Region Submitted Place Names

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Boheme (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bohemia.
Bohemen (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bohemia.
Boiootia (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Boiotien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Bojótie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Bojotija (Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Boiotia (see Boeotia).
Bongo (Political Subdivision & Region) Bengali, Assamese
Bengali and Assamese form of Bengal.
Böotien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Boeotia.
Borgogne-Franche-Comtât (Political Subdivision & Region) Franco-Provençal
Meaning literally "Burgundy-Free County".... [more]
Bourgogne (Political Subdivision & Region) French
From the ethnonym for the Burgundians, an East Germanic people who moved westwards beyond the Rhine during the late Roman period.... [more]
Bourgogne-Franche-Comté (Political Subdivision & Region) French
Meaning literally "Burgundy-Free County".... [more]
Bourgondië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Burgundy.
Brandenburg (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) German
Derived from believed to be West Slavic brani boru, meaning "defensive forest" or brand "burned" burg "fortress" meaning "burnt fortress" the name of a German city, state, and street.
Breadalbane (Region) Scottish
Breadalbane is a region of the south/central Scottish Highlands. ... [more]
Brîtanya (Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Britain.
British Columbia (Region) English (Canadian)
The southwestern province of Canada.
Brittanje (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Britain.
Buckinghamshire (Political Subdivision & Region) English
From Old English, meaning "the county of Bucca's home", from Buckingham, named after its 12th-century landowner, Bucca, with sċīr, from Proto-West Germanic *skīru... [more]
Buhara (Region & Settlement) Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Bukhara.
Buirunga (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Japanese
Japanese variant of Virunga.
Bulunksy (Region) Russian
I don't know if it's the actual etymology or if it just 'looks similar,' but a search for 'etymology of bulunsky' turns up a lot of results about "Blue Sky"
Burgundy (Political Subdivision & Region) English
From the ethnonym for the Burgundians, an East Germanic people who moved westwards beyond the Rhine during the late Roman period.... [more]
Cachemira (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Kashmir.
Cachemire (Region) French
French form of Kashmir.
Caixmir (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Kashmir.
Calabrië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Calabria.
Caledónia (Region) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Caledonia.
Caledônia (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Caledonia.
Calédonie (Region) French
French form of Caledonia.
Caledonië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Caledonia.
Calvary (Region) Biblical
A location outside of Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified according to the Gospels. It means "place of the skull" (derived from "calvariae locus") and is also known as Golgotha.
Campanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Campania.
Campoleone (Region) Italian
Means "lion field" in Italian. Campoleone is the name of a region in the municipality of Aprilia, in Lazio, Italy.
Canaã (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Canaan.
Canary Islands (Region) English
English form of Spanish Islas Canarias which is derived from Latin Canariae Insulae "islands of the dogs". This is the name of a Spanish archipelago in the Atlantic Ocean, near the coast of northwestern Africa.
Caônia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Chaonia.
Caonia (Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Chaonia.
Cappadocië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cappadocia.
Caraibe (Region) Romanian
Romanian form of Caribbean.
Caraïben (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Caribbean.
Caraïbes (Region) French
French form of Caribbean.
Caraibi (Region) Italian
Italian form of Caribbean.
Carèlia (Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Karelia.
Carélie (Region) French
French form of Karelia.
Caria (Region) Ancient Greek
Caria was an ancient province near the Aegean Sea in Asia Minor.
Carib (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Caribbean.
Caribbean (Region) English
The name of the Region. The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands and the surrounding coasts. The region is southeast of the Gulf of Mexico and the North American mainland, east of Central America, and north of South America.
Caribe (Region) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Caribbean.
Caribien (Region) Danish
Danish form of Caribbean.
Carmania (Political Subdivision & Region) Old Persian (Latinized), English, Italian, Spanish
Latinized form of ancient Persian Karmana via its hellenized form Karmania. This was the name of a region and province of several Persian empires.
