Submitted Place Names Starting with L

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Lisszabon (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Lisbon.
Lisutu (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of Lesotho.
Lisza (Settlement) Hungarian
Lisa (German: Lissa; Hungarian: Lisza) is a commune located in Romania, Brașov County, in the Făgăraș area.
Lìtáowǎn (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Lithuania via German Litauen.
Litaue (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lithuania.
Litbya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Libya.
Litháen (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lithuania.
Lithouania (Country) Greek
Greek form of Lithuania.
Litoania (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Lithuania.
Łitʼoowę́ęya (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Lithuania
Litovio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Lithuania.
Litowen (Country) Javanese
Javanese form of Lithuania via the Dutch form Litouwen.
Litsabun (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Lisbon.
Littansatein (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Liechtenstein.
Litthuyeniya (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Lithuania.
Little Rock (Settlement) English
From the name of a small rock formation on the south bank of the Arkansas River, used as a landmark by early river traffic. This is the name of the capital city of the US state of Arkansas.
Littuani (Country) Lao
Lao form of Lithuania via the French form Lituanie.
Lituani (Country) Fijian
Fijian form of Lithuania.
Lituània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Lithuania.
Lituweniyawa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Lithuania.
Lít-va (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Lithuania via the Russian form Литва (Litva).
Litvánia (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Lithuania.
Litvaniya (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz
Crimean Tatar and Gagauz form of Lithuania.
Lîtvanya (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Lithuania.
Litwaneye (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Lithuania.
Litwanja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Lithuania.
Litwanya (Country) Cebuano, Tagalog
Cebuano and Tagalog form of Lithuania.
Liubliana (Settlement) Arabic, Georgian, Lithuanian, Portuguese, Spanish
Georgian, Lithuanian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Ljubljana as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic ليوبليانا (see Lyublyana).
Livan (Country) Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Lebanon used in various languages.
Livanos (Country) Greek
Greek form of Lebanon.
Liveria (Country) Greek
Greek form of Liberia.
Liverpool (Settlement) English, Welsh
A port city in western England on the mouth of the River Mersey. Uncertain origin. Possibly derived from Cumbric words equivalent to the Welsh leidiau, meaning 'mud' and pwll, meaning 'pool', or else the Old English formation *Liferpōl, 'thick, muddy pool'.
Livland (Region) German, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
German and Scandinavian form of Livonia.
Livónia (Region) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Livonia.
Livônia (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Livonia.
Livonia (Region) History, Albanian, Aragonese, Asturian, Basque, English, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Romanian, Spanish
Livonia was a historic region in the Baltic, located approximately in present-day southern Estonia and northern Latvia... [more]
Livonie (Region) French
French form of Livonia.
Livorno (Settlement) Italian, English, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, German, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
From Old Italian Ligorno, itself from Latin Liburnus, derived from the tribe of the Liburnians (in Latin Liburni). This is the name of a port city in north-central Italy.
Liwan (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Lebanon.
Liwan (Country) Turkmen, Uyghur
Turkmen and Uyghur form of Lebanon.
Liwiýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Libya.
Liwiye (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Libya.
Lixtënshtëyn (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Liechtenstein.
Liyade (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Riyadh. 利雅得 (Lìyǎdé) is the spelling used in mainland China while 利雅德 (Lìyǎdé) is more common in Taiwan.
Liyue Reneilu (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Rio de Janeiro.
Lizbon (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Lisbon.
Lizbona (Settlement) Polish, Slovene
Polish and Slovene form of Lisbon.
Ljubljana (Settlement) Slovene, Croatian, English
The origin of the city's name is unclear. In the Middle Ages, both the river and the town were also known by the German name Laibach. This name was in official use as an endonym until 1918, and it remains frequent as a German exonym, both in common speech and official use... [more]
Ljubljana (Settlement) Slovene, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love" or from the name of the Ljubljanica River (itself derived from the given name Ljubovid)... [more]
Lkhas (Settlement) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Lhasa.
Llanberis (Settlement) Welsh
A village in North Wales. The first element is Welsh llan, 'parish, church of-'. The second is a corruption of Peris, a 6th century Welsh saint.
