Submitted Place Names Starting with E

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Eacott (Island) English (Australian, Americanized, Rare)
The name eacott comes from the nation of Australia that was brought form the British empire during the age of colonization It is also the last name of Australian YouTuber Lazarbeam, his real name is lannan Eacott
Easingwold (Settlement) English
A town in North Yorkshire, England, which derives from Old English words meaning 'the forest belonging to Esa'.
East China Sea (Body of Water) Chinese, English
Name of a Sea, it is called this because it is east of China.
Eastóin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Estonia
East Timor (Country) English
Combination of the English word east and Malay timur also meaning "east", therefore making it a tautological place name meaning "East East". East Timor is a small country in Southeast Asia.
Eatonton (Political Subdivision) English
A city in Georgia.
Ecclefechan (Settlement) Scottish
A village in South-West Scotland. It's name derives from the Cumbric eccle-, meaning 'church' (Welsh eglwys) and fechan, which meant 'small, unimportant' (Welsh fychan).
Êcrého (Island) Norman
Jèrriais Norman version of Écréhous.
Ecrehos (Island) Norman
Variant of Écréhous
Écréhous (Island) Norman, English, Medieval Scandinavian
Island chain in the Channel Islands in England. Derived from Old Norse 'esker', as in a "skerry", or a "small, rocky islet". and -hou, meaning "island".
Ecuador (Country) English
The name of the Country in South America. Ecuador is a country straddling the equator on South America’s west coast. Its diverse landscape encompasses Amazon jungle, Andean highlands and the wildlife-rich Galápagos Islands... [more]
Edam (Settlement) Dutch
Eden (River) English
The name of a river in Cumbria, England. It derives from the Brythonic *ituna, 'to gush forth'.
Edgewood (Settlement) English
A city in Washington.
Edinburgh (Settlement) Scottish
Edinburgh is the capital city of Scotland. It was first attested in the Cumbric form Dinn Eidyn, meaning 'castle of Edin', hence the Gaelic name Dùn Èideann.... [more]
Edmonton (Settlement) English
From Eadhelm and ton, mean "field owned by Eadhelm". City in Canada, named after the district of London.
Edrei (Settlement) Biblical
Eeslyn (Country) Manx
Manx form of Iceland
Eesterreich (Country) Hunsrik
Hunsrik form of Austria
Efiopiýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Ethiopia.
Efrat (River) Bulgarian, Icelandic
Bulgarian and Icelandic form of Euphrates.
Efxanistan (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Afghanistan.
Eggittu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Egypt
Egipet (Country) Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Egypt.
Egipta (Country) Romansh
Romansh form of Egypt
Egiptas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Egypt.
Ēģipte (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Egypt.
Egiptos (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Egypt.
Eġittu (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Egypt.
Egjipti (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Egypt.
Eguaduo'er (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Ecuador.
Egvipte (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Egypt.
Egyiptom (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Latin Aegyptum (see Egypt).
Egyptaland (Country) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Egypt.
Egypten (Country) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Egypt.
Ehime (Political Subdivision) Japanese
Means "love of the princess" in Japanese.
Ehipto (Country) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog
Cebuano, Ilocano, and Tagalog form of Egypt.
Ehsabedo (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of El Salvador.
Eiđi (Settlement) Faroese
Eiđi is a village in the Faroe Islands. Founded in 1881 but first mentioned in the 14th century.... [more]
Eifrata (River) Latvian
Latvian form of Euphrates.
Eigias (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Romansh
Éigipt (Country) Irish
Irish form of Egypt
Éimin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Yemen
Eindhoven (Settlement) Dutch
Combination of eind and hoven, hoven can refer to "Hof" (fenced piece of land, garden, earth) or "Hoeve" (homestead). The origin of Eind isn't known well. It probably meant "the boundary between the cultivated land of a settlement and the waste ground outside of it"... [more]
Eindiya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of India.