Carmanië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Carmania.
Carnie (Region) French
French form of Carnia.
Castilië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Castile.
Catalongne (Political Subdivision & Region) Norman, Picard
Norman and Picard form of Catalonia.
Catalonha (Political Subdivision & Region) Occitan
Occitan form of Catalonia.
Catalonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of Catalonia.
Catalunha (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Catalonia.
Caucas (Region & Mountain) Catalan
Catalan form of Caucasus.
Caucase (Region) French
French form of Caucasus.
Caucásia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Caucasia, which is an alternative name for the Caucasus geographical region.
Cáucaso (Region & Mountain) Spanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of Caucasus.
Caucaso (Region & Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Caucasus.
Caucaz (Region & Mountain) Romanian
Romanian form of Caucasus.
Caxemira (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Kashmir.
Celile (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Galilee.
Centre-Val de Loire (Region & Political Subdivision) French
Meaning literally "Centre-Loire Valley", as the centre of the Loire flows through the region.... [more]
Cerdeña (Region & Island) Spanish
Spanish form of Sardinia.
Čerkesija (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Circassia.
Çerkesya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Circassia.
Čerkezija (Region) Slovene
Slovene form of Circassia.
Champagne (Region) French
French region famous for its luxury sparkling wine.... [more]
Champagne-Ardenne (Political Subdivision & Region) French
Combination of Champagne and Ardenne.... [more]
Chaonie (Region) French
French form of Chaonia.
Châu Á (Region) Vietnamese
From Vietnamese châu meaning "continent" and Á meaning "Asia". This is the Vietnamese name for Asia.
Châu Âu (Region) Vietnamese
From Vietnamese châu meaning "continent" and Âu referring to Europe (a calque of Chinese Ouzhou). This is the Vietnamese name for Europe.
Châu Đại Dương (Region) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 洲 (châu) meaning "continent, island" and 大洋 (đại dương) meaning "ocean". This is the Vietnamese name for Oceania.
Châu Nam Cực (Region) Vietnamese
Vietnamese calque of Chinese 南极洲 (Nanjizhou), used for Antarctica.
Châu Phi (Region) Vietnamese
From Vietnamese châu meaning "continent" and Phi referring to Africa (from a calque of Chinese Feizhou). This is the Vietnamese name for Africa.
Chereukeseu (Country & Region) Korean
Korean form of Circassia.
Cherkes (Country & Region) Ossetian
Ossetian form of Circassia.
Cherkesiya (Country & Region) Russian
Russian form of Circassia.
Cherkezia (Country & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Circassia.
Chilcotin (Region) Cree (Anglicized)
From the Chilcotin (Tsilhqot'in) people of British Columbia, Canada. Means "people of the red ochre river", after the Chilko river.
Chorasmia (Region & Political Subdivision) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, English, Greek
Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman name for the region of Khwarazm in Central Asia. It was named after the Chorasmians, a local Iranian tribe who were known as Χωράσμιοι (Chorasmioi) to the Greeks and as Chorasmii to the Romans.... [more]
Chorasmie (Region) French
French form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Chorasmië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Choresmien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Christchurch (Region) English
Christchurch is a New Zealand city that was founded in 1850. The name was given in 1848 before the city even existed. It was given by J R Godley of the Canterbury Associtaion who went to Christ Church College in teenagehood.
Cilicië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cilicia.
Circasia (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Circassia.
Circássia (Country & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Circassia.
Circàssia (Country & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Circassia.
Circassia (Country & Region) English, Italian
From Turkish Çerkes or Russian Черкес (Cherkes) referring to the Circassian (Adyghe) people. The name is of uncertain meaning, possibly derived from Kerkety, the name of a Circassian tribe, or from Persian چهار کس (čahâr kas) meaning "four people"... [more]
Circassie (Region) French
French form of Circassia.
Circassië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Circassia.
Ciscaucásia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ciscaucasia.
