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NAATSARET (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of NAZARETH.
NÁÁTS'IHCH'OH (Other) Chipewyan
National Park in NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, CANADA. Means "stands like a porcupine" in Dene.
NĀCARETE (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of NAZARETH.
NACKA (Settlement) Swedish
From Swedish nacke "mountain ridge". Nacka is a part of Stockholm urban area.
NADRAUEN (Region) German
German form of Nadruvia.
NAGARI SAMBILAN (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Minangkabau
Minangkabau form of NEGERI SEMBILAN.
NAGORNO-KARABAKH (Political Subdivision) English
Combination of Russian нагорный (nagorniy) "highland" and Karabakh, derived from Turkish kara "black" and Persian باغ (bāgh) "garden". Nagorno-Karabakh is a disputed region in the CAUCASUS and internationally recognized as a part of AZERBAIJAN.
NAHANNI (River & Other) Chipewyan
River and national park in NORTHWEST TERRITORIES, CANADA. From the Dene name for the area, 'Nahʔa Dehé', which means "river of the land of the Nahʔa people".
NAHLIEL (Settlement) Hebrew
NAICHIRIA (Country) Thai
Thai form of NIGERIA.
NAIJERIA (Country) Bengali, Japanese
Bengali and Japanese form of NIGERIA.
NÀÌJÍRÍÀ (Country) Western African, Yoruba
Yoruba form of NIGERIA.
NAIJIRIA (Country) Western African, Igbo, Yoruba
Igbo form of NIGERIA as well as a Yoruba variant of NÀÌJÍRÍÀ.
NAINGGYIRIYA (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of NIGERIA.
NAIPIIDO (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of NAYPYIDAW.
NAIPYIDÓ (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of NAYPYIDAW.
NAIRN (Settlement) Scottish
A town in Inverness-shire, Scotland. The town is so called due to its location on the river Nairn, the name of which is probably of pre-Celtic origin.
NAJERIYA (Country) Western African, Hausa
Variant of NIJERIYA.
NAMÍBIA (Country) Catalan, Hungarian, Portuguese
Catalan, Hungarian, and Portuguese form of NAMIBIA.
NAMIBIA (Country) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Danish, English, Finnish, Georgian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu
From the name of the Namib Desert, derived from Khoekhoe namib meaning "desert" or "vast place". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
NAMIBIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of NAMIBIA.
NAMĪBIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of NAMIBIA.
NAMIBIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of NAMIBIA.
NAMIBIYE (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of NAMIBIA.
NAMÎBYA (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of NAMIBIA.
NAMIBYA (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of NAMIBIA.
NAMIMPIA (Country) Greek
Greek form of NAMIBIA.
NANBANG (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of LAMPUNG.
NANDRU (Settlement) Romanian
NANELI (Settlement) Indian
NANGIJALA (Other) Literature
Meaning unknown. Invented by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren for her novel "The Brothers Lionheart" (1973) where it is the main setting. In the book, Nangijala is the name of afterlife where our souls go after we die.
NANKA (Settlement) Igbo
NAOUROU (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of NAURU.
NAPELS (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of NAPLES.
NÁPOLES (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, Galician
Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, and Galician form of NAPLES.
NAPOLES (Settlement) Basque, Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog
Basque, Cebuano, and Tagalog form of NAPLES.
NAPOLLI (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of NAPLES.
NAPORI (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of NAPLES.
NAPULE (Settlement) Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of NAPLES.
NAPULJ (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian form of NAPLES.
NARA (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a city which is the capital of Nara Prefecture in western Japan. The kanji used are 奈 (dai, na, nai, ikan, karanashi) meaning "Nara, what?" and 良 (ryou, i.i, yo.i, ra) meaning "good, pleasing, skilled."... [more]
NARATHIWAT (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Thai นร (ná-rá) meaning "man" and อธิวาส (à-tí-wâat) meaning "residence, house". This is the name of a province and city in southern Thailand.
