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.
Saandam (Settlement) Frisian
Frisian form of Zaandam.
Saara (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Sahara.
Saariselkä (Settlement) Finnish
From Northern Sami suoločielgi meaning literally "islandback". Saariselkä is a village in Northern Finland.
Sabah (Political Subdivision) Malay, English
Of uncertain meaning, possibly from the name of the saba banana (a cultivar originally from the Philippines), which comes from a Visayan word meaning "loud, noisy". Other theories suggest that it is derived from a Brunei Malay word meaning "upstream, northerly", from Malay sabak referring to a place where palm sugar is extracted, or from Arabic صباح (sabah) meaning "morning"... [more]
Sabahi (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Sabah.
Sabakh (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian form of Sabah.
Saberdzneti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Greece.
Saburu (Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Sapporo.
Sachara (Region) Greek, Lithuanian
Greek and Lithuanian form of Sahara.
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.
Saga (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Means "celebrating sa rank, celebrating help" in Japanese.
Sagamihara (Settlement) Japanese
Means "Sagami meadow" in Japanese; "Sagami", perhaps referring to Sagami Bay, is of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan.
Sahara (Region) English, French, Italian, Spanish
Derived from Arabic صحارى‎ (sahara) meaning "deserts", the plural of صحراء (sahra') meaning "desert". This is the name of a desert in Northern Africa.
Səhra (Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Sahara.
Sahra (Region) Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of Sahara. In Arabic it is properly known as الصحراء الكبرى (as-Sahra' al-Kubra) meaning "the greatest desert".
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]
Sai Baan Ngaa (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Hispania (see Spain).
Sài Gòn (Settlement & River) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Saigon.
Saïgon (Settlement & River) French
French form of Saigon.
Saigon (Settlement & River) English
From Vietnamese Sài Gòn of unclear origin. It may have come from Khmer ព្រៃនគរ (Prey Nokor), the Khmer Empire-era name that was used to refer to the region before it was annexed by the Vietnamese in the 17th century (the name itself comes from Khmer ព្រៃ (prey) meaning "jungle, forest, woods" and នគរ (nokor) meaning "kingdom, city")... [more]
Saimbia (Country) Irish
Irish form of Zambia
Saineijia'er (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Senegal.
Saint Germain (Region) French
Named after the French Saint Germain.
Saint Kitts And Nevis (Country) English
Saint Kitts and Nevis, officially known as the Federation of Saint Christopher and Nevis, is an island country in the West Indies. Located in the Leeward Islands chain of the Lesser Antilles, it is the smallest sovereign state in the Western Hemisphere, in both area and population... [more]
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 Paul (Settlement) English
After St. Paul's Chapel, built for French Catholic missionary Lucien Galtier around 1841. This is the name of the capital city of the US state of Minnesota.
Saint Petersburg (Settlement) English
English translation of Russian Санкт-Петербург (Sankt-Peterburg), which is derived from the German name Sankt Petersburg meaning "Saint Peter's City", named in honour of Saint Peter the Apostle as well as Tsar Peter the Great (1672-1725)... [more]
Saint-remy-en-bouzemont-saint-genest-et-isson (Settlement) French
From the union of three formerly independent communes: Saint-Remy-en-Bouzemont, Saint-Genest and Isson. This is the name of a commune in Marne Department, Grand Est; this is the longest name of any commune in France.
Saint Vincent And The Grenadines (Country) English
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, also often known simply as Saint Vincent, is an island country in the Caribbean. It is located in the southeast Windward Islands of the Lesser Antilles, which lies in the West Indies at the southern end of the eastern border of the Caribbean Sea where the latter meets the Atlantic Ocean... [more]
Sainyabuli (Political Subdivision) Lao
From Sanskrit सेन (sena) meaning "army" and पुरि (puri) meaning "city".
Sáír (Country) Irish
Irish form of Zaire
Saishe'er (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Seychelles.
Saitama (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
Means "spheric peninsula" in Japanese.
Sakai (Settlement) Japanese
Of uncertain meaning. First appeared in 1045 or earlier in Fujiwara Sadoyori's poetry. This is the name of a city in Ōsaka Prefecture, Japan.
Sakha (Political Subdivision) Yakut, Russian
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 known as Yakutia.
