Region Submitted Place Names

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Scythië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Scythia.
Seber (Region) Bashkir, Tatar
Bashkir and Tatar form of Siberia.
Selië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Selonia.
Sëlva (Political Subdivision & Region) Ladin
Semgallen (Region) Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish
Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish form of Semigallia.
Septimanië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Septimania.
Serkland (Region) Old Norse
Old Norse name for a region around the Caspian sea in the Middle East. The name is composed of Old Norse serkr "gown" and land "country"... [more]
Severië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Severia.
Severnaya Zemlya (Region) Russian
"Northern Land"
Shandagen (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese Mandarin variant of Sandakan.
Sharkisia (Country & Region) Arabic
Arabic form of Circassia.
Shedolamack (Region) Mormon
According to LDS scripture, this was the name of the place where Cainan met Adam and was blessed.
Shiberia (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Siberia.
Shijiazhuang (Region) Chinese
The capital city of Hebei province.
Shinano (Region) Japanese
SShinano is a province in Japan. Is it also the name of Japan's longest river.
Shinjang (Political Subdivision & Region) Uyghur, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Uyghur form of Xinjiang as well as an alternate transcription of Kazakh and Kyrgyz Shinzhang.
Shinjon (Political Subdivision & Region) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Xinjiang.
Shinkyō (Political Subdivision & Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Xinjiang.
Shinzhang (Political Subdivision & Region) Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Kazakh and Kyrgyz form of Xinjiang.
Shulon (Region) Mormon
A land mentioned in the Book of Moses.
Sibéria (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Siberia.
Siberia (Region) English, Albanian, Italian, Korean, Romanian, Spanish
From Russian Сибирь (Sibir) of uncertain origin and meaning. This is the name of a region in North Asia.
Sibérie (Region) French
French form of Siberia.
Siberië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Siberia.
Sibiras (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Siberia.
Sibiri (Region) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Siberia.
Sibirien (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Siberia.
Sibīrija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Siberia.
Sibirija (Region) Slovene
Slovenian form of Siberia.
Sibirya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Siberia.
Siinai (Region & Mountain) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Sinai.
Silesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Silesia.
Silezië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Silesia.
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.
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.
Sĭng-giŏng (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese (Min Dong)
Min Dong romanization of Xinjiang.
Sinjang (Political Subdivision & Region) Korean
Korean form of Xinjiang.
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.
Siperia (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Siberia.
Sirkasia (Country & Region) Breton, Indonesian
Breton and Indonesian form of Circassia.
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.
Siviria (Region) Greek
Greek form of Siberia.
Skandinavien (Region) Swedish, Danish, German
Swedish, Danish, and German form of Scandinavia.
Skandinawië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Scandinavia.
Slavonië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Slavonia.
Soemer (Country & Region) Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Sumer.
Sogdië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sogdia.
Sogdien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Sogdia.
South America (Region) English
Combination of south and America, named after it’s geographic location. This is the name of a continent in the Southern Hemisphere.
Stambolli (Region) Albanian
Albanian form of Istanbul.
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.
Stiermarke (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Styria.
Stiermarken (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Styria.
Storbritannien (Region) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of Great Britain, also used when referring to United Kingdom.
Sudauen (Region) German
German form of Sudovia.
Sudovië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Sudovia.
Suffolk (Region) English (British)
County in England. Meaning "southern people", from suf, 'south'', and folk, 'people'.
Sulu (Political Subdivision, Region & Body of Water) Filipino, Tagalog, English
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]
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.
Svealand (Region) Swedish
Means "land of the Swedes" (see Svea). The Swedes were a North Germanic tribe inhabiting present-day Sweden. ... [more]
Syberia (Region) Polish
Polish form of Siberia.
Sybir (Region) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Siberia.
Sydamerika (Region) Swedish, Danish
Swedish and Danish form of South America.
Synaj (Region & Mountain) Polish
Polish form of Sinai.
Synay (Region & Mountain) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Sinai.
Syrmië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Syrmia.
Szahara (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Sahara.
Szardínia (Region & Island) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Sardinia.
Szibéria (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Siberia.
Tân Cương (Political Subdivision & Region) Vietnamese
Vietnamese form of Xinjiang.
Tartarije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Tartary.
Tartarye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Tartary.
Tesprócia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Thesprotia.
Tesprocija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian
Croatian form of Thesprotia.
Tesprotia (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish, Spanish
Polish and Spanish form of Thesprotia.
Tesprotija (Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Thesprotia.
Tesprozia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Thesprotia.
Thesprotie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Thesprotia.
Thesprotien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Thesprotia.
Thessalië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Thessalia (see Thessaly).
Thivet (Region) Greek
Greek form of Tibet.
Thracië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Thrace via its Latin form Thracia.
Tíbet (Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Tibet.
Tibeta (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Tibet.
