Place Names of Length 6

This is a list of place names in which the length is 6.
type
usage
length
África (Region) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Africa.
Àfrica (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Africa.
Africa (Region) English, Italian, Romanian, Ancient Roman
Of Latin origin, possibly from the Afri people who lived near Carthage in North Africa.
Afrika (Region) German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian
Form of Africa in several languages.
Afryka (Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Africa.
Algeri (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Algiers.
Algier (Settlement) German, Polish
German and Polish form of Algiers.
Altena (Settlement) Dutch
Possibly means "close, near" in Dutch. This is the name of a town in the Netherlands.
Amrika (Region & Country) Arabic, Persian
Arabic and Persian form of America, used to refer to the continents and the United States of America.
Amstel (River) Dutch
Means "water place" in Dutch. This is the name of a river in the Netherlands, which lent its name to Amsterdam.
Angeln (Region) German
German form of Angel.
Anglia (Country & Region) Late Roman, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Greek, Albanian, Armenian
Late Latin form of England (and also of Angel).
Angola (Country) Portuguese, English, Spanish, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Romanian, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Albanian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Georgian, Armenian, Indonesian, Malay
Portuguese form of Ngola, the royal title of the kings of Ndongo, an African kingdom that was conquered by the Portuguese in the 17th-century. It was a Portuguese colony until 1975, when it became an independent country.
Ansley (Settlement) English
From Old English ansetl "hermitage" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of a town in Warwickshire.
Anvers (Settlement) French
French form of Antwerp.
Aquino (Settlement) Italian
Derived from Latin aqua meaning "water". This is the name of a town in Italy.
Ararat (Mountain) Armenian, Biblical, Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Near Eastern
From the name of the ancient kingdom of Urartu. This is the name of a mountain in Turkey (formerly part of Armenia), the place where Noah's Ark came to rest according to the Old Testament.
Armina (Country) Ancient Persian
Old Persian form of Armenia.
Åsgard (Region) Norse Mythology
Norwegian form of Asgard.
Asgård (Region) Norse Mythology
Swedish and Danish form of Asgard.
Asgard (Region) Norse Mythology
English form of Old Norse Ásgarðr meaning "enclosure of the Æsir", composed of Old Norse áss meaning "god, Æsir" and garðr meaning "enclosure, stronghold". This is the name of the home of the Æsir gods in Norse Mythology.
Ashley (Settlement) English
From Old English æsc "ash tree" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of various towns in England.
Assise (Settlement) French
French form of Assisi.
Assisi (Settlement) Italian, English, German
From Latin Asisium, which is of unknown, possibly pre-Latin, origin. This is the name of a city in central Italy.
Atenas (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Athens.
Athens (Settlement) English
From Ancient Greek Ἀθήναι (Athenai), meaning unknown, probably from a pre-Greek language. The Greek goddess Athena was probably named for the city, not vice versa. Athens is a city in eastern Greece, emerging as a powerful city-state in the classical period. It has been the capital of the modern country of Greece since 1834.
Athina (Settlement) Greek, Arabic
Modern Greek and Arabic form of Athens.
Attica (Region) English, Ancient Roman
From Greek Ἀττική (Attike), derived from the name of the city of Ἀθήναι (see Athens). This is the name of the peninsula where Athens is located.
Attike (Region) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Attica.
Attiki (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Attica.
Audley (Settlement) English
Means "Ealdgyð's clearing" in Old English. This is the name of a village in Staffordshire, England.
Avalon (Island) Arthurian Romance
The name of the island paradise to which King Arthur was brought after his death. The name of this island is perhaps related to Welsh afal meaning "apple", a fruit that was often linked with paradise.
Babili (Settlement) Akkadian
Akkadian form of Babylon.
Baggio (Settlement) Italian
From Latin Badalocum meaning "watch place". This is the name of an Italian town, now a district of Milan.
Bagley (Settlement) English
From Old English bagga "bag, badger" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of various towns in England.
Bayern (Political Subdivision) German
German form of Bavaria.
Becske (Settlement) Hungarian
Possibly derived from the Hungarian given name Benedek. This is the name of a small town in Hungary.
Begbie (Settlement) Scottish
Derived from the Old Norse name Baggi and býr meaning "farm, settlement". This is the name of a small town in East Lothian, Scotland.
Begoña (Settlement) Basque, Spanish
Possibly from Basque meaning "lower foot". This is the name of a district (formerly a separate town) of Bilbao, Spain.