Sakhalin (Political Subdivision & Island) Russian, English
Derived from Manchu ᠰᠠᡥᠠᠯᡳᠶᠠᠨ (sahaliyan) meaning "black", itself most likely from the expression ᠰᠠᡥᠠᠯᡳᠶᠠᠨ ᡠᠯᠠ ᠠᡢᡤᠠ ᡥᠠᡩ᠋ᠠ (sahaliyan ula angga hada) meaning "island (peak) at the mouth of the Amur River"... [more]
Sakhara (Region) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Sahara used in multiple languages.
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.
Sakurazaka (Mountain) Japanese
This is the name of one of the biggest volcanoes in Japan. It means "Cherry Blossom Slope/ Hill."
Salarewo (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Sarajevo.
Salavan (Political Subdivision) Lao
Salekhard (Settlement) Russian
"House on a Peninsula”
Salonicco (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Thessaloniki.
Salvadóir (Country) Irish
Irish form of El Salvador
Salvadora (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of El Salvador.
Salvadoras (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of El Salvador.
Salwador (Country) Polish, Turkmen
Polish and Turkmen form of El Salvador
Samarão (Settlement) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Semarang.
Samarate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
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.
Sambía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic from of Zambia
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.
Sanfoqi (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of Srivijaya.
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]
Sankt-Peterburg (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Saint Petersburg.
San Lorenzo (Settlement) Spanish
This was one of the principal sites of the Olmec peoples when they were making a life for themselves near the Gulf of Mexico.
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.
San Mariño (Country) Galician
Galician form of San Marino
San-marino (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of San Marino
Sanmarīno (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of San Marino.
San Marinu (Country) Corsican, Sicilian
Corsican and Sicilian form of San Marino
San Pietroburgo (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Saint Petersburg, a city in Russia.
Santa Catarina (Political Subdivision & Island) Portuguese
Portuguese form of "Saint Catherine (of Alexandria)", through Santa Catarina Island. This is the name of a state of Brazil.
Santatornil (Settlement) Aragonese
Santo Domingo (Other) Spanish (Caribbean)
This is the capital of the Dominican Republic.
Şanxay (Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Shanghai.
Saoedi-Arabië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Saudi Arabia.
São Paulo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Portuguese, English, French, German, Norwegian
Portuguese form of Saint Paul. This is the name of a city and a state in Brazil.
Saoudiki Aravia (Country) Greek
Greek form of Saudi Arabia.
Sapein (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Spain.
Sapen (Country) Thai
Thai form of Spain.
Sápmi (Region) Sami, Swedish, English
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
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 the capital city of Hokkaido prefecture, Japan.
Saprangeti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of France.
Saraievo (Settlement) Italian, Portuguese
Italian and Portuguese form of Sarajevo.
Sarajevo (Settlement) Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, English
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, Polish
Polish form of Sarajevo as well as a German variant.
Sarawak (Political Subdivision) Malay, English
Probably from Sarawak Malay serawak or serewa meaning "antimony". This is the name of a state in eastern Malaysia.
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.
Sãrbia (Country) Aromanian
Variant of Sãrghia
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, 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.
Sãrghia (Country) Aromanian
Aromanian form of Serbia
Sarilangka (Country & Island) 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.
Saro (Country) Yoruba
Yoruba form of Sierra Leone
Sasana (Country) Irish
Irish name for England, from the Saxon people group.
Saskatchewan (Political Subdivision) English (Canadian)
Saskatchewan is a province in Canada.... [more]
Saskatoon (Settlement) English (Canadian)
The name of a city in the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.... [more]
Sassuolo (Settlement) Italian
Of uncertain origin: possibly from the presence of petroleum in the area, at the time called olio di sasso ("rock oil"), or from Latin saxum solum ("rocky ground").... [more]
Satporo (Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Sapporo.
Satun (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Derived from Malay sentul meaning "santol" (a type of tropical fruit). This is the name of a province and city in 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 Ərəbistanı (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.
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".
Sau Ji (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Seoul.
Savannakhet (Political Subdivision) Lao
From Lao ສະຫວັນຮນະໂຂເນະ (savanh nakhone) meaning "heavenly district".