NARELA (Settlement) Indian
NÄRKE (Region) Swedish
Närke is Swedish historical province. The name is believed to be derived from the word när meaning "ridge, hill" (not to be confused with the word nära "close, near").
NARVEHIYA (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of NORWAY.
NARYAN MAR (Settlement) Russian
"Red Town"... [more]
NASARE (Settlement) Ingush
Ingush form of NAZRAN.
NASHVILLE (Settlement) English
Name of the capital city in TENNESSEE, named after Gen. Francis Nash.
NASIRA (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of NAZARETH.
NASRAN (Settlement) German
German form of NAZRAN.
NATANGEN (Region) German
German form of Natangia.
NAUDIA (Settlement) German
NAUJOJI ZELANDIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NEW ZEALAND.
NAÛRÛ (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of NAURU.
NAURU (Country & Island) English
An island country in Oceania
NAVAN (Other) Irish
Irish place name meaning "the cave" (?)
NAVARRA (Region) Spanish
NAVARRE (Country) French
From the name of the historic Royaume de Navarre, a kingdom in the West Pyrenees mountains which is divided today between Spain and France. It is either derived from the Basque nabar, meaning "brownish" or "multicolor" (which would be a contrast with the green mountain lands north of the original County of Navarre); or from the Basque naba, "valley" or "plain", and herri, "land" or "people".
NAWWE (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of NORWAY.
NAYLAND (Settlement) English
NAYPIDO (Settlement) Armenian, Kyrgyz
Armenian and Kyrgyz form of NAYPYIDAW.
NAYPYIDA (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of NAYPYIDAW.
NAYPYIDAW (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Burmese နေပြည်တော် (ne-pyidaw) meaning "abode of the king", from နေပြည် (ne-pyi) meaning "abode" and တော် (taw) meaning "royal, sacred"... [more]
NAY PYI TAW (Settlement) English, Norwegian, Occitan, Slovak
English variant of NAYPYIDAW as well as the Norwegian, Occitan, and Slovak form.
NAZARÉ (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of NAZARETH.
NÁZÁRET (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of NAZARETH.
NAZARETAS (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NAZARETH.
NAZARETI (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of NAZARETH.
NAZRÁN (Settlement) Asturian, Spanish
Asturian and Spanish form of NAZRAN.
NAZRAN (Settlement) Russian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Norwegian, Ossetian, Portuguese, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Ingush Наьсаре (Nasare) possibly from Нясара (Nyasara), supposedly the name of the first person to settle in the region. This is the name of a town in Ingushetia that served as the republic's capital until 2000.
NAZRAŃ (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of NAZRAN.
NAZRAŇ (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of NAZRAN.
NAZRAŅA (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of NAZRAN.
NAZRANĖ (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NAZRAN.
NAZRANI (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of NAZRAN.
NAZRANJ (Settlement) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of NAZRAN.
NDAKAARU (Settlement) Western African, Wolof
Wolof form of Dakar.
NEA GOUINEA (Island) Greek
Greek form of NEW GUINEA.
NEA KALIDONIA (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of New Caledonia.
NEAPELJ (Settlement) Slovene
Slovene form of NAPLES.
NEAPOLI (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of NAPLES.
NEA ZILANDIA (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of NEW ZEALAND.
NEBRASKA (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Otoe Ñí Brásge meaning "flat water".
NEDERLANDO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of NETHERLANDS.
NEDERLANDY (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of NETHERLANDS.
NEDHALAN (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of NETHERLANDS.
NEFTEKAMA (Settlement) Bashkir, Crimean Tatar, Tatar
Bashkir, Crimean Tatar, and Tatar form of NEFTEKAMSK.
NEFTEKAMSK (Settlement) Russian, English
Derived from Russian нефть (neft') meaning "oil, petroleum" and the name of the Kama River. Neftekamsk is a city in Russia and the Republic of Bashkortostan.
NEGERI SEMBILAN (Political Subdivision) Malay, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "nine states" from Malay negeri meaning "state, country" and sembilan meaning "nine". The name refers to the nine original villages founded by Minangkabau settlers from Sumatra. This is the name of a state in Malaysia.