Beit-'El (Settlement) Biblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of Bethel.
Belgia (Country) Finnish, Romanian, Norwegian, Polish, Georgian, Indonesian
Finnish, Romanian, Norwegian, Polish, Georgian and Indonesian form of Belgium.
Belgie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Belgium.
België (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Belgium.
Belgio (Country) Italian
Italian form of Belgium.
Belice (Country & River) Spanish
Spanish form of Belize.
Belize (Country & River) English, Italian, Portuguese, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Polish, Hungarian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Macedonian, Turkish, Indonesian, Malay
From Spanish Belice, earlier Balis, from the name of the Belize River, which may itself be from Mayan beliz meaning "muddy water". This is the name of a country on the Atlantic coast of Central America.
Benton (Settlement) English
From Old English beonet "bent grass" and tun "enclosure". This is the name of towns in England.
Berlin (Settlement) German, English, French, Polish, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian
City in Germany, the name of which is of uncertain meaning. It is possibly derived from an Old Slavic stem berl- meaning "swamp".
Bethel (Settlement) Biblical
Means "house of God" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is a town north of Jerusalem, where Jacob saw his vision of the stairway.
Betlém (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Bethlehem.
Bharat (Country) Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Gujarati, Assamese, Urdu
From the name of the mythological king Bharata. This is the endonym for India in many of the languages of northern India.
Bharot (Country) Bengali
Alternate transcription of Bengali ভারত (see Bharat).
Bohême (Region) French
French form of Bohemia.
Böhmen (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Bohemia.
Brasil (Country) Portuguese, Spanish, Norwegian, Indonesian
Portuguese, Spanish and Norwegian form of Brazil.
Brazil (Country) English, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Malay
From the name of a type of tree, called pau-brasil in Portuguese (brazilwood in English). It may ultimately derive from Portuguese brasa meaning "ember". This is the name of a country in South America.
Breizh (Island & Region) Breton
Breton form of Britain and Brittany. Great Britain is called Breizh-Veur in Breton.
Brésil (Country) French
French form of Brazil.
Brodie (Settlement) English
Probably from Gaelic broth meaning "ditch, mire". This is the name of an estate and castle in Moray, Scotland.
Burton (Settlement) English
From Old English burg "fortress, castle" and tun "enclosure". This is the name of several English towns.
Canada (Country) English, French, Italian, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian
Derived from the Iroquoian word kanata meaning "village". This word was used by Native Americans to direct French explorer Jacques Cartier to Stadacona. Cartier used the word to refer to the region.
Canadá (Country) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Canada.
Carmel (Mountain) Biblical, Biblical Latin
Form of Karmel used in the Latin and English Bibles.
Cathay (Country) English
From Old Turkic Khitai, the name of a people who ruled northern China as the Liao dynasty from the 10th to 12th century, also called the Khitan people. This is an archaic English synonym for China.
Cechia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Čechy, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
Chaves (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish
From the Roman name Flavius. This is the name of a Portuguese city, which was originally named for the Roman emperor Vespasian, whose family name was Flavius.
Chipre (Island & Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Cyprus.
Chōsen (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Joseon, referring to Korea.
Chosun (Region & Country) Korean
Alternate transcription of Korean Hangul 조선 (see Joseon).
Colton (Settlement) English
Means "Cola's town" in Old English. This is the name of several English towns.
Coreea (Country) Romanian
Romanian form of Korea.
Cracow (Settlement) English
English form of Kraków.
Cypern (Island & Country) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Cyprus.
Cyprus (Island & Country) English, Dutch
From Greek Κύπρος (Kypros), which may get its name from the cypress tree (Greek κυπάρισσος). This is the name of an island country in the eastern Mediterranean. Although considered one nation by most other countries, the northern part of the island is occupied by Turkish forces and claims independence.
Czechy (Region & Country) Polish
Polish form of Čechy, used to refer both to the region of Bohemia and the larger Czech Republic.
Daehan (Country) Korean
From Sino-Korean (dae) meaning "big, great" and (han) meaning "Korea". This is the official Korean name for South Korea.
Dallas (Settlement) English
Several of the places bearing this name, including probably the city in Texas, were named for the American vice president George M. Dallas (1792-1864). His surname is of Old English origin meaning "valley house".
Dānija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Denmark.
Danija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Denmark.
Daniya (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Denmark.