Einsiedeln (Settlement) Medieval German
The settlement of Einsiedeln is first mentioned in 1073. The town is known as Äinsidle ˈæɪnˌsɪdlə, in the local Highest Alemannic dialect ... and in neighboring dialects as Äisele, Näisele, Äisidle, Näisidle, Äisigle ˈæɪsələ ˈnæɪsələ ˈæɪˌsɪdlə ˈnæɪˌsɪdlə ˈæɪˌsɪglə... [more]
Eirāzija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Eurasia.
Èirinn (Country & Island) Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Éire
Eiritré (Country) Irish
Irish form of Eritrea
Eistland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Estonia.
Ejipta (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Egypt.
Ejiputo (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Egypt.
Ekoadôra (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Ecuador.
Ekouador (Country) Greek
Greek form of Ecuador. This is an alternative name for the country; the standard name in Greece is Isimerinos.
Ekvádor (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Ecuador.
Ekvadora (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Ecuador.
Ekvadoras (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Ecuador.
Ekvadori (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Ecuador.
Ekvator Ginesi (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Equatorial Guinea
Ekvatorialguinea (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Equatorial Guinea.
Ekvatorialna Gvineja (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of Equatorial Guinea.
Ekvatorijalna Gvineja (Country) Serbian, Croatian (Rare)
Serbian form of Equatorial Guinea as well as a Croatian alternative name for the country. The standard form in Croatia is Ekvatorska Gvineja.
Ekvatorska Gvineja (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian
Bosnian, Croatian and Macedonian form of Equatorial Guinea.
Ekwador (Country) Maltese, Polish, Turkmen
Maltese, Polish, and Turkmen form of Ecuador.
Ekwatoriaal-Guinee (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Equatorial Guinea.
El Aaiún (Settlement) Spanish, English
Spanish form of Laayoune as well as an English variant.
Elbeniya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Albania.
Elegang (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Oregon.
Elfenbenskusten (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Côte D'ivoire.
Elgyiriya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Algeria.
Ellesmere (Body of Water) English
This place derives its name from an adjoining lake or mere, which, being the largest of several in the neighbourhood, was distinguished by the appellation of Aelsmere, or the principal lake.
Ellicott (Settlement) English
A city in Maryland.
El Paso (Settlement) English, Spanish
From Spanish el paso, meaning "the pass". This is the name of several settlements in the world, including the city in Texas.
El Salvador (Country) Spanish
El Salvador is a small Central American nation. It's known for its Pacific Ocean beaches, surf spots and mountainous landscape. Its Ruta de Las Flores is a winding route past coffee farms, rainforests with waterfalls and towns like Juayúa, with its weekend food festival, plus Ataco, home to vivid murals... [more]
Elsinki (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Helsinki.
Elsinore (Settlement) Literature, English
Anglicized form of Helsingør. This is the name of Hamlet's castle in William Shakespeare's play.
Eluosi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Russia, borrowed from Manchu ᠣᡵᠣᠰ (oros) meaning "Russian".
Elveeish (Country) Manx
Manx form of Switzerland
Elvet (Settlement) English (British)
English place name meaning "swan-stream."
Elveția (Country) Romanian
Romanian form of Switzerland via Elvetia
Elvetia (Country) Greek
Greek form of Switzerland, ultimately from Latin Helvetia.
Elwy (River) Welsh
The name of a river in Wales, possibly meaning "second river" from Welsh ail "a second, another" and the river name suffix wy.
Elysium (Other) Greek Mythology
in Greek mythology, Elysium was the name of the place in the Underworld where souls who had led honorable, heroic lives went. It has since been portrayed as "paradise".... [more]
Ematija (Region) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Emathia.
Emden (Settlement) German
A city and seaport in Northwest Germany that has existed at least since the 8th century.
Emilia (Region) Italian, English, Finnish, Polish, Spanish
From the Via Aemilia, itself from Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, the Roman consul who planned the road. This is the name of a traditional region of northern Italy, now contained in the modern political region of Emilia-romagna.
Emilia-romagna (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, German, Romanian
Combination of the names of the two traditional regions, Emilia and Romagna, within the modern political region in northern Italy.