NEIBIDU (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEIBULASIJIA (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of NEBRASKA.
NEIHUADA (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of NEVADA.
NEIPEAL (Country) Irish
Irish form of NEPAL.
NEIPIDAS (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEIPYIJTO (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEJPJIDO (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEKELANA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of NETHERLANDS.
NENETSIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Nenetsia.
NÈN-HA (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of NINGXIA.
NENT (River) English
A river in the North Pennines. Its name is derived from Cumbric nent, meaning 'stream'. It is a tributary of the TYNE.
NÈPAL (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese
Acehnese form of NEPAL.
NEPÁL (Country) Czech, Hungarian, Slovak
Czech, Hungarian and Slovak form of NEPAL.
NEPĀLA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of NEPAL.
NEPALA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of NEPAL.
NEPALAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NEPAL.
NEPALI (Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of NEPAL.
NEPALO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of NEPAL.
NEPALY (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of NEPAL.
NÊ-PAN (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of NEPAL.
NEPAN (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of NEPAL.
NEPĀRU (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of NEPAL.
NEPIDO (Settlement) Japanese, Korean, Thai
Japanese alternate transcription of NEPIDŌ as well as the Korean and Thai form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEPIDŌ (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEPJIDA (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEPJIDO (Settlement) Macedonian, Slovene
Macedonian and Slovene form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEPŌRA (Country) Maori
Maori form of NEPAL.
NEPXHIDOU (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of NAYPYIDAW.
NEPYIDAW (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of NAYPYIDAW.
NERIUNGRI (Political Subdivision) Russian
comes from the Evenk word for "grayling" (species of freshwater-fish in the family of salmon) ... the second largest town in the Sakha Republic, Russia and the administrative center of Neryungrinsky District
NESARA (Settlement) Chechen
Chechen form of NAZRAN.
NEUKALEDONIEN (Political Subdivision) German
German form of New Caledonia.
NEUSEELAND (Country & Island) German
German form of NEW ZEALAND.
NEUSTRIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Neustria.
NEVADA (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Spanish Sierra Nevada "snow-covered mountains".
NEW BRUNSWICK (Region) English (Canadian)
A province in eastern Canada.... [more]
NEWCASTLE (Settlement) English
A city in North-East England. It simply denoted the site of a New Castle, as this is where a castle was erected by William the Conquer in 1080.... [more]
NEWFOUNDLAND (Country) English
From 1907 to 1949, Newfoundland existed as the self-governing Dominion of Newfoundland. In 1949, Newfoundland joined Canada as a province.
NEW GRANADA (Country) History
This South American country was part of GRAN COLOMBIA from 1819-1830 and was independent from 1830-1858. In 1858, the country became known as the Grenadine Confederation, then the United States of New Granada in 1861, the United States of COLOMBIA in 1863, and finally, the Republic of COLOMBIA in 1886.
NEW GUINEA (Island) English
New Guinea is a large island in the South West Pacific region. It is the world's second-largest island, after Greenland, covering a land area of 785,753 km², and the largest wholly or partly within the Southern Hemisphere.
NEW HAMPSHIRE (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, named after HAMPSHIRE in England.
NEW JERSEY (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, named after the largest of British channel islands Jersey.
NEW MEXICO (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, a calque of Spanish Nuevo México "New MEXICO".
NEW YORK (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, also the name of a city in that state, named after the then Duke of YORK, later King James II of England.
NEW ZEALAND (Country) English
Named after the Dutch province ZEELAND. This is the name of a country in the southwestern Pacific Ocean.
NEYPIDO (Settlement) Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, Uzbek
Form of NAYPYIDAW.
NGÁ-KA-TA̍T (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien form of JAKARTA.
NGAYOGYAKARTA (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of Yogyakarta.
NGI̍T-PÚN (Country) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of NIPPON.
NGOZLOZSWH (Country) Zhuang
Zhuang form of ELUOSI.