Danska (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Denmark.
Danube (River) English
From Latin Danubius, from Indo-European Danu, probably meaning "river, water". This is the name of a river that flows east through Europe to the Black Sea.
Delfoi (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Delphoi.
Delphi (Settlement) Ancient Roman, English
Latinized form of Greek Δελφοί (Delphoi), from δελφύς (delphys) meaning "womb". This was the name of an ancient Greek city, the site of an oracle of Apollo.
Dudley (Settlement) English
Means "Dudda's clearing" in Old English. This is the name of a city in the West Midlands, England.
Écosse (Country) French
French form of Scotland.
Egipat (Country) Serbian, Croatian
Serbian and Croatian form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Egipte (Country) Southern African, Afrikaans, Catalan
Afrikaans and Catalan form of Egypte or Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Egipto (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Egitto (Country) Italian
Italian form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Égypte (Country) French
French form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Egypte (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Aegyptus (see Egypt).
Ellada (Country) Greek
Modern Greek form of Ancient Greek Ἑλλάδα (Hellada), derived from Ἕλλην (Hellen) meaning "Greek", which is of uncertain origin. This is the Greek endonym for Greece.
España (Country) Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Hispania (see Spain).
Estija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Estonia.
Fátima (Settlement) Portuguese
Derived from the Arabic feminine name Fatimah, apparently after a Moorish princess who converted to Christianity during the Reconquista. This is the name of a town in Portugal, which became an important Christian pilgrimage center after 1917 when three local children reported witnessing repeated apparitions of the Virgin Mary.
Finska (Country) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian
Croatian, Serbian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Finland.
Finsko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Finland.
França (Country) Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of France.
France (Country) French, English
From Latin Francia meaning "land of the Franks". The Franks were the Germanic tribe who settled in the region in the 3rd century. They derived their tribal name from the name of a type of spear that they used.
Franța (Country) Romanian
Romanian form of France.
Friuli (Region) Italian, English, Spanish
From the name of the Roman town of Forum Iulii (now called Cividale del Friuli) meaning "forum of Julius". This is the name of a region in northeast Italy.
Génova (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Genoa.
Genova (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Genoa.
Goryeo (Region) Korean
Possibly means "walled city" or "center" in Korean. This was the name of a kingdom that ruled most of the Korean Peninsula. The name Korea is based on it.
Gotham (Settlement) English, Popular Culture
From Old English gat "goat" and ham "home". This is the name of a town in Nottinghamshire, famous for folk tales about its inhabitants pretending to be imbeciles in order to avoid a visit from the king. Based on this tale, writer Washington Irving applied the name to New York City in his satirical periodical Salmagundi (1807). Subsequently, Gotham or Gotham City was used as the setting of the Batman comics, starting 1940.
Grécia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Graecia (see Greece).
Grecia (Country) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Graecia (see Greece).
Greece (Country) English
English form of Latin Graecia, the name used by the Romans for the land of the Greeks, derived from Greek Γραικός (Graikos), which is of uncertain origin. It is possibly derived from the city of Graia in Boeotia.
Guinea (Region, Country & Island) English, Italian, Spanish, German
From Portuguese Guiné, which is of unknown meaning, possibly of Berber origin. This name was used by the Portuguese to refer to a portion of western Africa. It was also applied by westerners to the island of New Guinea starting in the 16th century. It is now the name or part of the full name of the countries of Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Equatorial Guinea and Papua New Guinea.
Guinée (Region, Country & Island) French
French form of Guinea.
Guinee (Region, Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Guinea.
Hailey (Settlement) English
From Old English heg "hay" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of a town in Oxfordshire, England.
Hanguk (Region) Korean
From Sino-Korean (han) meaning "Korea" and (guk) meaning "country, land". This is the term used in South Korea to refer to South Korea or the entire Korean Peninsula.
Harden (Settlement) English
From Old English hara "hare" and denu "valley". This is the name of a town in West Yorkshire.
Harley (Settlement) English
From Old English hara "hare" and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of towns in England.
Hotaka (Mountain) Japanese
From Japanese (ho) meaning "grain" and (taka) meaning "tall". This is the name of a mountain in Japan.
Huxley (Settlement) English
From Old English hux "insult, scorn" (possibly) and leah "woodland, clearing". This is the name of a town in Cheshire, England.
Ibarra (Settlement) Basque, Spanish
Derived from Basque ibar meaning "meadow". This is the name of a few Basque towns.
