Submitted Place Names Starting with G

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GABON (Country) English, Croatian
The name of the Country in Central Africa. Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, has significant areas of protected parkland. The forested coastal terrain of its famed Loango National Park shelters a diversity of wildlife, from gorillas and hippos to whales... [more]
GALILEE (Region) Biblical
A place in the Holy Bible.
GAMBIA (Country) English
The name of the Country in West Africa. The Gambia is a small West African country, bounded by Senegal, with a narrow Atlantic coastline. It's known for its diverse ecosystems around the central Gambia River... [more]
GAMBIJA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of The Gambia.
GARÐARÍKI (Country) Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse term for an area located in modern Russia.
GASTONIA (Settlement) English
Gastonia is the largest city and county seat of Gaston County, North Carolina, United States.
GATESHEAD (Settlement) English
A town in Northeast England. It most likely means 'goat's headland', implying that wild goats were a part of the local fauna.
GEHENNA (Other) Biblical, Judeo-Christian Legend
Latin form of the Greek Γέεννα (Géenna), from a contracted form of Hebrew גֵּיא בֶן הִנֹּם‎ (gē ḇen hinnōm) meaning "valley of the son of Hinnom". This is the name of hell in Judeo-Christian-Islamic tradition, taken from the name of a valley outside Jerusalem which was filled with the waste of the city, which was then burnt... [more]
GELABAD (Settlement) Iranian
GENEVA (Settlement) English
Geneva is the second-most populous city in Switzerland and the most populous city of the Romandy, the French-speaking part of Switzerland.... [more]
GENÈVE (Settlement) French
French form of Geneva.
GENEVRA (Settlement) Romansh
Romansh form of Geneva.
GENF (Settlement) German
German form of Geneva.
GERFALCO (Settlement) Italian
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared." The second element is derived from Old High German falko "falcon"... [more]
GIFU (Other) Japanese
This is the name of a city and prefecture of the same name, located in central Japan.... [more]
GINEVRA (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Geneva.
GLASGOW (Settlement) Scottish
The largest city in Scotland. From Cumbric words equivalent to Welsh glas, meaning 'blue' and gae meaning 'field, enclosure'.
GLASTON (Settlement) English
This name is derived from towns scattered around Europe. There are French towns named Glaston, and it also is similar to the famous town Glastonbury Tor, the predicted location of the Holy Grail.
GLENDALE (Other) English
Named for the suburb in Lake Macquarie, north of Sydney, Australia. The name is Scottish in origin and is taken from two words which both mean "valley".
GLYN CEIRIOG (Region) Welsh
Means "Ceiriog Valley" in Welsh
GOLSPIE (Settlement) Scottish
A village in Sutherland, Scotland. It is derived from the Old Norse *gol, 'gully' and byr, 'village'.
GOSHEN (Region) Biblical
Biblical place name.
GÖTALAND (Region) Swedish
Means "land of the Geats". The Geats (sometimes referred to as Goths) were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting southern Sweden. Götaland is one of three lands of Sweden, the others being Svealand and Norrland.
GÖTEBORG (Settlement) Swedish
Combination of Swedish Göte "Geat" and borg "castle, fortress". The Geats (sometimes referred to as Goths) were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting present-day Götaland in Sweden.
GOTHAM (Settlement) Popular Culture, English
Gotham, or Gotham City, is a fictional city and the home of Batman in the comic books published by DC Comics. Outside of the comics, Gotham is a nickname for New York City first used in 1807 by writer Washington Irving in his work "Salmagundi"... [more]
GOTHAM CITY (Settlement) Popular Culture
Gotham City is a fictional city and the home of superhero Batman (see GOTHAM).
GOTHENBURG (Settlement) English
English form of Göteborg.
GOTLAND (Island) Swedish
Named after a North Germanic tribe, the Gutes (Old Norse gotar).
GRAN COLOMBIA (Country) History
A South American country that included what is now Colombia, Panama, Venezuela, and Ecuador from 1819-1830. Gran Colombia ceased to exist when Venezuela and Ecuador seceded.
GRČKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Greece.
GREENLAND (Country) English, Scots
Cognate of Grœnland.
GRETSIA (Country) Russian
Russian variant transcription of Gretsiya which is Russian form of Greece.
GRŒNLAND (Country) Ancient Scandinavian
Means "green land" in Old Norse. From grœnn "green" and land "land".
GRØNLAND (Country) Danish, Norwegian, Faroese
Cognate of Grœnland.
GROßBRITANNIEN (Country) German
German form of United Kingdom.
GROZNY (Settlement) Chechen, Russian, English
Derived from Russian грозный (grozniy) meaning "fearsome" or "formidable". It is informally referred as Соьлжа–Гӏала (Solzha Ghala), "the city on the Sunzha River", by the local Chechen people... [more]
GRUZIJA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Georgia (the European country).
GUAM (Other) English
The name of the Territory. Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, whose sites include Asan Beach, a former battlefield... [more]
GUATEMALA (Country) English
The name of the Country in Central America. Guatemala, a Central American country south of Mexico, is home to volcanoes, rainforests and ancient Mayan sites. The capital, Guatemala City, features the stately National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology... [more]
GUYANA (Country) English
The name of the Country in South America. Guyana, a country on South America’s North Atlantic coast, is defined by its dense rainforest. English-speaking, with cricket and calypso music, it's culturally connected to the Caribbean region... [more]
GVAJANA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Guyana.
GVINEJA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Guinea.
GVINEJA BISAU (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Guinea-Bissau.
GWALIA (Country) Welsh (Archaic)
Gwalia is an archaic Welsh name for "Wales". It derives from the Medieval Latin Wallia, which in turn is a Latinisation of the English 'Wales'. Although never as widely used as Cymru, Gwalia was once popular as a poetic name for the country.... [more]