NHẬT BẢN (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of NIPPON.
NIAGARA (Body of Water, Settlement & Region) Iroquois
Name of a popular waterfall, a town, and region, in CANADA. Derived from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra, meaning either "the strait", or "bisected bottom lands"
NIBAL (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of NEPAL.
NIBOER (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of NEPAL.
NÌ-BǑ̤NG (Country) Chinese (Min Bei)
Min Bei form of NIPPON.
NICARAGUA (Country) English
The name of the Country in Central America. Nicaragua, set between the Pacific Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, is a Central American nation known for its dramatic terrain of lakes, volcanoes and beaches... [more]
NICOMEDIË (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Nicomedia.
NICÓSIA (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of NICOSIA.
NICOSIA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Hungarian, Italian, Malay, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From a French corruption of Greek Λευκωσία (Lefkosía), which is of uncertain meaning. The most probable theory states that it is derived from the Greek phrase λευκό περιουσία (lefkó periousía) meaning "white estate"... [more]
NICOSIE (Settlement) French
French form of NICOSIA.
NIDAROS (Settlement) Norwegian (Archaic)
Former name of TRONDHEIM. The name is derived from NIDELVA.
NIDELVA (River) Norwegian
The name of a river that runs through TRONDHEIM, and the name of a river in southern Norway. The name is a combination of the words elv "river" and nid (of unknown meaning).
NIDERLANDASH (Country) Chechen
Chechen form of NETHERLANDS.
NĪDERLANDE (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of The NETHERLANDS.
NIDERLANDEBI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of NETHERLANDS.
NIDERLANDLAR (Country) Turkmen, Uzbek
Turkmen and Uzbek form of NETHERLANDS.
ŃIDERLANDY (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of NETHERLANDS.
NIEU-GUINEE (Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of NEW GUINEA.
NIEU-KALEDONIË (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of New Caledonia.
NIEU-SEELAND (Country & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of NEW ZEALAND.
NIEUW-CALEDONIË (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of New Caledonia.
NIEUW-GUINEA (Island) Dutch
Dutch form of NEW GUINEA.
NIEUW-ZEELAND (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of NEW ZEALAND.
NIFLHEIM (Other) Norse Mythology
Derived from the Old Norse elements nifl- meaning "mist; dark" and heimr "residence, world" (which is cognate with English home). In Norse mythology, Niflheim or Niflheimr was the realm of the dead.
NIGĒRA (Country & River) Latvian
Latvian form of NIGER.
NIGERIË (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of NIGERIA.
NIGERIS (Country & River) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NIGER.
NIGERIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of NIGERIA.
NIGIRAS (Country & River) Greek
Greek form of NIGER.
NIHER (Country & River) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of NIGER.
NIHERIYA (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of NIGERIA.
NIILI (River) Finnish
Finnish form of NILE.
NÎJER (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of NIGER.
NIJERIYA (Country) Western African, Hausa
Hausa form of NIGERIA.
NÎJERYA (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of NIGERIA.
NIJIALAGUA (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of NICARAGUA.
NIKARAGOUA (Country) Greek
Greek form of NICARAGUA.
NÎKARAGUA (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of NICARAGUA.
NIKARAGUÆ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of NICARAGUA.
NIKARAGWA (Country) Burmese, Korean
Burmese and Korean form of NICARAGUA.
NIKARAHUA (Country) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of NICARAGUA.
NĬK-BUŌNG (Country) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of NIPPON.
NIKHOSIA (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of NICOSIA.
NIKOSHIA (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of NICOSIA.
NIKÓSÍA (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of NICOSIA.
NIKÓSIE (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of NICOSIA.
NIKOSIJA (Settlement) Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese
Latvian, Lithuanian, and Maltese form of NICOSIA.
NIKÓZIA (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of NICOSIA.
NIKOZIA (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of NICOSIA.
NIKOZIYA (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of NICOSIA.
NIKOZJA (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of NICOSIA.
