Submitted Place Names Starting with S

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SABERDZNETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of GREECE.
SACRAMENTO (Settlement) English
Name of a city in CALIFORNIA, from Spanish sacramento, in honor of the Holy Sacrament.
SAEKI (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a former town in Okayama Prefecture in western Japan and a ward of Hiroshima City, also in western Japan.... [more]
SA'ERWADUO (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of EL SALVADOR.
SAHARA (Country & Region) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Thai, Turkmen, Yiddish
Derived from Arabic صَحَارَى‎ (ṣaḥārā) meaning "deserts", the plural of صَحْرَاء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert". This is the name of a desert in Northern Africa as well as a disputed territory and semi-independent state (Western Sahara).
SAIGON (Settlement) Various
From the city in Vietnam.
SAINEIJIA'ER (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SENEGAL.
SAINT GERMAIN (Region) French
Named after the French Saint Germain.
SAINT PETERSBURG (Settlement) English
Derived from German Sankt Petersburg meaning "Saint Peter's city", a reference to Saint Peter, a Disciple of Jesus Christ or Peter the Great, a Russian tsar. Saint Petersburg is a city in Russia and the former capital of the country... [more]
SAISHE'ER (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SEYCHELLES.
SAKHA (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from Turkic saqa, saha meaning "cue" or "bat". The Sakha Republic (or Yakutia) is a federal subject in the Russian Far East.
SAKHALIN (Island) Russian, English
Derived from Manchu sahaliyan meaning "black". A misconception of the original Manchu word led to the present name. "Sahaliyan Ula" is also the Manchu name for the Amur River. Sakhalin Island is an island in the Far East of Russia, right above Japan.
SAKHA ÖRÖSPÜÜBÜLÜKETE (Political Subdivision) Yakut
Original Yakut form of the Sakha Republic.
SAKSE (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SAXONY.
SAKSEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SAXONY.
SALVADORA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of EL SALVADOR.
SALVADORAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of EL SALVADOR.
SAMARIE (Region) French
French form of Samaria.
SAMARIEN (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Samaria.
SAMARIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Samaria.
SAMARIYA (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Samaria.
SAMLAND (Region) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Sambia in the West and North Germanic languages.
SAMOA (Country) English
An island country in Oceania.
SAMOGITIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Samogitia.
SAMŌVA (Country) Telugu
Telugu form of SAMOA.
SAMUU (Country) Arabic
Arabic form of SAMOA.
SAN ANTONIO (Settlement & River) English
Means "Saint Anthony" from Spanish san "Saint" + Antonio, a Spanish form of the given name ANTHONY. The river was named after San Antonio de Padua by the first governor of Spanish Texas, Domingo Terán de los Ríos in 1691... [more]
SANDHURST (Settlement) English
Old English, meaning "sandy thicket of trees." A place name. In England, the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst (named after the village it is located) is the prestigious British Army officer training centre.
SAN DIEGO (Settlement) English
Name of a city in CALIFORNIA, meaning "Saint Diego" from Spanish san "Saint" + the given name DIEGO.
SANDRINGHAM (Settlement) English
Derived from the Old English: "sand" hring "ring"/"circular" ham "homestead". "Sandy circular homestead". The name of a village in Norfolk, where Sandringham House, one of the Queen's country retreats is located.
SANETA (Settlement) Indian
Town in Punjab, India.
SAN FRANCISCO (Settlement) English
Name of a city in CALIFORNIA, from the Spanish term for St. Francis of Assisi.
SANGAPUR (Country) Persian
Persian form of SINGAPORE.
SAN JOSE (Settlement) English
Name of a city in CALIFORNIA, meaning "Saint Joseph" from Spanish san "Saint" + Jose, a Spanish form of JOSEPH.
SAN JUAN (Other) Spanish
The name of the Capital of Puerto Rico. San Juan, Puerto Rico's capital and largest city, sits on the island's Atlantic coast. Its widest beach fronts the Isla Verde resort strip, known for its bars, nightclubs and casinos... [more]
SANKT PETERBURG (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of SAINT PETERSBURG.
SAN MARINAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of San Marino.
SAN MARÎNO (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of San Marino.
SANMARĪNO (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of San Marino.
