Ukrainian Place Names

Ukrainian names are used in the country of Ukraine in eastern Europe.
type
usage
Afryka Африка (Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Africa.
Albaniya Албанія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik and Uzbek form of Albania.
Alma Альма (River) Crimean Tatar, Ukrainian, Russian, English
From Crimean Tatar alma meaning "apple". This is the name of a river in Crimea, notable as the site of a 1854 battle in the Crimean War.
Ameryka Америка (Region & Country) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of America, used to refer to the continents and the United States of America.
Arhentyna Аргентина (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Argentina.
Avstraliya Австралія (Region & Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Australia.
Aziya Азія (Region) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Asia.
Beliz Беліз (Country & River) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Greek, Bosnian
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Greek and Bosnian form of Belize.
Benin Бенін (Settlement, Body of Water & Country) English, Italian, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Hungarian, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Indonesian, Malay
From Portuguese Benim, derived from Itsekiri Ubinu, the name of the capital city of the historical Benin Kingdom (present-day Benin City in Nigeria). Allegedly it was initially named Ile-Ibinu meaning "land of anger" because of disputes between different factions. The Bight of Benin (a large bay) was named after the Benin Kingdom, and the modern country of Benin, west of Nigeria, was named after the bay in 1975 (formerly named Dahomey).
Bilorus Білорусь (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Belarus.
Botsvana Ботсвана (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Bulgarian, Albanian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Georgian, Armenian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Form of Botswana in several languages.
Chad Чад (Body of Water & Country) English, Spanish, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Malay
From Arabic تشاد (Tshad), derived from a Kanuri word meaning "lake, large expanse of water". This is the name of a lake in central Africa, as well as the country that is named after it. The lake also borders Niger, Nigeria and Cameroon.
Daniya Данія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Denmark.
Estoniya Естонія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek
Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik and Uzbek form of Estonia.
Finlyandiya Фінляндія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Finnland (see Finland).
Frantsiya Франція (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Francia (see France).
Hana Гана (Country) Ukrainian, Belarusian
Ukrainian and Belarusian form of Ghana.
Hvatemala Гватемала (Country) Ukrainian, Belarusian
Ukrainian and Belarusian form of Guatemala.
Indiya Індія (Country) Indian, Telugu, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz
Telugu, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Kyrgyz form of India.
Iran Іран (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.
Irlandiya Ірландія (Country & Island) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Ireland.
Italiya Італія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Italia (see Italy).
Izrayil Ізраїль (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Israel.
Kazakhstan Казахстан (Country) English, Russian, Ukrainian, French
From Kazakh Қазақстан (Qazaqstan), from the ethnic name қазақ (qazaq), which is probably of Turkic origin, combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a country in central Asia.
Keniya Кенія (Country & Mountain) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Kenya.
Khorvatiya Хорватія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Croatia.
Kolumbiya Колумбія (Country, Region, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Columbia and Colombia.
Koreya Корея (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh
Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian and Kazakh form of Korea.
Kytay Китай (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian cognate of Cathay, used as the Ukrainian name of China.
Laos Лаос (Country) French, English, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Icelandic, Finnish, Estonian, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek, Turkmen, Greek, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Armenian, Hebrew, Indian, Hindi, Nepali, Malay, Filipino, Indonesian, Tagalog
The name of a country in southeastern Asia, derived from the Lao people, the majority ethnic group. Their name may be derived from an Austroasiatic root meaning "human". The name Laos was originally applied to the region by France, who established it as a colony in 1893. It achieved independence in 1953.
Lytva Литва (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Lithuania.
Makedoniya Македонія (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Macedonia.
Marokko Марокко (Country) German, Dutch, Danish, Norwegian, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Turkmen, Mongolian
Form of Morocco in several languages.
Monholiya Монголія (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Mongolia.
Nepal Непал (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, Armenian, Indonesian, Malay, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal), of unknown meaning. This is the name of a landlocked country in south Asia.
Niderlandy Нідерланди (Country) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Netherlands.
Pekin Пекін (Settlement) Japanese, Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Polish, Armenian, Uzbek, Turkmen
Form of Beijing in several languages.
Peru Перу (Country) English, Portuguese, German, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Russian, Ukrainian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Hungarian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Georgian, Indian, Hindi
From Spanish Perú, older Birú, which was possibly derived from the name of a chieftain (who nevertheless resided in modern-day Panama).
Polshcha Польща (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Poland.
Praha Прага (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Norwegian, Finnish, Estonian, Lithuanian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Czech form of Prague.
Rosiya Росія (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Russia.
Rus Русь (Region) Russian, Ukrainian, English, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Possibly of Old Norse origin meaning "rowers". This was the name of a medieval Slavic state of eastern Europe.
Sloveniya Словенія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Slovenia.
Somali Сомалі (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Mongolian
Form of Somalia in various languages.
Sudan Судан (Country) English, Arabic, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Italian, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Slovene, Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Romanian, Turkish, Azerbaijani, Indonesian, Malay, Chinese, Thai
From Arabic سُود (sud) meaning "black", referring to the darker skin of the inhabitants. This is the name of a country in Africa. In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article: السُودان (al-Sudan).
Tanzaniya Танзанія (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Tanzania in several languages.
Uzbekystan Узбекистан (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of O'zbekiston (see Uzbekistan).
Venesuela Венесуела (Country) Russian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Azerbaijani, Georgian
Russian, Ukrainian, Lithuanian, Azerbaijani and Georgian form of Venezuela.
Yordaniya Йорданія (Country) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Jordan (the country).
Zambiya Замбія (Country) Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Turkish, Arabic
Form of Zambia in several languages.