Emiratos Árabes Unidos (Country) Portuguese, Spanish
Portuguese and Spanish form of United Arab Emirates
Emman (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Amman.
Ē-mn̂g (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of Xiamen.
Empoli (Settlement) Italian, English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Of uncertain origin: possibly from the Germanic first name *Empo- with the suffix -ulus, or from Latin in portu ("in the port") as per the Tabula Peutingeriana. An eighth-century castle is documented with the names Empolum, Emporium and Empolis... [more]
En (River & Political Subdivision) Occitan
Arpitan form of Ain.
En (River) Romansh
Romansh form of Inn.
Endonezya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Indonesia.
Endor (Settlement & Other) Biblical, Popular Culture
From the Hebrew Bible, a Canaanite village where the Witch of Endor lived. Also a place in Star Wars.
Engadin (Region) Swiss, German
Valley in Switzerland. It means "Valley of the Inn", from the river that flows through it.
Engadina (Region) Italian
Italian form of Engadin.
Engadine (Region) French
French form of Engadin.
Engiadina (Region) Romansh
Romansh form of Engadin.
Englanti (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of England.
Engleska (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of England.
Enish-go-on-dosh (Other) Mormon
The name of the third great star according to Mormon astronomy, which is included in the Grand Key of the galaxy. In the Book of Abraham, it is represented by the hieroglyph for a cow.
Ennis (Settlement) Irish, English
From Irish inis meaning "island", short for Inis Cluana Rámhfhada, meaning "island of the long rowing meadow".... [more]
Enniskillen (Settlement) Irish (Anglicized), Northern Irish
From Irish Inis Ceithleann, meaning "Cethlenn's island". In Irish mythology, the prophetess Cethlenn was said to have been injured and swam to Enniskillen on Loch Erne, where she died, and the town was named for her.... [more]
Enotria (Region) Italian, History
Italian form of Oenotria. Enotria or Oenotria refers to an ancient region of southern Italy.
Enqere (Settlement) Kurdish, Uyghur
Kurdish and Uyghur form of Ankara.
Eolië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Aeolia.
Eorazia (Region) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Eurasia.
Eorôpa (Region) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Europe.
Ephesus (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Turkish, Hittite
"Overseer", tho it may just be folk-etymology
Eraqi (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Iraq.
Erdenet (Settlement) Mongolian
Means "with treasure" in Mongolian. This is the name of a city in Mongolia.
Ereban (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Yerevan.
Ereván (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Yerevan.
Erevan (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, French, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Tajik, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Yerevan as well as the form used in various languages.
Erevani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Yerevan.
Erevano (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Yerevan.
Erie (Body of Water) English
Lake Erie is one of the Great Lakes of the United States, having fresh water.
Eritre (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Eritrea
Éritréa (Country) Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese form of Eritrea.
Erítrea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eritrea
Erîtrea (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Eritrea.
Eritrea (Country) English
A country in Africa.
Eritreia (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eritrea
Eritrėja (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eritrea.
Eritreýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Eritrea.
Êrîvan (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Yerevan.
Erivan (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Yerevan.
Erkheim (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Ermaloyche (Country) Ingush
Ingush cognate of Ermaloycho.
Ermaloycho (Country) Chechen
From Chechen эрмалой (ermaloy) meaning "Armenian" and the suffix чоь (-cho) meaning "place of". This is the Chechen name for Armenia.
Ermenija (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Armenia.
Ermland (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Warmia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Eron (Country) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Iran
Éropa (Region) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Europe.
Eropa (Region) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Europe.
Eropah (Region) Malay
Malay form of Europe.
Erresuma Batua (Country) Basque
Basque form of United Kingdom
Errigal (Mountain) Irish
Name of a mountain in Ireland (Errigal Mountain, near Gweedore in County Donegal, Ireland. It is the tallest peak of the Derryveagh Mountains and the tallest peak in County Donegal).
Errumania (Country) Basque
Basque form of Romania
Errusia (Country) Basque
Basque form of Russia
Erythraia (Country) Greek
Greek form of Eritrea.