SANTATORNIL (Settlement) Aragonese
SAOEDI-ARABIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAOUDIKI ARAVIA (Country) Greek
Greek form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SÁPMI (Region) Sami, Swedish, English, German, Breton, Faroese, Manx, Scots, Vietnamese
Perhaps ultimately derived from Proto-Balto-Slavic *źemē meaning "earth". Suomi, the Finnish name for Finland, is believed to be derived from the same root... [more]
SAPPORO (Political Subdivision) Japanese
One of Japan's biggest cities. Back in early Japanese history, it was known Ishikari Plain.
SAPRANGETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of FRANCE.
SARAIEVO (Settlement) Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of SARAJEVO.
SARAJEVO (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish
Capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The name is believed to be derived from the term saray ovası meaning "the plains around the palace". The first element is derived from the Turkish word saray meaning "palace"... [more]
SARAJEWO (Settlement) German, Polish
German and Polish form of SARAJEVO.
SARDAIGNE (Region & Island) French
French form of SARDINIA.
SARDEGNA (Region & Island) Italian
Italian form of SARDINIA.
SARDENHA (Region & Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of SARDINIA.
SARDENYA (Region & Island) Catalan
Catalan form of SARDINIA.
SARDIINIA (Region & Island) Estonian
Estonian form of SARDINIA.
SARDÍNIA (Region & Island) Slovak
Slovak form of SARDINIA.
SARDINIA (Region & Island) Basque, English, Finnish, Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian
An island which is also one of the 20 regions of Italy.
SARDINIE (Region & Island) Czech
Czech form of SARDINIA.
SARDINIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SARDINIA.
SARDINIEN (Political Subdivision & Island) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of SARDINIA.
SARDĪNIJA (Region & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of SARDINIA.
SARDINIYA (Region & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian
Azerbaijani, Bulgarian and Russian form of SARDINIA.
SARDINYA (Region & Island) Turkish
Turkish form of SARDINIA.
SARDYNIA (Region & Island) Polish
Polish form of SARDINIA.
SARDYNIYA (Region & Island) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of SARDINIA.
SARILANGKA (Country) Minangkabau
Minangkabau form of SRI LANKA.
SARMATIEN (Region) German
German form of Sarmatia.
SARMATIJA (Region) Serbian
Serbian form of Sarmatia.
SARMATIYA (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Sarmatia.
SARMAZIA (Region) Italian
Italian form of Sarmatia.
SASKATCHEWAN (Region) English (Canadian)
Saskatchewan is a province in Canada.... [more]
SASKATOON (Other) English (Canadian)
The name of a city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.... [more]
SAŪDA ARĀBIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDI ARAABIA (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDI ARAB (Country) Hindi, Urdu
Hindi and Urdu form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDI ARABIA (Country) English
From Arabic سُعُودِيّ (suʿūdiyy) referring to the House of Saud, the ruling royal family of Saudi Arabia (see Arabic SAUDIYYAH), combined with Greek Ἀραβία (Arabíā) referring to the Arabian Peninsula... [more]
SAUDIARABIA (Country) Korean, Thai
Korean and Thai form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDIARABIEN (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDIJSKA ARABIJA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDIS ARABETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDISKA ARABIJA (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDITSKA ARABIYA (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDIVSKA ARAVIYA (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDIY ARABISTAN (Country) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDIYN ARBIYCHO (Country) Chechen
Chechen form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SƏUDIYYƏ ƏRƏBISTANI (Country) Azerbaijani
From Azerbaijani Səudiyyə, a form of Arabic SAUDIYYAH, combined with ƏRƏBISTAN. This is the Azerbaijani name for Saudi Arabia.
SAUDIYYAH (Country) Arabic
From Arabic سُعُودِيّ (suʿūdiyy) referring to the House of Saud, the ruling royal family of Saudi Arabia, usually written with a definite article as السعودية (as-Saudiyyah)... [more]
SAUDO ARABIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDOVA ARABIJA (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDOVSKAYA ARAVIYA (Country) Russian
Russian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDSKÁ ARÁBIA (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAÚDSKÁ ARÁBIE (Country) Czech
Czech form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDYAN ARABIA (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDYN ARAB (Country) Mongolian
Mongolian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAVO (Political Subdivision) Finnish, Dutch, Estonian, German, Italian, Russian
Finnish form of Savonia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Finnish historical province.
SAWEL (Mountain) English, Irish (Anglicized)
Sawel Mountain (historically known as Slieve Sawel) is the highest peak in the Sperrins, a mountain range in Northern Ireland. This is an Anglicized form of Irish samhail meaning "likeness", taken from its Irish name Samhail Phite Méabha "likeness to MÉABH's vulva", referring to a glen or hollow on the side of the mountain.
