Region Submitted Place Names

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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.
Walencja (Region & Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Valencia.
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]
Westeros (Region) Popular Culture, Literature
Westeros is a fictional continent in the Game of Thrones-universe created by George R. R. Martin. The other continents are Essos, Sothoryos, and Ulthos.
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.
Württemberg (Political Subdivision & Region) German, English
Etymology uncertain. Originally referred to a castle near Stuttgart, and increased its scope as the owners increased their possessions. Scholars have rejected the derivation Wirth am Berg, meaning "innkeeper/host on the hill/mountain"... [more]
Wusuli (Region, Body of Water & River) Chinese
Sinicisation of Usuri. The wording used in Mainland PRC is 乌苏里, while the wording used in Taiwan is 烏蘇里.
Xeze (Region & Settlement) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Gaza.
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.
Yacouh (Region) Zhuang
Zhuang form of Yazhou.
Yambol (Region) Bulgarian
A Province in southern Bulgaria. home to the old and archaic settlement of Kabile Capital Is Of Course Yambol
Yatsoew (Region) Tai Lue
Tai Lue form of Yazhou, used for Asia.
Yawropa (Region) Uyghur
Uyghur form of Europa (see Europe).
Yeuropa (Region) Kazakh
Alternate transcription of Europa.
Yevrop (Region) Mongolian
Mongolian form of 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".
Yōroppa (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Europa (see Europe).
Yperdneisteria (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of Transnistria.
Yucatán (Political Subdivision & Region) Spanish
Most likely from Chontal Maya Yokot'an either meaning "I do not understand you" or "hear how they talk!", both phrases supposedly uttered by the Mayans when questioned by Spanish explorers. Alternately it may mean "land of yucas", referring to the edible tuber... [more]
Yudeya (Region) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Yukon (Region) English
Yukon (Region) Indigenous American
Territory in Canada. Split from the northwest territories in 1898. Capital is Whitehorse.... [more]
Yungyuele (Region, Settlement, Body of Water & River) Yakut, Russian
Yurap (Region) Punjabi, Sindhi, Urdu
Punjabi, Sindhi and Urdu form of Europe.
Yurapu (Region) Dhivehi
Dhivehi form of Europe.
Yūrashia (Region) Japanese
Japanese form of Eurasia.
Yurasia (Region) Korean
Korean form of Eurasia.
Yurechia (Region) Thai
Thai form of Eurasia.
Yureop (Region) Korean
Korean form of Europe.
Yurop (Region) Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Marathi, Nepali, Thai
Form of Europe used in various languages.
Yuropaya (Region) Sinhalese
Sinhala form of Europa (see Europe).
Yúukatan (Political Subdivision & Region) Indigenous American, Mayan
Yucatec Maya form of Yucatán.
Zuid-Amerika (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of South America.