Political Subdivision Submitted Place Names

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Abchasië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Abkhazia.
Abchazië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Abkhazia.
Abĥazio (Political Subdivision) Esperanto
Abkhazia in the language if Esperanto. From abĥazo (“Abkhaz person”) +‎ -io (“country”).
Aboe Dhabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Abu Dhabi.
Abondance (Political Subdivision) French
Abruzzo (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Maltese, Portuguese
From Late Latin Aprutium, itself probably from Praetūtium, which defined the territory in which the tribe of the Praetutii lived. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Abuzabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Chinese
Chinese form of Abu Dhabi.
Açe (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of Aceh.
Aćeh (Political Subdivision) Serbian
Serbian form of Aceh.
Açeh (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Aceh.
Ačeh (Political Subdivision) Czech
Czech form of Aceh.
Acéh (Political Subdivision) Balinese, Sundanese
Balinese and Sundanese form of Aceh.
Acèh (Political Subdivision) Acehnese, Javanese, Madurese
Acehnese, Javanese and Madurese form of Aceh.
Aceh (Political Subdivision) Indonesian
From Acehnese Acèh of uncertain meaning. A popular belief is that it is derived from the backronym Arab, Cina, Eropa, Hindia meaning "Arab, China, Europe, Indies", referring to the major regions that have historically influenced Aceh... [more]
Ačeha (Political Subdivision) Latvian
Latvian form of Aceh.
Ačehas (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Aceh.
Acheh (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Aceh.
Achehi (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Aceh.
Achekh (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Aceh.
Achém (Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Aceh.
Achex (Political Subdivision) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Aceh.
Açores (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese, Catalan, French
Portuguese form of Azores, which has been adopted into Catalan and French.
Acre (Political Subdivision & River) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese
Most likely from Aquiri, a transliteration by European explorers of the Ipurinã term Umákürü or Uakiry. Other theories include the name originating from Tupi a'kir ü ("green river") or a'kir ("to sleep"), or from Yasi'ri, or Ysi'ri, meaning "flowing or swift water"... [more]
Adana (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Turkish
City and province in Turkey.
Adigeja (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of Adygea.
Adıgeya (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Adygea.
Adighe (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Adygea.
Adigheyeh (Political Subdivision) Persian
Persian form of Adygea.
Adiguèsia (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Adygea.
Adygea (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Адыгея (Adygeya), which is from Adyghe адыгэ (adyge), the endonym of the Circassian (Adyghe) people. The ethnic name is of uncertain meaning, though it may mean "mountain between seas" or "mountain by the sea"... [more]
Adygeja (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish
Danish, German, Norwegian, and Polish form of Adygea.
Adygeya (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Adygea.
Adygeycho (Political Subdivision) Chechen
From адыгей (adygey), the Chechen name for the Circassian (Adyghe) people, combined with the suffix -чоь (-cho) meaning "place of". This is the Chechen name for Adygea.
Adyguée (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Adygea.
Aichi (Political Subdivision) Japanese
Means "knowledge of love" in Japanese.
Aidahe (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Idaho.
Ain (River & Political Subdivision) French
A river and department in France.
Akershus (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the name of Akershus Fortress, composed of Aker (from Old West Norse akr "acre, field") and hús "house, castle, fortress". Aker used to be a Norwegian municipality, but it is now an area in Oslo... [more]
Akita (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 秋 (aki) meaning "autumn" and 田 (ta) meaning "field, rice paddy". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Alabama (Political Subdivision) English
Name of a state in the United States, from the name of the Native American tribe Alabama meaning "thick cutters," from Choctaw albah "medicinal plants" and amo "to clear".
Alagoas (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese
Plural form of Portuguese alagoa, a variant of lagoa ("lagoon"), referring to the Manguaba (the "southern lagoon") and Mundaú (the "northern lagoon") estuarine lagoons... [more]
Alaska (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from Russian Аляска (Alyaska), which in turn is derived from Aleut alaxsxaq meaning "object to which the action of the sea is directed". Alaska is the largest of the 50 American states, located northwest of the United States mainland and bordering Canada.
Albain Nua (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Nova Scotia.
Alberta (Political Subdivision) English
Name of one of the 12 provinces in Canada, named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of Victoria, Queen of Canada, and Albert, Prince Consort.
Altai (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Altai, Russian, Mongolian, Kazakh, English
From the Turkic roots altun meaning "gold" and tag meaning "mountain". This is the name of a mountain range in Central and East Asia as well as two territories of Russia.
