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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.
SI LEI LAAN KAA (Country & Island) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of SRI LANKA.
SILESIË (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SILESIA.
SILEZIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of SILESIA.
SILI BAJIAWAN (Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN.
SILILANAKA (Country & Island) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of SRI LANKA.
SILILANKA (Country & Island) 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]
SI LOK FAT HAK (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of SLOVAKIA.
SI LOK MAN NEI AA (Country) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of SLOVENIA.
SILUOFAKE (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SLOVAKIA.
SILUOWENNIYA (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SLOVENIA.
SIMBAABWI (Country) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of ZIMBABWE.
SIMBAPWE (Country) Thai
Thai 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.
SINAPOA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of SINGAPORE.
SINAY (Region & Mountain) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of SINAI.
SINCAN (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of XINJIANG.
SINCIANG (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish
Polish form of XINJIANG.
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, Settlement & Island) Eastern African, Somali
Somali form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPOER (Country, Settlement & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPÔR (Country, Settlement & Island) Welsh
Welsh form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPOR (Country, Settlement & Island) Faroese, Maltese
Faroese and Maltese form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPORE (Country, Settlement & Island) Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
From Malay Singapura, derived from Sanskrit सिंह (siṃhá) meaning "lion" and पुर (pura) meaning "city". This is the name of an island city-state in Southeast Asia.
SINGAPOUR (Country, Settlement & Island) French
French form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPU (Country, Settlement & Island) Burmese
Burmese form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPÛR (Country, Settlement & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPŪRA (Country, Settlement & Island) Latvian
Latvian form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPURA (Country, Settlement & Island) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Portuguese (European)
Form of SINGAPORE used in various languages.
SINGAPŪRAS (Country, Settlement & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPURI (Country, Settlement & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of SINGAPORE.
SINGAPURO (Country, Settlement & Island) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SINGAPORE.
SING GAA BO (Country, Settlement & Island) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of SINGAPORE.
SĬNG-GIŎNG (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of XINJIANG.
SINGKHAPO (Country, Settlement & Island) Thai
Thai form of SINGAPORE.
SINHAPUR (Country, Settlement & Island) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of SINGAPORE.
SINJANG (Political Subdivision & Region) Korean
Korean form of XINJIANG.
SÎN-KÂ-PÔ (Country, Settlement & Island) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of SINGAPORE.
SINKIANG (Political Subdivision & Region) Albanian, Finnish, Portuguese, Spanish
Albanian, Finnish, Portuguese, and Spanish form of XINJIANG.
SÎN-KIÔNG (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of XINJIANG.
SIN-KIONG (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of XINJIANG.
SINKJANG (Political Subdivision & Region) Serbian
Serbian form of XINJIANG.
SIN-ŤIANG (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of XINJIANG.
SINTSZIAN (Political Subdivision & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of XINJIANG.
SINTSZYAN (Political Subdivision & Region) Azerbaijani, Russian, Ukrainian
Azerbaijani, Russian, and Ukrainian form of XINJIANG.
SINZYAN (Political Subdivision & Region) Tajik
Tajik form of XINJIANG.
SIÔNG-HĀI (Settlement) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of SHANGHAI.
SIŌNG-HÁI (Settlement) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of SHANGHAI.
SIPERIA (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of SIBERIA.
SIPRUS (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Indonesian
Afrikaans and Indonesian form of CYPRUS.
SIRBISTAN (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of SERBESTAN, referring to Serbia.
SIRI (Country) Buryat, Chuvash, Mongolian, Ossetian
Buryat, Chuvash, Mongolian and Ossetian form of SYRIA.
SIRIO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SYRIA.
SIRIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SYRIA.
SIRJA (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of SYRIA.
SIRKASIA (Country & Region) Breton, Indonesian
Breton and Indonesian form of CIRCASSIA.
SIRMILIK (Other) Inuit
National park in NUNAVUT, CANADA. Means "place of glaciers", in Inuktitut.
SISILIA (Political Subdivision & Island) Finnish, Indonesian
Finnish and Indonesian 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) Armenian, Georgian
Armenian and Georgian form of SICILY.
SITSILIYA (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian
Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Russian form of SICILY.