Ciscaucasia (Region) English, Italian, Spanish
Means "on this side of the Caucasus", derived from Latin cis meaning "on this side of" combined with the latinized Greek noun Caucasia meaning "the Caucasus" (both the mountains and their namesake region)... [more]
Ciscaucasie (Region) French
French form of Ciscaucasia.
Cisjuranië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cisjurania.
Ciskaukasië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Ciscaucasia.
Ciskaukasien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Ciscaucasia.
Cisleithanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cisleithania.
Connacht (Political Subdivision & Region) Irish
From the name of the medieval ruling dynasty, the Connacht, later Connachta, meaning “descendants of Conn”, referring to the legendary king Conn of the Hundred Battles.... [more]
Corásmia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Corasmia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Corinthie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Corinthia.
Coríntia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Corinthia.
Corintia (Political Subdivision & Region) Romanian, Spanish
Romanian and Spanish form of Corinthia.
Corinzia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Corinthia.
Cornwall (Political Subdivision & Region) English, Dutch
An English county or country, a place next to Devon at the bottom of southwestern England, derived from Old English Cornwealas which eventually turned into Cornwall... [more]
Crimea (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English, Italian, Spanish
From Crimean Tatar Qırım, which is of uncertain origin. It may have been derived from a corruption of Latin Cimmerium or Greek Κιμμερικόν (Kimmerikon), the name of an ancient city, from Old Turkic qurum meaning "protection, defense" or qirum meaning "fosse, trench", or Ancient Greek κρημνοί (kremnoi) meaning "cliffs"... [more]
Crimée (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Crimea.
Crimeia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Crimea.
Cumberland (Region) English
A historical English county, covering the Northern half of modern-day Cumbria. It derives from the Brythonic combrogi, meaning 'fellow-countrymen'.
Curdistão (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Kurdistan.
Cusco (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Quechua
Cyangugu (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan
Czerkiesja (Region) Polish
Polish form of Circassia.
Dacië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Dacia.
Dalmasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Dalmatia.
Dalmatië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Dalmatia.
Danubia (Region) English
A region that consists of the land on the banks of the Danube river.
Dardânia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Dardania.
Dardanie (Region & Settlement) French
French form of Dardania.
Dardanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Dardania.
Dardanija (Region & Settlement) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Dardania.
Dayangzhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 大洋 (dàyáng) meaning "ocean, sea" and 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent, island". This is the Chinese name for Oceania.
Deira (Region) History
Deira was an area of Post-Roman Britain, and a later Anglian kingdom.
Durham (Settlement & Region) English, Anglo-Norman
A cathedral city in the North-East of England. The name is derived from the city's Latin name Dunelm, which comprises of the Celtic element dun, 'fortress' (c.f Welsh dinas, 'city') and the Old Norse holme, which meant an island (referring to the peninsular formed by the River Wear).
Echia (Region) Thai
Thai form of Asia.
Efrika (Region) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Africa.
Eigias (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Romansh
Eirāzija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Eurasia.
Ematija (Region) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Emathia.
Emerika (Country & Region) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of America.
Emilia (Region) Italian, English, Finnish, Polish, Spanish
From the Via Aemilia, itself from Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, the Roman consul who planned the road. This is the name of a traditional region of northern Italy, now contained in the modern political region of Emilia-romagna.
Engadin (Region) Swiss, German
Valley in Switzerland. It means "Valley of the Inn", from the river that flows through it.
Engadina (Region) Italian
Italian form of Engadin.
Engadine (Region) French
French form of Engadin.
Engiadina (Region) Romansh
Romansh form of Engadin.
Enotria (Region) Italian, History
Italian form of Oenotria. Enotria or Oenotria refers to an ancient region of southern Italy.
Entarkatika (Region) Gujarati
Gujarati form of Antarctica.
Entarktika (Region) Bengali
Bengali form of Antarctica.
Eolië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Aeolia.
