mısır (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Misr.
Misri (Country) Akkadian
Akkadian cognate of Misr, referring to ancient Egypt.
Moray (Region & Political Subdivision) Scottish
From Gaelic Muireb meaning "seaboard settlement". This is the name of a historical region in Scotland, as well as a modern council area.
Mouko (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 蒙古 (see Mōko).
Népal (Country) French
French form of Nepal.
Nepal (Country) Nepali, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Estonian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Greek, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Indonesian, Malay, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal), of unknown meaning. This is the name of a landlocked country in south Asia.
Níger (River & Country) Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Icelandic
Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and Icelandic form of Niger.
Niger (River & Country) English, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Croatian, Serbian, Late Roman
Meaning unknown, possibly of Berber origin, though influenced by Latin niger "black". This is the name of a river in western Africa (and a country that is named after it).
Nihon (Country) Japanese
Alternate reading of Nippon.
Nilus (River) Ancient Roman
Latin form of Nile.
Ninua (Settlement) Akkadian
Akkadian form of Nineveh.
Norge (Country) Norwegian, Swedish, Danish
Norwegian, Swedish and Danish form of Norðvegr, the Old Norse form of Norway.
Nørup (Settlement) Danish
Meaning unknown. This is the name of towns in Denmark.
Nubia (Region) English, Late Roman
Possibly derives from the Egyptian word nbw meaning "gold". This was the name of an ancient region and kingdom in Africa, south of Egypt.
Padua (Settlement) English, German, Spanish, Dutch
From Italian Padova, Latin Patavium, of unknown meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Papia (Settlement) Late Roman
Late Latin form of Pavia.
París (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Paris.
Paris (Settlement) French, English, Portuguese, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Romanian
From the ancient Celtic tribe known as the Parisii. This is the capital city of France.
Parsa (Country) Ancient Persian
Old Persian form of Persia.
Paryż (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Paris.
Pavía (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Pavia.
Pavia (Settlement) Italian, English
From Late Latin Papia, of unknown meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy. In classical Latin it was called Ticinum.
Pékin (Settlement) French
French form of Beijing.
Pekín (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Beijing.
Pekin (Settlement) Japanese, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Polish, Armenian, Uzbek, Turkmen
Form of Beijing in several languages.
Pérou (Country) French
French form of Peru.
Perse (Country) French
French form of Persia.
Petra (Settlement) Ancient Greek, English
From Greek πέτρα (petra) meaning "rock". This was the Greek name of the capital city of the Nabataeans, which may have been known as Raqmu to its Semitic inhabitants. Its ruins lie in Jordan.
Piruw (Country) Indigenous American, Quechua, Aymara
Quechua and Aymara form of Peru.
Polen (Country) German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
German, Dutch, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian form of Poland.
Poola (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Poland.
Porto (Settlement) Portuguese, English
Modern form of Portus Cale. This is the name of a city in Portugal.
Praag (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Praha (see Prague).
Praga (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Slovene, Russian, Bulgarian, Greek
Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Slovene, Russian, Bulgarian and Greek form of Praha (see Prague).
Puola (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Poland.
Rayne (Settlement) English
Possibly from an Old English word meaning "shelter". This is the name of a town in Essex.
Resey (Country) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Russia.
Riben (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Nippon.
Rosia (Country) Greek
Greek form of Russia.
Rosja (Country) Polish
Polish form of Russia.
Rusia (Country) Spanish, Romanian, Indonesian, Malay
Spanish, Romanian, Indonesian and Malay form of Russia.
Rusko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Russia.
Rusya (Country) Turkish, Filipino, Tagalog, Cebuano
Turkish, Tagalog and Cebuano form of Russia.
Ryley (Settlement) English
From Old English ryge "rye" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of a town in Lancashire, England.
Saksa (Country) Finnish
From German Sachsen (Saxony), used as the Finnish name of Germany.
Selby (Settlement) English
From Old Norse selja "willow, sallow" and býr "farm, settlement". This is the name of a city near York in England.
Shili (Country) Persian
Persian form of Chile.
