Submitted Place Names Starting with U

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UAE (Country) English
Abbreviation of the United Arab Emirates.
Uarase (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Russia.
Úcráin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Ukraine
Ucraína (Country) Galician
Galician form of Ukraine.
Udin (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Friulian
Udinese (Country) Italian
Udmurcja (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of Udmurtia.
Udmurteti (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Udmurtia.
Udmúrtia (Political Subdivision) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Udmurtia.
Udmurtia (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Удмуртия (Udmurtiya), which is derived from the name of the Udmurt people. The ethnic name is from odo-mort meaning "meadow people", from the Permic root od(o) meaning "meadow, glade, turf" and Iranian murt meaning "person, man"... [more]
Udmurtien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German, and Swedish form of Udmurtia.
Udmurtija (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Udmurtia.
Udmurtiya (Political Subdivision) Udmurt, Russian
Udmurt and Russian form of Udmurtia.
Udmurtska (Political Subdivision) Croatian
Croatian form of Udmurtia.
Udmurtsko (Political Subdivision) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Udmurtia.
Udmurtya (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of Udmurtia.
Uelsi (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Wales.
Ufa (Settlement & River) Russian
From Bashkir Өфө (Ofo), which is of uncertain origin and meaning, possibly derived from the Iranian root ap meaning "water". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Bashkortostan as well a river that runs through the Ural Mountains.
Ufi (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Ufi, referring only to the city.
Ufilipino (Country) Swahili
Swahili form of Philippines.
Uhan (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean, Thai
Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean and Thai form of Wuhan.
Uhanda (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Uganda.
Ühendkuningriik (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of United Kingdom
Uhipeketāne (Country) Maori
Maori form of Uzbekistan.
Uhorshchyna (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Hungary.
Uíbh Fhailí (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Offaly.
Úisbéiceastáin (Country) Irish
Irish form of Uzbekistan
Ujedinjeni Arapski Emirati (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of United Arab Emirates.
Ujedinjeno Kraljevstvo (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of United Kingdom.
Ujeubekiseutan (Country) Korean
Korean form of Uzbekistan.
UK (Country) English
Abbreviation of the United Kingdom.
Ūkareinga (Country) Maori
Maori form of Ukraine.
ʻUkelena (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Ukraine.
Ukhani (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Wuhan.
Ukkusiksalik (Other) Inuit
National park in Nunavut, Canada. From Inuktitut, meaning "where there is material for the stone pot", from the word 'ukkusik', meaning "pot" or "saucepan".
Ukrain (Country) Luxembourgish, Mongolian, Tamil, Yiddish
Luxembourgish, Mongolian, Tamil, and Yiddish form of Ukraine.
Úkraína (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ukraine.
Ukrainæ (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Ukraine.
Ukrainio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Ukraine.
Ùkrajina (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Ukraine
Ûkrayna (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Ukraine.
Ukuraina (Country) Japanese
Japanese form of Ukraine.
Ulaan Baatar (Settlement) Buryat
Buryat form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulaanbaatar (Settlement) Mongolian, Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, Romanian
Means "red hero" from Mongolian улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and баатар (baatar) meaning "hero". This is the name of the capital city of Mongolia.
Ulaan-Ud (Settlement) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulaan-Ude (Settlement) Buryat
Buryat form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulanbata (Settlement) Burmese
Burmese form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ułan Bator (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulánbátor (Settlement) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ulan Bator (Settlement) Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
Form of Ulaanbaatar used in various languages as well as an English variant of the name.
Ulan-Batori (Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Ulaanbaatar.
Ułan Ude (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulán-Udé (Settlement) Spanish
Spanish form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulan Udė (Settlement) Italian, Lithuanian
Italian and Lithuanian form of Ulan-Ude.
Ulan-Ude (Settlement) Russian
From Buryat Улаан-Үдэ (Ulaan-Ude) meaning "red Uda", derived from Buryat улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and Үдэ (Ude) referring to the Uda River. The name was originally given to reflect the Soviet Union's communist ideology... [more]
Ulan-Udè (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Ulan-Ude.
Uleåborg (Settlement) Finland Swedish
Combination of Ule, the name of a river whose name derives from the Finnish dialectal word oulu "floodwater", Swedish å "river, stream", and borg "castle, fortification"... [more]
Ulsan (Settlement) Korean
Combination of 蔚 (울, ul, of uncertain meaning) and 山 (산, san, "mountain"), thus "kind river". This is the name of a city in South Korea.
Ulster (Region) Northern Irish, Irish
From the name of a group of tribes that once lived in the area, the Ulaidh, and either Irish tír or Old Norse staðr, both meaning “land”, “place” or “territory”.... [more]
Uluğ-Hem (Body of Water & River) Tuvan
The Tuvan word for mother river.
Uman (Country) Arabic, Dhivehi, Pashto
Arabic, Dhivehi, and Pashto form of Oman.
Umbria (Region) Italian
Umbrië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Umbria.
Umeå (Settlement) Swedish
From the name of the Ume River. Possibly derived from Old Norse úma "roaring" and the place name element -eå denoting the city's location near the river. Another theory is that the name is derived from Finnish uoma "riverbed".
Umman (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Oman.
Underwood (Region & Other) English (British)
Underwood is an unincorporated community in Monroe Township, Clark County, Indiana, United States. The community took its name from the local Underwood family.... [more]
Undistan (Country) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Hendustan.
Ungaar (Country) Manx
Manx form of Hungary
Ungáir (Country) Irish
Irish form of Hungary
Ungair (Country) Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Hungary
Ungari (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of Hungary.
