Submitted Place Names Starting with K

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Kratié (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Krestonien (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Crestonia.
Krestonija (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian
Croatian and Lithuanian form of Crestonia.
Krievija (Country) Latvian
Latvian name for Russia.
Krím (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Crimea.
Krım (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Crimea.
Krim (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish
Form of Crimea.
Krima (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Crimea.
Krimaia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of Crimea.
Krimea (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Albanian, Indonesian, Malay, Maltese
Albanian, Indonesian, Malay, and Maltese form of Crimea.
Kristianstad (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish city founded in 1614, named after the Danish king Kristian IV. The city is located in Skåne which belonged to Denmark until 1658.
Kristinehamn (Settlement) Swedish
Named after Swedish queen Kristina (1626-1689). The town was previously named Bro. ... [more]
Krit (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Uzbek
Form of Krete (see Crete).
Kriti (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek, Malay
Modern Greek transcription of Krete (see Crete) as well as the Malay form. This is the name of the largest and most populous island of Greece.
Krk (Island) Croatian
Krk is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of Primorje-Gorski Kotar county.
Kroacia (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Croatia.
Krôasia (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Croatia.
Kroasia (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Croatia.
Króatía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Croatia.
Kroatíà (Country) Yoruba
Yoruba form of Croatia.
Kroatija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Croatia.
Kroatio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Croatia.
Kroațiya (Country) Gagauz
Gagauz form of Croatia.
Kroazia (Country) Basque
Basque form of Croatia
Kroazja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Croatia.
Kronburg (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Krung Thep (Settlement) Thai, English
Means "city of gods" from Thai กรุง (krung) meaning "city" and เทพ (thep) meaning "god, deity". This is a Thai name for Bangkok, used as a shortened form of Krung Thep Maha Nakhon... [more]
Krung Thep (Settlement) Thai
Means "the city of gods" in Thai.
Krung Thep Maha Nakhon (Settlement) Thai
Means "city of gods, great city" from Thai กรุง (krung) meaning "city", เทพ (thep) meaning "god, deity", มหา (maha) meaning "grand, great" and นคร (nakhon) meaning "city"... [more]
Krym (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Belarusian, Czech, Mongolian, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of Crimea.
Krymas (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Crimea.
Kryt (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Krete (see Crete).
Kualalampoe (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lampur (Settlement) Persian, Urdu
Persian and Urdu form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kualalampur (Settlement) Indian, Hindi
Hindi form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Lumpur (Settlement) Malay, English
Means "muddy confluence" from Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and lumpur meaning "mud". This is the name of the capital city of Malaysia.
Kuala-Lumpuri (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala-Lumpuro (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kuala Terengganu (Settlement) Malay, English
From Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and the name Terengganu. This is the name of the capital city of the Malaysian state of Terengganu.
Kuantan (Settlement) Malay, English
Uncertain, possibly from the name of a Sumatran village or of Chinese origin. The name was first mentioned by writer Munshi Abdullah (1796-1854) around 1851 or 1852. This is the name of the capital city of the Malaysian state of Pahang.
Kuara Runpūru (Settlement) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Kuara Runpuru.
Kuara Runpuru (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kuatemala (Country) Thai
Thai form of Guatemala.
Kûba (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Cuba.
Kubæ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Cuba.
Kuching (Settlement) Malay, English
Probably either derived from Malay kucing meaning "cat" or from Cochin (or Kochi), the name of a city in India. Other theories suggest that the name comes from Malay mata kucing, the name of a type of fruit, or from Chinese 古 () meaning "past, classic, old" combined with 井 (jǐng) meaning "well, mine shaft, pit"... [more]
Kuekene (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Sweden.
Kuete (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Kuwait.
Kuilu (Political Subdivision, Region & River) Kongo
The first name of the Kuilu-Niadi River In Southwest Republic of the Congo.
Kuiseb (River) African
The Kuiseb River is an ephemeral river in western-central Namibia.
Kuleke (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Turkey.
Kumamoto (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 熊 (kuma) meaning "bear" and 本 (moto) meaning "base, root, origin". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Kunghit (Island) Haida
Southernmost island in Gwaii Haanas, British Columbia, Canada... [more]
Kuopio (Settlement) Finnish
Meaning uncertain. Possibly derived from the Karelian given name Prokopij.
Kupelo (Country & Island) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Cyprus.
Kuraman (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Malaysian, Malay
Kuraman is best known as the island headquarters of the fictional public domain character Sandokan. Its other name is Mompracem... [more]
Kürasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Curaçao.
Kurasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian form of Curaçao.
Kurdistán (Region) Czech, Spanish
Czech and Spanish form of Kurdistan.
Kurdistāna (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Kurdistan.
Kurdistanas (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Kurdistan.
Kurdisztán (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Kurdistan.
Kürdüstan (Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Kurdistan.
Kurdystan (Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Kurdistan.
Kurimia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Crimea.
Kuroishi (Settlement) Japanese
Kuroishi is a city in Aomori, Japan. It means "black stone".
Kurtistani (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Kurdistan.
Kuvait (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Kuwait
Kuvajti (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Kuwait.
Kuvajto (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Kuwait.
Kuveita (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Kuwait.
Kuveitas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Kuwait.
Küveyt (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar
Azerbaijani and Crimean Tatar form of Kuwait.
Kuwait (Country) Arabic, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Of uncertain meaning, possibly from the alleged Arabic root ك و ت (k-w-t) or from a word meaning "fortress built near water". This is the name of a country in Western Asia, usually written with the definite article: الكويت (al-Kuwait) in Arabic.
Kuwajt (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Kuwait.
Kuweik (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Kuwait.
Kuwejt (Country) Polish, Silesian
Polish and Silesian form of Kuwait.
Kuweýt (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Kuwait.
Kuzey Kore (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of North Korea
Kvala Lumpūras (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kviprosi (Country & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Cyprus.
Kwalalanpu (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kwowasi (Country) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Croatia.
Kyōto (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Alternate transcription of Kyoto.
Kyoto (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 京都 (kyōto) meaning "capital city", itself borrowed from Middle Chinese. This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Kyprys (Country) Manx
Manx form of Cyprus
Kýpur (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cyprus.
Kyrgyzstán (Country) Czech
Czech form of Kyrgyzstan.
Kyrhyziya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Kyrgyzstan via its Russian name Kirgiziya. This is an alternative name for the country; the standard name in Ukraine is Kyrhyzstan.
Kyrhyzstan (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Kyrgyzstan.
Kythira (Island) Greek
A place name for an island in Greece
Kyuba (Country & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of Cuba.
Kyurasao (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Curaçao.
Kyushu (Island) Japanese
From Japanese 九 (kyū) meaning "nine" and 州 (shū) meaning "province, state". This is the name of an island in Japan.
Kyzyl (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Red" or "Crimson"