Submitted Place Names Starting with B

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Bỉ (Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 比 (bỉ), itself a contraction of Chinese 比利時 (Bǐlìshí). This is the Vietnamese name for Belgium.
Baa Gei Si Taan (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Pakistan.
Baak Ngo Lo Si (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Belarus.
Baa Laai Gwai (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Paraguay.
Baa Lam (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Bahrain.
Baarn (Settlement) Dutch
Baarn is a municipality/town is the Netherlands , Founded in 1391.... [more]
Baa Sai (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Brazil.
Ba Bể (Body of Water, Political Subdivision & Other) Vietnamese
From Vietnamese ba meaning "three," and bể meaning "lake" or "sea"; literally "three lakes/seas." It is the name of a lake, a county, and a national park in northeast Vietnam.
Babadoh (Island & Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Barbados.
Babaduosi (Island & Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Barbados.
Babedos (Country) Thai
Thai form of Barbados.
Babeidoseu (Country) Korean
Korean form of Barbados.
Babilonië (Country & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Babylonia.
Babylonië (Country & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Babylonia.
Bác-ba-đốt (Country & Island) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Barbados.
Bachames (Country) Greek
Greek form of The Bahamas.
Bachikan (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Vatican City.
Bachkirie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Bashkiria.
Bạc Liêu (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Teochew 薄遼 (po liaw) meaning "meagre hamlet".
Bạc Liêu (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
Perhaps from Sino-Vietnamese 薄 (bạc) meaning "miserable, poor" and 寮 (liêu) meaning "neighbourhood, village". Alternately it may be derived from Khmer ប៉ុស្តិ៍ (poh) meaning "post, station" or ពល (pol) meaning "troops, forces" and លាវ (leav) meaning "Lao"... [more]
Bacolod (Settlement) Hiligaynon, Tagalog, English
Derived from Hiligaynon bakolod meaning "hill, mound". This is the name of a city in the Philippines.
Bactrië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bactria.
Badangh (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Padang.
Baden (Settlement) German
The name of a town in Austria.
Baden-Württemberg (Political Subdivision) German
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwestern Germany.
Bádikin Sídii (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Vatican City
Badley (Settlement) English
Habitational name from Badley in Suffolk or Baddeley Green in Staffordshire, both named with the Old English personal name Bad(d)a + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.
Bad Tölz (Region, Settlement & River) German
Baekdaet (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Baghdad.
Báe̤k-gĭng (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Beijing.
Baekging (Settlement) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Beijing.
Baelkrat (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Belgrade.
Baelzik (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Belgium via the French form Belgique.
Baen (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Bern.
Bagdá (Settlement) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Baghdad.
Bağdad (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar
Azerbaijani and Crimean Tatar form of Baghdad.
Bagdade (Settlement) Portuguese
European Portuguese form of Baghdad.
Bagdado (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Baghdad.
Bağdat (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Baghdad.
Bagdat (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Baghdad.
Bagʻdod (Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Baghdad.
Bageda (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Baghdad.
Bageudadeu (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Baghdad.
Baggadet (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Baghdad.
Baghdad (Settlement) English, Italian, Malay, Uyghur
From Arabic بغداد (baḡdād), itself from Persian بغداد‎ (baǧdâd), probably from Middle Persian bgdt, meaning "given by god", from Old Persian *Bagadātaʰ... [more]
Baghdad (Settlement) Arabic, English, Armenian, Hindi, Italian, Malay, Pashto, Persian, Urdu, Uyghur
From Persian بغداد (Baghdad) most likely derived from Middle Persian 𐭡𐭢𐭣𐭲‎ (bgdt) meaning "given by god", itself from Old Persian 𐏎 (baga) meaning "god" and 𐎭𐎠𐎫 (dātaʰ) meaning "given, created"... [more]
Baghdadi (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Baghdad.
Baghdat (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Baghdad.
Baghdod (Settlement) Tajik
Tajik form of Baghdad.
Bago (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Burmese
Most likely derived from Old Mon ဗဂေါ (bagaw) meaning "beautiful city" or "beautiful town". This is the name of a region of, as well as a city in, Myanmar.
Bagodad (Settlement) Bengali
Bengali form of Baghdad.