SITTWE (Settlement) Burmese, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Means "place where war meets" in Burmese and Arakanese, from စစ် (sit) meaning "war" and the suffix တွေ (-twe). This is the name of a city in Myanmar that serves as the capital of Rakhine State.
SITWEI (Settlement) Burmese
Alternate transcription of SITTWE.
SIVIRIA (Region) Greek
Greek form of SIBERIA.
SIWICHAI (Country) Thai
Thai form of SRIVIJAYA.
SIYMEN (Settlement) Bulgarian
SIZILIEN (Political Subdivision & Island) German, Luxembourgish
German and Luxembourgish form of SICILY.
SJANGHÆ (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of SHANGHAI.
SJANGHAI (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans form of SHANGHAI as well as a Dutch variant.
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.
SLAVAKIYA (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLAVENIYA (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of SLOVENIA.
SLAVONIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Slavonia.
SLIGEACH (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish form of SLIGO.
SLIGO (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Town and county in IRELAND. Means "shelly place", because of the large amount of shellfish the nearby river.
SLOVAKETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVAKI (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Haitian Creole, Ossetian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Haitian Creole, and Ossetian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLÓVAKÍA (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of SLOVAKIA.
SLÔVAKIA (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVĀKIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVAKIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVAKIO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOVAKYA (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of SLOVAKIA.
SLÓVENÍA (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of SLOVENIA.
SLÔVENIA (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of SLOVENIA.
SLOVÉNIA (Country) Balinese, Javanese, Sundanese
Balinese, Javanese and Sundanese form of SLOVENIA.
SLOVENIO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SLOVENIA.
SLOVENYA (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of SLOVENIA.
SŁOWACYJO (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOWAKIA (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese, Minangkabau
Indonesian, Acehnese, and Minangkabau form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOWAKIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SLOVAKIA.
SLOWENIÝA (Country) Turkmen
Turkmen form of SLOVENIA.
SŁOWYŃIJO (Country) Silesian
Silesian form of SLOVENIA.
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
SOCHUMI (Settlement) German, Slovak
German and Slovak form of SUKHUMI.
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'.
SOEBIA (Country) Thai
Thai form of SERBIA.
SOECHOEMI (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of SUKHUMI.
SOEDA (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of SWEDEN.
SOEMER (Country & Region) Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of SUMER.
SOENG HOI (Settlement) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of SHANGHAI.
SOERABAJA (Settlement) Indonesian (Archaic)
Older Indonesian spelling of SURABAYA based on Dutch orthography.
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.
SOGDIË (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sogdia.
SOGDIEN (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Sogdia.
SOGHUM (Settlement) Circassian
Circassian form of SUKHUMI.
SOHUM (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of SUKHUMI.
SOISA (Country) Malagasy
Malagasy form of SCHWEIZ, used as the Malagasy name for Switzerland.
SOKHUMI (Settlement) Georgian, Mingrelian
Georgian and Mingrelian form of SUKHUMI.
SOLLEFTEÅ (Settlement) Swedish
Swedish locality located in ÅNGERMANLAND, Västernorrland County. The first element is possibly derived from sol "sun"... [more]
SOLNA (Settlement) Swedish
From Old Swedish Solnö, a combination of soln "sun" and ö "island". Solna is a suburb of Stockholm, Sweden.
SOLOMON ISLANDS (Country) English
An island country in Oceania.
SOLOMONÖARNA (Country & Island) Swedish
Swedish form of SOLOMON ISLANDS.
SOLOWAKIA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of SLOVAKIA.
SOLOWENIA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of SLOVENIA.
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.
SOMALLIA (Country) Korean
Korean form of SOMALIA.
SOMÁLSKO (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SOMALIA.
SOMARIA (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of SOMALIA.
SOMIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of FINLAND.
SOMIKH (Country) Ossetian
Means "Armenian" in Ossetian, ultimately from Georgian სომეხი (somexi). This is the Ossetian name for Armenia.
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.
SÔNG-HÓI (Settlement) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of SHANGHAI.
SONGKHLA (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Lao, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish
From the Malay name سيڠڬورا (Singgora) meaning "city of lions", ultimately from Sanskrit सिंहपुर (siṃhá-pura), which refers to a lion-shaped mountain near the city of Songkhla... [more]
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, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Dungan origin. This is the name of a town in southern Kazakhstan.