Altay (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Altai, Russian, Mongolian, Kazakh, English
Altai, Russian, Mongolian and Kazakh alternate transcription of Altai as well as an English variant.
Amapá (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Of uncertain origin. It may come from Tupi amapá, meaning "the place of the rain"; from a Nheengatu term meaning "island" or "land that ends", or from an Arawak term denoting the Hancornia amapa, a local species of tree; or from a Northern Geral term indicating a local species of tree... [more]
Amazonas (Political Subdivision & River) Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish (Latin American), Spanish
Reportedly named this way after the warriors, led by women, that attacked Francisco de Orellana's expedition, reminding him of the Amazons of Greek mythology. The word Amazon may come from Iranian *ha-maz-an- ("(one) fighting together") or *ha-mazan- ("warriors").... [more]
Ampou Dampi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Abu Dhabi.
Anadyr (Political Subdivision) Russian (Archaic)
Although the town itself has only been in existence for just over a century, the origins of the name Anadyr are much older. The name initially derives from the Yukaghir word "any-an" meaning "river"
An Cabhán (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Cavan.
Andalucía (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of Andalusia.
Andalusië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Andalusia.
Andalusien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Andalusia.
An Dún (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Down.
An Giang (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 安 (an) meaning "safe" and 江 (giang) meaning "river".
An Mhí (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Meath.
Ansonia (Political Subdivision) English
An eponymous city in Connecticut's Naugatuck River Valley named for founder Anson Green Phelps. In the 19th and early 20th centuries Ansonia was an manufacturing hub; one successful business was the Ansonia Clock Company, which sold world-wide... [more]
Antrim (Political Subdivision) Irish
County in Northern Ireland, meaning 'lone ridge'.
Anzio (Political Subdivision) Italian
City on the shore of Italy. In Roman times it was known as Antium.
Aoba (Political Subdivision) Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "blue, green" and 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf".
Aomori (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 青 (ao) meaning "green, blue" and 森 (mori) meaning "forest". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Aontroim (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Antrim.
Aosaiti (Political Subdivision & Region) Chinese
Chinese form of Ossetia.
Aosetiya (Political Subdivision & Region) Taiwanese
Chinese form of Ossetia chiefly used in Taiwan.
Apulia (Political Subdivision) English, Ancient Roman, Polish, Spanish
From Latin Apulia, itself of unknown origin, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ep-, meaning "water". This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Araabia (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Arabia.
Arabeti (Political Subdivision & Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Arabia.
Arábia (Political Subdivision & Region) Hungarian, Portuguese, Slovak
Hungarian, Portuguese and Slovak form of Arabia.
Arabía (Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arabia.
Arabia (Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, Basque, English, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
Of Semitic origin, but the precise meaning is uncertain, as the root word has many possible meanings in the Semitic languages.... [more]
Arábie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of Arabia.
Arabie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Arabia.
Arabië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Arabia.
Arabien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Arabia.
Arābija (Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Arabia.
Arabija (Political Subdivision & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Arabia.
Arabiya (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Arabia.
Aravia (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of Arabia.
Araviya (Political Subdivision & Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Arabia.
Arcádia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Arcadia.
Arcadie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Arcadia.
Arcadië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Arcadia.
Arcola (Political Subdivision) Italian (Archaic)
Archaic name of Arcole.
Ard Mhacha (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Armagh.
Arequipa (Political Subdivision) Spanish (Latin American)
Legend says it comes from Ari-quepay "(let's) stay here" in Quechua.
Arizona (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, originally as the name of a breakaway Confederate region of southern New Mexico, organized roughly along modern lines as a U.S. territory in 1863. From Spanish Arizonac, probably from a local name among the O'odham (Piman) people meaning "having a little spring"... [more]
Arkaadia (Political Subdivision & Region) Estonian
Estonian form of Arcadia.
Arkádia (Political Subdivision & Region) Slovak
Slovak form of Arcadia.
Arkádie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech
Czech form of Arcadia.
Arkadien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Arcadia.
Arkādija (Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian
Latvian form of Arcadia.
Arkadija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Arcadia.
Arkadiya (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Arcadia.
Arkansas (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, from the French pronunciation of the Quapaw people who lived on the Arkansas River.
Arles (Political Subdivision) French (Gallicized)
From Arelati, a Gaulish word meaning "by the marsh" or "in front of the marsh". Latinized Arelate.
Armagh (Political Subdivision) Irish
A county in Ireland. Means "Macha height", 'macha' was an ancient Irish goddess.
Aroumpa (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of Aruba.
