Submitted Place Names Starting with P

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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.
Phatthaya (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Pattaya.
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. It was also the location of the Treaty of Phoenice which ended the First Macedonian War, 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.
Phúc Châu (Settlement) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Fuzhou.
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]
Picardië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Picardy.
Picardy (Political Subdivision) English (Rare)
English name for the French region of Picardie.
Piedmont (Political Subdivision & Region) English
From Italian piemonte, itself derived from Medieval Latin Pedemontium, ultimately from Latin ad pedem montium, literally "at the foot of the mountains".... [more]
Piëmont (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Piedmont.
Piemonte (Political Subdivision) Italian, Danish, Galician, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese, Swedish, Venetian
Italian and Portuguese form of Piedmont, a region in northern Italy.
Pierorūtia (Country) Tahitian
Tahitian form of Belarus.
Pierre (Settlement) English
This is a city in South Dakota, USA. It comes from the given name Pierre.
Pietų Sudanas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of South Sudan.
Piji (Country) Marshallese, Korean
Marshallese and Korean form of Fiji.
Pikardië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Picardy.
Pikin (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Beijing based on the spelling Peking.
Pili (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Perak.
Pilimpinas (Country) Filipino, Maranao
Maranao form of Philippines.
Pilipina (Country) Banjar
Banjarese form of Philippines.
Pilipina (Country) Banjar, Gorontalo, Sundanese
Banjar, Gorontalo and Sundanese form of Philippines.
Pilipinaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Philippines.
Pilipinebi (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Philippines.
Pillandeu (Country) Korean
Korean form of Finland.
Pillipin (Country) Korean
Korean form of Philippines.
Pinang (Political Subdivision & Island) Malay
Malay form of Penang.
Pindoráma (Country) Guarani
From Tupi-Guarani pindó-rama meaning "land of palm trees", from pindo meaning "palm tree" and ráma meaning "land, section". This is the Guarani name of Brazil.
Pindorama (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Pindoráma, used to refer to historical Brazil or as a poetic term for the country.
Pineti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Finland.
Ping Joeng (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Pyongyang.
Pinglandia (Country) Banjar
Banjar form of Finland.
Pingrang (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Pyongyang.
Pinilana (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Finland.
Pinlandiya (Country) Tagalog
Tagalog form of Finland.
Piongiang (Settlement) Basque
Basque form of Pyongyang.
Pionyang (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Pyongyang.
Pippu (Mountain) Japanese
Mount Pippu is situated in Hokkaido Prefecture, apart of the Ishikari Mountains.
Pirėnai (Mountain) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Pyrenees.
Pireneë (Mountain) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Pyrenees.
Pireneebi (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of Pyrenees.
Pirenei (Mountain) Bulgarian, Italian, Russian
Bulgarian, Italian and Russian form of Pyrenees.
Pireneje (Mountain) Polish
Polish form of Pyrenees.
Pireneler (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Pyrenees.
Pirenéus (Mountain) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Pyrenees.
Pireneus (Mountain) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Pyrenees.
Pireneusok (Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Pyrenees.
Pirinei (Mountain) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Pyrenees.
Pirineji (Mountain) Serbian
Serbian form of Pyrenees.
Pirineos (Mountain) Spanish
Spanish form of Pyrenees.
Piripīni (Country) Maori
Maori form of Philippines.
Piru (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Peru.
Pisa (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Catalan, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
From Latin Pisae, itself from Etruscan, of unknown meaning. This is the name of a city and province in Tuscany, Italy, known for its Leaning Tower.
Pisidië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pisidia.
Pitok (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Bedok.
Pivdenna Afryka (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian calque of South Africa.
Piyong-yang (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Pyongyang.
Piyon Iyan (Settlement) Bengali
Bengali form of Pyongyang.
Piyonyan (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Pyongyang.
Pjöngjang (Settlement) German
German form of Pyongyang.