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch (Settlement) Welsh
Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is a large village and local government community on the island of Anglesey, Wales, on the Menai Strait next to the Britannia Bridge and across the strait from Bangor... [more]
Lloegr (Country) Welsh
From Middle Welsh Lloegyr of unknown meaning. This is the Welsh name for England.
Lloret De Mar (Settlement) Catalan
Lobnan (Country) Persian
Persian form of Lebanon.
Loch an Daimh (Body of Water) Scottish
The name of several lakes in Scotland.
Loch Garman (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish name for the county of Wexford. Named after Garman Garbh, a legendary figure, who was drowned in the mudflats at the mouth of the river Slaney by an enchantress, resulting in the lake that bears his name... [more]
Lockerbie (Settlement) Scottish
A small town in Southern Scotland. It derives from the personal name Lockhard and the Old Norse suffix -by, meaning 'town'. ... [more]
Lofoten (Other) Norwegian
Modern definite form of Lófót which is a combination of Old Swedish "lynx" and Old Norse fótr "foot". Lofoten is a archipelago in Norway known for it's dramatic scenery.
Logan (Other) Scottish
Logan is a Scottish place name, meaning "little hollow" in Scottish Gaelic.
Loire (River) French
From Latin Liger, a transcription of the native Gaulish name of the river, derived from the Gaulish word liga, meaning "silt, sediment", itself deriving from the Proto-Indo-European root *legʰ-, meaning "to lie".... [more]
Loksemborga (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Luxembourg.
Lò-mâ (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of Rome.
Lò̤-mā (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of Rome.
Lô-má (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien form of Rome.
Lo Maa (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Rome.
Lo Maa Nei Aa (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Romania.
Lomaniya (Country) Cherokee
Cherokee form of Romania
Lombardije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lombardy.
Lombardye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lombardy.
Lombok (Island & Body of Water) Indonesian
Derived from Sasak lomboq meaning "straight, honest". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as a strait connecting the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean.
Lonbini (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Lumbini.
Londan (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of London.
Londe (Settlement) Walloon
Walloon form of London.
Londinensi (Settlement) Ancient Roman, Biblical Latin
Latin form of London, the capital city of the United Kingdom.
Londino (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of London.
Londonderry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Another name for Derry. The prefix -london was added because donations from the city of London help rebuild Derry in 1613.
Londoni (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of London.
Londrez (Settlement) Breton
Breton form of London.
Long (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of London via the French form Londres.
Long An (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 隆 (long) meaning "grand" and 安 (an) meaning "safe".
Long An (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 隆 (long) meaning "prosperous, abundant, plentiful" and 安 (an) meaning "safe, secure". This is the name of a province of Vietnam.
Longford (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in Ireland. Meaning "the port".
Longfort (Political Subdivision) Irish
The Irish name of Longford from long, meaning "ship", and port, meaning "dock".... [more]
Longyearbyen (Settlement) Norwegian
Means "the Longyear town" in Norwegian. Longyearbyen is the main settlement of the Norwegian archipelago Svalbard in the Arctic Ocean. The town was named after American businessman John Munro Longyear (1850-1922) whose company helped develop the settlement.
Lönneberga (Settlement) Swedish, Literature
Combination of Swedish lönn "maple" and berg "mountain". This is the name of a small village and parish in Småland, southern Sweden... [more]
Los Ángeles (Other) American, Spanish
A city and county in Southern California in the United States of America. Its full name being El Pueblo de Nuestra Señora la Reina de los Ángeles de Porciúncula (English: The town of Our Lady the Queen of the Angels of Porciúncula).
Los Gatos (Settlement) English
Means "the cats" in Spanish, named after the wild cats that used to live in the area. This is the name of a city in California.
Lotaringe (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lorraine.
Lotharingen (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lorraine.
Łotwa (Country) Polish, Silesian
Polish and Silesian form of Latvia.
Lotyšsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Latvia
Louisville (Settlement) English
Named in honor of King Louis XVI of France, whose soldiers were aiding the Americans during the Revolution. This is the name of several settlements in the United States, including the lagrest city in the state of Kentucky.
