Submitted Place Names Starting with P

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Paamiut (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "the people who live at the mouth". Paamiut is town in Greenland, located at the mouth of the Kuannersooq Fjord.
Paarys (Settlement) Manx
Manx form of Paris.
Paaseiland (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Easter Island.
Pacific Ocean (Body of Water) English
From Portuguese pacífico meaning "peaceful, calm", ultimately derived from Latin pacificus "peacemaking".
Pacistan (Country) Welsh
Pacistan (Country) Welsh
Welsh form of Pakistan.
Padang (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
Means "field, plain" in Indonesian. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of West Sumatra.
Paducheu (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Vaduz.
Páez (Other, Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Spanish (Latin American), Paezean
The name of places in Venezuala and Colombia.... [more]
Paflagonië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Paphlagonia.
Paghestin (Country & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Palestine.
Pahang (Political Subdivision & River) Malay, English
Uncertain meaning, possibly from mahang, the Malay name for a type of tree native to the area (genus Macaranga), or from Khmer ប៉ាហាំង (paahang) meaning "tin". This is the name of a Malaysian state as well as a river that flows through the region.
Pahkukku (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Pakokku.
Pailin (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Paionien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
Paisi Vasci (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian cognate of Pays-Bas, used as the Sicilian name for the Netherlands
Països Baixos (Country) Catalan
Catalan cognate of Pays-Bas. This is the Catalan name for the Netherlands
Pajonija (Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
Pākaratēhi (Country) Maori
Maori form of Bangladesh.
Pakisathan (Country) Thai
Thai form of Pakistan.
Pakiseutan (Country) Korean
Korean form of Pakistan.
Päkistan (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Pakistan.
Pakistāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Pakistan.
Pakistanas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Pakistan.
Pakistani (Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of Pakistan.
Pakistano (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Pakistan.
Pakisthan (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Pakistan.
Pakisthanaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Pakistan.
Pakisutan (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Pakistan.
Pakisztán (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Pakistan.
Pakitana (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Pakistan.
Pakitāne (Country) Maori
Maori form of Pakistan.
Pakitsatan (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Pakistan.
Pakitsathan (Country) Lao
Lao form of Pakistan.
Pa-ki-xtan (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Pakistan.
Pakking (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Beijing.
Pakokku (Settlement) English
From Burmese ပခုက္ကူ (pahkukku), meaning uncertain. This is the name of a city in Myanmar.
Pakse (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Means "mouth of the river" from Lao ປາກ (pak) meaning "mouth" and ເຊ (se) meaning "river". This is the name of a city in Laos.
Paksé (Settlement) French
French form of Pakse.
Pakystan (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Pakistan.
Palæstina (Country & Region) Danish
Danish form of Palestine.
Palaistini (Country & Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Palestine.
Palana (Settlement & Body of Water) Russian
"having a Waterfall"
Palani (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of France.
Palao (Country) Chinese, Thai
Chinese and Thai form of Palau.
Palaou (Country) Greek
Greek form of Palau.
Palau (Country) English
Palau is an archipelago in Oceania. The flag is a yellow circle in the middle of a blue background, and the country is locally known as Belau.
Palawou (Country) Walloon
Walloon form of Palau.
Palémbang (Settlement) Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese form of Palembang.
Palèmbang (Settlement) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Palembang.
Palembang (Settlement) Indonesian
Meaning unclear, possibly from the prefix pa- denoting location combined with Malay limbang meaning "to pan gold, to wash rice" or lembang meaning "to cause (water) to flow" or "lowland basin, valley" (a reference to the area's geography as a wetland)... [more]
Palembanh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Palembang.
Palermo (Settlement) Italian, English, Dutch, Esperanto, Georgian, German, Greek, Maltese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Panormus, itself from Ancient Greek Πάνορμος (Pánormos), composed of the words πᾰν (pan, "all") and ὅρμος (hórmos, "port"), influenced by Arabic بَلَرْم‎ (balarm)... [more]
Palestai (Country) Thai
Thai form of Palestine.
Palestiina (Country & Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Palestine.
Palestiina (Country & Region) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Palestine.
Palestin (Country & Region) Malay
Malay form of Palestine.
Palestin (Country & Region) Khmer, Malay
Khmer and Malay form of Palestine.
Palestin (Country & Region) Khmer, Malay, Mongolian
Khmer, Malay and Mongolian form of Palestine.
Palestína (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Palestine
Palestīna (Country & Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Palestine.
