Submitted Place Names Starting with U

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UÆRÆSE (Country) Ossetian
Ossetian form of RUSSIA.
UCRAÏNA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of UKRAINE.
UCRAINA (Country) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of UKRAINE.
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, Estonian, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog
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
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, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Chechen, Crimean Tatar, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Ossetian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, Thai, Turkish, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Bashkir Өфө (Öfö), which is of uncertain origin and meaning. It may be derived from the Iranian root ap meaning "water". This is the name of the capital city of Bashkortostan as well a river that runs through the Ural Mountains... [more]
UFI (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of UFI, referring only to the city.
UFILIPINO (Country) Swahili
Swahili form of PHILIPPINES.
UHANDA (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of UGANDA.
UHIPEKETĀNE (Country) Maori
Maori form of UZBEKISTAN.
UHORSHCHYNA (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of HUNGARY.
UÍBH FHAILÍ (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of OFFALY.
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.
Korean form of UZBEKISTAN.
ŪKAREINGA (Country) Maori
Maori form of UKRAINE.
ʻUKELENA (Country) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of UKRAINE.
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.
UKRAINE (Country) Danish, English, French, German, Malay
From Ukrainian Україна (Ukrayina) which is from Old East Slavic украина (ukraina) meaning "boundary, borderland, outskirts", derived from оу (u) meaning "at" and краи (krai) meaning "edge, end, rim"... [more]
UKRAINIO (Country) Esperanto
Esperanto form of UKRAINE.
UKRAYINA (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of UKRAINE.
ÛKRAYNA (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of UKRAINE.
UKRAYNA (Country) Azerbaijani, Gagauz, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Gagauz, and Turkish 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) Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Chechen, Chuvash, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Norwegian, Ossetian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tatar, Ukrainian, Yakut
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) 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]
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
Possibly derived from Old Norse úma "roaring" and the place name element -eå "river". Another theory is that the name is derived from Finnish uoma "riverbed". Umeå is the largest city in NORRLAND and the 12th largest city in Sweden... [more]
UMMAN (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of OMAN.
UNDISTAN (Country) Kazakh
Kazakh form of HENDUSTAN.
UNGARI (Country) Estonian
Estonian form of HUNGARY.
UNGĀRIJA (Country) Latvian
Latvian form of HUNGARY.
UNGERN (Country) Swedish
Swedish form of HUNGARY.
UNGHIRÌA (Country) Sicilian
Sicilian form of HUNGARY.
UNGRETI (Country) Georgian
Georgian form of HUNGARY.
UNGVERJALAND (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of HUNGARY.
UNITED KINGDOM (Country) English (British)
A country in Europe.... [more]
UNITED STATES (Country) English
The name of a country in North AMERICA. The U.S. is a country of 50 states covering a vast swath of North America, with Alaska in the northwest and Hawaii extending the nation’s presence into the Pacific Ocean... [more]
UNKARI (Country) Finnish
Finnish form of HUNGARY.
UŎK-NÀNG (Country) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong form of VIETNAM.
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 (Other) Swedish
A Swedish city north of Stockholm.... [more]
UQANDA (Country) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of UGANDA.
URÁL (Region, River & Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of URAL.
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).
URIMZHI (Settlement) Kazakh
Kazakh form of ÜRÜMQI.
UROPA (Region) Burmese, Filipino, Cebuano
Burmese and Cebuano form of EUROPE.
ŪROPI (Region) Maori
Maori form of EUROPE.
ÛRÛGUAY (Country) Kurdish
Kurdish form of URUGUAY.
URUGUAY (Country) English
The name of the Country in South America. Uruguay is a South American country known for its verdant interior and beach-lined coast. The capital, Montevideo, revolves around Plaza Independencia, once home to a Spanish citadel... [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) Uyghur, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chechen, Chuvash, Georgian, Hindi, Lezgin, Ossetian, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Uyghur alternate transcription of ÜRÜMCHI as well as the 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) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
From Uyghur ئۈرۈمچى (ürümchi) which may be derived from Mongolian ᠦᠯᠡᠮᠵᠢ (ülemǰi) meaning "great", a short form of the phrase ᠦᠯᠡᠮᠵᠢ ᠶᠢᠨ ᠰᠠᠶ᠋ᠢᠬᠠᠨ ᠪᠡᠯᠴᠢᠭᠡᠷ (ülemǰi-yin say᠋iqan belčiger) meaning "great pasture" or "beautiful pasture"... [more]
UST-ILIMSK (Political Subdivision) Russian
"City" at the "Mouth" of the ILIM River
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).
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]
UZABEKISATAN (Country) Burmese
Burmese form of UZBEKISTAN.
UZBACHYSTAN (Country) Kabardian
Kabardian 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.
UZBÈKISTAN (Country) Indonesian, 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.
UZBEQUISTÃO (Country) Portuguese
Portuguese form of UZBEKISTAN.
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