Region Submitted Place Names

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Manzhuur (Region) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Manchuria.
Maqduniyeh (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Persian
Persian form of Macedonia.
Maqidun (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Macedonia.
Maquelônia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Machelonia.
Masedonië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macedonia.
Mashreq (Region) English
Variant of Mashriq.
Mashriq (Region) Arabic, English
From Arabic المشرق (al-Mashriq) meaning "the place of the sunrise, the east". This is the name used for the eastern part of the Arab world west of Egypt and Sudan. In Arabic the name is usually written with the definite article: المشرق (al-Mashriq).
Masidonia (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Macedonia.
Masovien (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Masovia.
Masowien (Region) German
German form of Masovia.
Masurië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Masuria.
Masyriq (Region) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Mashriq.
Mayantuyacu (Region, Body of Water, River & Other) Indigenous American, South American, New World Mythology
Means ‘the water and the air’ in Asháninka.
Mayombe (Political Subdivision & Region) French, English
French and English variant of Mayumbe.
Mayumbe (Region, Other, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Mountain) Kongo, Central African, Yombe
Means ‘mysteries of the spirits’ in Kongo. Maiombe and Mayombe are its variants.
Mazurië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Masuria.
Medië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Media.
Medien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Media.
Mediterranean (Region & Body of Water) English, Ganda, Scots
From the Latin term Mediterrāneum meaning "in the middle of land", composed of Latin medius "middle", terra "land, earth" and āneus "having the nature of". The Mediterranean Sea is located between Europe, Africa and a small part of Asia... [more]
Meirceá (Country & Region) Irish
Irish form of America.
Melanesia (Region) English
From Greek μέλας, meaning black, and νῆσος, meaning island. It was named for the dark skin of the islands’ inhabitants.
Melanesië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Melanesia.
Melville (Region) English, French, Scottish
Means "bad town" in French.
Mengjiala (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese
Chinese form of Bengal.
Mesenia (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish, Spanish
Polish and Spanish form of Messenia.
Mesenija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Messenia.
Meso-Amerika (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesoamerica.
Mesopotamië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesopotamia.
Meşrik (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Mashriq.
Messeenia (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Messenia.
Messénia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Messenia.
Messênia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Messenia.
Messénie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Messenia.
Messenië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Messenia.
Messenien (Political Subdivision & Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Messenia.
Mexrib (Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Maghrib (the region).
Micronesia (Country & Region) Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
From Greek μικρός (mikrós) meaning "small, little" and νῆσος (nesos) meaning "island". This is the name of a subregion of Oceania as well as an island country... [more]
Micronesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Micronesia.
Migdonia (Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Mygdonia.
Migdonija (Region) Lithuanian, Macedonian
Lithuanian and Macedonian form of Mygdonia.
Mikronesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Micronesia.
Mikronezja (Country & Region) Polish
Polish form of Micronesia.
Mikronezya (Country & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Micronesia
Mingrelië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Mingrelia.
Mississauga (Region) Ojibwe (Anglicized)
From the Anishinaabe word misi-zaagiing, meaning "Those at the Great River Mouth". Name of the Mississauga tribe, and now a name of a Toronto suburb. Closely related to the Ojibwe word misswezahging, mean "river of many outlets".
Mizoram (Region) Mizo
The name of the state is derived from "Mizo", the self-described name of the native inhabitants, and "Ram", which in the Mizo language means "land." Thus "Mizo-ram" means "land of the Mizos".
Moesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Moesia.
Moe-tseu (Region) Chinese (Wu)
Wu romanization of Manzhou.
Mogholestan (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Persian
From Persian مغول‎ (moğul) meaning "Mongol, Mongolian" combined with the suffix ستان (stân) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Mongolia.
Moğolistan (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Mogholestan, referring to Mongolia.
Moʻgʻuliston (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Mogholestan, referring to Mongolia.
