Submitted Place Names Starting with S

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(Other) Portuguese, Galician
Variant spelling of SAA.
SAA (Other) Portuguese, Galician
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Saa, mainly in northern Portugal and Galicia.
SABERDZNETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of GREECE.
SABURU (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of SAPPORO.
SACHUAN (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SICHUAN.
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]
SAEMBIA (Country) Thai
Thai form of ZAMBIA.
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).
SAHRAWI ARAB DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC (Political Subdivision & Region) English
Following the Spanish evacuation, consequence of the Moroccan Green March, Spain, Morocco, and Mauritania signed the Madrid Accords on November 14, 1975, six days before Franco died, leading to both Morocco and Mauritania moving in to annex the territory of Western Sahara... [more]
SÀI GÒN (Settlement & River) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of SAIGON.
SAIGON (Settlement & River) 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-MALO (Settlement) French
An historic French port located in the Ille-et-Vilaine department of Brittany on the English Channel coast, named after Saint MALO.
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) Yakut, Russian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Danish, English, French, Georgian, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Persian, Portuguese, Tagalog, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu
From the name of the Sakha (Yakut) people, which is derived from Turkic jaka meaning "collar, edge". This is the name of a Russian federal republic also referred to as Yakutia.
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.
SAKREP (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of ZAGREB.
SAKSE (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SAXONY.
SAKSEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SAXONY.
SALAREWO (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of SARAJEVO.
SALEKHARD (Settlement) Russian
"House on a Peninsula”
SALVADORA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of EL SALVADOR.
SALVADORAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of EL SALVADOR.
SAMARÃO (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of SEMARANG.
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.
SAM ZAN (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of SHENZHEN.
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]
SANBAOLONG (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of SEMARANG.
ŠANCHAJUS (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SHANGHAI.
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.
ŠANGAJ (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, and Serbian form of SHANGHAI.
SANGAPUR (Country) Persian
Persian form of SINGAPORE.
SANGHAI (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of SHANGHAI.
ŠANGHAJ (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak, and Slovene form of SHANGHAI.
SANGHAJ (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of SHANGHAI.
ŞANGHAY (Settlement) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of SHANGHAI.
SAN GOENG (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of XINJIANG.
ŠANHAJA (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of SHANGHAI.
ŞANHAÝ (Settlement) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SHANGHAI.
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]
SAN MARINAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of San Marino.
SAN MARÍNÓ (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of San Marino.
SAN MARÎNO (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of San Marino.
SANMARĪNO (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of San Marino.
SANTATORNIL (Settlement) Aragonese
ŞANXAY (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SHANGHAI.
SAOEDI-ARABIË (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SAUDI ARABIA.
Greek form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAPEIN (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of SPAIN.
SAPEN (Country) Thai
Thai form of SPAIN.
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 (Settlement) Japanese, Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Ainu サッ・ポロ・ペッ (sat poro pet) meaning "dry, great river", referring to the Toyohira River. This is the name of a city in northern Japan that serves as the capital of the Hokkaido Prefecture.
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, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Malay, Maltese, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Turkish saray meaning "palace, mansion, house" and ova meaning "plain, lowland" or the Slavic suffix -evo used to indicate place names. This is the name of the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
SARAJEWO (Settlement) German, Indonesian, Polish
Polish form of SARAJEVO as well as a German and Indonesian variant.
SARAYBOSNA (Settlement) Turkish
From Turkish saray meaning "place, mansion, house" and Bosna meaning "Bosnia". This is the Turkish name for Sarajevo.
SARAYEBO (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of SARAJEVO.
SARAYEWO (Settlement) Thai
Thai 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.
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 & Island) Indonesian, Minangkabau
Minangkabau form of SRI LANKA.
SARK (Island) English, Ancient Semitic, Medieval Scandinavian
One of the Channel Islands in ENGLAND. Could be derived from the Proto-Semetic 'śrq', meaning "redden", "rise", or "east", as Sark is the easternmost island. Alternatively, it come from Old Norse 'serkr', meaning "shirt".
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.
SARNIA (Settlement & Island) English (Latinized)
Latin form of GUERNSEY, also name of several towns throughout the world.
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]
SATPORO (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of SAPPORO.
SATUN (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai, Arabic, Bulgarian, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Lao, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Derived from Malay sentul meaning "santol" (a type of tropical fruit). This is the name of a province and city in southern Thailand.
SAŪDA ARĀBIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAUDI ʻALAPIA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian 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.
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.
SAUGEEN (River & Political Subdivision) Ojibwe (Anglicized)
Town and river in ONTARIO, CANADA. From the Ojibwe 'zaagiing', and means "at the river's outlet" or "at the mouth of the river".
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.
SAYAM (Country) Thai, Bengali
Thai and Bengali form of SIAM.
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.
SCHANGHAI (Settlement) German
German variant of SHANGHAI.
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.
SEBU (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian, Russian, Tatar, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of CEBU.
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.
SEICHELES (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of SEYCHELLES.
SEI CYUN (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of SICHUAN.
SEIŠELAS (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SEYCHELLES.
SEIŠELIAI (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SEYCHELLES.
SEIXELES (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of SEYCHELLES.
SEJŜELOJ (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SEYCHELLES.
SELANGOR (Political Subdivision) Malay, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Malay langau meaning "horsefly", from the name Salang Ur meaning "Salang village" (from the name of the Salang people and Tamil ஊர் (ūr) meaning "village, town"), or from Malay salang possibly meaning "stabbing" combined with jemur meaning "to burn, to dry (in the sun)"... [more]
SELANQOR (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SELANGOR.
SELEUCIË (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Seleucia.
SELIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Selonia.