Tibetas (Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Tibet.
Tibete (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Tibet.
Tibeti (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Tibet.
Tiibet (Region) Estonian, Finnish
Estonian and Finnish form of Tibet.
Tingvoll (Region) Norwegian
A municipality in Norway. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Tjerkessien (Country & Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Circassia.
Toscane (Region) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Tuscany.
Toskane (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Tuscany.
Transcarpathia (Region) English
Means "beyond the Carpathian Mountains", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with the latinized Greek noun Carpathia meaning "the Carpathian Mountains" as well as the region immediately surrounding them.
Transcarpátia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Transcarpathia.
Transcarpatia (Region) Romanian, Spanish
Romanian and Spanish form of Transcarpathia.
Transcarpatie (Region) French
French form of Transcarpathia.
Transcarpazia (Region) Italian
Italian form of Transcarpathia.
Transcaucásia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Transcaucasia.
Transcaucasia (Region) English, Italian, Spanish
Means "beyond the Caucasus", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with the latinized Greek noun Caucasia meaning "the Caucasus" (both the mountains and their namesake region)... [more]
Transcaucasie (Region) French
French form of Transcaucasia.
Transcaucazia (Region) Romanian
Romanian form of Transcaucasia.
Transdanubia (Region) English, Finnish, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish
Means "beyond the river Danube", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with the Latin noun Danubius meaning "the river Danube".... [more]
Transdanubie (Region) French
French form of Transdanubia.
Transdanubië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transdanubia.
Transdanubien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Transdanubia.
Transdanubio (Region) Italian
Italian form of Transdanubia.
Transilvaania (Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Transylvania.
Transilvânia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Transylvania.
Transilvānija (Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Transylvania.
Transilvaniya (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Uzbek
Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, and Uzbek form of Transylvania.
Transilvanya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Transylvania. This is an alternative name for the region; the standard name in Turkey is Erdel.
Transjuranië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transjurania.
Transkafkasya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Transcaucasia.
Transkarpatia (Region) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Transcarpathia.
Transkarpatië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transcarpathia.
Transkarpatien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Transcarpathia.
Transkarpatija (Region) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Transcarpathia.
Transkaukasia (Region) Basque, Finnish, Norwegian
Basque, Finnish and Norwegian form of Transcaucasia.
Transkaukasië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transcaucasia.
Transkaukasien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Transcaucasia.
Transkaukazja (Region) Polish
Polish form of Transcaucasia.
Transnístria (Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Transnistria.
Transnistria (Political Subdivision & Region) Basque, English, Estonian, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish
Means "beyond the river Dniester", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with the Romanian noun Nistru meaning "the river Dniester".... [more]
Transnistrie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Transnistria.
Transnistrië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Transnistria.
Transnistrien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Transnistria.
Transnîstriya (Political Subdivision & Region) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Transnistria.
Transoksania (Region) Polish
Polish form of Transoxiana via its Latin form Transoxania.
Transoksanija (Region) Slovene
Slovenian form of Transoxiana via its Latin form Transoxania.
Transoksiana (Region) Bulgarian, Lithuanian
Bulgarian and Lithuanian form of Transoxiana.
Transoksijana (Region) Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Transoxiana.
Transoxania (Region) Ancient Roman
Means "beyond the river Oxus", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with the Latin noun Oxus meaning "the river Oxus".... [more]
Transoxanie (Region) Czech
Czech form of Transoxiana via its Latin form Transoxania.
Transoxanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transoxiana via its Latin form Transoxania.
Transoxanien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Transoxiana via its Latin form Transoxania.
Transoxiana (Region) English
In English and several other languages, this is the name of a historical region in Central Asia, which was known as Hyperoxiane to the ancient Greeks and as Transoxania to the Romans... [more]
Transoxiane (Region) French
French form of Transoxiana.
Transsilvanië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Transylvania.
Transsilvanien (Region) German
German form of Transylvania. This is an alternative name for the region; the standard name in the Germanosphere is Siebenbürgen.
Transsylvanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transylvania.
Transsylvanien (Region) Danish, Swedish
Danish and Swedish form of Transylvania.
Transylvania (Region) English, Greek
Means "beyond the forest", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with medieval Latin sylvam, which is the accusative singular of the medieval Latin noun sylva meaning "forest, woods" (see Silvius)... [more]
Transylvánie (Region) Czech
Czech form of Transylvania. This is an alternative name for the region; the standard name in Czechia is Sedmihradsko.
Transylvanie (Region) French
French form of Transylvania.
Transylvaniya (Region) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Transylvania.
Transylwania (Region) Polish
Polish form of Transylvania. This is an alternative name for the region; the standard name in Poland is Siedmiogród.
Transzoxánia (Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Transoxiana via its Latin form Transoxania.
Trasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Thrace via its Latin form Thracia.
