Greek Place Names

Greek names are used in the country of Greece and other Greek-speaking communities throughout the world. See also about Greek names.
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AIGYPTOS Αιγυπτος (Country) Greek, Ancient Greek
Greek form of EGYPT.
ARMENIA Αρμενια (Country) English, Spanish, Italian, Romanian, Greek, Norwegian, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek, Ancient Persian
From Greek Αρμενια (Armenia), which was from Old Persian Armina, which is itself probably of Armenia origin. This is the name of a country in the Caucasus region, called Hayastan in Armenian.
ATHINA Αθηνα (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek form of ATHENS.
ATTIKI Αττικη (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of ATTICA.
ELLADA Ελλαδα (Country) Greek
Modern Greek form of Ancient Greek ‘Ελλαδα (Hellada), derived from ‘Ελλην (Hellen) meaning "Greek", which is of uncertain origin. This is the Greek endonym for Greece.
EUPHRATES Ευφρατης (River) English, Greek, Ancient Roman, Ancient Greek
From Greek Ευφρατης (Euphrates), the name of a river in Mesopotamia. It is derived from Old Persian Ufratu, itself from Elamite or Sumerian, of unknown meaning.
EVRIPOS Ευριπος (Body of Water) Greek
Modern Greek of EURIPOS.
IEROUSALIM Ιερουσαλημ (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek form of JERUSALEM.
ITALIA Ιταλια (Country) Italian, Spanish, Greek, Romanian, Norwegian, Finnish, Ancient Roman
Italian and Latin form of ITALY, as well as the form in several other languages.
KYPROS Κυπρος (Island & Country) Greek, Norwegian, Ancient Greek
Greek and Norwegian form of CYPRUS.
LEFKOROSIA Λευκορωσια (Country) Greek
Means "white Russia", a Greek calque of BELARUS.
NAZARET Ναζαρετ (Settlement) Spanish, Italian, German, Greek, Armenian, Croatian, Serbian, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Form of NAZARETH in various languages.
OLYMPOS Ολυμπος (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Greek
Meaning unknown. This is the name of the highest mountain in Greece. According to legend is the home of the Greek gods.
POLONIA Πολωνια (Country) Italian, Spanish, Romanian, Greek
Italian, Spanish, Romanian and Greek form of POLAND.
ROSIA Ρωσια (Country) Greek
Greek form of RUSSIA.
TOURKIA Τουρκια (Country) Greek
Greek form TURKEY.
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