Submitted Place Names Starting with F

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Faat Gwok (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Faguo.
Fadūtsu (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Vaduz.
Færeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic cognate of Føroyar.
Færøerne (Country) Danish
Danish cognate of Føroyar.
Færøyane (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian nynorsk cognate of Føroyar.
Færøyene (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian bokmål cognate of Føroyar.
Faguo (Country) Chinese
From Chinese 法 (Fǎ), a shortened form of 法兰西 (Fǎlánxī) or (Fàlánxī), a poetic name for France, and 国 (guó) meaning "country"... [more]
Fairbanks (Settlement) English (American)
Fairbanks is a settlement in Alaska USA. Fairbanks was founded in 1901 by E.T.Barnette.... [more]
Fələstin (Country & Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Palestine.
Falastin (Country) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Palestine.
Falga (Country) Manx
Poetic Manx word for the Isle of Man.
Falistiyn (Country) Tatar
Tatar form of Palestine.
Falkland (Settlement) Scottish
A village, parish and former royal burgh in Fife, Scotland. It is derived from Scottish Gaelic, a combination of an unclear first element, possibly falach meaning "hidden," failc meaning "wash" or falc meaning "heavy rain," and the second element lann meaning "enclosure" (might also come from a Pictish cognate).
Falkland Islands (Island) English
An archipelago in the South Atlantic Ocean on the Patagonian Shelf and an overseas territory administered by the United Kingdom and claimed by Argentina (known in Spanish as Islas Malvinas)... [more]
Falklandsöarna (Island) Swedish
Swedish form of The Falkland Islands.
Falmouth (Settlement) English
Fanglang (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Finland via the French form Finlande.
Fan Laan (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Finland.
Fannborg (Mountain) Icelandic
The name of a mountain peak of Kerlingarfjöll, a mountain range in the highlands of Iceland, possibly meaning "snow fortress" from Icelandic fönn "snow" and borg "castle" (from Old Norse borg).
Fano (Settlement) Italian
Fano is a town and comune of the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche region of Italy.
Fap-koet (Country) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Faguo.
Faq-koq (Country) Chinese (Wu)
Wu romanization of Faguo.
Farangset (Country) Thai
Derived from French français meaning "French", used as the Thai name for France.
Farāni (Country) Tahitian
Tahitian form of France.
Faranseh (Country) Persian
Persian form of France.
Fərat (River) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Euphrates.
Fares (Country) Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Arabic فارس (see Faris) chiefly used in Egypt.
Färöarna (Country) Swedish
Swedish cognate of Føroyar.
Faroe Islands (Country) English
English form of Føroyar. The name is probably derived from Old Norse fær "sheep". The Faroe Islands are an autonomous country within the Danish kingdom.
Faroes (Country) English
Shortened form of Faroe Islands.
Faronsa (Country) Tajik
Tajik form of France.
Fayette (Political Subdivision & Other) English
Fayette is a county in Pennsylvania, and there is a city named Lexington-Fayette in Kentucky.
Fazgoz (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Faguo.
Fear Manach (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Fermanagh.
Featherstonhaugh (Settlement) English
A town in Northumberland, England. From Old English feðere "feather", stān "stone", and healh "corner."
Feihcouh (Region) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Feizhou.
Feihlizbinh (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Philippines.
Fei Leot Ban (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Philippines.
Fei Zau (Region) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Feizhou.
Feizhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 非 (fēi) referring to Africa (from a shortened form of the older name 阿非利加 (Āfēilìjiā)) and 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent". This is the Chinese name for Africa.
Felestin (Country & Region) Persian
Persian form of Palestine.
Fenicië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Phoenicia.
Fenisië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Phoenicia.
Fenlan (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Finland.
Fenlann (Country) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Finland.
Fennoscandië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Fennoscandia.
Fennoskandien (Region) German
German form of Fennoscandia.
Fergus (River) Irish
Possibly derives from Old Irish for- ("on, upon") and gas, "twig", with the River Fergus in County Clare seen as a small branch off of the River Shannon.
Ferizaj (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian name of a city in Kosovo.
Fermanagh (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern Ireland. Meaning "men of the country of the lakes".