Bagshaw (Settlement) English
Means "Bacga's thicket" or "Bacga's copse". Derived from the Anglo-Saxon given name Bacga and the word sceaga "thicket, copse"
Bagudādo (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Baghdad.
Baguio (Settlement) Filipino, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
Hispanicized form of Ibaloi bagiw meaning "moss". This is the name of a city in the Philippines.
Bahama (Country) Bengali, Chinese, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Uyghur
Form of Bahamas used in various languages.
Bahama (Country) Bengali, Chinese, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Persian
Form of Bahamas used in various languages.
Bahamalar (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Bahamas.
Baħamas (Country) Malagasy
Maltese form of Bahamas.
Baħamas (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Bahamas.
Bahama's (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of The Bahamas.
Bahamas (Country) English
The name of the Country in the Caribbean. The Bahamas is a coral-based archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean. Its 700-plus islands and cays range from uninhabited to packed with resorts. The northernmost, Grand Bahama, and Paradise Island, home to many large-scale hotels, are among the best known... [more]
Bahamasy (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Bahamas.
Ba-ha-mát (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Bahamas.
Bahames (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Bahamas.
Bahamos (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of The Bahamas.
Baharaina (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bahrain.
Baharainy (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Bahrain.
Baharen (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Bahrein.
Bahgihswhdanj (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Bajisitan.
Bahia (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese, English
Literally "bay" in Portuguese, this name comes from the Bay of All Saints (Baía de Todos os Santos), for which a Portuguese captaincy was named. This is the name of a state in Brazil.
Baḥréin (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Bahrein.
Baħrejn (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Bahrain.
Bahreýn (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Bahrain.
Bahrin (Country) Indian, Hindi, Urdu
Hindi and Urdu form of Bahrain.
Bahsih (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Brazil.
Bai'eluosi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Belarus.
Baikal (Body of Water) Russian, English
From Buryat Байгал (Baygal) of uncertain origin, perhaps from the Turkic roots baj meaning "rich" and kol meaning "lake" or from Mongolian байгалийн нуур (baigaliin nuur) meaning "natural lake"... [more]
Baikonur (Settlement) Russian, English
From Kazakh Байқоңыр (Bayqonyr) meaning "wealthy brown" or "fertile land with many plants", derived from бай (bay) meaning "rich, wealthy" and қоңыр (qonyr) meaning "brown"... [more]
Baiqonyr (Settlement) Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Kazakh Байқоңыр (see Bayqonyr).
Bairéin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Bahrain
Baitulmuqaddis (Settlement) Malay
Malay form of Bayt al-Maqdis, used as the Malay name for Jerusalem.
Baixkortostan (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Bashkortostan.
Bajisitan (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Pakistan.
Bajka (Settlement) Hungarian
Bajka is a village and municipality in the Levice District in the Nitra Region of Slovakia.
Bakdat (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Baghdad.
Bakersfield (Settlement) English
Named after a person bearing the surname Baker. The city in California was named after former colonel Thomas Baker of the Ohio Militia, who moved to the area in 1863.
Bak Ging (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Beijing.
Bakhrayn (Country) Chechen, Tatar
Chechen and Tatar form of Bahrain.
Bakı (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Baku.
Bakinahpahso (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Burkina Faso.
Bakistaan (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Pakistan.
Bakistan (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Pakistan.
Bako (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Baku.
Bakoe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Baku.
Bakou (Settlement) Breton, French, Haitian Creole
Breton, French, and Haitian Creole form of Baku.
Baktrien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Bactria.
Baku (Settlement) English, Russian, Persian
From Azerbaijani Bakı from Persian باکو (baku), which is of uncertain meaning. One popular etymology suggests that it means "wind-pounded city" from Persian باد (bad) meaning "wind" and کوبیدن (kubidan) meaning "to pound, to beat", given in reference to the area's frequent storms and high winds... [more]
Bakú (Settlement) Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Baku.
Bakü (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Baku.
Bakû (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Baku.
Bakū (Settlement) Japanese
Variant romanization of Baku.
Bakuo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Baku.
Bakuu (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Baku.
Balagui (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Paraguay.