Eoraip (Region) Irish
Irish form of Europe.
Eorazia (Region) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Eurasia.
Eorôpa (Region) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Europe.
Eoropa (Region) Venetian
Venetian form of Europa (see Europe).
Ermland (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Warmia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Éropa (Region) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Europe.
Eropa (Region) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Europe.
Eropah (Region) Malay
Malay form of Europe.
Escandinavia (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Scandinavia.
E-she-ya (Region) Tibetan
Tibetan form of Asia.
Eshia (Region) Bengali, Dhivehi, Punjabi
Bengali, Dhivehi and Punjabi form of Asia.
Eshya (Region) Malayalam
Malayalam form of Asia.
Esia (Region) Assamese
Assamese form of Asia.
Esiya (Region) Nepali, Santali
Nepali and Santali form of Asia.
Essex (Region) English
The name of a county in south-eastern England, it is derived from Old English Ēastseaxe meaning "East Saxons," referring to the Kingdom of the East Saxons.
Etelämanner (Region) Finnish
From Finnish etelä meaning "south" and manner meaning "continent". This is the Finnish name for Antarctica.
Étrurie (Region) French
French form of Etruria.
Etrurië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Etruria.
Etrurien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Etruria.
Etrurija (Region) Serbian, Slovene
Serbian and Slovenian form of Etruria.
Êu-chû (Region) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Ouzhou.
Ĕu-ciŭ (Region) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Ouzhou.
ʻEulopa (Region) Hawaiian
Hawaiian form of Europe.
Euraasia (Region) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Eurasia.
Eurásia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Eurasia.
Euràsia (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Eurasia.
Eurasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Eurasia.
Eurázia (Region) Slovak
Slovak form of Eurasia.
Eurazië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Eurasia.
Eurazija (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Eurasia.
Eŭrazio (Region) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Eurasia.
Euraziya (Region) Belarusian, Kazakh
Belarusian and Kazakh form of Eurasia.
Eurázsia (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Eurasia.
Euroazija (Region) Croatian
Croatian form of Eurasia.
Euròpa (Region) Occitan
Occitan form of Europa (see Europe).
Eŭropo (Region) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Europe.
Eu-tseu (Region) Chinese (Wu)
Wu romanization of Ouzhou.
Evrasía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eurasia.
Evrasia (Region) Armenian, Faroese, Greek, Judeo-Spanish
Armenian, Faroese, Greek and Ladino form of Eurasia.
Evrazi (Region) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Ingush, Mongolian
Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash and Mongolian form of Eurasia.
Evrazia (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Eurasia.
Evrazija (Region) Slovene
Slovene form of Eurasia.
Evroazia (Region) Albanian
Albanian form of Eurasia.
Evroazija (Region) Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Eurasia.
Evropi (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Europe.
Ewòp (Region) Haitian Creole
Haitian Creole form of Europe.
Ewrasya (Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Eurasia.
Ewrop (Region) Welsh
Welsh form of Europe.
Ewropa (Region) Kurdish, Maltese
Kurdish and Maltese form of Europa (see Europe).
Eyjaálfa (Region) Icelandic
From Icelandic ey meaning "island" and álfa meaning "continent". This is the Icelandic name of Oceania.
Eyrop (Region) Khmer
Khmer form of Europa (see Europe).
Eyrope (Region) Yiddish
Yiddish form of Europa (see Europe).
Fələstin (Country & Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Palestine.
Feihcouh (Region) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Feizhou.
Fei Zau (Region) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Feizhou.
Feizhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 非 (fēi) referring to Africa (from a shortened form of the older name 阿非利加 (Āfēilìjiā)) and 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent". This is the Chinese name for Africa.
Felestin (Country & Region) Persian
Persian form of Palestine.
Fenicië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Phoenicia.
Fenisië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Phoenicia.
Fennoscandië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Fennoscandia.
Fennoskandien (Region) German
German form of Fennoscandia.