Érythrée (Country) French
French form of Eritrea
Erytrea (Country) Polish
Polish form of Eritrea
Erytreja (Country) Polish
Variant of Erytrea
Erywań (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Yerevan.
Esbo (Settlement) Finland Swedish
Swedish name for Espoo.
Escandinavia (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Scandinavia.
ʻEsetonia (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Estonia.
Eskilstuna (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of the Swedish name Eskil and Swedish tun (from Old Norse tún) meaning "enclosure, fence, homestead, courtyard, plot"... [more]
Eskozia (Country) Basque
Basque form of Scotland via its Latin form Scotia.
Eslovaki (Country) Persian
Persian form of Slovakia.
Eslovakia (Country) Basque
Basque form of Slovakia
Esloveni (Country) Persian
Persian form of Slovenia.
Esouatini (Country) Greek
Greek form of Eswatini.
Espaina (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Hispania (see Spain).
Espaneti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Spain.
Espanha (Country) Portuguese, Occitan
Portuguese and Occitan form of Hispania (see Spain).
Espania (Country) Filipino, Ilocano
Ilocano form of Hispania (see Spain).
Espaniya (Country) Persian
Persian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Esparta (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Asturian
Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, and Asturian form of Sparta.
Espírito Santo (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese, English
Portuguese for "Holy Spirit", the third person of the Christian Trinity. This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Espoo (Settlement) Finnish
Derived from Esbo, a combination of Swedish asp "aspen" (or possibly äspe "aspen forest") and å "river, stream". Espoo is the second largest city (and urban area) in Finland.
Esrail (Country) Persian
Persian form of Israel.
Essex (Region) English
The name of a county in south-eastern England, it is derived from Old English Ēastseaxe meaning "East Saxons," referring to the Kingdom of the East Saxons.
Estaan (Country) Manx
Manx form of Estonia
Estambul (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Istanbul.
Esthoin (Country) Manx
Variant of Estaan
Esthonia (Country) Greek
Greek form of Estonia.
Estoneti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Estonia.
Éstonia (Country) Javanese, Sundanese
Javanese and Sundanese form of Estonia.
Èstonia (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Estonia.
Estónia (Country) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Estonia
Estònia (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Estonia.
Estônia (Country) Malagasy, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Malagasy and Brazilian Portuguese form of Estonia.
Estonio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Estonia.
Estoniýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Estonia.
Estonja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Estonia.
Estóńskô (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Estonia
Estónsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Estonia
Estonsko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Estonia
Estonya (Country) Kurdish, Tagalog, Turkish
Kurdish, Tagalog, and Turkish form of Estonia.
Estůńijo (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Estonia.
Esvatinis (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eswatini.
Eswatini (Country) Swazi, English
Means "land of the Swazis" Swazi. Since 2018, this is the official name of the landlocked country in Southern Africa. formally known as the Kingdom of Swaziland, the nation renamed itself the Kingdom of Eswatini, reflecting the extant Swazi name for the state "eSwatini", to mark the 50th anniversary of Swazi independence, and was partially intended to prevent confusion with the similarly named country, Switzerland.
Észak-korea (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of North Korea
Észtország (Country) Hungarian
From Hungarian észt meaning "Estonian" and ország meaning "country". This is the Hungarian name for Estonia.
Ethen (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Athens.
Eþíópía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ethiopia.
Etioopia (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Ethiopia
Étiopia (Country) Javanese, Sundanese
Javanese and Sundanese form of Ethiopia.
Etiòpia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Ethiopia.
Etiopie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Ethiopia
Etiyopya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Ethiopia
Etobicoke (Settlement) Iroquois (Anglicized), Algonquin (Anglicized)
From the Mississagua name for the area, wah-do-be-kang (wadoopikaang), and means "the place where alders grow". Anglicized by Augustus Jones as 'ato-be-coake', but adopted by John Graves Simcoe as 'Etobicoke' in 1795.
Etonia (Country) Maori
Maori form of Estonia.
Etovpia (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Ethiopia.