Ba Lan (Country) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 波蘭 (Ba Lan) possibly from Chinese 波蘭 (Bōlán) or Min Nan 波蘭 (Pho-lân). This is the Vietnamese name for Poland.
Bâlândhâ (Country) Madurese
Madurese form of Holland 1, referring to the entire country of the Netherlands.
Balando (Country) Minangkabau
Minangkabau form of Holland 1, referring to the entire country of the Netherlands.
Balba (Country) Mongolian
Derived from Mongolian ᠪᠠᠯᠪᠤ (balbu), ultimately from Sanskrit नेपाल (Nepal) of unknown meaning. This is the modern Mongolian name for Nepal.
Balesitan (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Palestine.
Balgaryia (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Bulgaria.
Balgeriyawa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Bulgaria.
Bali (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, English
Derived from Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
Bali (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Paris.
Balıkesir (Settlement) Turkish
Most likely from Greek Παλαιόκαστρον (Palaiokastron) meaning "old castle", from παλαιός (palaios) "old" and κάστρον (kastron) "castle". This is the name of a city in Turkey.
Balikpapan (Settlement) Indonesian
The name of a city in Indonesia, meaning uncertain.
Balin (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Berlin.
Baliviya (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Bolivia.
Baliz (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Belize.
Balleta (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Valletta.
Ballyhackamore (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Northern Irish (Anglicized), Irish (Anglicized)
From Irish Baile an Chacamair “town of the slob land or mud flat”, from baile “town” and chacamair “slob land, mud flat”... [more]
Ballymena (Settlement) Northern Irish (Anglicized)
From Irish An Baile Meánach, meaning "the middle townland", including the element baile "town".... [more]
Balsan (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Ladin
Baltarusija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Belarus.
Baltic Sea (Body of Water) English
Meaning uncertain. Possibly derived from Latin balteus "belt". The Baltic Sea is a sea in Northern Europe. The name was first used, as Mare Balticum, by Adam of Bremen in the 11th century... [more]
Baltimore (Settlement) English
Baltimore is an independent city in the state of Maryland within the United States.
Baltistan (Region) Urdu, English
From the ethnic name بلتی (Balti) combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a region in Pakistan.
Baltkrievija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Belarus.
Bal Yul (Country) Bhutanese, Tibetan
From Bhutanese and Tibetan བལ (bal) meaning "Nepal" and ཡུལ (yul) meaning "country, nation". This is the Bhutanese and Tibetan name for Nepal.
Bamakɔ (Settlement) Western African, Manding
Bambara form of Bamako.
Bamake (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Bamako.
Bamako (Settlement) English, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Esperanto, French, Fula, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Union of Bambara words bama ("crocodile") and ("stream"). This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bamako (Settlement) Fula, English, French, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Bambara Bamakɔ meaning "crocodile river", derived from bama meaning "crocodile" and meaning "stream, river". This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bamaku (Settlement) Arabic, Urdu
Arabic and Urdu form of Bamako.
Ban (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Burmese
Burmese form of Bern.
Banaat (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Banat.
Banagaladesa (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bangladesh.
Banda Acéh (Settlement) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Banda Aceh.
Banda Acèh (Settlement) Acehnese, Javanese
Acehnese and Javanese form of Banda Aceh.
Banda Aceh (Settlement) Indonesian
Means "port of Aceh" from Indonesian bandar meaning "port, harbour" (of Persian origin) and Aceh. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of Aceh.
Banda-Achekh (Settlement) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Banda Aceh.
Bandaríkin (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic bönd "connections, relations, ties" and ríki "state". This is the Icelandic name for the United States.
Bandar Lampung (Settlement) Indonesian
From Indonesian bandar meaning "harbour, port" (of Persian origin) and Lampung. This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Bandar-Seri-Begavani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandar Seri Begawan (Settlement) Malay, English
Means "town of the radiance of the gods" from Malay bandar meaning "town" (of Persian origin), seri meaning "radiance, splendour, glory" and begawan meaning "holy". The name comes from Seri Begawan, a Malay title used by Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III (1914-1986), which was ultimately derived from Sanskrit श्री भगवान् (shri bhagvan)... [more]
Bandar-Seri-Behavan (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandar-Sery-Behavan (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandar Siri Bikawan (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandarusuribugawan (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bandon (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Bandung.