SÁŽŽÁ (Island) Northern Sami
An Island and a municipality in Troms county, Norway. The meaning is unknown. The Norwegian name for the island is SENJA.
SCANDINAVIA (Region) English
Likely derived from the Germanic root *Skaðin-awjō, a combination of the reconstructed elements *skaðan- "danger, damage" and *awjō "island". Scandinavia is a region in Northern Europe and usually refers to SWEDEN, DENMARK, and NORWAY.
SCANDINAVIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SCANDINAVIA.
SCANIA (Region & Political Subdivision) English, Italian, Ancient Roman
English, Italian and Latin form of SKÅNE.
SCARBOROUGH (Settlement) English
The name of a city in England. It is mentioned in the folk song "Scarborough Fair" about a fair held in the Middle Ages. A notable version of this song is the one by Simon and Garfunkel.
SCHALAUEN (Region) German
German form of Scalovia.
SCYTHIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Scythia.
SEATTLE (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
A seaport city and also the largest city of WASHINGTON in the UNITED STATES.
SECACAH (Settlement) Biblical
A Hebrew girl's name, originating in Israel, meaning "covering, defense"
SEDBERGH (Settlement) English
A small town in rural Northern England. Its name derives from Old Norse sed, meaning 'sand' and berg, meaning 'mountain', referring to the mountainous location of Sedbergh and possibly the sandstone hills.
SEIŠELAS (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SEYCHELLES.
SEIŠELIAI (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SEYCHELLES.
SELEUCIË (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Seleucia.
SELIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Selonia.
SEMGALLEN (Region) Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish
Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish form of Semigallia.
SENEGĀLA (Country & River) Latvian
Latvian form of SENEGAL.
SENEGALAS (Country & River) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SENEGAL.
SENEGALI (Country) Albanian, Georgian, Greek
Albanian, Georgian and Greek form of SENEGAL.
SENEHAL (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of SENEGAL.
SENJA (Island) Norwegian
An island and a municipality in TROMS county, NORWAY. The meaning of the name is officially unknown, but it could come from the word sundr which means "split apart" or "tear"... [more]
SEOEL (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SEOUL.
SEOUL (Settlement) Korean, Danish, English, German, Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "capital" in Korean, probably derived from Sillan 서라벌 (Seorabeol) referring to the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla. This is the name of the capital city of South Korea.
SEPANYOL (Country) Malay
Malay form of SPAIN.
SEPTIMANIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Septimania.
SERBETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SERBIA.
SERBI (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, and Ossetian form of SERBIA.
SÈRBIA (Country) Acehnese, Catalan
Acehnese and Catalan form of SERBIA.
SERDICA (Settlement) Ancient Greek
Latin and Ancient Greek name for the Bulgarian city now known as SOFIA. Named after the Celtic tribe Serdi.
SERKLAND (Region) Ancient Scandinavian
Old Norse name for a region around the Caspian sea in the Middle East. The name is composed of Old Norse serkr "gown" and land "country"... [more]
SERVIA (Country) Greek
Greek form of SERBIA.
SETON (Settlement) English
A Scottish place, Seaton near Longniddry, "is so named because it was held from the 12th century by a Norman family de Sey, from Say in Indre. Other places of this name, for example those in Cumbria, Devon, County Durham, Northumbria, and Yorkshire, are mostly named with Old English "sea, lake" and tun "enclosure, settlement"... [more]
SÊÛL (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SEOUL.
SEUPANYO (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of SPAIN.
SEVERIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Severia.
SEYCHELLE (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLEN (Country) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of SEYCHELLES.
SEŸCHELLES (Country) Greek
Greek form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLES (Island) English
from the Seychelles Islands
SEYŞEL (Country) Azerbaijani, Kurdish
Azerbaijani and Kurdish form of SEYCHELLES.
SHABA (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Sabah.
SHANGRILA (Body of Water) Pakistani, Tibetan
Shangrila is a name of Tibetan origin. The name means "heaven on earth". The name is mainly known in northern Pakistan. The "Shangrila Lake" in northern Pakistan is very famous among the country.
SHARKISIA (Region) Arabic
Arabic form of CIRCASSIA.
SHATE ALABO (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SHEDOLAMACK (Region) Mormon
According to LDS scripture, this was the name of the place where Cainan met Adam and was blessed.
SHESHENSTAN (Political Subdivision) Kazakh
Kazakh form of CHECHNYA.
SHIJIAZHUANG (Region) Chinese
The capital city of Hebei province.