Fernlees (Settlement) English (Rare)
Fernlees is a rural town in the locality of Gindie, Central Highlands Region, Queensland, Australia.
Fernleigh (Political Subdivision) English
Fernleigh, Nova Scotia is a residential subdivision in Fairview on Mainland Halifax within the Halifax Regional Municipality Nova Scotia on the shore of the Bedford Basin in Halifax Harbour.
Ferski otoki (Island & Political Subdivision) Slovene
Slovene form of Faroe Islands.
Fichi (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Fiji.
Fî-chû (Region) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Feizhou.
Fici (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, and Gagauz form of Fiji.
Fídjíeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Fidji "Fiji" and eyjar "islands". This is the Icelandic name for Fiji.
Fidxi (Country) Galician
Galician form of Fiji.
Fidzhi (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian form of Fiji.
Fidżi (Country) Polish
Polish form of Fiji.
Fidžis (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Fiji.
Fienna (Settlement) Welsh
Welsh form of Vienna.
Fietnam (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of Vietnam.
Fiġi (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Fiji.
Fîjî (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Fiji.
Fílabeinsströndin (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic fílabein "ivory" and strönd "coast", making this an Icelandic calque of Côte d'Ivoire.
Filastin (Country & Region) Arabic
Arabic form of Palestine.
Fildişi Kıyısı (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Ivory Coast
Filibbin (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Philippines usually written with the definite article الفلبين (al-Filibbin).
Filibe (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Plovdiv.
Filibiin (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Philippines.
Filipiinid (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Philippines.
Filipijnen (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Philippines.
Filîpîn (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Philippines.
Filipin (Country) Western African, Hausa, Persian
Hausa and Persian form of Philippines.
Filipin (Country) Khmer, Persian
Khmer and Persian form of Philippines.
Filipinai (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Philippines.
Filipīnas (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Philippines.
Filipine (Country) Romanian
Romanian form of Philippines.
Filipines (Country) Asturian, Catalan
Asturian and Catalan form of Philippines.
Filipinet (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Philippines.
Filipinkhar (Country) Kabardian
Kabardian form of Philippines.
Filipinler (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Philippines.
Filipinner (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Philippines.
Filipinoj (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Philippines.
Filipins (Country) Dhivehi, Indian, Hindi
Dhivehi and Hindi form of Philippines.
Filipíny (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Philippines.
Filipiny (Country) Polish, Silesian
Polish and Silesian form of Philippines.
Filippiinit (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Philippines.
Filippin (Country) Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz, Lao, Mongolian, Tajik, Thai, Uzbek
Form of Philippines used in various languages.
Filippinas (Country) Romansh
Romansh form of the Philippines
Filippinash (Country) Chechen
Chechen form of Philippines.
Filippinder (Country) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Philippines.
Filippinene (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Philippines.
Filippinerna (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of The Philippines.
Filippinerne (Country) Danish
Danish form of the Philippines
Filippines (Country) Greek
Greek form of Philippines.
Filippini (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Philippines.
Filippinler (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar and Turkmen form of Philippines.
Filippintæ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Philippines.
Filippiny (Country) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Philippines.
Filippseyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of the Philippines.
Filippyne (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Philippines.
Filipsoyggjar (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Philippines.
Filistîn (Country & Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Palestine.
Filistin (Country & Region) Hindi, Turkish, Urdu
Hindi, Turkish and Urdu form of Palestine.
Finlaen (Country) Thai
Thai form of Finland.
Finlan (Country) Javanese
Javanese form of Finland.
Finlanda (Country) Albanian, Romanian
Albanian and Romanian form of Finland.
Finlàndia (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Finland.
Finlandiýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Finland.
Finlandiye (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Finland.
Finlandja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Finland.
Finlandy (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Finland.
Finlandyjo (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Finland.
Finlantaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Finland.
Fînlenda (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Finland.
Finliandyia (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Finland.
Finlyandi (Country) Chechen, Chuvash, Ossetian
Chechen, Chuvash, and Ossetian form of Finland.
Finlýandiýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Finland.
Finnlando (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Finland.