Loulon (Settlement) Late Greek
Medieval name of a Byzantine fortress in Turkey‎ (near the modern village of Hasangazi), known as لولوة‎ (Lu'lu'a) in Arabic. The Scottish scholar W. M. Ramsay and other writers assumed that the name derived from Halala, the earlier name of the nearby town of Faustinopolis, but recent scholarship attributes its origin to Lolas, the Hittite name for the local mountain range.... [more]
Lõuna-aafrika (Country) Estonian
Estonian calque of South Africa.
Lou Sam Bou (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Luxembourg.
Louth (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
County and village in Ireland. From "Lugh", an ancient Irish god.
Lou Wo (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Laos.
Louzon (Island) Greek
Greek form of Luzon.
Loveland (Settlement) English
This is the name of multiple cities in different English speaking countries. One is the city in Colorado.
Loviisa (Settlement) Finnish
Loviisa is a town in the south of Finland named after Swedish queen Lovisa Ulrika.
Lovisa (Settlement) Finland Swedish
Swedish form of Loviisa.
Loxton (Settlement) English
A town in England.
(Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Louth. is the modern Irish form of the ancient Irish god Lugh.
Luanda (Settlement & Other) English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish
From lu-, a plural marker in several Bantu languages, and ndandu, "value" or "object of commerce", referring to the shells of sea snails, which were used as currency in the ancient kingdoms of Kongo and Ndongo.... [more]
Luân Đôn (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of London from Sino-Vietnamese 倫敦 (Luân Đôn).
Luang Namtha (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "royal sugar palm" or "royal green river" in Lao.
Luang Prabang (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "royal Buddha image" in Lao.
Lubiana (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Ljubljana.
Lublaň (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Ljubljana.
Ļubļana (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Ljubljana.
Ľubľana (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Ljubljana.
Lüblâna (Settlement) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Ljubljana.
Lublana (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Ljubljana.
Lubliyana (Settlement) Hindi, Thai
Hindi and Thai form of Ljubljana.
Lubnaan (Country) Somali
Somali form of Lebanon.
Lübnan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Lebanon.
Lubnan (Country) Arabic, Kurdish, Malay
Arabic, Kurdish and Malay form of Lebanon.
Lubnon (Country) Tajik
Tajik form of Lebanon.
Lubu'eryana (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Ljubljana.
Lucania (Region & Political Subdivision) Ancient Roman, Italian, History
From the Osco-Sabellic luc, meaning "light", associated with the morning star Lucifer in the east, as Lucania was east of the river Sele (then known as Silarus). This was the homeland of the Oscan Lucani people, now known as Basilicata.
Lucca (Settlement) Italian
Lucca is a city and comune in Tuscany, Central Italy, on the Serchio River, in a fertile plain near the Ligurian Sea.
Lucera (Settlement) Italian
Lucera is an Italian city in the province of Foggia in the region of Apulia, and the seat of the Diocese of Lucera-Troia.... [more]
Lucerne (Settlement) English, French
Lucknow (Settlement) English
Anglicised form of Hindi लखनऊ (Lakhnau) of uncertain meaning, perhaps from Sanskrit लक्ष्मणपुरी (lakshmanapuri) meaning "city of Lakshmana" or लक्ष्मणवती (lakshmanavati) meaning "fortunate"... [more]
Luçon (Island) French
French form of Luzon.
Lucsamburg (Country) Irish
Irish form of Luxembourg
Lufkin (Settlement) English
A city in Texas.
Luik (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Liège.
Luimneach (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
The Irish name for Limerick, a city and the county town of the county in the province of Munster, Ireland... [more]
Luisiana (Political Subdivision) Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Thai
Italian, Portuguese, Spanish and Thai form of Louisiana.
Luján (Settlement) Spanish
The name of a city in the Buenos Aires province of Argentina, best known for its basilica.... [more]
Lukemapuka (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Luxembourg.
Lūkia (Country) Hawaiian
Variant of Rūsia.
Luksambuak (Country, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Lao
Lao form of Luxembourg.
Lûksembûrg (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Luxembourg.
Luksèmburg (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Luxembourg.
Luksemburgo (Country, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Cebuano, Esperanto, Tagalog
Cebuano, Esperanto and Tagalog form of Luxembourg.