Moldavië (Country & Region) Dutch
Dutch name for the historical region of Moldavia. The name is also used to refer to Moldova, a country that currently contains most of the aforementioned region.
Moldavija (Country & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Lithuanian and South Slavic name for the historical region of Moldavia. The name is also used to refer to Moldova, a country that currently contains most of the aforementioned region.
Moloukes (Region) Greek
Greek form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Moluccas (Region) English
Variant of Maluku, solely used to refer to the archipelago.
Molucche (Region) Italian
Italian form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Moluckerna (Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Moluki (Region) Polish, Slovene
Polish and Slovenian form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Molukit (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Molukke (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Molukken (Region) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Molukkene (Region) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Molukkerne (Region) Danish
Danish form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Moluky (Region) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Moluques (Region) Catalan, French
Catalan and French form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Mompracem (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Literature, Popular Culture
Mompracem is the historical name of Kuraman, which is currently known primarily as the alter ego name of Keraman in the Sandokan series.
Mongghuliye (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Mongolia.
Monggol (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Korean
Korean form of Mongolia.
Mongguli (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Khmer
Khmer form of Mongolia via the French form Mongolie.
Mongholia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Mongolia.
Mongkoli (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Lao
Lao form of Mongolia.
Mongkolia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Thai
Thai form of Mongolia.
Mongoli (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Chechen, Chuvash
Chechen and Chuvash form of Mongolia.
Mongólía (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mongolia.
Mongòlia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Mongolia.
Mongoliýa (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Mongolia.
Mongolja (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Maltese
Maltese form of Mongolia.
Mongolya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Hebrew
Hebrew form of Mongolia.
Mongoru (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Mongolia.
Monqolustan (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Mogholestan, referring to Mongolia.
Moravië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Moravia.
Morawië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Moravia.
Mosquito (Region & Settlement) Indigenous American, Central American, Spanish (Latin American)
The Hispanicised name of the Miskito coast.
Muāng-ciŭ (Region) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Manzhou.
Mughuliston (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Tajik
Tajik form of Mogholestan, referring to Mongolia.
Mung Gu (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese form of Mongolia.
Mùng-kú (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Hakka)
Hakka form of Mongolia.
Mungoliya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Burmese
Burmese form of Mongolia.
Muntenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Muntenia.
Mun Zau (Region) Chinese (Cantonese)
Cantonese romanization of Manzhou.
Mysië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Mysia.
Nadrauen (Region) German
German form of Nadruvia.
Nagorno-Karabakh (Country & Region) English
Means "mountainous Karabakh" from Russian нагорный (nagorny) meaning "mountainous, highland" combined with the name of the region of Karabakh... [more]
Nanjizhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 南极 (Nánjí) referring to the South Pole and 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent, island". This is the Chinese name for Antarctica.
Nan'yō (Region) Japanese
This is the shorter version of the name Nan'yō Guntō. It's an abbreviation. It in English means the "South Seas" and "Micronesia." It was used lots of times by Okinawans during the Japanese administration era... [more]
Nan'yō Guntō (Region) Japanese
This is the Japanese name for "Micronesia" which Imperial Japan occupied. This region included Marshall Islands which was taken over in 1914, Téél Falúw Kka Efáng Iiól Marianas (Commonwealth of The Northern Mariana Islands) where the Japanese treated Carolinians worse than the Chamorros, Guam where Japanese-CHamoru families existed, and other areas in the region.
Nanyoku-tairiku (Region) Japanese
From Japanese 南極 (nanyoku) referring to the South Pole and 大陸 (tairiku) meaning "continent". This is the Japanese name for Antarctica.
Närke (Region) Swedish
Närke is Swedish historical province. The name is believed to be derived from the word när meaning "ridge, hill" (not to be confused with the word nära "close, near").
Natangen (Region) German
German form of Natangia.
Navarra (Region) Spanish
Ngaliema (Region, Settlement & Mountain) Eastern African
The Konjo name of Mt Stanley.