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.
SOUCHOUMI (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of SUKHUMI.
SOUDITES (Mountain) Greek
Greek form of SUDETES.
SOUIDIA (Country) Greek
Greek form of SWEDEN.
SOUKHOUMI (Settlement) French
French form of SUKHUMI.
SOULAOUESI (Island) Greek
Greek form of SULAWESI.
SOUMATRA (Political Subdivision & 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".
SOUTH KOREA (Country) English
South Korea (Korean: 한국/韓國, RR: Hanguk; literally 남한/南韓, RR: Namhan, or 남조선, MR: Namchosŏn in North Korean usage), officially the Republic of Korea (ROK; Korean: 대한민국/大韓民國, RR: Daehan Minguk), is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea... [more]
SOVIET UNION (Country) Russian, English
The word Soviet is derived from Russian совет (sovet), meaning "council, assembly, advice, harmony, concord". This was the name of a federal socialist and communist state 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.
SPÁNN (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of SPAIN.
SPANYA (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SPAIN.
SPARSETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of PERSIA.
SPARTA (Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Manx, Polish, Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, History
From Doric Greek Σπάρτα (Sparta) and Attic Greek Σπάρτη (Spartē), which is of uncertain origin but possibly derived from σπάρτον (sparton) meaning "rope, cable" - a reference to the cords laid as the city’s foundation boundaries, though this could be just a folk etymology.... [more]
SPLIT (Settlement) Croatian
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.... [more]
SRBSKO (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of SERBIA.
SREDETS (Settlement) Bulgarian
Original Bulgarian name of SOFIA in use until the 18th century. It is also the name of a city in southeastern Bulgaria.
SREDNEKOLYMSK (Political Subdivision) Russian
"mid-high river"
SREDNJOAFRIČKA REPUBLIKA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC.
SRI JAYAWARDENEPURA KOTTE (Settlement) Sinhalese, English
Means "the blessed fortress city of growing victory" or "fortified city of victory" in Sinhalese. This is the name of the capital city of SRI LANKA.
ŞRI LANKA (Country & Island) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkmen form of SRI LANKA.
ŠRILANKA (Country & Island) Latvian, Slovene
Latvian and Slovenian form of SRI LANKA.
SRI LANKA (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Sinhalese ශ්‍රී ලංකාව (ś‍rī laṁkāva) meaning "holy island", derived from Sanskrit श्री (śrī) meaning "holy, sacred" and लङ्का (laṅkā) meaning "island"... [more]
SRÍ LANKA (Country & Island) Czech, Hungarian, Slovak
Czech, Hungarian, and Slovak form of SRI LANKA.
SRÎ LANKA (Country & Island) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SRI LANKA.
SRILANKO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of SRI LANKA.
SRIVIJAYA (Country) Malay, Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Italian, Spanish
From Sanskrit श्रीविजय (Shrivijaya) meaning "shining victory", from श्री (shri) meaning "diffusing light, radiance, splendour, beauty" combined with विजय (vijaya) meaning "victory"... [more]
SRIWIJAYA (Country) Indonesian, Banjar, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Malay, French
Form of SRIVIJAYA used in various languages as well as a Malay variant.
SSEUCHWAN (Political Subdivision) Korean
Korean form of SICHUAN.
STAMBOLI (Island) Georgian
Georgian form of ISTANBUL.
STAMBOLLI (Region) Albanian
Albanian form of ISTANBUL.
STAMBUŁ (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of ISTANBUL.
STAMBULA (Settlement) Latvian
Latvian form of ISTANBUL.
STAMBULAS (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of ISTANBUL.
STĂNCUŢA (Settlement) Romanian
STARAYA RUSSA (Settlement) Russian
Staraya Russa is a town in Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located on the Polist River.
STATHAM (Settlement) English
This is the name of a hamlet in the civil parish of Lymm, part of the borough of Warrington in Cheshire (Lancashire before 1974) in northern England. See STATHAM on the surname site for more information.
STEIERMARK (Political Subdivision & Region) German, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Styria, which some countries have adopted as their name for both the Austrian state and the Austro-Slovenian region.