Triëst (Region & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Trieste.
Tripolitaine (Region) French
French form of Tripolitania.
Tripolitânia (Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Tripolitania.
Tripolitanië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tripolitania.
Tripolitanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Tripolitania.
Tripolitanija (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Tripolitania.
Tripolitaniya (Region) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Tripolitania.
Troas (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Troad.
Trung Phi (Country & Region) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 中非 (Trung Phi), itself from Chinese 中非 (zhōngfēi). This is the Vietnamese name for the subregion of Central Africa as well as the Central African Republic (the country).
Trypolitania (Region) Polish
Polish form of Tripolitania.
Trypolitaniya (Region) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Tripolitania.
Tsavo (Region) African
Tsavo is a region of Kenya located at the crossing of the Uganda Railway over the Tsavo River, close to where it meets the Athi-Galana-Sabaki River.
Tšerkessia (Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Circassia.
Tsimbiri (Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Siberia.
Tsjerkessia (Region) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Circassia.
Tuscany (Region) English
Tuscany is named after the Etruscans who settled central Italy in the 8th century BC.
Tybet (Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Tibet.
Udin (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Friulian
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]
Umbria (Region) Italian
Umbrië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Umbria.
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]
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.
Urál (Region, River & Mountain) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Ural.
Urawpa (Region) Burmese
Burmese form of Europe.
Uropa (Region) Filipino, Cebuano
Cebuano form of Europe.
Ūropi (Region) Maori
Maori form of Europe.
Urtijëi (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Ladin
Vajdaság (Political Subdivision & Region) Hungarian
Hungarian form of Vojvodina.
Valois (Region) Latin
Valonia (Region) Georgian, Spanish
Georgian and Spanish form of Wallonia.
Valouchistan (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of Balochistan.
Västergötland (Region) Swedish
Västergötland is a historical province in Sweden meaning "Western Götaland". The largest city is Göteborg... [more]
Vinland (Region) Old Norse
Old Norse name for a place in modern Canada, named by viking Leif Eriksson c. 1000 AD. The first element of the name is uncertain, but it could be from Old Norse vín "wine" or vin "meadow".
Virunga (Region, Settlement, Mountain, Country & Political Subdivision) French, French (African), French (Belgian), French (Swiss), French (Quebec), French (Acadian)
Virunga is a French variant of Ibirunga which means “Volcano” in Kinyarwanda. Wirunga is amongst its other variants.
Voivodina (Political Subdivision & Region) Romanian
Romanian form of Vojvodina.
Vojvodina (Political Subdivision & Region) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Montenegrin, Slovak, Slovene, Macedonian, Czech
Derived from vojvodina (војводина), meaning "voivodeship" in Serbian. This is the name of a region and autonomous province in Serbia.
Vretania (Region) Greek
Greek form of Britain.
Walachije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Wallachia.
Walachye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Wallachia.
Wallonië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Wallonia.
Wausau (Region & Settlement) Indigenous American (Latinized, Rare)
Term used in many Native American languages with varying similar meanings such as "to see from a distance" or "to hear from a distance." It was the Native American name for a valley in central Wisconsin that is still refered to as such by locals... [more]
Wirunga (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Polish, German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
Wirunga is a German and Polish variant of Virunga.
Wolhynien (Region) German
German form of Volhynia.
Wolynië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Volhynia.
Xiboliya (Region) Chinese
Chinese form of Siberia.
Xinjiang (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese
Means "new frontier" from Chinese 新 (xīn) meaning "new" and 疆 (jiāng) meaning "boundary, border, frontier". This is the name of an autonomous region in western China as well as a historical region in Central Asia.
Yambol (Region) Bulgarian
A Province in southern Bulgaria. home to the old and archaic settlement of Kabile Capital Is Of Course Yambol
Yazhou (Region) Chinese
From a short form of Chinese 亚细亚 (Yàxìyà) combined with 洲 (zhōu) meaning "continent, island". This is the modern Chinese name for Asia.
Yeuropa (Region) Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Europa.
Yevraziya (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Evraziya.
Yevrop (Region) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Europe.
Yevropa (Region) Armenian, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Armenian, Russian, Ukrainian and Uzbek form of Europa (see Europe).
Yevrosiyo (Region) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Eurasia.
Ýewropa (Region) Turkmen
Turkmen form of Europe.
Yorkshire (Region) English
Newer form of Old English Eoferwicscir, a combination of Eoferwic "York" and scīr "shire, district".
Yperdneisteria (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of Transnistria.
Yudeya (Region) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Yukon (Region) English
Yungyuele (Region, Settlement, Body of Water & River) Yakut, Russian
Yūrashia (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Eurasia.
Yurasia (Region) Korean
Korean form of Eurasia.
Yurechia (Region) Thai
Thai form of Eurasia.
Zuid-Amerika (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of South America.