SHIME (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a town in Japan's Fukuoka prefecture.... [more]
SHINGAPŌRU (Country, Settlement & Island) Japanese
Alternate transcription of SHINGAPORU.
SHINGAPORU (Country, Settlement & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of SINGAPORE.
SHINJANG (Region) Uyghur
Uyghur form of XINJIANG.
SHINZHANG (Region) Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of XINJIANG.
SHIRETOKO (Other) Japanese
This is the name of a peninsula (declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2005) in north-eastern Hokkaidō in northern Japan. The kanji that make up Shiretoko are 知 (chi, shi.raseru, shi.ru, shire) meaning "know, wisdom" and 床 (shou, toko, yuka) meaning "bed, floor, padding, tatami."... [more]
SHISHAN (Political Subdivision) Arabic
Arabic form of CHECHNYA, usually written with the definite article as الشيشان (al-Shishan).
SHKUP (Settlement) Albanian
Albanian form of SKOPJE.
SHOTLANDIA (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SCOTLAND.
SHOTLANDIYA (Country) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of SCOTLAND.
SHQIPËRIA (Country) Albanian
Taken from the country on the Adriatic (like ALBANIA). Shqipëria means land of the Eagle in Albanian.
SHULON (Region) Mormon
A land mentioned in the Book of Moses.
SHVEDETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SWEDEN.
SHVEITSARIA (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SWITZERLAND.
SHVEYSARIYA (Country) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of SWITZERLAND.
SHVEYTSARI (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ingush, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ingush, and Ossetian form of SWITZERLAND.
SHYMKENT (Settlement) Kazakh, English, Russian, Bashkir, Belarusian, Chechen, Indonesian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish
From Kazakh шым (shym) meaning "sod, turf, meadow" and кент (kent) meaning "town". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
SIAM (Country) English
Changed its name to Thailand in 1939.
SIĀMA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SIAM.
SIAMANI (Country) Samoan
Samoan form of GERMANY.
SIAMAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SIAM.
SIBÉRIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of SIBERIA.
SIBERIA (Region) Albanian, Basque, English, Italian, Romanian, Spanish
Meaning uncertain. One theory suggests its derivation from Siberian Tatar Sib Ir meaning "sleeping land", while another suggests an origin from the ethonym Sirtya, Syopyr, an ethnic group which spoke a language that evolved into the Ugric languages... [more]
SIBÉRIE (Region) French
French form of SIBERIA.
SIBERIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SIBERIA.
SIBIRAS (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SIBERIA.
SIBIRIEN (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of SIBERIA.
SIBĪRIJA (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of SIBERIA.
SIBIRIJA (Region) Slovene
Slovenian form of SIBERIA.
SICILE (Political Subdivision & Island) French
French form of SICILY.
SICÍLIA (Political Subdivision & Island) Catalan, Portuguese, Slovak
Catalan, Portuguese and Slovak form of SICILY.
SICILIA (Political Subdivision & Island) Ancient Roman, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish
Ancient Roman (i.e. Classical Latin) form of SICILY, which some modern countries have adopted as their name for the island.
SICÍLIE (Political Subdivision & Island) Czech
Czech form of SICILY.
SICILIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of SICILY.
SICILIEN (Political Subdivision & Island) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of SICILY.
SICĪLIJA (Political Subdivision & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of SICILY.
SICILIJA (Political Subdivision & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of SICILY.
SICILIYA (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SICILY.
SICILY (Political Subdivision & Island) English
This is the name of one of the islands of Italy. It is also the largest island in the Mediterranean Sea.... [more]
SICILYA (Political Subdivision & Island) Turkish
Turkish form of SICILY.
SIERA LEONĖ (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SIERRA LEONE.
SIERRA LEONE (Country) English
The name of the Country in West Africa. Sierra Leone is a country in West Africa, on the Atlantic Ocean. It’s known for the white-sand beaches lining the Freetown Peninsula. The capital city, Freetown, commemorates the nation’s slave-trade history with the Cotton Tree landmark and King’s Yard Gate... [more]
SIGKAPOURI (Country) Greek
Greek form of SINGAPORE.
SIINAI (Region & Mountain) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of SINAI.
SIJERA LEONE (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of SIERRA LEONE.
SIKELIA (Island & Political Subdivision) Ancient Greek, Greek
Ancient Greek and modern Greek form of SICILY.
SIKKIM (Country) English
Now part of far northern India, Sikkim was an independent monarchy from the 17th century until 1975.