Artsakh (Political Subdivision) Armenian
The Republic of Artsakh (Armenian: Արցախի Հանրապետություն, Artsakhi Hanrapetut'yun), or simply Artsakh, also known by its second official name, the Nagorno-Karabakh Republic, is a breakaway de facto state in the South Caucasus that is internationally recognized as part of Azerbaijan... [more]
Aruba (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
Asore (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Azores.
Asturië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Asturias.
Asturien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Asturias.
Atjeh (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans and Dutch form of Aceh.
Attapeu (Political Subdivision) Lao
From Lao ອິດກະບຸເອັ (idkabue) meaning "buffaloes".
Attica (Political Subdivision) English
Aust-Agder (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
From the Nynork word aust "east" and the place name agder. It means "the eastern part of Agder."... [more]
Ayan (Political Subdivision) Russian
notable persons
Azerbaijan (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English, Basque, Indonesian, Malay
From Persian آذربایجان (azarbayjan), which is from Middle Persian Ādurbādagān referring to Atropates, an ancient Persian governor under the Achaemenid Empire... [more]
Azerbaycan (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Azerbaijan.
Azorai (Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Azores.
Azoren (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Azores.
Azorene (Political Subdivision & Region) Norwegian
Norwegian form of Azores.
Azorerna (Political Subdivision & Region) Swedish
Swedish form of Azores.
Azorerne (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish
Danish form of Azores.
Azores (Political Subdivision & Region) English, Greek, Spanish
From Portuguese Açores meaning "goshawks", the plural of açor meaning "goshawk". This is the name of an archipelago located in the North Atlantic Ocean and one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
Azori (Political Subdivision & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Azores.
Azorit (Political Subdivision & Region) Finnish
Finnish form of Azores.
Azorlar (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Azores.
Azory (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech, Polish, Slovak
Czech, Polish and Slovak form of Azores.
Azzorre (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Azores.
Bachkirie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Bashkiria.
Bạc Liêu (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Teochew 薄遼 (po liaw) meaning "meagre hamlet".
Bactrië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bactria.
Bahia (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian), Portuguese, English
Literally "bay" in Portuguese, this name comes from the Bay of All Saints (Baía de Todos os Santos), for which a Portuguese captaincy was named. This is the name of a state in Brazil.
Baixkortostan (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Bashkortostan.
Baktrien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Bactria.
Bali (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, English
Derived from Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
Bangsamoro (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Tagalog
From Malay bangsa meaning "nation, country, race" combined with Moro, the collective term for the thirteen predominantly Muslim ethnic groups of the Philippines, which is ultimately of Spanish origin... [more]
Banteay Meanchey (Political Subdivision) Khmer
From Khmer បន្ទាយ្ (banteay) meaning “fortress” and from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning “victory”.
Banten (Country & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Sundanese, Javanese
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the Sundanese and Bantenese phrase katiban inten meaning "struck down by diamonds", which was used to describe the spead of Islam in the region in the 15th century... [more]
Bà Rịa-Vũng Tàu (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From the cities names BÀ RỊA and Vũng Tàu.
Bashike'ertuositan (Political Subdivision) Chinese
Chinese form of Bashkortostan.
Bashkireti (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Bashkortostan.
Bashkiria (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Башкирия (Bashkiriya) which is from башкир (bashkir), the Russian name for the Bashkir people. This is another name for Bashkortostan, a republic in Russia.
Bashkiriya (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Bashkiria.
Bashkortostan (Political Subdivision) Russian
From Bashkir Башҡортостан (Bashqortostan), which is from башҡорт (bashqort), the name of the people, combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of"... [more]
Bashkyrtstan (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Bashkortostan.
Bashqortostan (Political Subdivision) Bashkir
Bashkir form of Bashkortostan.
Bashqurtstan (Political Subdivision) Kazakh
Kazakh form of Bashkortostan.
Basilicata (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
The origin of the name is uncertain: it may come from the Greek term βασιλικός (basilikos), a title given to the Byzantine governors of the region; it may be derived from the church of Acerenza, whose bishop had jurisdiction over the territory; or it may be connected to Basil II Porphyrogenitus, Byzantine emperor from 976 to 1025.... [more]
Basjkirië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bashkiria.
Basjkortostan (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bashkortostan.
Baskeland (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Basque Country.
Baskenland (Political Subdivision) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Basque Country.
Başqırtistan (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Bashkortostan.
Baszkortostan (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of Bashkortostan.