Indien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of India.
Indija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Latvian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Latvian and Lithuanian form of India.
Indiya (Country) Indian, Telugu, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz
Telugu, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Kyrgyz form of India.
Intiya (Country) Tamil
Tamil form of India.
Iordan (River) Russian, Romanian
Russian and Romanian form of Jordan (the river).
Irland (Country & Island) German, Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
German, Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of Ireland.
Irvine (River & Settlement) Scottish
Derived from Old Celtic meaning "green water". This is a river and city in North Ayrshire, Scotland.
Israel (Country) English, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Indonesian, Malay, Biblical, Biblical Greek
From the name of the Old Testament hero Jacob, who was also called Israel. This was the name of an ancient kingdom that existed until the 8th century BC. The modern country of Israel is named for it.
Itália (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Italia (see Italy).
Italia (Country) Italian, Spanish, Greek, Romanian, Norwegian, Finnish, Georgian, Indonesian, Ancient Roman
Italian and Latin form of Italy, as well as the form in several other languages.
Itálie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Italia (see Italy).
Italie (Country) French
French form of Italia (see Italy).
Italië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Italia (see Italy).
Itaria (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Italia (see Italy).
Ithaca (Island) English, Greek Mythology
From Greek Ἰθάκη (Ithake), meaning unknown. This is the name of an island off the west coast of Greece. In Greek mythology Ithaca was the home of the hero Odysseus. Homer's epic the Odyssey describes his long and perilous voyage home after the Trojan War.
Ithake (Island) Ancient Greek
Ancient Greek form of Ithaca.
Ithaki (Island) Greek
Modern Greek form of Ithaca.
Izrail (Country) Russian
Russian form of Israel.
Jaapan (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Japão (see Japan).
Janków (Settlement) Polish
From the given name Janek. This is the name of several Polish towns.
Janowo (Settlement) Polish
From the given name Jan 1. This is the name of several towns in Poland.
Japāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Japão (see Japan).
Javier (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Etxeberria.
Jaza'ir (Settlement & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Algiers and Algeria, usually written with the definite article: الجزائر (al-Jaza'ir).
Jordán (River) Spanish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian
Spanish, Czech, Slovak and Hungarian form of Jordan (the river).
Jordan (River & Country) English, Danish, Norwegian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian, German, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Polish, Slovene, Biblical
River that flows between the countries of Jordan and Israel. The river's name in Hebrew is יַרְדֵן (Yarden), and it is derived from יָרַד (yarad) meaning "descend" or "flow down". The river has lent its name to the country to the east (in German, Swedish, Finnish, Estonian, Polish and Slovene this is only the name of the river, with the name of the country taking a different form).
Joseon (Region & Country) Korean
This was the name of two kingdoms in the history of Korea. The first was conquered by the Han Empire in the 2nd century BC. The second ruled Korea from the 14th century until the 19th century. The name of these kingdoms was written using the Sino-Korean characters (jo) meaning "dynasty" and (seon) meaning "new", though the actual origin is assumed to be Korean. This name is now used in North Korea to refer to the country of North Korea.
Kantou (Region) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji 関東 (see Kantō).
Karmel (Mountain) Biblical Hebrew
Means "garden, vineyard" in Hebrew. This is the name of a mountain in Israel mentioned in the Old Testament.
Kendal (Settlement) English
From the name of the river Kent combined with Old English dæl meaning "valley, dale". This is the name of a town in Cumbria.
Kenija (Country & Mountain) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian, Latvian
Form of Kenya in several languages.
Keniya (Country & Mountain) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Kenya.
Kıbrıs (Island & Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Cyprus.
Koreya (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Kazakh form of Korea.
Kozłów (Settlement) Polish
From Polish kozioł meaning "male goat". This is the name of several Polish towns.
Krakau (Settlement) German, Dutch
German and Dutch form of Kraków.
Krakov (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Russian, Croatian, Serbian
Form of Kraków.
Kraków (Settlement) Polish
From the name of the city's legendary founder Krak, of uncertain meaning. This is a city in southern Poland.
Krakow (Settlement) English
English form of Kraków.
Kypros (Island & Country) Greek, Norwegian, Ancient Greek
Greek and Norwegian form of Cyprus.
La Mare (Settlement) Medieval French
Means "the pool" in Old French. This was the name of a town in Normandy.