Pjongjang (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Pyongyang. In Belgium and the Netherlands, this spelling is technically considered dated but still used regularly there (especially in Belgium)... [more]
Pkheniani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Pyongyang.
Pkhuket (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Phuket.
Plainfield (Settlement) English
A city in New Jersey.
Plandria (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Flanders via its medieval Latin form Flandria.
Pleasanton (Settlement) English
A city in California.
Pleiku (Settlement) Vietnamese
Derived from Jarai Plơi Kơdưr meaning "northern village" or "high village", from plơi meaning "village" and kơdưr meaning "north, upper". This is the name of a city in Vietnam.
Plorentsia (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Florentia (see Florence).
Plorida (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Florida.
Plovdîv (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Plovdiv.
Plovdiv (Settlement) Bulgarian
From a Thracian translation of the Latin name Pulpudeva, which was possibly derived from the given name Phillip combined with Dacian dava meaning "city, town, fortress"... [more]
Płowdiw (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Plovdiv.
Plowdiw (Settlement) German, Turkmen
German and Turkmen form of Plovdiv.
Plym (River) Cornish
"Plum Tree"
Plymouth (Settlement) English
The name of a port city in the south-western English county of Devon as well as dozens of locations in the United States, Canada and elsewhere, notably the one in Massachusetts.... [more]
Pnampen (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Phnom Penh.
Pnom Pen (Settlement) Bulgarian, Greek, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Greek, Macedonian and Serbian form of Phnom Penh.
Pnompen (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Phnom Penh used in various languages.
Pnompeņa (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of Phnom Penh.
Pnompeni (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Phnom Penh.
Pnompenis (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Phnom Penh.
Podgorica (Settlement) Montenegrin
Podgorica literally means "area below Gorica", Gorica meaning "little hill", refering to the cypress-covered hillocks that overlook the city center. This is the capital and largest city of Montenegro.
Podlachien (Region) German
German form of Podlachia.
Podlasien (Region) Swedish, German
Swedish form of Podlachia as well as a German variant of Podlachien.
Podolië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Podolia.
Poesia (Country) Thai
Thai form of Persia.
Pogesanien (Region) German
German form of Pogesania.
Pohang (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 浦 (포, po, "riverside") and 項 (항, hang, "item, matter"). This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Poik (Settlement) Mon
Mon form of Myeik.
Pokhara (Settlement) Nepali
Means "pool, pond" in Nepali, ultimately from Sanskrit पौष्कर (paushkara) or पुष्कर (pushkara) meaning "lotus". This is the name of a city in Nepal.
Pokiston (Country) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Pakistan.
Poktuikan (Country) Lao
Lao form of Portugal.
Polaen (Country) Thai
Thai form of Poland.
Pòlainn (Country) Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Poland
Polainn (Country) Irish
Irish form of Poland
Polandia (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Poland.
Pōlani (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Poland.
Polantaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Poland.
Pole (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Poland.
Polesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polesia.
Polinésia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Polynesia.
Polinesia (Region) Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Spanish
Indonesian, Italian, Malay, and Spanish form of Polynesia.
Polinesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Polynesia.
Polinézia (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Polynesia.
Polinēzija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Polynesia.
Polineziýa (Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Polynesia.
Polinezja (Region) Polish
Polish form of Polynesia.
Polînezya (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Polynesia.
Polinezya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Polynesia.
Pólland (Country) Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of Poland.
Pollandeu (Country) Korean
Korean form of Poland.
Poloi (Country) Lao
Lao form of Poland via the French form Pologne.
Poloneti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Poland.
Polonha (Country) Occitan
Occitan form of Poland
Połonia (Country) Venetian
Venetian form of Poland
Polònia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Poland
Polonja (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Poland.
Polonya (Country) Cebuano, Tagalog, Turkish
Cebuano, Tagalog and Turkish form of Poland.
Polşa (Country) Azerbaijani, Gagauz, Turkmen
Azerbaijani, Gagauz, and Turkmen form of Poland.
Polsh (Country) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Poland.