Niagara (Body of Water, Settlement & Region) Iroquois
Name of a popular waterfall, a town, and region, in Canada. Derived from the Iroquois word Onguiaahra, meaning either "the strait", or "bisected bottom lands"
Noord-Amerika (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of North America.
Noord-Cyprus (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Northern Cyprus.
Nordamerika (Region) Swedish, Danish, German
Swedish, Danish and German form of North America.
Norden (Region) Swedish, Danish, Norwegian
Swedish, Danish and Norwegian name for The Nordic countries, meaning literally "the North". Norden is a geographical and cultural region consisting of Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland... [more]
Nord-Pas-de-Calais (Political Subdivision & Region) French
A combination of the names of the constituent departments of Nord, meaning "North" (the northernmost department of France) and Pas-de-Calais "Strait of Calais", the French name of the Dover Strait.... [more]
Norfolk (Region) English (British)
County in England. Meaning "northern people", from nor "north" and folk "people".
Normandië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Normandy.
Normaundie (Region) Norman
Rouenneis Norman form of Normandy.
Norrland (Region) Swedish
Literally means "Northland" in Swedish. Norrland is one of three lands of Sweden, the others being Götaland and Svealand.
North America (Region) English
Combination of north and America, named after it’s geographic location. This is the name of a continent in the Northern Hemisphere.
Northern Cyprus (Region) English
Northern Cyprus (Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs), officially the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (TRNC; Turkish: Kuzey Kıbrıs Türk Cumhuriyeti, KKTC), is a de facto state that comprises the northeastern portion of the island of Cyprus... [more]
Northumberland (Region) English
From the much larger Anglo-Saxon Kingdom of Northumbria, meaning 'land north of the Humber'.
Nouormandie (Region) Jèrriais
Jèrriais form of Normandy.
Nouvelle-Aquitaine (Political Subdivision & Region) French
Meaning "New Aquitaine".... [more]
Nubië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Nubia.
Numidië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Numidia.
Nunatsiavut (Region) Inuit
Region in Labrador, Canada. Means "our beautiful land" in Inuttitut.
Nunavik (Region) Inuit
Region of Quebec, Canada. From the Inuit word nunavik meaning "great land".
Nusantara (Region & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Old Javanese nūsāntara meaning "outer islands" or "other islands", from nūsa meaning "island" and antara meaning "interval, interspace, between, other" (both of Sanskrit origin)... [more]
Nusantara (Region & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Old Javanese nūsāntara meaning "outer islands" or "other islands", from nūsa meaning "island" and antara meaning "interval, interspace, between, other". In Indonesia this term is used to refer to the Indonesian Archipelago, while outside of Indonesia it has been used to represent the broader Malay Archipelago... [more]
Nusa Tenggara (Region & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, English
Means "southeastern island" from Indonesian nusa meaning "island" and tenggara meaning "southeast". This is the Indonesian name for the archipelago of the Lesser Sunda Islands as well as the name of two Indonesian provinces (West and East Nusa Tenggara).
Nyabisindu (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan, Eastern African
Another name for the Rwandan town of Nyanza.
Nyanga (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Kongo
Nyanza (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Rwandan
Diminutive of Nyabisindu.
Nyukzha (Region, Settlement, Body of Water & River) Evenki, Russian
From nyukhzach meaning ‘to wander’.
Nyungwe (Region & Mountain) Rwandan
Oarpey (Region) Manx
Manx form of Europe.
Occitania (Region) English
The name of a historical region in southern Europe where Occitan was historically the main language spoken. Not to be confused with Occitanie.
Occitanie (Region) French, English
The name of a southernmost administrative region in France. Not to be confused with Occitania, the historical region which it is named after.
Occitanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Occitania.
Óceánia (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Oceania.
Oceanía (Region) Spanish, Galician
Spanish and Galician form of Oceania.