NĪLA (River) Latvian
Latvian form of NILE.
NILAS (River) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NILE.
NILEN (River) Danish, Norwegian, Swedish
Danish, Norwegian and Swedish form of NILE.
NILOSI (River) Georgian
Georgian form of NILE via its Greek form NEILOS.
NÌNG-HÂ (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of NINGXIA.
NING HAA (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of NINGXIA.
NINGXIA (Political Subdivision) Chinese, Afrikaans, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Chinese 宁 (níng) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, quiet" and 夏 (xià) referring to the Western Xia, a historical empire that existed from 1038 to 1227. This is the name of an autonomous region in China.
NINSIA (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Georgian
Belarusian and Georgian form of NINGXIA.
NINSYA (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of NINGXIA.
NIOUE (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of NIUE.
NIPIGON (River & Settlement) Ojibwe
Town and river in ONTARIO, CANADA. From the Ojibwe word Alimipigon, possibly meaning "where the water begins".
NIPISSING (Body of Water & Settlement) Algonquin
Lake and town in ONTARIO, CANADA. From the Algonquin word meaning "big water"
NIPONO (Country) Maori
Maori form of NIPPON.
NISTRU (River) Romanian
Romanian form of DNIESTER.
NIUE (Country & Island) English
Niue is an island country in the South Pacific Ocean.
NIXA (Settlement) English
Named after one of the towns first civic leaders, Nicholas A. Inman. Originally supposed to be called 'Nix' before the inclusion of Inman's middle initial.
NIZA (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish for the city of Nice, France.
NOKHCHIYCHE (Political Subdivision) Ingush
Ingush cognate of NOKHCHIYCHO.
NOKHCHIYCHO (Political Subdivision) Chechen
From Chechen нохчий (nokhchiy), the plural of the endonym нохчо (nokhcho), combined with the suffix -чоь (-cho) meaning "place of". The ethnic name is believed to be derived from Nakh нах (nakh) meaning "people" or "man, person"... [more]
NOLEWAI (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of NORWAY.
NOLITA (Political Subdivision) American
A neighborhood in the borough of Manhattan in New York City. Derived from "NOrth of Little ITAly"123... [more]
NOORD-MACEDONIË (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of NORTH MACEDONIA.
NOORD-MASEDONIË (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of NORTH MACEDONIA.
NORDAMERIKA (Region) Swedish, Danish, German
Swedish, Danish and German form of North AMERICA.
NORDEN (Region) Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Swedish, Danish and Norwegian name for The Nordic countries, meaning literally "the North". Norden is a geographical and cultural region consisting of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland... [more]
NORDKOREA (Country) German, Swedish, Danish
German, Swedish and Danish form of North KOREA.
NORDLAND (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Norwegian words nord meaning "north" and land meaning "country."... [more]
NORDMAKEDONIEN (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of NORTH MACEDONIA.
NOREG (Country) Norwegian (Nynorsk), Faroese
Nynorsk and Faroese form of NORGE.
NOREGUR (Country) Icelandic, Faroese (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic form of Norðvegr, the Old Norse form of NORWAY.
NORFOLK (Region) English (British)
County in ENGLAND. Meaning "northern people", from nor, 'north'', and folk, 'people'.
NORMANDIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of NORMANDY.
NORMANDY (Political Subdivision) English (Rare)
English name for the French region of Normandie.
NORRLAND (Region) Swedish
Literally means "Northland" in Swedish. Norrland is one of three lands of Sweden, the others being GÖTALAND and SVEALAND.
NORTH CAROLINA (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, Named after King Charles I of England.
NORTH DAKOTA (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, also the name of indigenous people of the Great Plains, from the Dakota word dakhóta "friend".