Palestine (Country & Region) English, Biblical, French
From Hebrew Pelesheth, which probably means "land of the Philistines". This is the name of a historical/geographic region in Western Asia. It is also the name of a sovereign state in Western Asia (officially the State of Palestine).
Palestrina (Settlement) Italian
The name of a town east of Rome in central Italy, apparently derived from Praeneste, its ancient name.
Palestsina (Country & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Palestine.
Palestyna (Country & Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Palestine.
Paletsataing (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Palestine.
Pa-lét-xtin (Country & Region) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Palestine.
Pa-le-xtin (Country & Region) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Palestine.
Pali (Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Paris.
Palis (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Perlis.
Pallau (Country) Korean
Korean form of Palau.
Palleseutain (Country) Korean
Korean form of Palestine.
Palmyra (Settlement) English
Palmyra is a Syrian city.
Palo Alto (Settlement) English
Name of a city in California, from Spanish palo "(tree) stick" + alto "tall".
Palombia (Country) Popular Culture
Palombia (or the Palombian Republic) is a fictional country where some of the adventures of Spirou and Fantasio and the marsupilami take place... [more]
Palou (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Palau.
Pamfylië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pamphylia.
Panamæ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Panama.
Panamawa (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Panama.
Pandosia (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Pandosia (Ancient Greek: Πανδοσία) was an ancient city of Bruttium, in what is now Calabria, southern Italy. According to Livy it was situated near the border between Bruttium and Lucania (now Basilicata).
Panera (Other) Spanish
Panevėžys (Settlement) Lithuanian
Means "along the Nevėžis" referring to the Nevėžis River in Lithuania. This is the name of a city and county in northeast Lithuania.
Pangasinan (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Pangasinan, Ilocano, Tagalog, English
From the name of the Pangasinan people meaning "place of salt" or "land of salt", derived from Pangasinan pang- meaning "for", asin meaning "salt" and the place marker suffix -an... [more]
Pāniora (Country) Maori
Maori form of Spain.
Paniora (Country) Tahitian
Borrowed from Spanish español meaning "Spanish" or from the name España, used as the Tahitian name for Spain.
Panjab (Political Subdivision & Region) Punjabi, Urdu, Persian
Punjabi, Urdu and Persian form of Punjab.
Pannonia (Region) Medieval Hungarian, Ancient Roman
Pannonia was a province of the Roman Empire bounded on the north and east by the Danube, coterminous westward with Noricum and upper Italy, and southward with Dalmatia and upper Moesia... [more]
Pannonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Pannonia.
Pantai Gading (Country) Indonesian
From Indonesian pantai meaning "beach, coast" and gading meaning "ivory". This is the Indonesian name for Ivory Coast.
Pantelleria (Settlement & Island) Italian
Not found.
Pantiddirìa (Settlement & Island) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Pantelleria.
Papoea-Nieu-Guinee (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Papua New Guinea.
Papoua Nea Gouinea (Country) Greek
Greek form of Papua New Guinea.
Papua-Jaungvineja (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Papua New Guinea.
Papuanayugini (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Papua New Guinea.
Papuaniokini (Country) Thai
Thai form of Papua New Guinea.
Papua-nowa Gwinea (Country) Polish
Polish form of Papua New Guinea.
Papua Nya Guinea (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of Papua New Guinea.
Papuwa Nawaginiya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Papua New Guinea.
Paquistán (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of Pakistan.
Paquistan (Country) Occitan
Occitan form of Pakistan
Pará (Political Subdivision & River) Portuguese
From Tupi pará, meaning "sea" or "large river". This is the name of a river and a state of Brazil.
Pa-ra-goay (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Paraguay.
Paragouai (Country) Greek
Greek form of Paraguay.
Paraguái (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Paraguay.
Paraguai (Country) Catalan, Japanese, Portuguese
Catalan, Japanese and Portuguese form of Paraguay.
Paraguwe (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Paraguay.
Paragvæ (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Paraguay.
Paragvai (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Paraguay.
Paragwai (Country) Korean, Swahili
Korean form of Paraguay as well as a Swahili variant.
Paragwaj (Country) Maltese, Polish
Maltese and Polish form of Paraguay.
Paragway (Country) Uyghur, Walloon
Uyghur and Walloon form of Paraguay.
Paragwaý (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Paraguay.
Paraíba (Political Subdivision & River) Portuguese (Brazilian)
From Tupi pa'ra ("river") and a'íba ("difficult to invade/navigate"), referring to the narrow mouth of the Paraíba River. This is the name of a river and a state of Brazil.