Etruria (Country) English, Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman, History
Meaning unknown. This was the name of an ancient country in the Italian Peninsula (located in what is now Tuscany) inhabited by the Etruscans.... [more]
Étrurie (Region) French
French form of Etruria.
Etrurië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Etruria.
Etrurien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Etruria.
Etrurija (Region) Serbian, Slovene
Serbian and Slovenian form of Etruria.
Etsatoniya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Estonia.
Eturkalamma (Other) Babylonian
Means "house, cattle pen of the land", deriving from the Akkadian elements erṣutu ("ground, earth, soil, land"). Name of the temple of Ishtar in Babylon, where she was worshipped as Belet-babili.
Eufraat (River) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Euphrates.
Eufratas (River) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Euphrates.
Eufrate (River) Italian
Italian form of Euphrates.
Eufrates (River) Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Spanish and Portuguese form of Euphrates.
Eufrátesz (River) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Euphrates.
ʻEulopa (Region) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Europe.
Euphrat (River) German, Luxembourgish
German and Luxembourgish form of Euphrates.
Euphrate (River) French
French form of Euphrates.
Euraasia (Region) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Eurasia.
Eurásia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eurasia.
Euràsia (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Eurasia.
Eurasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Eurasia.
Eurázia (Region) Slovak
Slovak form of Eurasia.
Eurazië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Eurasia.
Eurazija (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eurasia.
Eŭrazio (Region) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Eurasia.
Euraziya (Region) Belarusian, Kazakh
Belarusian and Kazakh form of Eurasia.
Eurázsia (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Eurasia.
Eureka (Settlement) English
A port city in northwest California, on Humblodt Bay off the Pacific Ocean, which is a noted lumbering center; pop. 25,300 (est. 2008)
Euroazija (Region) Croatian
Croatian form of Eurasia.
Eŭropo (Region) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Europe.
Evans (Settlement) English
There are two cities named Evans in the United States, one in Colorado, the other in Georgia.
Evanston (Settlement) English
Meaning "Evan's town", this is a city in Illinois.
Evansville (Settlement) English
A city in Indiana.
Evfrat (River) Slovene, Russian
Slovenian form of Euphrates and Russian variant transcription of Yevfrat.
Evprati (River) Georgian
Georgian form of Euphrates.
Evrasía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eurasia.
Evrasia (Region) Armenian, Faroese, Greek, Judeo-Spanish
Armenian, Faroese, Greek and Ladino form of Eurasia.
Evrazi (Region) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ingush, Mongolian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash and Mongolian form of Eurasia.
Evrazia (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Eurasia.
Evrazija (Region) Slovene
Slovene form of Eurasia.
Evroazia (Region) Albanian
Albanian form of Eurasia.
Evroazija (Region) Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Eurasia.
Evropi (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Europe.
Evrytania (Political Subdivision) Greek
Derived from Εὐρυτᾶνες (Eurytanes) "Eurytanians", the name of an ancient Aetolian tribe who inhabited Eurytania, an ancient region. It is possibly derived from Greek εὐρύτης (eurytes) meaning "width, breadth", itself a derivative of εὐρύς (eurys) "wide, broad", or Greek εὔρυτος (eurytos) meaning "full-flowing", from εὖ (eu) "well" and ῥέω (rheo) "to flow, run, stream, gush".... [more]
Ewrasya (Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Eurasia.
Ewropa (Region) Kurdish, Maltese
Kurdish and Maltese form of Europa (see Europe).
Exiptu (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Egypt.
Exmouth (Settlement) English
Exmouth has the -mouth ending, which denotes at the mouth of a river, the river being the river Exe in this case. Exmouth means 'on the mouth of the river Exe'.
Eyjafjallajökull (Other) Icelandic
Means "island mountain glacier". From Icelandic eyja "island", fjall "mountain", and jökull "glacier". Eyjafjallajökull is a glacier and volcano in Iceland whose eruptions in 2010 caused a great air travel disruption in Europe.
Eynda (Country) Cornish
Cornish form of India.
Eýran (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Iran.
Eysturríki (Country) Faroese
Faroese cognate of Österreich. This is the Faroese form of Austria