NORTHERN CYPRUS (Region) English
Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs), officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC; Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti, KKTC), is a de facto state that comprises the northeastern portion of the island of Cyprus... [more]
NORTH KOREA (Country) English
North Korea (Korean: 조선, MR: Chosŏn; literally 북조선, MR: Pukchosŏn, or 북한/北韓, RR: Bukhan in South Korean usage), officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK or DPR Korea; Korean: 조선민주주의인민공화국, Chosŏn Minjujuŭi Inmin Konghwaguk), is a country in East Asia constituting the northern part of the Korean Peninsula... [more]
NORTH MACEDONIA (Country) English
North Macedonia (Macedonia until February 2019), officially the Republic of North Macedonia, is a country in the Balkans, southeast Europe. It gained independence in 1991 as one of the successor states of Yugoslavia... [more]
NORTHUMBERLAND (Region) English
From the much larger Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria, meaning 'land north of the Humber'.
NORÐUR-MAKEDÓNÍA (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of NORTH MACEDONIA.
NORTHWEST TERRITORIES (Region) English (Canadian)
A territory in Canada.
NORVĒĢIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of NORWAY.
NORVEGIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of NORWAY.
NORVEGIO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of NORWAY.
NORVEGJI (Country) Albanian
Means NORWAY in Albanian.
NORVEHIYA (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of NORWAY.
NORVEZY (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of NORWAY.
NORVIGIA (Country) Greek
Greek form of NORWAY.
NORWÊC (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of NORWAY.
NORWÉGIA (Country) Indonesian, Sundanese
Sundanese form of NORWAY.
NORWÈGIA (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese
Acehnese form of NORWAY.
NORWEGIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of NORWAY.
NORWICH (Settlement) English
From Old English "north" and wic "trading center"/"harbor". Name of a city in the county of Norfolk.
NORWYGIJO (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of NORWAY.
NOTIA AFRIKI (Country) Greek
Greek form of South Africa.
NOTIO SOUDAN (Country) Greek
Greek form of SOUTH SUDAN.
NOTTINGHAM (Settlement) English
Dervied from its Old English name "homestead of Snot's people"; the initial S was lost in the 12th century, due to the influence of Anglo-Norman French (the combination of sn- is alien to French). Name of a city in Nottinghamshire, from which the county gets its name.
NOUAKCHOTT (Settlement) French, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic نواكشوط (Nuwākšūṭ), which is from Tamazight Nawākšūṭ meaning "place of the winds" or inua u-kshut meaning "made of wood, made of sticks". This is the name of the capital of Mauritania.
NOVA SCOTIA (Region) English (Canadian)
Name of a Canadian province. Means "New Scotland" in Latin.
NOVAYA ZEMLYA (Island) Russian, English, Indonesian, Malay
Means "new land" from Russian новая (novaya) meaning "new" and земля (zemlya) meaning "land, soil, earth". This is the name of an Arctic archipelago in northern Russia.
NŌWEI (Country) Maori
Maori form of NORWAY.
NOYABRSK (Settlement) Russian
"November"
NUBIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of NUBIA.
NU'ER-SUDAN (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of NUR-SULTAN.
NUMIDIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Numidia.
NUNATSIAVUT (Region) Inuit
Region in LABRADOR, CANADA. Means "our beautiful land" in Inuttitut.
NUNAVIK (Region) Inuit
Region of QUEBEC, CANADA. From the Inuit word nunavik meaning "great land".
NUNAVUT (Political Subdivision) Inuit
Territory of Canada. From the Inuktitut word nunavut, meaning "our land".
NUOWEI (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of NORWAY.
NUR-SOLTAN (Settlement) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of NUR-SULTAN.
NUR-SULTAN (Settlement) Kazakh, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Italian, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the given name NURSULTAN. This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, renamed in honour of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-)... [more]
NURSULTANO (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of NUR-SULTAN.
NUR-SZULTAN (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of NUR-SULTAN.
NURWÈGEN (Country) Indonesian, Javanese
Javanese form of NORWAY.
NU-SULTAN (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of NUR-SULTAN.
NYA ZEELAND (Country & Island) Swedish
Swedish form of NEW ZEALAND.
NYDERLANDAI (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of The NETHERLANDS.
NYL (River) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of NILE.
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