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.
Schapong (Country) Hunsrik
Hunsrik form of Japan
Schwaben (Political Subdivision) German
German form of Swabia.
Schwobm (Country & Political Subdivision) German (Austrian)
Bavarian form of Swabia.
Scunthorpe (Settlement) English (British)
Scunthorpe is a large industrial town in the unitary authority of North Lincolnshire in Lincolnshire, England of which it is the main administrative center. Scunthorpe had an estimated total population of 82,334 in 2016... [more]
Scythië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Scythia.
Sead (Country) Irish
Irish form of Chad
Seapáin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Japan
Seattle (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
A seaport city and also the largest city of Washington in the United States.
Seber (Region) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Siberia.
Sebu (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian, Russian, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of Cebu used in various languages.
Séc (Country) Vietnamese
Derived from French tchèque meaning "Czech". This is the Vietnamese name for Czechia.
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.
Seeam (Country) Manx
Manx form of Siam
Seic (Country) Irish, Scottish Gaelic
Irish and Scottish Gaelic form of Czechia
Seicheles (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Seychelles.
Sei Cyun (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Sichuan.
Seineagáil (Country) Irish
Irish form of Senegal
Seirbia (Country) Irish
Irish form of Serbia
Séiséil (Country) Irish
Irish form of Seychelles
Seišelas (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Seychelles.
Seišeliai (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Seychelles.
Seishel (Country) Navajo
Navajo form of Seychelles
Seixeles (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of Seychelles.
Sejŝeloj (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Seychelles.
Sejong (Settlement) Korean
In honor of King Sejong the Great (1397–1450), creator of the Hangul alphabet. Combination of 世 (세, se, "life, age, generation") and 宗 (종, jong, "school, sect, purpose"), thus "kind river"... [more]
Sekong (Political Subdivision) Lao
Selangor (Political Subdivision) Malay, English
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Malay langau meaning "horsefly", from the name Salang Ur meaning "Salang village" (itself from the name of the Salang people and Tamil ஊர் (ur) 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
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 the capital city of the Indonesian province of Central Java.
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.
Sendai (Settlement) Japanese
Evolved from earlier 仙臺; originally 千代 ("a thousand generations"), due to the presence of a temple with a thousand Buddha statues in Aoyama.... [more]
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.
Seoi Din (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Sweden.
Seoirsia (Country) Irish
Irish form of Georgia 1
Seoi Si (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Schweiz via French Suisse, used as the Cantonese name for Switzerland.
Seongnam (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 城 (성, seong, "castle") and 南 (남, nam, "south"), thus "southern castle". This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Seoul (Settlement) Korean, English
Means "capital" in Korean, probably derived from Sillan 서라벌 (Seorabeol), the name of the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla (which is now the present-day city of Gyeongju). This is the name of the capital city of South Korea.
Sepania (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Septimanië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Septimania.
Sèr (Island) Norman
Sercquiais Norman version of Sark.
Serb (Country) Manx
Manx form of Serbia
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) Acehnese, Catalan
Acehnese and Catalan form of Serbia.
Serbio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Serbia.
Serbiýa (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Serbia.
Serbja (Country) Maltese
Maltese 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.
Sergipe (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Union of the Tupi words siri (the local name for the Callinectes genus of crabs) 'y ("river") and pe ("in"), thus "in the river of the siri". This is the name of a state of Brazil.
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]
Serra Leoa (Country) Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese form of Sierra Leone
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) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Hispania (see Spain).
Seupein (Country) Korean
Korean form of Spain.
Severië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Severia.
Severnaya Zemlya (Region) Russian
"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.
Sha Alam (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Shah Alam.
Sha Anan (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Shah Alam.
Shaba (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Sabah.
Shah Alam (Settlement) Malay, English
From the name of Sultan Hisamuddin Alam Shah (1898-1960), the second monarch of Malaysia and the sixth sultan of Selangor. This is the name of the capital city of the Malaysian state of Selangor.
Shandzhan (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Shenzhen.
Shanghái (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Shanghai.
Shanghai (Settlement) Chinese, English
From Chinese 上 (shàng) meaning "above, top, upper" and 海 (hǎi) meaning "sea, ocean"... [more]
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.