ŞÎLE (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of CHILE.
SILESIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SILESIA.
SILEZIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SILESIA.
SILI BAJIAWAN (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN.
SILILANKA (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SRI LANKA.
SILOAM (Body of Water) Biblical
Hellenized form of Hebrew שִׁלֻּחָה (Shiloach), derived from שילח (shileach) "to send out" and interpreted as meaning "a sending out, gushing forth (of water)". According to the Gospel of John in the New Testament, the Pool of Siloam was a spring in the southeast corner of Jerusalem where Jesus sent the "man born blind" to wash and receive sight... [more]
SILUOFAKE (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SLOVAKIA.
SILUOWENNIYA (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SLOVENIA.
SIMBAABWI (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of ZIMBABWE.
SINAI (Region & Mountain) Biblical, Hebrew, Albanian, Danish, English, German, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
Biblical place name, both the mountain upon which Moses receives the Ten Commandments from God and the desert where it is located, found between Canaan and Egypt.... [more]
SINAÍ (Region & Mountain) Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of SINAI.
SINAÏ (Region & Mountain) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of SINAI.
SINAJ (Region & Mountain) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of SINAI.
SINAY (Region & Mountain) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of SINAI.
SINDH (Political Subdivision & Region) Urdu, Sindhi, English
From SINDHU, the Sanskrit name of the INDUS River; ultimately from the Sanskrit सिन्धु (síndhu) meaning "river, stream"... [more]
SINGABUUR (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPOER (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPORE (Country) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
From Malay Singapura, which is derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" and पुर (pura) "city". This is the name of an island city-state in Southeast Asia.
SINGAPOUR (Country) French
French form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPÛR (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPŪRA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPŪRAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPURI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SINGAPORE.
SINHAPUR (Country & Island) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of SINGAPORE.
SÎN-KÂ-PÔ (Country) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka Chinese form of SINGAPORE.
SIPERIA (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of SIBERIA.
SIPRUS (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Indonesian
Afrikaans and Indonesian form of CYPRUS.
SIRKASIA (Region) Breton, Indonesian
Breton and Indonesian form of CIRCASSIA.
SISILIA (Political Subdivision & Island) Finnish
Finnish form of SICILY.
SISILIË (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SICILY.
SITHONIE (Region) French
French form of Sithonia.
SITÔNIA (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Sithonia.
SITONIJA (Region) Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Sithonia.
SITSIILIA (Political Subdivision & Island) Estonian
Estonian form of SICILY.
SITSILIA (Political Subdivision & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of SICILY.
SITSILIYA (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of SICILY.
SIVIRIA (Region) Greek
Greek form of SIBERIA.
SIYMEN (Settlement) Bulgarian
SIZILIEN (Political Subdivision & Island) German, Luxembourgish
German and Luxembourgish form of SICILY.
SJERRALEONE (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SIERRA LEONE.
SJIMKENT (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of SHYMKENT.
SKANDINAVIEN (Region) Swedish, Danish, German
Swedish, Danish, and German form of SCANDINAVIA.
SKANDINAWIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SCANDINAVIA.
SKÅNE (Political Subdivision) Swedish
Province and county in southern Sweden that was a part of Denmark until 1658. The name is likely derived from Old Norse Skáney (ultimately derived from the Germanic root *Skaðin-awjō) meaning "danger" or "damage"... [more]
SKELLEFTEÅ (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish city located in VÄSTERBOTTEN. The first element of the name is of unknown meaning, but is believed to be of Sami origin. The second element is -eå "river".
SKIPTON (Settlement) English
A town in North Yorkshire, England meaning "sheep town".
SKOCIA (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of SCOTLAND via its Latin form Scotia.
SKOPJE (Settlement) Macedonian, English, French, German
Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. ... [more]
SKOPLJE (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of SKOPJE.
SKOTIA (Country) Greek
Greek form of SCOTLAND via its Latin form Scotia.
ŠKOTIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SCOTLAND via its Latin form Scotia.
SKOTIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SCOTLAND via its Latin form Scotia.
ŠKOTSKA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of SCOTLAND.
SKOZJA (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of SCOTLAND via its Latin form Scotia.
SLAVONIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Slavonia.
SLOVAKETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVAKI (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, and Ossetian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVĀKIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVAKIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVAKYA (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVENI (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, and Ossetian form of SLOVENIA.
SLOVENYA (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of SLOVENIA.
SLOWAKIA (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese
Indonesian and Acehnese form of SLOVAKIA.