Fî-chû (Region) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka romanization of Feizhou.
Filastin (Country & Region) Arabic
Arabic form of Palestine.
Filistîn (Country & Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Palestine.
Filistin (Country & Region) Hindi, Turkish, Urdu
Hindi, Turkish and Urdu form of Palestine.
Finistère (Political Subdivision & Region) French, English
The name Finistère derives from the Latin Finis Terræ, meaning “end of the earth”. As its name suggests, it is the westernmost department in mainland France.
Fi-tseu (Region) Chinese (Wu)
Wu romanization of Feizhou.
Fraintche-Comtè (Political Subdivision & Region) Frainc-Comtou
From Franche-Comté de Bourgogne, or "Free County of Burgundy", a region separated from Burgundy proper in the 15th century.... [more]
Franche-Comtât (Political Subdivision & Region) Franco-Provençal
From Franche-Comté de Bourgogne, or "Free County of Burgundy", a region separated from Burgundy proper in the 15th century.... [more]
Franche-Comté (Political Subdivision & Region) French
From Franche-Comté de Bourgogne, or "Free County of Burgundy", a region separated from Burgundy proper in the 15th century. Comté, "county", was formerly feminine, although today it is masculine.... [more]
Franke (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Franconia.
Fraser Valley (Region) English (Canadian)
It is a region in southwestern British Columbia, Canada.
Frigië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Phrygia.
Frygië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Phrygia.
Gagaoesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Gagauzia.
Gagaoezië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Gagauzia.
Ga Hkyeng (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Jingpho
Means ‘red soil’. Also the inspiration for Kachin and Kakin.
Gaja (Region & Settlement) Korean
Korean form of Gaza.
Galatië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Galatia.
Galiläa (Region) German
German form of Galilee.
Galilæa (Region) Danish
Danish form of Galilee.
Galílea (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Galilee.
Galilée (Region) French
French form of Galilee.
Galileea (Region) Romanian
Romanian form of Galilee.
Galileen (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Galilee.
Galileia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Galilee.
Galilėja (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Galilee.
Galileja (Region) Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Galilee.
Galileya (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Galilee.
Galinden (Region) German
German form of Galindia.
Gallië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Gaul.
Gasa (Region & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gaza.
Gasconië (Region) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Gascony. The modern Dutch form is now its contemporary French name, which is Gascogne.
Gassa (Region & Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of Gaza.
Gáza (Region & Settlement) Hebrew
Hungarian form of Gaza.
Gaza (Region & Settlement) English, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
From Hebrew עזה ('azza) most commonly believed to be derived from the word עז ('az) meaning "strong, fierce". This is the name of a region in western Asia on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea (referred to as the Gaza Strip), as well as a city in this region (called Gaza City).
G'azza (Region & Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Gaza.
Gazze (Region & Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Gaza.
Gedrósia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Gedrosia.
Gédrosie (Region) French
French form of Gedrosia.
Gedrósie (Region) Czech
Czech form of Gedrosia.
Gedrosië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Gedrosia.
Gedrosien (Region) German
German form of Gedrosia.
Gedrosija (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Gedrosia.
Gedrozija (Region) Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovenian form of Gedrosia.
Gedrozja (Region) Polish
Polish form of Gedrosia.
Ghaza (Region & Settlement) Georgian
Georgian form of Gaza.
Ghazza (Region & Settlement) Urdu, Arabic
Urdu form of Gaza as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic غزة (see Ghazzah).
Ghazza (Region & Settlement) Tajik, Urdu, Arabic
Tajik and Urdu form of Gaza, as well as an alternate transcription of Arabic غزة (see Ghazzah).
Ghazzah (Region & Settlement) Arabic
Arabic form of Gaza.
Ghazzeh (Region & Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Gaza.
Ghezze (Region & Settlement) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Gaza.
Ghrim (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Crimea.