Lüksemburq (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Luxembourg.
Luksymburg (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Luxembourg.
Luleå (Settlement) Swedish
Derived from the name of the Lule River (see Lule Älv). A combination of Lule Sami lulij "the people living in the east" (referring to forest Sami people) and the place name element -eå denoting the city's location near the river.
Lule Älv (River) Swedish
Combination of Lule Sami lulij "the people living in the east" (referring to forest Sami people), and Swedish älv "river".
Lu-ma (Settlement) Chinese (Wu)
Wu form of Rome.
Lumber (River) English
This is a river in south-central North Carolina, sometimes nicknamed the Lumber River.
Lumberton (Settlement) English
This is a city in Robeson County, North Carolina.
Lumbini (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Nepali, Sanskrit
Means "the lovely" in Sanskrit. In Buddhist tradition this is the name of the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha), located in what is now Nepal (in a province of the same name).
Lumbini (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Nepali, Sanskrit
Means "the lovely" in Sanskrit. In Buddhist tradition this is the name of the birthplace of Siddhartha Gautama (the Buddha), located in what is now Nepal (within a province of the same name). It is now regarded as a pilgrimage site by Buddhists.
Lumhalghs (Settlement) Medieval English
The name of a lost place in the historic county of Lancashire; the hamlet of Lumhalghs was located east of the river Roch. Allegedly, it was derived from the Old English elements lum "pool" and halh "nook, recess".... [more]
Lundun (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of London.
Lùng-dŭng (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of London.
Lùn-tûn (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of London.
Lûn-tun (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien form of London.
Luoma (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Rome.
Luomaniya (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Romania.
Lusaka (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Chewa, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish
From Lusaaka, the name of a local Lenje chief. This is the name of the capital city of Zambia, as well as the district and the province in which the city is located.
Lusenbao (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Luxembourg.
Lusitaania (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Lusitania.
Lúsitanía (Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lusitania.
Lusitânia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Lusitania.
Lusitánie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of Lusitania.
Lusitanie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Lusitania.
Lusitanien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Lusitania.
Lusong (Country & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Luzon, also formerly used to refer to the Philippines as a whole.
Lussemburgu (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Luxembourg.
Lussimbork (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Luxembourg.
Lussimburgu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Luxembourg
Lutecia (Settlement) Aragonese
Luton (Settlement) English (British)
A settlement in the United Kingdom , situated on the River Lea. Luton was founded in the 6th century by the Anglo-Saxons.... [more]
Luv (Country) Hebrew
Hebrew form of Libya.
Luvinate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Luwangda (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Rwanda.
Luxemborrich (Country) Hunsrik
Hunsrik form of Luxembourg
Luxemburgu (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Luxembourg.
Luxor (Other) English
Luzinbat (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Luxembourg.
Luzitánia (Political Subdivision & Region) Slovak
Slovak form of Lusitania.
Luzitanija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Lusitania.
Luzitaniya (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Lusitania.
Luzón (Island) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Luzon.
Luzon (Island) Filipino, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pampangan, English
Of uncertain meaning, probably from Tagalog lusong meaning "mortar (for pounding rice)". This is the name of the largest island in the Philippines.
Luzun (Island) Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Arabic, Persian and Urdu form of Luzon.
Luzytania (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish
Polish form of Lusitania.
L'vanon (Country) Hebrew
Hebrew form of Lebanon.
L'viv (Other & Region) Ukrainian
It is the name of a city and a region in Ukraine. The region is called 'Львівськa' in Ukrainian, but is called by the same name in English.
Lxasa (Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Lhasa.
Lycaonië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lycaonia.
Lycië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lycia.
Lyd (River) English
The name of a river in Devon, England, perhaps derived from a Celtic source such as Lludd, though the usual derivation is Old English hlȳde "noisy stream" - which the Saxons may have assumed was the river's name.
Lydbrook (Settlement) English
This is a village in the Forest of Dean, Old English for "dwell by the river"
Lydië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lydia.
Lyfland (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Livonia.
Lyublyana (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Ljubljana used in multiple languages.
Lyuksëmburg (Country, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Luxembourg.