Banduna (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Bandung.
Bandung (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
From Indonesian bendung or bendungan meaning "dam, dike", given in reference to the area in relation to the nearby Citarum River. Local sources also relate the name to the phrase Nga-Bandung-an Banda Indung, which is considered sacred in Sundanese culture... [more]
Bandungas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bandung.
Bandungh (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Bandung.
Bandungi (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Bandung.
Bandungue (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Bandung.
Bandunh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Bandung.
Bangaladeshaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Bangladesh.
Bangalhu (Country) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Bangladesh.
Bangalore (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Hindi
An anglicised version of Bengalūru.
Băng Cốc (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Bangkok.
Bangeladesh (Country) Persian
Persian form of Bangladesh.
Banggaladésa (Country) Javanese
Javanese form of Bangladesh.
Banggeulladesi (Country) Korean
Korean form of Bangladesh.
Bangkak (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Bangkok.
Bangkhladaeh (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Bangladesh.
Bangklathet (Country) Thai
Thai form of Bangladesh.
Bangkok (Settlement) Thai, English
Believed to be from Thai บาง (bang) meaning "village, settlement" and กอก (kok) meaning "olive" (so named because of the olive trees that used to grow in the area) or perhaps เกาะ (ko) meaning "island"... [more]
Bangkoki (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Bangkok.
Bangkoku (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of Bangkok.
Bangladec (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of Bangladesh.
Bangladeŝo (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Bangladesh.
Bangladés (Country) Sundanese
Sundanese form of Bangladesh.
Bangladeş (Country) Kurdish, Turkish, Turkmen
Kurdish, Turkish and Turkmen form of Bangladesh.
Ban'gladësh (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Bangladesh.
Bangladèsh (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh (Country) Bengali, Armenian, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Swedish, Uzbek
From Bengali বাংলাদেশ (Bangladeś) meaning "land of the Bengalis", from the name of the Bengali people and Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, land, state"... [more]
Bangladeshi (Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of Bangladesh.
Bangladesj (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bangladesh.
Bangladess (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bangladesh
Bangladesy (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Bangladesh.
Bangladesz (Country) Polish, Silesian
Polish and Silesian form of Bangladesh.
Băng-la-đét (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Bangladesh.
Bangladex (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Bangladesh.
Bangladexx (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Bangladesh.
Banglaidéis (Country) Irish
Irish form of Bangladesh
Bangor (Settlement) English, Welsh
Derived from bancor, the Old Welsh word for "wattled enclosure". This is the name of a city in Wales, and the namesake of the associated University.
Bangsamoro (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Tagalog
From Malay bangsa meaning "nation, country, race" combined with Moro, the collective term for the thirteen predominantly Muslim ethnic groups of the Philippines, which is ultimately of Spanish origin... [more]
Banguecoque (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Bangkok.
Banhkok (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Bangkok.
Banjarmasin (Settlement) Indonesian, Banjar
Possibly a corruption of Bandar Masih meaning "Port Masih", referring to a local ruler named Patih Masih (likely a nickname). This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Bankauk (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Bangkok.
Bankok (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Bangkok.
Bankoko (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Bangkok.
Bankoku (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Bangkok.
Bankuk (Settlement) Arabic, Persian
Arabic and Persian form of Bangkok.
Banladish (Country) Quechua
Quechua form of Bangladesh
Banqkok (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Bangkok.
Banteay Meanchey (Political Subdivision) Khmer
From Khmer បន្ទាយ្ (banteay) meaning “fortress” and from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning “victory”.
Banteay Meanchey (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means "fortress of victory" in Khmer, from បន្ទាយ (banteay) meaning "fort, fortress", មាន (mean) meaning "have, possess, own" and ជ័យ (chay) meaning "victory"... [more]
Banten (Country & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Sundanese, Javanese
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the Sundanese and Bantenese phrase katiban inten meaning "struck down by diamonds", which was used to describe the spead of Islam in the region in the 15th century... [more]
Banuatu (Country) Korean
Korean form of Vanuatu.
Banwatu (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Vanuatu.