Oceania (Region) English
A geographic region in the southern hemisphere consisting of several nations, including Australia and New Zealand... [more]
Oceánie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Oceania.
Oceanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Oceania.
Oceanien (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Oceania.
Ochiania (Region) Thai
Thai form of Oceania.
Oelop (Region) Lao
Lao form of Europe.
Oenotria (Region) History
Latinized form of Greek Οἰνωτρία (Oinotria), the name applied to southern Italy by Greek colonists when they arrived to the region in around the 8th century BC. It is possibly a derivative of Greek οἶνος (oinos) meaning "wine" (perhaps via the related word οἴνωτρον (oinotron), which referred to a kind of vine stake) and may mean "wine land" or "land of vineyards"... [more]
Oeral (Region, River & Mountain) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ural.
Oerop (Region) Lao
Variant spelling of Oelop.
Ojropa (Region) Silesian
Silesian form of Europa (see Europe).
Okanagan (Region & Body of Water) Salishan
Region and lake in Canada, named after the Okanagan people. Means "the people living where you can see the top", due to the many mountains in the area.
Okeaania (Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Oceania.
Okeania (Region) Greek
Greek form of Oceania.
Okeānija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Oceania.
Okeanija (Region) Bosnian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Form of Oceania used in multiple languages.
Okeaniya (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Oceania used in multiple languages.
Okyanusya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Oceania.
Olaha Shinehah (Region) Mormon
The name of a plain mentioned in the Doctrine and Covenants, a work of Mormon scripture. In the 1800's, the same section in which it was mentioned was copied into a few journals, though the spellings differed... [more]
Oltenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Oltenia.
Ontario (Region) English
Orasiya (Region) Persian
Persian form of Eurasia.
Oropa (Region) Papiamento
Papiamento form of Europa (see Europe).
Orupa (Region) Pashto, Persian
Pashto and Persian form of Europa (see Europe).
Ôseania (Region) Malagasy
Malagasy form of Oceania.
Oseania (Region) Finnish, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean
Form of Oceania used in various languages.
Oseanië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Oceania.
Oseti (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Ossetia.
Osetia (Region) Polish, Spanish
Polish and Spanish form of Ossetia.
Osetie (Region) Czech
Czech form of Ossetia.
Osetija (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Ossetia.
Osetiya (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, Korean
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, and Korean form of Ossetia.
Oshanniya (Region) Burmese
Burmese form of Oceania.
Ōshū (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Ouzhou.
Osraige (Region) Medieval Irish
Means "people of the deer" in Old Irish.
Osseetia (Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Ossetia.
Ossétia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Ossetia.
Ossetia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English
From Russian Осетия (Osetiya), from Georgian ოსეთი (oseti) derived from ოსი (osi) meaning "Ossetian". The name comes from As, the self-designation of the historic Alan people... [more]
Ossétie (Region) French
French form of Ossetia.
Ossetië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Ossetia.
Ossetien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Ossetia.
Ossezia (Region) Italian
Italian form of Ossetia.
Ostallgäu (Region) German
District in Germany. Meaning "eastern Allgäu".
Ostaruliyaa (Country & Region) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Australia.
Österbotten (Political Subdivision & Region) Swedish, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Swedish form of Ostrobothnia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Finnish region and the historical Swedish province.
Östergötland (Region) Swedish
A county (län) and historical province in Sweden. Östergötland means "Eastern Götaland". ... [more]
Ostralasi (Region) Cornish
Cornish form of Australasia.
Ostrali (Country & Region) Balinese, Javanese, Cornish
Balinese, Javanese and Cornish form of Australia.
Ostralya (Region & Country) Hebrew
Hebrew form of Australia.
Ostreliya (Region & Country) Bengali, Hindi
Bengali and Hindi form of Australia.
Ostreliyawa (Region & Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Australia.
Ōsutorarashia (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Australasia.
Oszétia (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ossetia.
Ouhcouh (Region) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Ouzhou.