STEINAUER (Settlement) Medieval German
The first settlement at Steinauer was made in the 1850s by Joseph Steinauer and his two brothers. Steinauer was platted in 1886 when the railroad was extended to that point. It was named for Joseph A. Steinauer, an early settler and the first postmaster.
STEMBOL (Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of ISTANBUL.
STIERMARKE (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Styria.
STIERMARKEN (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Styria.
STILLA HAVET (Body of Water) Swedish
Means "the calm sea" in Swedish, from stilla "still, calm" and havet "the sea". This is the Swedish name for the PACIFIC OCEAN.
STOCKHOLBMA (Settlement) Sami
Means "STOCKHOLM" in North Sami.
STOKCHOLMI (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of STOCKHOLM.
STOKHOLMI (Settlement) Meänkieli, Albanian
Means STOCKHOLM in Albanian and Meänkieli (one of five minority languages in Sweden).
STOKKHÓLMUR (Settlement) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of STOCKHOLM.
STÓRA-BRETLAND (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Great Britain.
STÓRABRETLAND (Country) Faroese
Faroese form of Great Britain, used as a name for UNITED KINGDOM.
STORBRITANNIEN (Region) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Great BRITAIN, also used when referring to UNITED KINGDOM.
STORSJÖN (Body of Water) Swedish
Means "the great lake" in Swedish (from stor "big, great, large" and sjön "the lake"). Storsjön is the 5th largest lake in Sweden, but it's also known for being the supposed home of Storsjöodjuret ("The Great-Lake monster"), a lake monster similar to the one in Loch Ness.
ST QUIVOX (Settlement) Scottish
STRAATSBURG (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Strasbourg.
STRALSUND (Settlement) German
From the polabian name Stralov. From slavic stral- (arrow) and -ow (place).... [more]
STRANRAER (Settlement) Scottish
A port town in South-West Scotland. Its name derives from Gaelic An t-Sròn Reamhar, literally meaning 'the fat nose', but which more prosaically might be rendered as 'the broad headland', referring to the local geography.
STUNGAIČIAI (Settlement) Lithuanian
Stungaičiai is located in Šilalė district municipality, Tauragė county, Lithuania.
SÙ-CHHOAN (Political Subdivision) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization of SICHUAN.
SUCHUMI (Settlement) Czech, Polish, Swedish
Czech, Polish and Swedish form of SUKHUMI.
SUCHUMIS (Settlement) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SUKHUMI.
SUDÁFRICA (Country) Spanish
Form of South Africa used in Spanish speaking countries.
SÛDAN (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SUDAN.
SUDĀNA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of SUDAN.
SUDANAS (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SUDAN.
SUDANI (Country) Albanian, Georgian
Albanian and Georgian form of SUDAN.
SUDAUEN (Region) German
German form of Sudovia.
SUDBURY (Settlement) English
City in Ontario, Canada. Meaning "south fortress" from Old English suð (south) and byrig (fortified place).
SUDEETIT (Mountain) Finnish
Finnish form of SUDETES.
SUDETAI (Mountain) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of SUDETES.
SUDETEBI (Mountain) Georgian
Georgian form of SUDETES.
SUDETEN (Mountain) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of SUDETES.
SUDETENE (Mountain) Norwegian
Norwegian form of SUDETES.
SUDETERNA (Mountain) Swedish
Swedish form of SUDETES.
SUDETERNE (Mountain) Danish
Danish form of SUDETES.
SUDÈTES (Mountain) French
French form of SUDETES.
SUDETES (Mountain) English, Spanish
A mountain range in Central Europe, which in the Anglosphere is also known under its German name SUDETEN.
SÜDETLER (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of SUDETES.
SUDETOS (Mountain) Portuguese
Portuguese form of SUDETES.
SUDOVIË (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Sudovia.
SUFFOLK (Region) English (British)
County in ENGLAND. Meaning "southern people", from suf, 'south'', and folk, 'people'.
SUFUMI (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of SUKHUMI.
SUGBO (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Filipino, Cebuano
Cebuano form of CEBU.
SUHHUMI (Settlement) Estonian
Estonian form of SUKHUMI.