Landau (Settlement) German
From Old High German lant meaning "land" and auwa meaning "damp valley". This is the name of a town in the Palatinate region of Germany.
Laosas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Laos.
Layton (Settlement) English
From Old English leac "leek, herb" and tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of towns in England.
Lennox (Region) Scottish
From Gaelic Leamhnachd, possibly meaning "lace of elms". This is the name of a district in Scotland.
Linton (Settlement) English
From Old English lind "linden tree" or lin "flax" combined with tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of several towns in the United Kingdom.
Loiola (Settlement) Basque
Basque form of Loyola.
Londen (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of London.
London (Settlement) English, German, Danish, Swedish, Norwegian, Russian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
From Latin Londinium, of unknown meaning. This is the capital city of the United Kingdom.
Londra (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of London.
Londýn (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of London.
Londyn (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of London.
Lorena (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, Romanian
Spanish, Portuguese, Italian and Romanian form of Lorraine.
Loreto (Settlement) Italian, Spanish
From Latin Lauretum meaning "laurel grove". This is the name of a town in eastern Italy.
Loyola (Settlement) Spanish
From Basque Loiola, from loi meaning "mud". This is the name of a place near the town of Azpeitia in the Basque Country of Spain.
Lyndon (Settlement) English
From Old English lind "linden tree" and dun meaning "hill". This is the name of a few towns in the United Kingdom.
Marche (Political Subdivision) Italian, English
From the plural of Late Latin marca meaning "borderland, march", of Germanic origin. This is the name of a region in central Italy, named for the March of Ancona, a frontier region in the Carolingian Empire.
Marken (Political Subdivision) German
German form of Marche.
Marlow (Settlement) English
Means "remnants of a lake" in Old English, from mere "lake" and lafe "remnants, remains". This is the name of a town in Buckinghamshire, England.
Maylis (Settlement) French
Possibly derived from Occitan mair "mother" and French lys "lily". This is the name of a commune in southern France.
Medina (Settlement) English, Spanish, Portuguese, Italian, German, Dutch, Croatian, Serbian
Form of Arabic المدينة (al-Madinah) meaning "the city". This is the name of a city in Saudi Arabia, considered a holy site in Islam because the Prophet Muhammad was based there for a period.
Médine (Settlement) French
French form of Medina.
Medyna (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Medina.
Mehika (Country) Slovene
Slovene form of Mexico (referring only to the country, not the capital city).
Meksyk (Country & Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Mexico.
Menggu (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese
Chinese form of Mongolia.
Mérida (Settlement) Spanish
From Latin Emerita Augusta meaning "veterans of Augustus". This was a colony founded by the emperor Augustus for his veterans, and it is now a city in Extremadura, Spain. There are other cities named after it in Mexico and Venezuela.
México (Country & Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese, Finnish, Estonian, Slovene
Spanish (and Portuguese) form of Mexico. This native spelling is also used in several other languages to refer to the capital city, while the name of the country has other forms.
Mexico (Country & Settlement) English, French, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Dutch
From Spanish México, itself derived from Nahuatl Mehxico. There are many theories regarding the ultimate origin, including Nahuatl metztli meaning "moon" combined with xictli meaning "navel". This is the name of a country in North America, as well as its capital city (the country is named after the city). In French and Swedish Mexico is the name of the capital city, while the country is called Mexique in French and Mexiko in Swedish.
Mexiko (Country & Settlement) German, Swedish, Czech, Slovak, Greek
German, Swedish, Czech, Slovak and Greek form of Mexico. In Swedish it refers only to the country, not the capital city.
Mianmá (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese variant form of Myanmar.
Milano (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Milan.
Monggo (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Korean
Korean form of Mongolia.
Mongol (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Mongolia.
Mordor (Region) Literature
Means "black land" in Sindarin, from mor "black" and dor "land". In The Lord of the Rings (1954) by J. R. R. Tolkien, Mordor is the desolate realm ruled by the evil lord Sauron.
Moriah (Mountain) Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Possibly means "seen by Yahweh" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is both the place where Abraham is to sacrifice Isaac and the mountain upon which Solomon builds the temple.
Myanma (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Myanmar.
Naggio (Settlement) Italian
Meaning uncertain, the name of a small town in Lombardy.
Naples (Settlement) English
From Latin Neapolis, from Greek Νεάπολις (Neapolis) meaning "new city". This is the name of a city in southern Italy, originally founded as a Greek colony.