Oural (Region, River & Mountain) French
French form of Ural.
Ouseani (Region) Khmer
Khmer form of Oceania.
Oustrali (Region & Country) Khmer
Khmer form of Australia.
Outaouais (Region) French (Quebec)
Region in Quebec. From the French name for the indigenous Odawa people.
Ouzhou (Region) Chinese
From Chinese 欧 (ōu) referring to Europe (from an abbreviation of the archaic name 欧罗巴 (Ōuluóbā) derived from Greek Εὐρώπη) and 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent"... [more]
Ovkiania (Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Oceania.
Ô-xtrây-li-a (Region & Country) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Australia.
Ozeanien (Region) German
German form of Oceania.
Páez (Other, Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Spanish (Latin American), Paezean
The name of places in Venezuala and Colombia.... [more]
Paflagonië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Paphlagonia.
Paghestin (Country & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Palestine.
Paionien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
Pajonija (Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
Palæstina (Country & Region) Danish
Danish form of Palestine.
Palaistini (Country & Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Palestine.
Palastinaya (Region & Country) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Palestine.
Palestiina (Country & Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Palestine.
Palestiina (Country & Region) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Palestine.
Palestin (Country & Region) Malay
Malay form of Palestine.
Palestin (Country & Region) Khmer, Malay
Khmer and Malay form of Palestine.
Palestin (Country & Region) Khmer, Malay, Mongolian
Khmer, Malay and Mongolian form of Palestine.
Palestīna (Country & Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Palestine.
Palestine (Country & Region) English, Biblical, French
From Hebrew Pelesheth, which probably means "land of the Philistines". This is the name of a historical/geographic region in Western Asia. It is also the name of a sovereign state in Western Asia (officially the State of Palestine).
Palestine (Region & Country) English, French
From Ancient Greek (via Latin) Παλαιστίνη (Palaistine), itself most likely derived from Hebrew פלשת (peleshet) meaning "Philistia, land of the Philistines". This is the name of a region and country in western Asia.
Palestsina (Country & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Palestine.
Palestyna (Country & Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Palestine.
Paletsatin (Country & Region) Lao
Lao form of Palestine.
Pa-lét-xtin (Country & Region) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Palestine.
Pa-le-xtin (Country & Region) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Palestine.
Pamfylië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pamphylia.
Pangaia (Region) Greek
Greek form of Pangaea.
Pangeea (Region) Romanian
Romanian form of Pangaea.
Pangėja (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Pangaea.
Pangeja (Region) Latvian, Macedonian
Latvian and Macedonian form of Pangaea.
Pangeya (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Pangaea used in multiple languages.
Panheya (Region) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Pangaea.
Panjab (Political Subdivision & Region) Punjabi, Urdu, Persian
Punjabi, Urdu and Persian form of Punjab.
Pannonia (Region) Medieval Hungarian, Ancient Roman
Pannonia was a province of the Roman Empire bounded on the north and east by the Danube, coterminous westward with Noricum and upper Italy, and southward with Dalmatia and upper Moesia... [more]
Pannonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Pannonia.
Parahyangan (Region) Indonesian, Sundanese
Means "abode of hyangs", from hyang referring to a type of supernatural spirit or deity in Indonesian mythology. This is the name of a mountainous region in the western part of Java.
Paresuchina (Country & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Palestine.
Parfiya (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Parthia.
Parþía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Parthia.
Parthie (Region) French
French form of Parthia.
Parthien (Region) German
German form of Parthia.
Pártia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Parthia.
Partija (Region) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Parthia.
Parwain (Region) Judeo-Christian-Islamic Legend
In the Dead Sea Scrolls, this is the name of the place where Methuselah goes to find Enoch.
Pays De La Loire (Region & Political Subdivision) French
Meaning  "lands of the Loire", describing the river that flows through the area.... [more]
Pélagonie (Region) French
French form of Pelagonia.