Pòlskô (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Poland.
Polynesia (Region) English
From Ancient Greek πολύς (polys) meaning "much, many" and νῆσος (nesos) meaning "island". This is the name of a subregion in Oceania.
Polynésie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Polynesia.
Polynesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polynesia.
Polynesien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German, Swedish form of Polynesia.
Polynézia (Region) Slovak
Slovak form of Polynesia.
Polynisia (Region) Greek
Greek form of Polynesia.
Pomesanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomesania.
Pomesanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Pomesania.
Pommerellen (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerelia.
Pommeren (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerania.
Pompeii (Settlement) Ancient Roman
Possibly derived from the Oscan pompe "five", becoming the Latin second declension plural, pompeii. This may be because the community formerly consisted of five hamlets, or was perhaps settled by a family group (gens Pompeia).... [more]
Pondicherry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
Derived from Tamil புதுச்சேரி (putuccēri) meaning "new town". Pondicherry (Puducherry) is the capital city of an Indian state of the same name.
Pondichéry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) French
French form of Puducherry.
Pontefract (Settlement) English
From Latin ponte fracto, meaning 'broken bridge'.
Pontianak (Settlement) Indonesian
From the name of a female ghost in Indonesian folklore that is said to be the spirit of a woman who died pregnant. This is the name of a city in Indonesia, so named because the region was once believed to be inhabited by pontianaks.
Pooler (Settlement) English
From the surname Pooler.
Poq Jin (Settlement) Chinese (Wu)
Wu form of Beijing.
Pōrana (Country) Maori
Maori form of Poland.
Pordenon (Political Subdivision & Region) Venetian, Friulian
Poreutopeuraengseu (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Port-au-Prince.
Poreutugal (Country) Korean
Korean form of Portugal.
Pori (Settlement) Finnish
Derived from Swedish borg "castle, fortress".
Pōrīnetia (Region) Tahitian
Tahitian form of Polynesia.
Poris (Settlement) Tajik
Tajik form of Paris.
Poriwana (Country) Maori
Maori form of Botswana.
Poronai (Country) Maori
Maori form of Brunei.
Portaingéil (Country) Irish
Irish form of Portugal
Port-au-Prince (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
Means "prince's port" in French. This is the name of the capital city of Haiti.
Portegal (Country) Javanese, West Frisian
Javanese and West Frisian form of Portugal.
Portersville (Settlement) English
A city in California.
Port Eynon (Settlement) Welsh
Port Láirge (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
The Irish name for Waterford, meaning "Lárag's port".... [more]
Portland (Settlement) American
In America, it is most likely used as a place name in reference to Portland, Oregon.
Port Of Spain (Settlement) Trinidadian Creole
Literally means “Spain’s port”
Portogalia (Country) Greek
Greek form of Portugal.
Portogallia (Country) Aromanian
Aromanian form of Portugal
Pôrtogaly (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Portugal.
Porto Rico (Political Subdivision) French, Italian, Portuguese
French, Italian and Portuguese form of Puerto Rico.
Portoryko (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of Puerto Rico.
Portsmouth (Settlement) English
Meaning unknown. This is the name of a port city in Hampshire County, UK.
Portúgal (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Portugal.
Portúgali (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Portugal
Portugali (Country) Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, Ossetian
Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, and Ossetian form of Portugal.
Portugália (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Portugal.
Portugalijo (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of Portugal.
Pòrtugaliô (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Portugal.
Portugalio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Portugal.
Portugaliýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Portugal.
Portugaliye (Country) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Portugal.
Portugall (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Portugal.
Portugallu (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Portugal
Portugallu (Country) Corsican, Sardinian, Sicilian
Corsican, Sardinian and Sicilian form of Portugal.
Portugalsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Portugal.
Portugéh (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Portugal.
Portugis (Country) Balinese
Derived from Malay Portugis meaning "Portuguese", used as the Balinese name for Portugal.
Portuhaliya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Portugal.
