Place Names Starting with U

type
usage
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) Ancient Persian
Old Persian form of Euphrates.
Uganda (Country) English, Eastern African, 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 eastern 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.
Ungaria (Country) Romanian
Romanian 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 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).
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.
Urdann (River & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Jordan, usually written with the definite article: الأردنّ (al-Urdann).
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.
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).