Finnmark (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Old Norse finn(ar) (the Old Norse same of the Sami), and mǫrk meaning "woodland, borderland, or march/mark."... [more]
Finnország (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Finland
Fínsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Finland
Fińskô (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Finland
Fionlainn (Country) Irish
Irish form of Finland
Firenze (Settlement) Italian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian
Italian form of Florence.
Fi-tseu (Region) Chinese (Wu)
Wu romanization of Feizhou.
Fitzi (Country) Greek
Greek form of Fiji.
Fixhi (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Fiji.
Fiyetnam (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of Vietnam.
Fiyina (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Vienna.
Flagford (Settlement) English
From flag "flagstone" and ford "ford, river crossing." It is the name of a village in County Roscommon, Ireland also known as Culleenatreen.
Fleury (Settlement) French
The name of various places in northern France, derived from Latin Floriacum, the name of a Gallo-Roman estate which was composed of the personal name Florus and the locative suffix -acum... [more]
Flint (Settlement & River) English
The name of a town in north Wales and numerous communities in the United States, notably the city in Michigan, as well as several rivers in the United States and Jamaica.... [more]
Florence (Settlement) English, Dutch, French, Latvian
From Latin Florentia, derived from florens, ("flowering"), ultimately from flos, meaning "flower". This is the name of the capital city of Tuscany, in central Italy, as well as several settlements throughout the United States.... [more]
Florentia (Settlement) Ancient Roman, Greek
Latin and Greek form of Florence.
Flores (Island & Body of Water) Indonesian
Means "flowers" in Portuguese, from the Portuguese name for the eastern half of the island, Cabo das Flores. This is the name of an island as well as a small sea in Indonesia.
Foggia (Settlement) Italian, English
Possibly from Latin fovea, referring to the pits where wheat was stored, or to a drainage basin.... [more]
Foluolida (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Florida.
Fomengte (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Vermont.
Förenta staterna (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of United States, consisting of Swedish förenta "united" and staterna "the states". The name is always said in definite form unless the full name Amerikas förenta stater is used.
Forillon (Other) French
National park in Quebec, Canada. The name is thought to refer to a flowerpot island or sea stack in the area that has since been submerged in the ocean.
Føroyar (Country) Faroese
Probably derived from Old Norse fær "sheep" and oyer, an archaic Faroese word meaning "islands".
Fort Worth (Settlement) English
Named in honor of officer William J. Worth, who fought in the Mexican-American War. This is the name of a city in Texas.
Fo Sok Juk (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Kosovo.
Fo Wai Dak (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Kuwait.
Frainc (Country) Irish
Irish form of France
Fraintche-Comtè (Political Subdivision & Region) Frainc-Comtou
From Franche-Comté de Bourgogne, or "Free County of Burgundy", a region separated from Burgundy proper in the 15th century.... [more]
Frakkland (Country) Icelandic, Old Norse
Ultimately from Old Norse frakkar "Franks" and land "land". This is the Icelandic and Old Norse form of France.
Franca (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of France.
Franche-Comtât (Political Subdivision & Region) Franco-Provençal
From Franche-Comté de Bourgogne, or "Free County of Burgundy", a region separated from Burgundy proper in the 15th century.... [more]
Franche-Comté (Political Subdivision & Region) French
From Franche-Comté de Bourgogne, or "Free County of Burgundy", a region separated from Burgundy proper in the 15th century. Comté, "county", was formerly feminine, although today it is masculine.... [more]
Franci (Country) Buryat
Buryat form of France.
Franciaország (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of France
Francio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of France.
Francúzsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of France
Francyjŏ (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of France.
Frank (Country) Manx
Manx form of France
Franke (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Franconia.
Frankfurt (Settlement) German, English
Combination of Frank, the name of a Germanic tribe, and furt "ford, river crossing". This is the name of the fifth largest city in Germany, Frankfurt am Main in Hesse, as well as a sizable city in Brandenburg, Frankfurt an der Oder.
Frañs (Country) Breton
Breton form of France.
Frans (Country) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of France.
Fransa (Country) Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Kurdish, and Turkish form of France.
Frans-Guyana (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of French Guiana.