Ungārija (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Hungary.
Ungerija (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Hungary.
Unghirìa (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of Hungary.
Ungreti (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Hungary.
Ungverjaland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Hungary.
Unkari (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of Hungary.
Unterallgäu (Political Subdivision) German
District in Germany, meaning "under Allgäu".
Uŏk-nàng (Country) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of Vietnam.
Uoshington (Settlement) Russian
Russian form ofWashington
Upernavik (Settlement) Greenlandic
Means "the springtime place" in Greenlandic.
Uppland (Region) Swedish
Uppland is a Swedish historical province. The name is a combination of Swedish upp "up" and land "land". The name is believed to refer to its location north of Lake Mälaren.
Uppsala (Settlement) Swedish
Means "upstream from Sala", from Old Norse upp "up" and salir "halls, rooms". Sala was a village located downstream from Uppsala (it is nowadays a neighbourhood known as Sala backe)... [more]
Uppsalir (Settlement) Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Uppsala.
Uqanda (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Uganda.
Urál (Region, River & Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ural.
Urawpa (Region) Burmese
Burmese form of Europe.
Ürdün (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Jordan (the country).
Urdun (Country) Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, Tajik, Tatar
Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, Tajik, and Tatar form of Jordan (the country).
Ureshino (Settlement) Japanese
Ureshino is in Saga Prefecture.
Urimzhi (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Ürümqi.
Urla (Settlement) Turkish
Urla is a town and the center of the district of the same name in İzmir Province, in Turkey.
Uropa (Region) Filipino, Cebuano
Cebuano form of Europe.
Ūropi (Region) Maori
Maori form of Europe.
Uroševac (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian name of Ferizaj.
Urtijëi (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Ladin
Ûrûguay (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Uruguay.
Uruguay (Country & River) Spanish, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Turkish, Finnish
From Guaraní, either urugua meaning "shellfish" or uru, referring to a type of bird, and gua meaning "from" combined with y meaning "water."... [more]
Urugvai (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of Uruguay.
Urugvaja (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Uruguay.
Urugvajus (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Uruguay.
Uruhvay (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Uruguay.
Ürümchi (Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Ürümqi.
Urumchi (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Hindi, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Ürümqi used in various languages.
Urumchu (Settlement) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Ürümqi.
Urumçi (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Ürümqi.
Ürümqi (Settlement) English
From Uyghur ئۈرۈمچى (ürümchi), which may have been derived from Mongolian ᠦᠯᠡᠮᠵᠢ (ülemji) meaning "great", a short form of the phrase ᠦᠯᠡᠮᠵᠢ ᠶᠢᠨ ᠰᠠᠶ᠋ᠢᠬᠠᠨ ᠪᠡᠯᠴᠢᠭᠡᠷ (ülemji-yin say᠋iqan belchiger) meaning "great pasture" or "beautiful pasture"... [more]
US (Country) English
Abbreviation of the United States.
USA (Country) English
Abbreviation of the United States.
Ussuri (Region, Body of Water & River) Russian, English
Russian and English variant of the Manchu word Usuri.
Ust-ilimsk (Political Subdivision) Russian
"City" at the "Mouth" of the Ilim River
Usuri (Region, Body of Water & River) Manchu
The naming source of Ussuri.
Utah (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from Spanish yuta, name of the indigenous Uto-Aztecan people of the Great Basin perhaps from Western Apache (Athabaskan) yudah "high" (in reference to living in the mountains).
Utara (Other) Indonesian, Minangkabau, Malay
The Malay, Indonesian and Minangkabau definition of the Sanskrit word Uttara, which means “Northward”.
Utsunomiya (Settlement) Japanese
This is the name of a city which is the capital and most populous city of Tochigi Prefecture, located in central Japan. The kanji used are 宇 (u) meaning "eaves, heaven, house, roof", 都 (tsu, to, miyako) meaning "capital, metropolis" and 宮 (kyuu, ku, kuu, guu, miya) meaning "constellations, palace, princess, Shinto shrine."... [more]
Uummannaq (Other) Greenlandic
Means "heart-shaped" in Greenlandic, ultimately derived from uummat "heart". Uummannaq is the name of several places in Greenland, including a mountain, a town, an island, and a fjord.
Uvalde (Settlement) Spanish
named after Juan de Ugalde, governor of Coahuila (a part of Texas).... [more]
Uxan (Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Wuhan.
Uzabetkitsatan (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbachystan (Country) Kabardian
Kabardian form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbakstan (Country) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Uzbekistan.
Üzbegisztán (Country) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbeketi (Country) Georgian
From Georgian უზბეკური (uzbekuri) referring to the Uzbek people and the suffix -ეთი (-eti) used to indicate location. This is the Georgian name for Uzbekistan.
Uzbekija (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Uzbekistan via its Latin name Uzbecia. This is the standard Lithuanian name for the country, but sometimes the form Uzbekistanas is also used.
Uzbekio (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Uzbekistan.
Ûzbêkistan (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Uzbekistan.
Użbekistan (Country) Maltese
Maltese form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbèkistan (Country) Acehnese
Acehnese form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistán (Country) Czech, Spanish
Czech and Spanish form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistāna (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbekistanas (Country) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Uzbekistan. This is an alternative name for the country; the standard name in Lithuania is Uzbekija.
Uzbekistani (Country) Albanian
Albanian form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbequistán (Country) Asturian
Asturian form of Uzbekistan.
Uzbequistão (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Uzbekistan.