Baoding (Settlement) Chinese
From Chinese 保 (bǎo) meaning "protection" and 定 (dìng) meaning "stable". This is the name of a city just south of Beijing in Hebei province.
Baojialiya (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Bulgaria.
Baqu (Settlement) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Baku.
Baraen (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Bahrain.
Barang (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of France.
Barasso (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Barathsel (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Brussels.
Barato (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Bharat.
Barazi (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Brazil.
Barbadas (Island & Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Barbados.
Barbåde (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Barbados.
Barbade (Island & Country) French
French form of Barbados, usually written with the definite article la.
Barbados (Country) English
The name of the Country in the Caribbean. Barbados is an eastern Caribbean island and an independent British Commonwealth nation. Bridgetown, the capital, is a cruise-ship port with colonial buildings and Nidhe Israel, a synagogue founded in 1654... [more]
Barbados (Island & Country) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Portuguese barbados meaning "bearded ones", ultimately from barba meaning "beard". It is unclear what exactly the name refers to; it may have come from the hanging vines of fig trees on the island, from the beards worn by the native Carib (Kalinago) people, or from the 'beard' formed by sea foam surrounding the island... [more]
Barbadosa (Country & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of Barbados.
Barbadosas (Country & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Barbados.
Barbadosi (Island & Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of Barbados.
Barbadus (Island & Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Barbados.
Barbedos (Island & Country) Hebrew
Hebrew form of Barbados.
Barcellona (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Barcelona.
Barcelona (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish, English
Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain.
Bardello (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bareina (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Bahrain.
Barejno (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Bahrain.
Baretta (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Valletta.
Bareusyaba (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Warszawa (see Warsaw).
Bari (Settlement) Italian, English, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sicilian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Latin Barium, itself of uncertain origin, possibly from Messapic *baur or *bur, meaning "house", ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhreu ("to grow, to be"). This is the name of the capital city of Apulia, in southern Italy.
Bariaman (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Pariaman.
Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From the cities names BÀ RỊA and Vũng Tàu.
Barlin (Settlement) Arabic, Bengali, Hindi
Arabic, Bengali and Hindi form of Berlin.
Barma (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Burma.
Barmpantos (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of Barbados.
Barnet (Settlement) English
Means "land cleared by burning". This is the name of a large town in Barnet Borough, England. Named after it is a small town in Vermont State, US.
Barten (Region) German
German form of Bartia.
Barubadosu (Island & Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Barbados.
Barunaing (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Brunei.
Basel (Settlement) English
Bashike'ertuositan (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Bashkortostan.
Bashkireti (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Bashkortostan.
Bashkiria (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Башкирия (Bashkiriya) which is from башкир (bashkir), the Russian name for the Bashkir people. This is another name for Bashkortostan, a republic in Russia.
Bashkiriya (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Bashkiria.
Bashkortostan (Political Subdivision) Russian
From Bashkir Башҡортостан (Bashqortostan), which is from башҡорт (bashqort), the name of the people, combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of"... [more]
Bashkyrtstan (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Bashkortostan.
Bashlam (Mountain) Chechen
Means "molten mountain" or "melting mountain" from Chechen беше (beshe) meaning "to melt" and лам (lam) meaning "mountain". This is the Chechen name for Mount Kazbek.
Bashloam (Mountain) Ingush
Ingush cognate of Bashlam, used as a name for Mount Kazbek.
Bashqortostan (Political Subdivision) Bashkir
Bashkir form of Bashkortostan.
Bashqurtstan (Political Subdivision) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Bashkortostan.
Basilicata (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
The origin of the name is uncertain: it may come from the Greek term βασιλικός (basilikos), a title given to the Byzantine governors of the region; it may be derived from the church of Acerenza, whose bishop had jurisdiction over the territory; or it may be connected to Basil II Porphyrogenitus, Byzantine emperor from 976 to 1025.... [more]
Basjkirië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bashkiria.
Basjkortostan (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bashkortostan.
Baskeland (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Basque Country.
Baskenland (Political Subdivision) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Basque Country.
Başqırtistan (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Bashkortostan.
Bassein (Settlement) English (Archaic)
Dated form of Pathein.