Paräis (Settlement) Luxembourgish
Luxembourgish form of Paris.
Parakwai (Country) Thai
Thai form of Paraguay.
Paraná (Political Subdivision & River) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese
From Geral paraná, meaning "river". Some sources claim that the name comes from Guaraní para ("sea") and anã "resembling", owing to the width of the river Paraná. This is the name of a state in Brazil.
Parañaque (Settlement & River) Filipino
The City of Parañaque was founded on November 30th, 1572. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has a land area of 47.69 km2 and has 665,822 people living in it as of the 2015 census... [more]
Parancih (Country) Minangkabau
Minangkabau form of France.
Parancis (Country) Banjar
Banjar form of France.
Paraqvay (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Paraguay.
Parás (Settlement) Irish
Irish form of Paris.
Paresuchina (Country & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Palestine.
Paretg (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Prague.
Parfiya (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Parthia.
Pariaman (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
From Arabic بر أمان (barr 'aman) meaning "safe land, secure land". This is the name of a town in West Sumatra province, Indonesia.
Parigge (Settlement) Neapolitan
Neapolitan form of Paris.
Pariggi (Settlement) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Paris.
Parighji (Settlement) Corsican
Corsican form of Paris.
Pariġi (Settlement) Maltese
Maltese form of Paris.
Parih (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Paris.
Parîs (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Paris.
Parisi (Settlement) Albanian, Greek
Albanian and Greek form of Paris.
Pariž (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Paris.
Parizh (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uyghur
Form of Paris.
Parizi (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Paris.
Parizo (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Paris.
Parma (Settlement) Italian, English, Ancient Roman, Catalan, German, Maltese, Spanish, Russian
From Latin Parma, itself from Etruscan parme, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Parskastan (Country) Armenian
From Armenian պարսիկ (parsik) meaning "Persian" combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Armenian name of Persia, colloquially used to refer to modern-day Iran as well.
Parþía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Parthia.
Parthie (Region) French
French form of Parthia.
Parthien (Region) German
German form of Parthia.
Pártia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Parthia.
Partija (Region) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Parthia.
Partuhaliya (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Portugal.
Parwain (Region) Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
In the Dead Sea Scrolls, this is the name of the place where Methuselah goes to find Enoch.
Parys (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Paris.
Paryzh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Paris.
Pasadena (Settlement) English
Name of a city in California, from Ojibwe pa-sa-de-na, meaning "valley of the valley" "crown of the valley" "key of the valley" or "hill of the valley"... [more]
Pasci (Other) French
Pasifik (Body of Water) Indonesian, Malay, Turkish
Indonesian, Malay and Turkish form of Pacific.
Pasig (Settlement & River) Filipino
The City of Pasig was founded in 1573. It is one of the 16 cities making up the NCR of the Philippines. It has an area of 31.00 km2 and has 755,300 people living in it as of the 2015 census. The city shares its name with the Pasig River... [more]
Pasir Gudang (Settlement) Malay, English
From Malay pasir meaning "sand" and gudang meaning "warehouse, barn, deposit". This is the name of a city in Malaysia.
Pasuruan (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Javanese, Madurese
Derived from Javanese pasuruhan meaning "place where betel grows", from the word suruh referring to the betel plant (genus Piper). This is the name of a city in Indonesia as well as a regency in the Indonesian province of East Java.
Pathein (Settlement) Burmese
Most likely derived from Mon ဖာသီ (pha sem) meaning "big sea" or "great sea". This is the name of a city in Myanmar, formerly known as Bassein in English.
Pathum Thani (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Means "city of lotuses" from Thai ปทุม (pathum) meaning "lotus" and ธานี (thani) meaning "city". This is the name of a province of, as well as a district and town in, Thailand.
Pattani (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Most likely from Pattani Malay pata ni meaning "this beach" (compare standard Malay pantai ini). Alternately, it may have come from Sanskrit पत्नी (patni) meaning "mistress, lady, wife" or from Malay petani meaning "farmer"... [more]
Pavlodar (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian
From the given name Pavel combined with Russian дар (dar) meaning "gift". This is the name of a city in northern Kazakhstan, named for Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich of Russia (1860-1919).
Pawtugi (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Portugal.
Paxson (Settlement) English
This is the name of 3 places, two being in America and one being in Canada.... [more]
Payakumbuh (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
From the Minangkabau name Payokumbuah derived from payo meaning "swamp" and kumbuah referring to a type of grass. This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Payokumbuah (Settlement) Minangkabau
Minangkabau form of Payakumbuh.