Pelagonien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Pelagonia.
Pelagonija (Region) Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovene form of Pelagonia.
Pelestin (Country & Region) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Palestine.
Peónia (Region) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Paeonia.
Peônia (Region) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Paeonia.
Peonia (Region) Italian, Romanian, Spanish
Italian, Romanian and Spanish form of Paeonia.
Péonie (Region) French
French form of Paeonia.
Peonija (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Paeonia.
Perrébia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Perrhaebia.
Perrebia (Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Perrhaebia.
Petrograd (Political Subdivision & Region) Russian
The name of Saint Petersburg during 1914 to 1924. Saint Petersburg's name was changed to this to avoid German connotations, as burg is a common German suffix meaning "fortress, fortification, castle" and sankt meaning saint... [more]
Philistia (Region) English, Biblical
From Hebrew Pleshet. This was the name of a confederation of cities in Southwest Levant inhabited by the Philistines. See also Palestine.
Philistin (Country & Region) Bengali
Bengali form of Palestine.
Phoenicia (Region) History
from the Ancient Greek: Φοινίκη, Phoiníkē meaning "purple country", Phoenicia was a thalassocratic ancient Semitic civilization that originated in the Eastern Mediterranean and in the west of the Fertile Crescent.
Picardie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Picardy. ​From Old French pic, meaning "pike", which was the characteristic weapon used by ancient Picards.... [more]
Picardië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Picardy.
Piedmont (Political Subdivision & Region) English
From Italian piemonte, itself derived from Medieval Latin Pedemontium, ultimately from Latin ad pedem montium, literally "at the foot of the mountains".... [more]
Piëmont (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Piedmont.
Pikardië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Picardy.
Pisidië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pisidia.
Plandria (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Flanders via its medieval Latin form Flandria.
Podlachien (Region) German
German form of Podlachia.
Podlasien (Region) Swedish, German
Swedish form of Podlachia as well as a German variant of Podlachien.
Podolië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Podolia.
Pogesanien (Region) German
German form of Pogesania.
Polesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polesia.
Polinésia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Polynesia.
Polinesia (Region) Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Spanish
Indonesian, Italian, Malay, and Spanish form of Polynesia.
Polinesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Polynesia.
Polinézia (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Polynesia.
Polinēzija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Polynesia.
Polineziýa (Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Polynesia.
Polinezja (Region) Polish
Polish form of Polynesia.
Polinezya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Polynesia.
Polynesia (Region) English
From Ancient Greek πολύς (polys) meaning "much, many" and νῆσος (nesos) meaning "island". This is the name of a subregion in Oceania.
Polynésie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Polynesia.
Polynesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polynesia.
Polynesien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German, Swedish form of Polynesia.
Polynézia (Region) Slovak
Slovak form of Polynesia.
Polynisia (Region) Greek
Greek form of Polynesia.
Pomesanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomesania.
Pomesanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Pomesania.
Pommerellen (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerelia.
Pommeren (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerania.
Pordenon (Political Subdivision & Region) Venetian, Friulian
Pōrīnetia (Region) Tahitian
Tahitian form of Polynesia.
Provence-Alps-French Riviera (Political Subdivision & Region) English
English form of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
Pulinkunnoo (Region, Settlement, Island, Body of Water & River) Malayalam
Birthplace of Kunchacko.
Punjab (Political Subdivision & Region) English
From Punjabi پنجاب or ਪੰਜਾਬ (Panjab) from Persian پنجاب (panjab) meaning "five rivers" or "five waters", derived from پنج (panj) meaning "five" and آب (ab) meaning "water, river"... [more]
Qafqaz (Region & Mountain) Persian, Azerbaijani
Persian and Azerbaijani form of Caucasus.
Qawqaz (Region) Arabic
Arabic form of Caucasus, usually written with the definite article as القوقاز‎‎ (Al-Qawqaz).
Qəzzə (Region & Settlement) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Gaza.