Sanskrit Place Names

Sanskrit names were used in ancient India by Sanskrit speakers.
type
usage
BHARATA भरत (Country) Sanskrit, Indian, Kannada
Sanskrit and Kannada form of BHARAT.
CHINA चीन (Country) English, German, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Malay, Sanskrit
From Persian چین (Chin), probably derived via Sanskrit चीन (China) from Qin, the name of a dynasty that ruled in China in the 3rd century BC. In China the name Zhongguo is used to refer to the country.
DILLI दिल्ली (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Assamese, Odia, Sanskrit
Form of DELHI used in several Indian languages.
KAILASHA कैलाश (Mountain) Sanskrit
Sanskrit form of KAILASH.
KASHI काशी (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Telugu, Tamil, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit काशि (kashi) meaning "shining". This is the name of a holy city in India, also called Varanasi.
NEPAL नेपाल (Country) Nepali, Indian, Hindi, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Estonian, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Macedonian, Bulgarian, Greek, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Indonesian, Malay, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal), of unknown meaning. This is the name of a landlocked country in south Asia.
SINDHU सिन्धु (River) Sanskrit
Sanskrit form of INDUS.
VENKATA वेङ्कट (Mountain) Indian, Hindi, Sanskrit
Possibly means "self-born" in Sanskrit. This is the name of a sacred hill in southern India.
YAMUNA यमुना (River) Indian, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Sanskrit
Name of an Indian river, which is possibly derived from the name of the goddess YAMI.