SUID-AFRIKA (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of South Africa.
SUID-SOEDAN (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of SOUTH SUDAN.
SUJUMI (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of SUKHUMI.
SUKHUM (Settlement) Armenian, English, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Ossetian, Russian
Form of SUKHUMI used in various languages as well as an English variant.
SUKHUMI (Settlement) Arabic, Belarusian, Chechen, Danish, English, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
From Georgian სოხუმი (soxumi), which is of uncertain origin. It may be from Georgian ციხე (cixe) meaning "fortress" combined with the suffix ომი (-omi) denoting a geographical location or from Svan ცხუმ (cxum) meaning "hornbeam"... [more]
SULAWEIXI (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of SULAWESI.
SULAWÉSI (Political Subdivision & Island) Buginese
Buginese form of SULAWESI.
SULAWÈSI (Political Subdivision & Island) Acehnese
Acehnese form of SULAWESI.
SULAWESI (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish
Probably means "iron island" in an uncertain South Sulawesi language, from sula (cognate with Indonesian pulau) meaning "island" and mesi (compare Indonesian besi) meaning "iron"... [more]
SULTAN KUDARAT (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Filipino, Maguindanao, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish
Named for Muhammad Dipatuan Kudarat (1581–1671), the seventh sultan of Maguindanao, whose third name is derived from Arabic قُدْرَة (qudra) meaning "power"... [more]
SULU (Political Subdivision, Region & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Suluk, the Malay name for the Tausug people, in turn derived from Tausug Tau Sūg meaning "people of the current", from tau meaning "man, person" and sūg meaning "(sea) current, flow of water"... [more]
SUMARAN (Settlement) Japanese
Japanese form of SEMARANG.
SUMATERA (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Malay
Form of SUMATRA.
SUMATEURA (Political Subdivision & Island) Korean
Korean form of SUMATRA.
SUMATORA (Political Subdivision & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of SUMATRA.
SÚMATRA (Political Subdivision & Island) Icelandic
Icelandic form of SUMATRA.
SUMATRA (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Uzbek
From Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as three Indonesian provinces.
SUMATRAH (Political Subdivision & Island) Arabic
Arabic form of SUMATRA.
SUMENDALA (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of SUMATRA.
SUMER (Region) History
From Akkadian Šumeru, a word of unknown meaning. Sumer was an early civilization in southern Mesopotamia inhabited by the Sumerians, emerging during the Chalcolithic and early Bronze Ages between the sixth and fifth millennium BC.
SUNDERLAND (Settlement) English
A port city in North-East England. Derives from Old English sundor, 'separate' (c.f German sondern, 'but, instead') and land, 'land'.
SUNTAR (Political Subdivision) Russian
"goodness, obedient"
SUNZH-QALA (Settlement) Avar
Avar form of SOLZHA-GHALA.
SUŌ (Political Subdivision) Japanese
Shifted from earlier Suhau (Sufau) or Suha (Sufa) (first written as 周芳), belonging to an old province which corresponds to the eastern part of modern Yamaguchi Prefecture.... [more]
SUOMALI (Country) Chinese
Chinese form of SOMALIA.
SUOMALIYA (Country) Taiwanese
Chinese form of SOMALIA chiefly used in Taiwan.
SUOMIJA (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of FINLAND.
SUPEIN (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of SPAIN.
SURABAIA (Settlement) Belarusian, Galician, Georgian, Portuguese
Belarusian, Galician, Georgian, and Portuguese form of SURABAYA.
SURABAYA (Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Javanese ꦯꦸꦫꦧꦪ (shurabaya), derived from ꦯꦸꦫ (shura) meaning "white shark" and ꦧꦪ (baya) meaning "crocodile". The name comes from 12th-century Javanese monarch Jayabaya, who supposedly foresaw a fight between a white shark and crocodile (which might have been a prediction of the Mongol invasion of Java in the late 13th century)... [more]
SURAWESHI (Political Subdivision & Island) Japanese
Japanese form of SULAWESI.
SÛRÎ (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of SYRIA.
SURIA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of SYRIA.
SURIAH (Country) Indonesian, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese
Indonesian, Javanese, Minangkabau, and Sundanese form of SYRIA.
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