Pays De La Loire (Region & Political Subdivision) French
Meaning  "lands of the Loire", describing the river that flows through the area.... [more]
Pchenjanas (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Pyongyang.
Pchjongjang (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Pyongyang.
Pearīni (Settlement) Maori
Maori form of Berlin.
Pearland (Settlement) English
Combination of pear and land. This is the name of a city in Texas, USA.
Pécs (Settlement) Hungarian
Pécs is the fifth largest city of Hungary, located on the slopes of the Mecsek mountains in the south-west of the country.
Pečuh (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Pécs.
Pee Pee Township (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Pee Pee Township is one of the fourteen townships of Pike County, Ohio, United States... [more]
Pegu (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English (Archaic)
Dated form of Bago.
Pehiamu (Country) Maori
Maori form of Belgium.
Pekanbaru (Settlement) Indonesian, Malay
Means "new market" from Indonesian pekan meaning "market" and baru meaning "new". This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Pekang (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Beijing via the French form Pékin.
Pekenk (Settlement) Romani
Romani form of Beijing.
Pekini (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Beijing.
Pekino (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Beijing.
Pekyin (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Beijing.
Pelagie Islands (Island) English
Not found.
Pélagonie (Region) French
French form of Pelagonia.
Pelagonien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Pelagonia.
Pelagonija (Region) Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovene form of Pelagonia.
Pelekiuma (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Belgium.
Pelelina (Settlement) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Berlin.
Pelelu Tepu (Settlement & Mountain) Indigenous American
Péléstain (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Palestine
Pelestin (Country & Region) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Palestine.
Pēma (Country) Maori
Maori form of Burma.
Pembroke (Settlement) English
From the Cantref of Penfro, which was one of the seven cantrefi of the former Kingdom of Dyfed in what is now Wales; which is in turn derived from pen, meaning "head" or "end", and bro, meaning "region", "country", or "land"; therefore, Penfro could be interpreted to mean either "land's end" or "headland".
Penang (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish
From Malay Pulau Pinang meaning "betel palm island", from pinang meaning "betel nut" or "betel palm" (a type of tree). This is the name of an island and state in Malaysia.
Peñarroya (Settlement, Mountain & Other) Spanish
Means "red rock," from peña meaning "rock, stone, cliff" combined with roya meaning "red" (usual word is rojo/roja).... [more]
Penge (Settlement) English
A suburb of London, England. Originally named Penceat, it appears to derive from Brythonic *penno, 'head, edge' and *ceid, 'forest, wood', so likely meant 'settlement on the forest's edge'.
Pêng-jiáng (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien form of Pyongyang.
Pêng-jióng (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Taiwanese Hokkien form of Pyongyang.
Penistone (Settlement) English (British)
Penistone is a market town and civil parish in the Metropolitan Borough of Barnsley, South Yorkshire, England, which had a population of 22,909 at the 2011 census. ... [more]
Pennant (River) Welsh
Means "the Head of the Ravine or Brook" (Welsh pen "head" + nant "glen, stream") from Middle English, Old French penant (Latin pœnitentia "penitence").
Pennsilvanië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, literally "Penn's woods". Penn comes from Pennaeth, the welsh word for "head" "top" and Latin silvania (from Latin silvia) "wood, forrest"... [more]
Pennsylvanië (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Pennsylvania. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Penrith (Settlement) English
A town in Northern England. Its name derives from the Cumbric pen, 'hill, top, summit' (Welsh pen) and rith, 'ford, crossing', (Welsh ryd).
Pensacola (Settlement) Indigenous American
Pensacola is the Westmost city in Florida USA.Found in Escambia County Florida.... [more]
Penshaw (Settlement) English
A village in Northern England. The first element seems to be Cumbric pen, which means 'summit, head'. The most obvious explanation for the second is Old English sceaga, meaning 'woods'... [more]
Penticton (Settlement) Salishan (Anglicized)
Town in British Columbia, Canada. From the Okanagan word snpintktn or phthauntauc, meaning "a place to stay forever".
Pen-y-ghent (Mountain) English, Old Celtic
A mountain in Yorkshire, Northern England. In the Cumbric Language, the element pen, exactly as in Welsh, meant 'head, top, summit', and y, also as in Welsh, meant the definite article 'the'... [more]
Peónia (Region) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Paeonia.
Peônia (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Paeonia.
Peonia (Region) Italian, Romanian, Spanish
Italian, Romanian and Spanish form of Paeonia.
Péonie (Region) French
French form of Paeonia.
