Place Names Starting with U

Ucraïna (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Ukraine.
Ucraina (Country) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Ukraine.
Ucrânia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ukraine.
Ucrania (Country) Spanish
Spanish form of Ukraine.
Ufratu (River) Old Persian
Old Persian form of Euphrates.
Uganda (Country) English, Ganda, Swahili, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Hungarian, Romanian, Russian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Georgian, Armenian, Hebrew, Persian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malay
From Buganda, the name of a kingdom within Uganda, which means "land of the Ganda" in the Luganda language. The Ganda are an ethnic group, their name possibly deriving from a Bantu word meaning "family". Uganda is a landlocked country in East Africa.
Ughanda (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Uganda.
Ukraine (Country) English, French, German, Danish, Malay
From Ukrainian Україна (Ukrayina), which is probably from Old East Slavic ꙋкраина (ukraina) meaning "boundary, borderland", derived from (u) meaning "at, from" and краи (krai) meaning "edge, end, rim". This is the name of a country in Eastern Europe.
Ukrajina (Country) Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian
Form of Ukraine in several languages.
Ukrajna (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ukraine.
Ukraniya (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Ukraine.
Ukrayina (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Ukraine.
Ukrayn (Country) Persian
Persian form of Ukraine.
Ukrayna (Country) Turkish, Azerbaijani
Turkish and Azerbaijani form of Ukraine.
Uman (Country) Arabic, Persian, Pashto, Dhivehi
Arabic, Persian, Pashto and Dhivehi form of Oman.
Umman (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Oman.
Undistan (Country) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Hendustan.
Ungaria (Country) Romanian
Romanian form of Hungary.
Ungārija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Hungary.
Ungarn (Country) German, Danish, Norwegian
German, Danish and Norwegian form of Hungary.
Ungern (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Hungary.
Ungheria (Country) Italian
Italian form of Hungary.
United Kingdom (Country) English
The name of a Western European island country, composed of the smaller countries of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It is almost always written with the definite article the. This name came into use in the year 1801, when the realm was officially renamed from the Kingdom of Great Britain to the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. After Ireland became independent in 1922 it was formally renamed the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
United States (Country) English
The name of a country in North America, almost always written with the definite article the. The country is officially named the United States of America, and is also commonly called America or the USA. It was selected in 1776 when 13 British colonies on the eastern coast united to declare their independence from Britain. Etymologically, the English words in the name are both of Latin origin (unitus and status).
Unkari (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Hungary.
Upton (Settlement) English
From Old English upp "up" and tun "enclosure, yard, town". This is the name of various towns in England.
Ural (Region & River) Russian, English, German, Turkish, Bashkir
Meaning unknown, possibly from Turkic aral meaning "island, boundary". This is the name of a mountain range and a river in western Russia.
Urartu (Region) Akkadian, Armenian, English
From Akkadian 𒆳𒌨𒌒𒂅 (Urartu), meaning unknown, possibly of Old Armenian origin. This was the name of an ancient kingdom that existed between the 9th and 6th centuries BC in eastern Anatolia (modern Armenia and Turkey).
Urdann (River & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Jordan, usually written with the definite article: الأردنّ (al-Urdann).
Uruguái (Country & River) Guarani
Guaraní form of Uruguay.
Uruguai (Country & River) Portuguese, Catalan, Galician, Basque, Japanese
Portuguese, Catalan, Galician, Basque and Japanese of Uruguay.
Uruguaj (Country & River) Slovak
Slovak form of Uruguay.
Uruguay (Country & River) Spanish, English, French, Italian, Romanian, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Hungarian, Czech, Turkish
The name of a country in South America, derived from a river of the same name. It is possibly from Guaraní uruguá, referring to a type of water snail. Alternatively it could come from uru "quail", gua "from" and y "water".
Urugvai (Country & River) Georgian
Georgian form of Uruguay.
Urugvaj (Country & River) Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Macedonian
Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian and Macedonian of Uruguay.
Urugvaja (Country & River) Latvian
Latvian form of Uruguay.
Urugvajus (Country & River) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Uruguay.
Urugvay (Country & River) Russian, Bulgarian, Kazakh
Russian, Bulgarian and Kazakh of Uruguay.
Urugwai (Country & River) Korean
Korean form of Uruguay.
Urugwaj (Country & River) Polish
Polish form of Uruguay.
Uruhvay (Country & River) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Uruguay.
Uruk (Settlement) Akkadian, English
From Sumerian 𒌷 (uru) meaning "city". This was the name of a city-state of ancient Sumer (later Akkad and Babylonia). It was inhabited until the time of the Islamic conquest of the area.
Uzbekistán (Country) Spanish, Czech
Spanish and Czech form of Uzbekistan.
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 Uzbek Ўзбекистон (see Uzbekistan).
Uzbekystan (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Uzbek Ўзбекистон (see Uzbekistan).