Fransia (Country) Papiamento
Papiamento form of France.
Fransia (Country) Armenian, Papiamento
Armenian and Papiamento form of Francia (see France).
Fransiye (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of France.
Frantsa (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of France.
Frantsi (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ingush
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, and Ingush form of France.
Frantsyia (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Francia (see France).
Frantzia (Country) Basque
Basque form of France
Franza (Country) Maltese, Neapolitan
Maltese and Neapolitan form of France.
Fraser Valley (Region) English (Canadian)
It is a region in southwestern British Columbia, Canada.
Fredericton (Settlement) English (Canadian)
The name of the capital city of the province New Brunswick in Canada.... [more]
Freetown (Settlement) English
It was founded as a settlement for freed Afro-American, Afro-Caribbean and liberated African slaves, hence the name “Freetown” being a free town for freed slaves. This is the capital and largest city of Sierra Leone.
Freiburg im Breisgau (Settlement) Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
It was founded in 1120 as a free market town, hence its name, which translates to "free (or independent) town in the Breisgau". Frei means "free", Burg is a fortified town in German and Breisgau is an geographical area of Germany, so basically it means: "fortified town of free citizens in the Breisgau ". This is a city in the Baden-Württemberg state of Germany.
French Guiana (Other) English
French Guiana is an overseas region of France on the northeast coast of South America, composed mainly of tropical rainforest. The ruins of 17th-century Fort Cépérou overlook the capital, Cayenne, with its colorful Creole houses and street markets... [more]
French Polynesia (Other) English
Combination of French and Polynesia, named after it’s French governance. This is an overseas collectivity of France.
Fresno (Settlement) Spanish (Mexican)
Spanish for "ash tree".
Fribourg-en-Brisgau (Settlement) French
French form of Freiburg im Breisgau.
Friendswood (Settlement) English
A city in Texas.
Frigië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Phrygia.
Frygië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Phrygia.
Fuerteventura (Island) Spanish
From Spanish fuerte "strong" and ventura "fortune", though an alternative theory is that the name is derived form the Roman name for the Canary Islands, Fortunatae Insulae "fortunate islands"... [more]
Fugate (Country) English
Fuji (Mountain) Japanese, English
The name of a mountain (a symbol for the Japanese for centuries), known in Japanese as Fuji-san or Fujiyama (富士山), located on the boundaries of Shizuoka and Yamanashi prefectures in central Japan... [more]
Fukui (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 井 (i) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Fukuoka (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 岡 (oka) meaning "hill, ridge". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Fukushima (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 福 (fuku) meaning "happiness, good fortune, blessing" and 島 (shima) meaning "island". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Fuladiwosituoke (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Vladivostok.
Fülöp-szigetek (Country) Hungarian
Means "Philip's islands" from the given name Fülöp and Hungarian szigetek meaning "islands". This is the Hungarian name for the Philippines.
Funabashi (Settlement) Japanese
Means either "bridge on a ship" or "bridge made of ships" in Japanese, from 船 (funa), meaning "ship, vessel", and 橋 (hashi), meaning "bridge"... [more]
Funan (Country) Chinese, Khmer, English
Meaning uncertain, possibly from a Chinese transcription of Khmer ភ្នំ (phnum) meaning "mountain". This was the name of an ancient kingdom (or group of kingdoms) that existed on mainland Southeast Asia from the 1st to 6th centuries.
Funan (Country) Chinese, Khmer, Thai, English
Meaning uncertain, possibly from a Chinese transcription of Khmer ភ្នំ (phnum) meaning "mountain". This was the name of an ancient kingdom (or group of kingdoms) that existed on mainland Southeast Asia from the 1st to 6th centuries.
Fundy (Other & Body of Water) French
Bay and national park in New Brunswick, Canada. The name comes from the French word 'fendu', meaning "split".
Fwnhlanz (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Finland.
Fyvie (Settlement) Scottish
From the name of a Scottish village, chiefly distinguished for its castle (allegedly haunted, with a history going back to 1211), the meaning of which is uncertain. Earlier it may have been Fycyn or Fywin, according to one source from the Gaelic flodh abhuinn “wilderness by the river”... [more]