Pakistani Place Names

Pakistani names are used in the country of Pakistan in southern Asia. Compare also Indian names.
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Afghanistan افغانستان (Country) Pashto, Arabic, Urdu, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, French, Italian, Malay
From Pashto افغانستان (Afghanistan), from the Persian ethnic name افغان (Afkhan) meaning "Afghan, Pashtun" combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
Bharat بھارت (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.
Hindustan ہندوستان (Country) Indian, Hindi, Urdu, English (Archaic)
Alternate name for India, of Persian origin.
Iran ایران (Country) Persian, Arabic, English, French, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek, Hebrew, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Urdu, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Burmese, Filipino, Thai, Tagalog, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian
Derived from Middle Persian Eran, related to Old Iranian Arya meaning "Iranian, Aryan". This is the name of a country in western Asia, formerly called Persia in the West.
Misr مصر (Country) Arabic, Pashto, Urdu
From a Semitic root possibly meaning "border". This is the Arabic, Pashto and Urdu name for the country of Egypt.
Pakistan پاکستان (Country) Urdu, Punjabi, English, Italian, French, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Polish, Slovak, Russian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian
From Persian پاک (pak) meaning "pure" and the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". The name was coined in 1933 by the Pakistani nationalist Choudhry Rahmat Ali who justified it as an acronym of Punjab, Afghania, Kashmir and Sindh, plus the final three letters of Baluchistan.