Swahili Origin Place Names

This is a list of place names in which the origin is Swahili. Swahili is a language spoken in eastern Africa.
Tanganyika (Region & Country) Swahili, English
From Swahili tanga "sail" and nyika "wilderness". This is the name of a region in East Africa. It was a German then British colony until 1961 when it gained independence. In 1964 it united with the island of Zanzibar to create the new country of Tanzania.
Tansaania (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Tanzania.
Tansania (Country) German, Finnish
German and Finnish form of Tanzania.
Tanzánia (Country) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Tanzania.
Tanzânia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Tanzania.
Tanzania (Country) Swahili, English, Italian, Spanish, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Polish, Romanian, Greek, Armenian, Georgian, Indonesian, Malay
From a combination of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, the names of the two countries that were united to create the East African country of Tanzania in 1964.
Tanzanie (Country) French, Czech
French and Czech form of Tanzania.
Tanzanija (Country) Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Slovene, Macedonian, Lithuanian
Form of Tanzania in several languages.
Tanzaniya (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Tanzania in several languages.
Tanzanya (Country) Arabic, Persian, Turkish
Arabic, Persian and Turkish form of Tanzania.