Baton Rouge (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
From French le bâton rouge ("the red stick"), itself from Choctaw iti humma ("red pole") through Istrouma, a possible corruption; the name ultimately comes from a red pole marking the hunting boundaries for the Houma and Bayagoula tribes... [more]
Battambang (Political Subdivision) Khmer
Means “loss of stick”, referring to the local legend, Preah Bat Dambang Kranhoung.
Bắc Giang (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 北 (bắc) meaning "north, northern" and 江 (giang) meaning "river". This is the name of a province and city in Vietnam.
Bắc Kạn (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 北 (bắc) meaning "north" and Vietnamese � (cạn) meaning "arid, dry". This is the name of a city in Vietnam as well as the province in which the city is located.
Bắc Ninh (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 北 (bắc) meaning "north" and 寧 (ninh) meaning "peaceful".
Beiere (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bavaria.
Beieren (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Bavaria.
Bellagio (Political Subdivision) Italian
Bellagio is an Italian comune in the Province of Como. It is also the name of a hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
Beloetsjistan (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Balochistan.
Belujistani (Political Subdivision & Region) Georgian
Georgian form of Balochistan.
Bến Tre (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese � (biển) meaning "sea" and � (tre) meaning "to know".
Beócia (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Boeotia.
Beocia (Political Subdivision & Region) Spanish
Spanish form of Boeotia.
Beocija (Political Subdivision & Region) Slovene
Slovenian form of Boeotia.
Beocja (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish
Polish form of Boeotia.
Béotie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Boeotia.
Beotija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Boeotia.
Beozia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Boeotia.
Bermûda (Political Subdivision) Kurdish
Kurdish form of Bermuda.
Bermuda (Political Subdivision) English
Derived from the surname of Juan de Bermúdez, a 16th-century Spanish navigator alleged to have discovered the archipelago situated in the North Atlantic Ocean. Bermúdez is a surname meaning "son of Bermudo".
Bernicia (Political Subdivision) Anglo-Saxon
Bilungga (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Mountain) Korean
Korean variant of Wirunga and Ibirunga.
Bincheng (Political Subdivision & Island) Chinese
Chinese form of Penang.
Bình Định (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平定 (hán tự) meaning "to subjugate".
Bình Dương (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平陽 (bình dương) meaning "plain".
Bình Phước (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平 (bình) meaning "level" and 福 (phước) meaning "fortunate".
Bình Thuận (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 平 (bình) meaning "level" and 順 (thuận) meaning "along".
Blackheath (Political Subdivision) English
English place name which may be a corruption of "bleak heath", or simply mean "dark heath" from Old English blæc "black" and hǣth (see also Heath)... [more]
Blagoveshchensk (Political Subdivision) Russian
literally 'the city of The Annunciation (of The Lord to The Blessed Virgin Mary)'
Bodaybo (Political Subdivision) Russian
possibly named after the Celtic queen "Boadicea" or "Boadacaea"
Boeotië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Boeotia.
Boerjatië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Buryatia.
Bogusza (Political Subdivision) Polish
Habitational name for someobody who comes form Boguszyniec, Poland, or have family members or ancestors from the area.
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).
Bokeo (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "gem mine" in Lao.
Bonair (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of Bonaire.
Bonaire (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is a special municipality of the Netherlands.
Bonayre (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of Bonaire as well as a Russian variant name for the island.
Boneiri (Political Subdivision & Island) Georgian
Georgian form of Bonaire.
Boneiru (Political Subdivision & Island) Papiamento
Papiamento form of Bonaire.
Boner (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Bonaire.
Boneras (Political Subdivision & Island) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Bonaire.
Boneyr (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of Bonaire.
Böotien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Boeotia.
Borikhamxay (Political Subdivision) Lao
Bossier (Political Subdivision & Settlement) French
A city and parish in Louisiana, a place with Creole roots. This is also a French surname.
Bouriatie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Buryatia.
Brione (Political Subdivision) Italian
Britse Maagde-eilande (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of British Virgin Islands.
Britse Maagdeneilanden (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of British Virgin Islands.
Brussels (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English
Union of Proto-Germanic elements brōk, "marsh", and sali, "building, room"; influenced by Dutch Brussel. This is the name of the capital city of Belgium.
Buchanan (Political Subdivision) Scottish
A parish of Stirlingshire, Scotland. It's name derives from the Gaelic buth 'house, shed' and chanain 'canon', thus meaning 'house of the canon'.
Bueng Kan (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai บึง (bueng) meaning "lake, marsh" and กาฬ (kan) meaning "black, dark". This is the name of a province of Thailand as well as its provincial capital.
Buirunga (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Japanese
Japanese variant of Virunga.