SEMARANG (Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Indonesian asam meaning "tamarind" and jarang meaning "rare, seldom", a reference to the tamarind trees in the area that rarely grew close together. This is the name of a city in Indonesia that serves as the capital of Central Java province.
SEMARANH (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of SEMARANG.
SEMARANQ (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SEMARANG.
SEMGALLEN (Region) Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish
Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish form of Semigallia.
ŠEN-ČEN (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SHENZHEN.
ŞENÇJEN (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of SHENZHEN.
ŠENDŽEN (Settlement) Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian form of SHENZHEN.
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.
SENEGARU (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of SENEGAL.
SENEHAL (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of SENEGAL.
SENEKAL (Country) Thai
Thai form of SENEGAL.
SENEQAL (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani 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]
ŠENŽEN (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of SHENZHEN.
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.
SEPANIA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
SEPANYOL (Country) Malay, Indonesian, Javanese
Malay and Javanese form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
SEPTIMANIË (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Septimania.
SÈR (Island) Norman
Sercquiais Norman version of SARK.
SERBESTAN (Country) Persian
From Persian صرب (serb) meaning "Serb, Serbian" combined with the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Serbia.
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) Indonesian, Acehnese, Catalan
Acehnese and Catalan form of SERBIA.
SERBIO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SERBIA.
SERBIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SERBIA.
SERCQ (Island) French
French version of SARK.
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.
SĒSHERU (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of SEYCHELLES.
SESZELE (Country) Polish
Polish form of SEYCHELLES.
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]
SÉ̤Ṳ-CHIŎNG (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of SICHUAN.
SÊÛL (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SEOUL.
SEULO (Settlement) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SEOUL.
SEUPANYO (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese
Acehnese form of SPAIN.
SEUPEIN (Country) Korean
Korean form of SPAIN.
SEVERIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Severia.
"Northern Land"
SEYCHELLE (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLEN (Country) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLENE (Country) Norwegian
Norwegian form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLERNA (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLERNE (Country) Danish
Danish form of SEYCHELLES.
SEŸCHELLES (Country) Greek
Greek form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLES (Country) French, English, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog
From the name of Jean Moreau de Séchelles (1690-1761), a French politician who served as Minister of Finance during the reign of King Louis XV. This is the name of an East African island country in the Indian Ocean.
SEYCHELLIT (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELY (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYŞEL (Country) Azerbaijani, Kurdish
Azerbaijani and Kurdish form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYŞELLER (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYSHEL (Country) Persian
Persian form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYSHELY (Country) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of SEYCHELLES.
SHABA (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Sabah.
SHANDZHAN (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SHENZHEN.
SHANGHÁI (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of SHANGHAI.
SHANGHAI (Settlement) Chinese, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
From Chinese 上 (shàng) meaning "up, on, upon" and 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea". This is the name of a city in China.
SHANGHHAY (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of SHANGHAI.
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.
SHANHAI (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Japanese
Armenian and Bulgarian alternate transcription of SHANHAY as well as the Georgian and Japanese form of SHANGHAI.
SHANHAY (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian
Armenian and Bulgarian form of SHANGHAI.
SHANXAY (Settlement) Karakalpak, Uzbek
Karakalpak and Uzbek form of SHANGHAI.
SHARKISIA (Country & 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.
SHEMA (Country) Chechen
Chechen form of SYRIA.
SHENZHEN (Settlement) Chinese, Afrikaans, Armenian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Chinese 深 (shēn) meaning "deep" and 圳 (zhèn) meaning "furrow, drainage, ditch". This is the name of a city in China.
SHESHENSTAN (Political Subdivision) Kazakh
Kazakh form of CHECHNYA.
SHIINAHA (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of CHINA.
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 (Political Subdivision & Region) Uyghur, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Uyghur form of XINJIANG as well as an alternate transcription of Kazakh and Kyrgyz SHINZHANG.
SHINJON (Political Subdivision & Region) Uzbek
Uzbek form of XINJIANG.
SHINKYŌ (Political Subdivision & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of XINJIANG.
SHINSEN (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of SHENZHEN.
SHINZHANG (Political Subdivision & 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,, shire) meaning "know, wisdom" and 床 (shou, toko, yuka) meaning "bed, floor, padding, tatami."... [more]
SHISEN (Political Subdivision) Japanese
Japanese form of SICHUAN.
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.
SHOLZHA-GHALA (Settlement) Ingush
Ingush cognate of SOLZHA-GHALA.
SHOTLANDIA (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SCOTLAND.
SHQIPËRIA (Country) Albanian
From shqip, the ethnic name of the Albanian people, which is of uncertain origin. It may be a calque of Proto-Slavic slověne meaning "Slavs" (through Albanian shqipoj meaning "to speak clearly") or from Albanian shkabë meaning "eagle"... [more]
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.
SHVETSYIA (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of SWEDEN.
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.
SHVEYTSARYIA (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian 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) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Portuguese Sciam, which was derived from Thai สยาม (sà-yǎam) of debated origin. The name may have come from Pali suvaṇṇabhūmi meaning "land of gold", Sanskrit श्याम (śyāma) meaning "dark, black", or Mon ရာမည (rhmañña) meaning "stranger"... [more]
SIĀMA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SIAM.
SIAMANI (Country) Samoan
Samoan form of GERMANY.
SIAMAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SIAM.
SIAMI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SIAM.
SIANGHAI (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of SHANGHAI.
SIÃO (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese 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.
SI-CHHÔN (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of SICHUAN.
SICHUAN (Political Subdivision) Chinese, Afrikaans, Armenian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Means "four rivers" in Chinese, from 四 (sì) meaning "four" and 川 (chuān) meaning "river, stream". This is the name of a Chinese province.
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, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog
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.
SÍLE (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of CHILE.
SILESIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SILESIA.
SILEZIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SILESIA.
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