Gikongoro (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan
Giudea (Region) Italian
Italian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Glyn Ceiriog (Region) Welsh
Means "Ceiriog Valley" in Welsh
Gojja (Region & Settlement) Bengali
Bengali form of Gaza.
Golgotha (Region) Biblical
A location outside of Jerusalem where Jesus was crucified according to the gospels of Matthew, Mark, and John. It means "place of the skull" and is also known as Calvary.
Goshen (Region) Biblical
Biblical place name.
Götaland (Region) Swedish
Means "land of the Geats". The Geats (sometimes referred to as Goths) were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting southern Sweden. Götaland is one of three lands of Sweden, the others being Svealand and Norrland.
Grand Est (Region & Political Subdivision) French
Meaning literally "Great East" in French, reflecting the rich cultural history of the east of France and the region's borders with four other countries.... [more]
Guadalajara (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Spanish
name comes from the Arabic (وادي الحجارة) wādī al-ḥajārah which means "Valley of the Stone", or "Fortress Valley". A city in Mexico bears this name from the birthplace of a conquistador of the same name as the city and the province of Spain the same name.
Guadeloupe (Region & Island) English
Gujarat (Political Subdivision & Region) Gujarati, English
Gujarat as a name is derived from the Pratihar dynasty of gurjars, who ruled Gujarat in the 8th and 9th centuries CE.
Gurize (Political Subdivision & Region) Friulian
Habashah (Country & Region) Arabic
Arabic form of Abyssinia, usually written with the definite article: الحبشة (al-Habashah).
Habasheh (Country & Region) Persian
Persian form of Habashah.
Haipīria (Region) Maori
Maori form of Siberia.
Hälsingland (Region) Swedish
Hälsingland is a province in central Sweden meaning "land of the Hälsings". Hälsing is believed to be a combination of Swedish hals "throat, neck" and inge "dweller". The hals-part is probably not referring to the anatomical part, but rather to a narrow strait of water.
Harlan (Region, Settlement, Mountain & Other) German
Harlan is a home rule-class city in and the county seat of Harlan County, Kentucky, United States. Harlan County is well known in folk and country music, having produced many prominent musicians. During the 20th century, it was often a center of labor strife between coal mine owners and union workers, especially in the Harlan County War of the 1930s.
Hauts-de-France (Political Subdivision & Region) French
Meaning literally "heights of France", also "Upper France".... [more]
Haza (Region & Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Gaza.
Herefordshire (Political Subdivision & Region) English
May mean "county of the army river crossing", deriving from the Old English for "army", here, and "river crossing", ford, making Hereford, and sċīr, from Proto-West Germanic *skīru meaning "county”... [more]
Herzegovina (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English
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Herzegovina (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English
From German herzog meaning “duke’s land.” It is a geographical region part of the country of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Hĭ-ciŭ (Region) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Feizhou.
Hindoestan (Country & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Hindustan.
Hindustán (Country & Region) Czech
Czech form of Hindustan.
Hinjiýan (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Xinjiang.
Hircânia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Hyrcania.
Hircania (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Hyrcania.
Hirkanija (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian and Slovenian form of Hyrcania.
Hsaikberiya (Region) Burmese
Burmese form of Siberia.
Hszincsiang (Political Subdivision & Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Xinjiang.
Hui-chiu (Region) Chinese (Hokkien)
Hokkien romanization Feizhou.
Huizhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 徽 (huī) meaning "emblem, insignia" and 州 (zhōu) meaning "prefecture, province". This is the name of a historical region in Anhui province, China.
Hyperoxiane (Region) Ancient Greek
Means "beyond the river Oxus", derived from Greek ὑπέρ (hyper) meaning "over, above, beyond" combined with the Greek noun Ὦξος (Oxos) meaning "Oxus"... [more]
Hyrcanie (Region) French
French form of Hyrcania.
Hyrcanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Hyrcania.
Hyrkanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Hyrcania.