SMARA (Settlement) English
Meaning unknown. Smara is a Moroccan-controlled city in the disputed Western SAHARA.
ŚNIEŻKA (Mountain) Polish
Name of a mountain on the border between the Czech Republic and Poland, the most prominent point of the Silesian Ridge in the Krkonoše mountains.
SNIR (River) Biblical Hebrew
It's a river in the Bible, near the Hermon Mount. Sometimes the Hermon itself is called "Snir".
SNOWDON (Mountain) English
Snowdon (Welsh: Yr Wyddfa, pronounced ər ˈwɪðva) is the highest mountain in Wales, at an elevation of 1,085 metres (3,560 ft) above sea level, and the highest point in the British Isles south of the Scottish Highlands.e
SÖDERMANLAND (Political Subdivision) Swedish
Södermanland is a Swedish county and province meaning "land of the southern people". The southern people referred to people living south of MÄLAREN... [more]
SODOR (Other) Popular Culture
This is the name of a fictional island where all the engines live in the TV-series 'Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends'.
SOECHOEMI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sukhumi.
SOEMER (Country & Region) Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Sumer.
SOFIA (Settlement) Bulgarian, English
Capital of Bulgaria named after the Saint Sofia Church located in the city. The name was first used by Bulgarian tsar Ivan Shishman in the 14th century.
SOFIYA (Settlement) Bulgarian
Original Bulgarian form of SOFIA.
SOGDIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sogdia.
SOGDIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Sogdia.
SOLLEFTEÅ (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish locality located in ÅNGERMANLAND, Västernorrland County. The first element is possibly derived from sol "sun"... [more]
SOLOMON ISLANDS (Country) English
An island country in Oceania.
SOLZHA-GHALA (Settlement) Chechen
Means "city (on the) Sunzha River" from Chechen Соьлжа (Solzha) referring to the Sunzha River and гӏала (ghala) meaning "town". This is the Chechen name for Grozny.
SOMAALIA (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of SOMALIA.
SOMÁLIA (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of SOMALIA.
SOMALIS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SOMALIA.
SOMALIYA (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SOMALIA.
SOMÁLSKO (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SOMALIA.
SOMIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of FINLAND.
SOMKHETI (Country) Georgian
From Georgian სომეხი (somekhi) referring to the Armenian people and the suffix -ეთი (-eti) used to indicate location. This is the Georgian name for Armenia.
SOQUEL (Settlement) English
Soquel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Santa Cruz County, California, United States approximately 75 miles (120 km) south of San Francisco, and forms part of the north coast of Monterey Bay.... [more]
SÖRMLAND (Political Subdivision) Swedish
Shortened form of SÖDERMANLAND.
SORTOBE (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English
Meaning unknown. Sortobe is a small settlement located near the border between Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan. The population consists mostly of Dungans, an ethnic group from China.
ŠOTIMAA (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of SCOTLAND.
ŞOTLANDIYA (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SCOTLAND, probably via its Russian form SHOTLANDIYA.
SOTSJI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sochi.
SOUAZILANDI (Country) Greek
Greek form of SWAZILAND. The country changed its name to Eswatini in 2018 and so it is now known as ESOUATINI in Greece.
SOUDITES (Mountain) Greek
Greek form of SUDETES.
SOUIDIA (Country) Greek
Greek form of SWEDEN.
SOULAOUESI (Island) Greek
Greek form of SULAWESI.
SOUMATRA (Island) Greek
Greek form of SUMATRA.
SOURINAM (Country) Greek
Greek form of SURINAME.
SOUTH CAROLINA (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, Named after King Charles I of England.
SOUTH 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".
SOVIET UNION (Country) Russian, English
The word "Soviet" is derived from a Russian word, совет ("sovet"), meaning "council", "assembly", "advice", "harmony" and "concord". This was the name of a federal socialist and communist country that existed from 1922 to 1991, at which time it split into 15 countries - RUSSIA, UKRAINE, BELARUS, UZBEKISTAN, KAZAKHSTAN, GEORGIA (1), AZERBAIJAN, LITHUANIA, MOLDOVA, LATVIA, KYRGYZSTAN, TAJIKISTAN, ARMENIA, TURKMENISTAN and ESTONIA.
SPALDING (Settlement) English
This is the name of several places in England, USA, Canada and Australia, including one located in the eastern English county of Lincolnshire.... [more]
SPAÑA (Country) Papiamento
Papiamento form of SPAIN.
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