Peonija (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Paeonia.
Perag (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Prague.
Perak (Political Subdivision) Malay, Tamil, English
Means "silver" in Malay, given in reference to the region's abundance of tin. This is the name of a state of Malaysia.
Perancis (Country) Malay
Malay form of France.
Pērara (Country) Maori
Maori form of Belarus.
Perlis (Political Subdivision) Malay, English
Of unclear origin, possibly from the Thai phrase พร้าวลอย (phrao loi) meaning "floating coconut" or "coconut washed ashore", a reference to the many coconuts once found along the shores of the region... [more]
Pernambuco (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese
Four theories exist over the origin of the name. The first theory is that it may come from Tupi para'nã ("great river" or "sea") and buka, meaning "hole", thus meaning "hole in the sea", perhaps indicating the Canal de Santa Cruz, which separates the island of Itamaracá from mainland Brazil.... [more]
Perou (Country) Greek
Greek form of Peru.
Perrébia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Perrhaebia.
Perrebia (Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Perrhaebia.
Persenon (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Ladin
Persja (Country) Polish
Polish form of Persia.
Persley (Settlement) Scottish
A small hamlet in North-East Scotland, now encompassed by the city of Aberdeen. There are several explanations as to the origin of the name of this small settlement:... [more]
Pertek (Settlement) Turkish
Perth (Settlement) Scottish
A city in central Scotland. The name is of Pictish origin and derived from *perth, meaning 'bush, copse' (Welsh perth, 'bush, hedge').
Perth (Settlement) English
Péru (Country) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Peru.
Perû (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Peru.
Perũ (Country) Guarani
Guarani form of Peru.
Perū (Country) Japanese, Maori
Japanese and Maori form of Peru.
Perugia (Settlement) Italian, English, Dutch, German, Spanish
From Latin Perusia, itself from Etruscan Perusna, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of the capital city of Umbria, in central Italy.
Peruo (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Peru.
Peruu (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Peru.
Petaluma (Political Subdivision) Miwok
Petaluma is a transliteration of the Coast Miwok phrase /péta lúuma/ which means hill backside.
Peterborough (Settlement) English
This is the name of 2 cities, one in Cambridgeshire (UK) and Ontario (Canada), and 3 towns, one in New Hampshire (US), Victoria & South Australia (Australia).... [more]
Pet-kîn (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Beijing.
Petlemm (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of Bethlehem.
Petrograd (Political Subdivision & Region) Russian
The name of Saint Petersburg during 1914 to 1924. Saint Petersburg's name was changed to this to avoid German connotations, as burg is a common German suffix meaning "fortress, fortification, castle" and sankt meaning saint... [more]
Petropavlovsk-kamchatsky (Political Subdivision) Russian
the city of "Peter" and "Paul" in Kamchatka
Peunompen (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Phnom Penh.
Peuraha (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Prague.
Peurancih (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of France.
Peurangseu (Country) Korean
Korean form of France.
Pevek (Political Subdivision) Russian
either "Swollen-" or "Smelly Mountain"
Péycing (Settlement) Banjar
Banjar form of Beijing.
Phama (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Burma.
Phần Lan (Country) Vietnamese
From a non-Sino-Vietnamese reading of Chinese 芬蘭 (Fēnlán), perhaps altered based on Vietnamese phân meaning "feces" or phần meaning "part, portion". This is the Vietnamese name for Finland.
Phanompen (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Phnom Penh.
Phan Rang – Tháp Chàm (Settlement) Vietnamese
Derived from Eastern Cham Pandarang, itself from Sanskrit पाण्डुरङ्ग (panduranga) meaning "white god" (an epithet of the Hindu god Vithoba), combined with Vietnamese tháp Chàm meaning "Cham tower" or "Cham temple"... [more]
Phan Thiết (Settlement) Vietnamese
The meaning of the name is not certain, but it is widely believed to be of Cham origin. The first element, Phan, may come from Eastern Cham Pandarang, itself derived from Sanskrit पाण्डुरङ्ग (panduranga) meaning "white god", an epithet of the Hindu god Vithoba... [more]
Pháp (Country) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 法 (Pháp), from a contraction of Chinese 法國 (Fǎguó). This is the Vietnamese name for France.
Phasem (Settlement) Mon
Mon form of Pathein.
Phatthalung (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Thai form of the Malay name Mardelong of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a province of, as well as a district and town in, Thailand.