Napoli (Settlement) Italian, Greek
Italian form of Naples, as well as the modern Greek form.
Narnia (Country) Literature
The name of a fictional country in C. S. Lewis's Chronicles of Narnia series of fantasy novels (first released 1950). It was inspired by the Latin name of Narni, an Italian town in the region of Umbria.
Neilos (River) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Nile.
Niemcy (Country) Polish
From Slavic němici meaning "mute, not able to speak", extended to mean "foreigner, German". This is the Polish name of Germany.
Ninawa (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Nineveh.
Nineue (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Biblical Greek form of Nineveh.
Nineve (Settlement) Biblical Latin
Biblical Latin form of Nineveh.
Nínive (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Nineveh.
Ninive (Settlement) French, Italian, German
French, Italian and German form of Nineveh.
Nippon (Country) Japanese
Means "origin of the sun, sunrise", from Sino-Japanese (nichi) meaning "sun" and (hon) meaning "root, origin". This is the Japanese name for Japan.
Norveç (Country) Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Norway.
Norway (Country) English
From Old English Norþweg meaning "north way". This is the name of a country in Scandinavia in northern Europe.
Nowice (Settlement) Polish
From Polish nowy meaning "new". This is the name of a few towns in Poland.
Odessa (Settlement) Russian
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a Ukrainian city that sits on the north coast of the Black Sea.
Olanda (Political Subdivision & Country) Italian
Italian form of Holland 1, referring to the provinces and sometimes the entire country.
Padoue (Settlement) French
French form of Padua.
Pàdova (Settlement) Venetian
Venetian form of Padua.
Padova (Settlement) Italian, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian
Italian, Romanian, Croatian and Serbian form of Padua.
Parigi (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Paris.
Peking (Settlement) German, Dutch, Luxembourgish, Swedish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, English (Archaic)
Form of Beijing in various languages, as well as an older English form.
Penzig (Settlement) German
German form of Pieńsk.
Pequim (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Beijing.
Pérsia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Persia.
Persia (Country) Ancient Roman, English, Spanish, Italian
Latin form of Greek Περσίς (Persis), from Old Persian Parsa. This is the name used in the West for a region in western Asia, as well as several empires that were based there, including the Achaemenid Empire, Parthian Empire, and Sasanian Empire. This was also the Western name for the country of Iran until 1935, when the king requested that the native name Iran be used instead.
Persië (Country) Southern African, Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Persia.
Persis (Country) Ancient Greek
Greek form of Persia.
Perzië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Persia.
Pesaro (Settlement) Italian, English
From Latin Pisaurum, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in central Italy.
Peyton (Settlement) English
Means "Pæga's town". This is the name of a town in Sussex.
Pieńsk (Settlement) Polish
Derived from Polish pień meaning "stump, tree trunk". This is the name of a town in Silesia in Poland.
Poland (Country) English
From the name of the Slavic tribe of the Poles, derived from the medieval Slavic word polje meaning "field", combined with land. This is the name of a country in eastern Europe.
Polija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Poland.
Polsha (Country) Russian, Bulgarian
Russian and Bulgarian form of Poland.
Polska (Country) Polish, Macedonian
Polish (and Macedonian) form of Poland.
Poľsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Poland.
Polsko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Poland.
Prague (Settlement) English, French
From Czech Praha, possibly from the Slavic root práh meaning "ford". This is the name of the capital city of the Czech Republic.
Qubrus (Island & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Cyprus.
Québec (Settlement & Political Subdivision) French
French form of Quebec.
Quebec (Settlement & Political Subdivision) English
English form of French Québec, derived from the Algonquin word kepec meaning "narrows", referring to the Saint Lawrence River near Quebec city. This is the name of a Canadian province and also the capital city of that province.
Quénia (Country & Mountain) Portuguese (European)
Portuguese form of Kenya.
Quênia (Country & Mountain) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Kenya.
Ramsey (Settlement) English
Means "garlic island", derived from Old English hramsa "garlic" and eg "island". This is the name of villages in England.
Ranska (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of France.
Raoseu (Country) Korean
Korean form of Laos.
Rasiya (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Russia.
Rennes (Settlement) French, English
From Latin (Condate) Riedonum, derived from the name of the Gaulish tribe of the Redones. This is the name of a town in Brittany, France.
Romaña (Region & Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of Romagna.
Roshia (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Russia.
Rosiya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Russia.