Bastilia (Other) Romanian
Romanian form of Bastille.
Bastilla (Other) Spanish
Spanish form of Bastille.
Bastille (Other) French
This is the name of a fortress, formally known as Bastille Saint-Antoine, which played an important role in France's internal conflicts.... [more]
Basutoland (Country) English
Lesotho's name prior to 1966.
Baszkortostan (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of Bashkortostan.
Batam (Island & Settlement) Indonesian, Malay
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of an island and city in Indonesia.
Batavia (Region & Settlement) English, Dutch, Indonesian
From Latin Batavia, itself from Proto-Germanic Batawjō meaning "good island", derived from bataz meaning "good" and awjō meaning "island". This is the name of a historical and geographical region located in what is now the Netherlands... [more]
Bat Daan (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Bhutan.
Batdambang (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Khmer
Alternate transcription of Khmer បាត់ដំបង (see Battambang).
Bath (Settlement) English
The Roman baths
Bathgate (Settlement) Scottish
A town in West Lothian, Scotland. It is derived from the Cumbric beith, meaning 'boar' (Welsh baedd) and chyd, meaning 'wood, trees' (Welsh coed).
Batoche (Settlement & Other) French
A historic village and National Historic Site in modern day Saskatchewan, Canada. Batoche is where Métis leader Louis Riel and his forces were defeated by the Canadian Army... [more]
Batoemi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Batumi.
Baton Rouge (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
From French le bâton rouge ("the red stick"), itself from Choctaw iti humma ("red pole") through Istrouma, a possible corruption; the name ultimately comes from a red pole marking the hunting boundaries for the Houma and Bayagoula tribes... [more]
Batsvana (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Botswana.
Battambang (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means “loss of stick”, referring to the local legend, Preah Bat Dambang Kranhoung.
Battambang (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Khmer
Means "lost stick" in Khmer, from បាត់ (bat) meaning "lost, gone, missing" and ដំបង (dambang) meaning "stick, staff", named in reference to a local legend of a king who lost a stick in the area... [more]
Baukungri (Mountain) Bodo
The name of both a famous hill in the autonomous Assamese subregion of Bodoland and the festival surrounding it.
Bawhswana (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Botswana.
Baxi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Brazil.
Baxrayn (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Bahrain.
Bayankhongor (Settlement) Mongolian
Means "rich darling" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city in Mongolia.
Baykonur (Settlement) Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Байконур (see Baikonur).
Bayqonyr (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Baikonur.
Bayrut (Settlement) Arabic, Assyrian, Tajik, Uzbek
Arabic, Assyrian, Tajik and Uzbek form of Beirut.
Bayt al-Maqdis (Settlement) Arabic
Means "holy house" in Arabic, from بَيْت (bayt) meaning "house" and مُقَدَّس (muqaddas) meaning "holy, sacred". This is an Arabic name for Jerusalem.
Baytulmaqdis (Settlement) Ingush
Ingush form of Bayt al-Maqdis, used as the Ingush name for Jerusalem.
Bắc Giang (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 北 (bắc) meaning "north, northern" and 江 (giang) meaning "river". This is the name of a province and city in Vietnam.
Bắc Kạn (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 北 (bắc) meaning "north" and Vietnamese � (cạn) meaning "arid, dry". This is the name of a city in Vietnam as well as the province in which the city is located.
Bắc Kinh (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Beijing.
Bắc Ninh (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 北 (bắc) meaning "north" and 寧 (ninh) meaning "peaceful".
Bắc Ninh (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 北 (bắc) meaning "north, northern" and 寧 (ninh) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, serene". This is the name of a province of, as well as a city in, Vietnam.
Bealarúis (Country) Irish
Irish form of Belarus
Bealaruis (Country) Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Belarus
Beč (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Vienna.
Beč (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Bécs.
Bécs (Settlement) Hungarian
Either derived from Avar becs meaning "guarding place" or Old Hungarian bécs meaning "coal-burning furnace" (itself of Turkic origin). This is the Hungarian name of Vienna.
Beddgelert (Settlement) Welsh
A village in northwest Wales. The name means 'Gelert's grave', from Welsh bedd, 'grave' & Gelert, whose identity is a subject of debate.... [more]