Phawngpui (Mountain) Mizo
Phayao (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Possibly from a corruption of Thai ภูกามยาว (Phu Kamyao), the name of a local sacred mountain. This is the name of a province of Thailand, as well as a district and city within that province.
Phenian (Settlement) Polish (Archaic), Romanian
Romanian form of Pyongyang as well as an old Polish form (based on the Russian spelling).
Phenjan (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Pyongyang.
Phenjana (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Pyongyang.
Phensilwenia (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Pennsylvania.
Phenýan (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Pyongyang.
Phenyan (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Pyongyang.
Phet Buri (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Variant of Phetchaburi.
Phetchabun (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Means "full of diamonds" from Thai เพชร (phet) meaning "diamond" and บูรณ์ (bun) meaning "full, perfect, complete". It is believed to be a corruption of the original name เพชรบุระ (Phetchabura) meaning "city of diamonds", from เพชร (phet) meaning "diamond" and บุระ (bura) meaning "city"... [more]
Phetchaburi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Means "city of diamonds" from Thai เพชร (phet) meaning "diamond" and บุรี (buri) meaning "city, town". This is the name of a province of, as well as a district and town in, Thailand.
Phichit (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Means "beautiful" in Thai, ultimately from Sanskrit विचित्र (vichitra). This is the name of a province of, as well as a district and town in, Thailand.
Phiji (Country) Bengali
Bengali form of Fiji.
Philippi (Settlement) Biblical Greek
renamed after Philip II of Macedon, was originally named Crenides (Greek: Κρηνῖδες, Krenides "Fountains")
Phi-líp-pin (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Philippines.
Philistia (Region) English, Biblical
From Hebrew Pleshet. This was the name of a confederation of cities in Southwest Levant inhabited by the Philistines. See also Palestine.
Philistin (Country & Region) Bengali
Bengali form of Palestine.
Phitsanulok (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Derived from Thai พิษณุ (Phitsanu) referring to the Hindu god Vishnu and โลก (lok) meaning "land, world". This is the name of a province of and city in Thailand.
Phnompen (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Phnom Penh.
Phnom Penh (Settlement) English, French
From Khmer ភ្នំពេញ (Phnum Pin) meaning "Penh's hill", from ភ្នំ (phnum) meaning "hill, mountain" and ពេញ (pin), the name of a legendary woman who supposedly founded the city in 1372... [more]
Phnompenh (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Phnom Penh.
Phnum Pin (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Phnom Penh.
Phoenice (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Phoenice or Phoenike was an ancient Greek city in Epirus and capital of the Chaonians.45 It was also the location of the Treaty of Phoenice which ended the First Macedonian War,6 as well as one of the wealthiest cities in Epirus until the Roman conquest.... [more]
Phoenicia (Region) History
from the Ancient Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē meaning "purple country", Phoenicia was a thalassocratic ancient Semitic civilization that originated in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the west of the Fertile Crescent.
Phoenix (Settlement) English (American)
Phoenix is the capital city of Arizona state in the United States of America.
Phongsaly (Political Subdivision) Lao
Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai พระ (phra), an honorific term for gods and royal individuals, นคร (nakhon) meaning "city", ศรี (si), an honorific meaning "glory, honour, splendour", and อยุธยา (ayutthaya) referring to the kingdom of Ayutthaya... [more]
Phratabong (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Battambang.
Phuket (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Thai
Derived from Malay bukit meaning "hill". This is the name of an island province and city in southern Thailand.
Phù Nam (Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Funan.
Phutan (Country) Thai
Thai form of Bhutan.
Phuthan (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao form of Bhutan as well as an alternate transcription of Thai ภูฏาน (see Phutan).
Phú Thọ (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 富 (phú) meaning "rich" and 壽 (thọ) meaning "life".
Phú Thọ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 富 (phú) meaning "abundant, wealthy" and 壽 (thọ) meaning "long-lived, long life". This is the name of a province of, as well as a town in, Vietnam.
Phú Yên (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 富 (phú) meaning "rich" and 安 (yên) meaning "safe".
Phú Yên (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 富 (phú) meaning "abundant, wealthy" and 安 (yên) meaning "calm, peaceful". This is the name of a province of Vietnam.
Phyungyang (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Pyongyang.
Piangyang (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Pyongyang.
Piauí (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
From Piagoí, through the earlier name Piagüí, which is an early rendition of Tupi piauí, which means "river of the piabas" (piaba being a term used to indicate several types of fish)... [more]
Picardie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Picardy. ​From Old French pic, meaning "pike", which was the characteristic weapon used by ancient Picards.... [more]