Rossum (Settlement) Dutch
From the older Rotheheim, derived from Dutch rothe "cleared area in a forest" and heim "home". This is the name of a town in Gelderland in the Netherlands.
Rudawa (River) Polish
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a river in Poland, near Krakow.
Rusija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Serbian, Croatian, Slovene, Macedonian and Lithuanian form of Russia.
Rusiya (Country) Arabic, Bulgarian, Tajik, Azerbaijani
Arabic, Bulgarian, Tajik and Azerbaijani form of Russia.
Rússia (Country) Portuguese, Catalan
Portuguese and Catalan form of Russia.
Russia (Country) English, Italian, Late Roman
Derived from the medieval state of Rus, now applied to a much larger area of Europe and Asia.
Russie (Country) French
French form of Russia.
Samara (Settlement & River) Russian, English, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, French, German
Meaning unknown, possibly of Kyrgyz origin. This is the name of a city in Russia, founded in the 16th century, as well as the river on which it is situated.
Sambia (Country) German, Finnish
German and Finnish form of Zambia.
Sárköz (Region) Hungarian
Derived from Hungarian sár "mud" and köz "margin, lane". This is the name of a region in Hungary.
Saxony (Region & Political Subdivision) English
From the name of the Germanic tribe of the Saxons, ultimately derived from Germanic sahs meaning "knife". This is the name of a historical region in Germany, and appears in the names of the German states of Saxony, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt.
Schwyz (Settlement & Political Subdivision) German, English, Spanish
Meaning uncertain, possibly related to Old High German suedan "to burn" or possibly of Celtic origin. This is the name of a town (and a canton named for it) in central Switzerland.
Scozia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Scotland.
Serbia (Country) English, Romanian, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Norwegian, Finnish
From Serbian Србија (Srbija), of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a Balkan country in southeastern Europe.
Serbie (Country) French
French form of Serbia.
Servië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Serbia.
Serwië (Country) Southern African, Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Serbia.
Sharon (Region) Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "plain" in Hebrew, referring to the fertile plain near the coast of Israel.
Shiraz (Settlement) Persian
Meaning unknown. The name is recorded in Elamite as Tiraziš. This is the name of a city in southern Iran.
Sidney (Island) English
Means "wide island", from Old English sid "wide" and eg "island". This is the name of a place in Surrey.
Sindhu (River) Sanskrit
Sanskrit form of Indus.
Sīrija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Syria.
Sirija (Country) Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian
Lithuanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Syria.
Skócia (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Scotland.
Soedan (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Sudan.
Somali (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Mongolian
Form of Somalia in various languages.
Soudan (Country) French, Greek
French and Greek form of Sudan.
Spagna (Country) Italian
Italian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Spania (Country) Romanian, Norwegian
Romanian and Norwegian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Spanje (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Hispania (see Spain).
Srbija (Country) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian
Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Slovene and Macedonian form of Serbia.
St John (Settlement) English
Name commemorating Saint John. This is the name of several towns in England.
Suécia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sweden.
Suecia (Country) Spanish, Late Roman
Spanish and Latin form of Sweden.
Suisse (Country) French
French cognate of Schweiz, used as the French name for Switzerland.
Suriya (Country) Arabic, Tajik, Uzbek
Arabic, Tajik and Uzbek form of Syria.
Suriye (Political Subdivision & Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Syria. This was the name of a province of the Ottoman Empire.
Suryah (Country) Hebrew
Hebrew form of Syria.
Svezia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Sweden.
Svitto (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Schwyz.
Sweden (Country) English, Medieval Dutch
From Middle Dutch, ultimately from the Old Norse ethnic name Svíar "Swede", itself possibly from Proto-Norse Swihoniz meaning "one's own tribe". This is the name of a country in northern Europe.
Sydney (Settlement) English
City in Australia that was named after Thomas Townshend, 1st Viscount Sydney (1733-1800). His title originally came from the name of its first holder, Robert Sidney (1563-1626).
Syrien (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of Syria.
Syyria (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Syria.
Tahran (Settlement) Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of Tehran.
Tanska (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Denmark.
Tatham (Settlement) English
From the Old English given name Tata combined with ham meaning "homestead". This is the name of a town in Lancashire.
Tatton (Settlement) English
From the Old English given name Tata combined with tun meaning "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of a town in Cheshire.
Tehran (Settlement) Persian, English
From Persian تهران (Tehran), meaning unknown. This is the name of the capital city of Iran.