Portuqaliya (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Portugal.
Portyngal (Country) Cornish
Cornish form of Portugal
Porutōpuransu (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Port-au-Prince.
Posyolok Central'noj Usad'by` Sovxoza Imeni Sorok-letiya Velikogo Oktyabrya (Settlement) Russian
Posyolok Central'noj usad'by` sovxoza imeni 40-letiya Velikogo Oktyabrya is a settlement in Russia. It translates to "A settlement of The Central Farmstead of the Sovkhoz named after the 40-years Anniversary of the Great October" from Russian.
Potenza (Settlement) Italian, English, French
From Latin Potentia, itself from the Latin adjective potens, meaning "powerful", "mighty". This is the name of the capital city of the southern Italian region of Basilicata.
Pothuhera (Settlement) Sinhalese
The name of a town in Sri Lanka.
Poti (Settlement) Georgian
The name of a city in Georgia, meaning uncertain. It is most likely related to Phasis (Φᾶσις), the ancient Greek name for the Rioni River (which flows through Georgia) as well as an ancient city along that river... [more]
Potisuana (Country) Tongan
Tongan form of Botswana.
Pōto Obu Supein (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of Port Of Spain.
Potopraeng (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Port-au-Prince.
Pòtoprens (Settlement) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Port-au-Prince.
Potukara (Country) Maori
Maori form of Portugal.
Pouerto Riko (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of Puerto Rico.
Poulan (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Poland.
Pouloun (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Poland via the French form Pologne.
Pou Tou Ngaa (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Portugal.
Praach (Settlement) West Frisian
West Frisian form of Prague.
Prága (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Prague.
Pragha (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Prague.
Praia (Settlement) Portuguese
Means "beach" in Portuguese. This is the capital of Cabo Verde.
Prak (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Prague.
Prak (Settlement) Khmer, Thai
Khmer and Thai form of Prague.
Prancis (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of France.
Pransaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of France.
Pransiya (Country) Filipino, Cebuano, Pampangan, Tagalog
Cebuano, Pampangan, and Tagalog form of Francia (see France).
Praqa (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Prague.
Prasiliya (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Brasília.
Prasino Akrotirio (Country) Greek
Greek form of Cape Verde. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective πράσινος (prasinos) meaning "green" combined with the Greek noun ακρωτήριο (akrotirio) meaning "cape".
Prater (Settlement) English
Taken directly from the surname Prater. This is the name of a community in Virginia.
Pratislava (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Bratislava.
Prato (Settlement) Italian, English, French, Esperanto, German, Spanish, Dutch
Italian for "meadow". This is the name of a city in northern Italy, which was probably chosen because the city was founded on a meadow.
Prattville (Settlement) English
Prattville is a city in Alabama.
Preah Sihanouk (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means “province of the holy Sihanouk (former king)” in Khmer.
Preah Sihanouk (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Khmer
Named in honour of Cambodian king Norodom Sihanouk (1922-2012), who reigned from 1941-1955 and again from 1993-2004. This is the Khmer name of the province and city of Sihanoukville.
Preah Vihear (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means “sacred sanctuary” in Khmer.
Preah Vihear (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Khmer
From the name of an ancient temple itself meaning "temple, sanctuary", derived from Khmer ព្រះ (preah) meaning "god, lord" and វិហារ (vihear) meaning "temple, monastery"... [more]
Précy (Settlement) French
Précy is a commune in the Cher department in the Centre-Val de Loire region of France.
Premeno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Presil (Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Brazil via the French form Brésil.
Prey Veng (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means “long forest” in Khmer.
Prey Veng (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Khmer
Means "long forest" from Khmer ព្រៃ (prey) meaning "jungle, forest, woods" and វែង (veng) meaning "long". This is the name of a province of, as well as a town in, Cambodia.
Prince Edward Island (Political Subdivision) English (Canadian)
Prince Edward Island is a Canadian province. It was named for Prince Edward, Duke of Kent and Strathearn (1767–1820), Queen Victoria's father.