Siria (Country) Italian, Spanish, Albanian, Georgian, Armenian, Thai, Korean
Form of Syria in various languages.
Sirië (Country) Southern African, Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Syria.
Slane (Settlement) Irish
From the given name Sláine. This is the name of a town in Ireland, said to be named for the legendary high king Sláine.
Śląsk (Region) Polish
Polish form of Silesia.
Ślęża (Mountain) Polish
Possibly named after the Germanic tribe the Silingi or from a Slavic root meaning "humid, damp". This is the name of a mountain in Silesia, Poland.
Ślęza (River) Polish
Variant of Ślęża. This is the name of a river in Silesia, Poland.
Sousa (River) Portuguese
Possibly derived from Latin salsus "salty" or saxa "rocks", but likely of pre-Latin origin. This is the name of a river in Portugal.
Spain (Country) English
Derived from Hispania, the Latin name of the Iberian Peninsula, which is of uncertain origin. It could be derived from Punic I-Shaphan meaning "land of the rabbits".
Súdán (Country) Czech
Czech form of Sudan.
Sudán (Country) Spanish, Slovak
Spanish and Slovak form of Sudan.
Sudan (Country) English, Arabic, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Indonesian, Malay, Chinese, Thai
From Arabic سُود (sud) meaning "black", referring to the darker skin of the inhabitants. This is the name of a country in Africa. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: السُودان (al-Sudan).
Sudão (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sudan.
Suède (Country) French
French form of Sweden.
Suiza (Country) Spanish
Spanish cognate of Schweiz. This is the Spanish name for Switzerland.
Sumal (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Somalia, usually written with the definite article: الصومال (al-Sumal).
Suomi (Country) Finnish
Possibly from the Balto-Slavic root zeme meaning "ground, earth". This is the Finnish name for Finland.
Switz (Settlement) Medieval German
Medieval German form of Schwyz.
Syria (Country & Region) English, Polish, Norwegian, Greek, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek
From Greek Συρία (Syria), which was probably a variant of Assyria, used in an expanded sense to refer to the northern Levant. This was the name of a province of the Roman Empire. It is now the name of a country in western Asia, having gained independence from the Ottoman Empire early in the 20th century.
Syrie (Country) French
French form of Syria.
Syrië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Syria.
Tanni (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Denmark.
Tarah (Settlement) Biblical
A place name (an encampment) used in some versions of the Old Testament. It is identical to the personal name Terah.
Tchad (Body of Water & Country) French, Danish, Swedish
French, Danish and Swedish form of Chad.
Teman (Settlement) Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "right hand" or "south" in Hebrew. This is an Edomite town in the Old Testament, supposedly named for a grandson of Esau.
Tōkyō (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Tokyo.
Tokyo (Settlement) Japanese, English, French
From Japanese () meaning "east" and (kyō) meaning "capital city". This is the name of the capital of Japan.
Tracy (Settlement) French
Derived from the given name Thracius. This is the name of communes in Calvados, France.
Trent 1 (River) English
River in England, possibly from the Celtic elements tri "across" and sant "travel", a reference to its frequent floodings.
Trent 2 (Settlement) English
English form of Trento.
Troia (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Troy.
Troie (Settlement) French
French form of Troy.
Trója (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of Troy.
Troja (Settlement) German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Croatian, Serbian
Form of Troy in several languages.
Troje (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Troy.
Tshad (Body of Water & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Chad.
Tsjad (Body of Water & Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Arabic تشاد (see Chad).
Upton (Settlement) English
From Old English upp "up" and tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of various towns in England.
Węgry (Country) Polish
Polish form of Hungary.
Wylye (River) English
Possibly from a Celtic word meaning "tricky". This is the name of a river in southern England.
Yindu (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of India.
Zaïre (River & Country) French, Dutch
French and Dutch form of Zaire.
Zaire (River & Country) Portuguese, English
Older name of the Congo River, said to be derived via Portuguese from Kikongo nzadi o nzere meaning "river swallowing rivers". This was also the former name of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.