Pripyat (River & Settlement) Russian, English
Russian form of the Ukrainian name Прип'ять (Prypyat) of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a river in Eastern Europe that flows through Ukraine and Belarus. It is also the name of an abandoned Ukrainian city that was evacuated after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
Pristina (Settlement) Kosovar
City in Kosovo. Possibly from the Proto-Slavic '*pryščina', meaning "spring of water".
Pritani (Country) Brythonic
Original Brythonic form of Britain.
Protuket (Country) Thai
Derived from Portuguese português meaning "Portuguese", used as the Thai name for Portugal.
Provence-Alps-French Riviera (Political Subdivision & Region) English
English form of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
Providence (Settlement) English
Name chosen by Puritan minister Roger Williams, in honor of "God's merciful Providence". This is the name of several settlements in the United States, including the capital city of the state of Rhode Island.
Provo (Settlement) English (American)
Name of a city in Utah after the Provo River, which was named after the French-Canadian trapper Etienne Provost.
Provo River (River) English (American)
River in Utah, named after the French-Canadian trapper Etienne Provost. The river inspired the name of the city to which it belonged, Provo.
Prtugalaya (Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Portugal.
Pruchsael (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Brussels via the French form Bruxelles.
Pruise (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Prussia.
Pruisen (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Prussia.
Prussia (Country) History
Became a Duchy in 1660 and a kingdom in the following century. At its greatest extent it included the northern two-thirds of Germany and western Poland. Prussia, by World War II a federal unit of Germany, was fully disbanded at the end of World War II.
Prypiat (River & Settlement) Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Прип'ять (see Prypyat).
Prypyat (River & Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Pripyat.
Pudsey (Settlement) English
This name is of Anglo - Saxian origin.... [more]
Puducherry (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
From the Tamil name புதுச்சேரி (Putucheri) meaning "new town", derived from புது (putu) meaning "new" and சேரி (cheri) meaning "slum, town". This is the name of a union territory and city in India... [more]
Puerto Rico (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish
Means "rich port" in Spanish. Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory with a landscape of mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque tropical rainforest. In San Juan, the capital and largest city, the Isla Verde area is known for its hotel strip, beach bars and casinos... [more]
Puerto Rikas (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Puerto Rico.
Puertoriko (Political Subdivision) Latvian
Latvian form of Puerto Rico.
Puglia (Political Subdivision) Italian, Corsican, Asturian
Italian form of Apulia.
Pujeou (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Fuzhou.
Puji (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Phuket.
Pukaskwa (Other & River) Ojibwe
National park and river in Ontario, Canada. May be from the Ojibwe word 'pukasu', meaning "to cook the marrow in the bones of animals", or "eaters of fish"... [more]
Pukket (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Korean
Korean form of Phuket.
Pukkit Mera (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Bukit Merah.
Pukkit Tima (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Bukit Timah.
Pulandia (Country) Banjar
Banjar form of Poland.
Pulinkunnoo (Region, Settlement, Island, Body of Water & River) Malayalam
Birthplace of Kunchacko.
Pulonia (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Poland
Pulukalia (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Bulgaria.
Puncak Jaya (Mountain) Indonesian
Means "summit of victory" from Indonesian puncak meaning "top, summit, peak" and jaya meaning "victory". This is the name of a mountain located on the island of New Guinea, sometimes referred to as the Carstensz Pyramid.
Punjab (Political Subdivision & Region) English
From Punjabi پنجاب or ਪੰਜਾਬ (Panjab) from Persian پنجاب (panjab) meaning "five rivers" or "five waters", derived from پنج (panj) meaning "five" and آب (ab) meaning "water, river"... [more]
Punonpen (Settlement) Japanese
Greek form of Phnom Penh.
Punxsutawney (Settlement) Lenape
the name (for the base-city of the Groundhog Day woodchuck Punxsutawney Phil) comes from the indigenous word for "Town of the Sandflies"