Burâtiya (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar
Crimean Tatar form of Buryatia.
Bureatia (Political Subdivision) Romanian
Romanian form of Buryatia.
Buriácia (Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Buryatia.
Buriacja (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of Buryatia.
Buriad (Political Subdivision) Mongolian
Mongolian form of Buryatia.
Buriateti (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Buryatia.
Buriàtia (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Buryatia.
Buriatia (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of Buryatia.
Buriatija (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Buryatia.
Buriatsko (Political Subdivision) Slovak
Slovak form of Buryatia.
Buriazia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Buryatia.
Buriram (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Means "city of happiness" from Thai บุรี (buri) meaning "city, town" and รัมย์ (ram) meaning "joyful, pleasurable". This is the name of a province and city in Thailand.
Burjaatia (Political Subdivision) Estonian
Estonian form of Buryatia.
Burjatia (Political Subdivision) Danish, Finnish, Norwegian
Danish, Finnish, and Norwegian form of Buryatia.
Burjatien (Political Subdivision) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Buryatia.
Burjatija (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of Buryatia.
Burjatsko (Political Subdivision) Czech
Czech form of Buryatia.
Buryaad (Political Subdivision) Buryat
Buryat form of Buryatia.
Buryati (Political Subdivision) Chechen, Chuvash, Ossetian
Chechen, Chuvash, and Ossetian form of Buryatia.
Buryatia (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Бурятия (Buryatiya), itself from буряад (buryaad), the name of the Buryat people. The ethnic name is of uncertain origin and meaning, possibly from Buryat буртэ (burte) meaning "wolf"... [more]
Buryatiya (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Buryatia.
Buryatya (Political Subdivision) Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of Buryatia.
Buskerud (Political Subdivision) Norwegian
Named after an old manor of the same name. (Biskupsruð) It derives from the Old Norse biskup (bishop) and ruð (clearing, farm.) The biskup part referring in particular to the Bishop of the ancient Catholic diocese of Hamar.... [more]
Buxoro (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Uzbek
Uzbek form of Bukhara.
Calabria (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Finnish, Galician, Spanish
From Ancient Greek Καλαβρία (Kalabría), itself derived from the name of a local Oscan tribe. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Califórnia (Political Subdivision) Portuguese
Portuguese form of California.
California (Political Subdivision) Spanish, English
From the name of a fictional utopian island featured in the 16th-century novel Las sergas de Esplandián by Spanish author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo. The name comes from the island's queen, Calafia (or Califia), whose name is derived from Arabic خليفة (khalifah) meaning "caliph"... [more]
Californie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of California.
Californië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of California.
Calmucchia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Kalmykia.
Calmúquia (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Kalmykia.
Calvados (Political Subdivision) French
A department in Normandy, France. It is named after a cluster of sparsely vegetated rocks off the coast, likely from 'calva dorsa', meaning "bare backs".
Cà Mau (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 哥 () meaning "to sing" and 毛 (mau) meaning "fur".
Cambridgeshire (Political Subdivision) English (British)
Cambridgeshire is a county in East England.
Campania (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Galician, Spanish, Ancient Roman
From Latin Campania, itself from campania felix, denoting the fertile countryside around Mount Vesuvius. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Cantabria (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Cantabrië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Cantabria.
Cần Thơ (Political Subdivision) Vietnamese
Possibly from Vietnamese cầm thi giang meaning "river of poems", or from Vietnamese rau cần meaning "water dropwort" and rau cần meaning "mint".
Cao Bằng (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Vietnamese
From Sino-Vietnamese 高 (cao) meaning "tall, high" and 平 (bằng) meaning "level, even, peaceful". This is the name of a city in Vietnam as well as the province in which the city is located.
Carèlia (Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Karelia.
Carlow (Political Subdivision) Irish (Anglicized)
Town and county in Ireland. Possibly means "place of cattle".
Carmania (Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient 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.
Catalongne (Political Subdivision & Region) Norman, Picard
Norman and Picard form of Catalonia.
Catalonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of Catalonia.
Catalunha (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese
Portuguese form of Catalonia.
Cava (Political Subdivision & Island) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Java.
Ceará (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Most likely from Tupi ceará, probably a combination of the words cemo ("to sing loudly", "to scream") and ara ("small macaw, parakeet, jandaia"), thus "the jandaia sings". Another interpretation is that the name means "river originating from the mountains"... [more]
Ceatharlach (Political Subdivision) Irish
Irish form of Carlow.
Cebu (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Filipino, Tagalog, English
From Cebuano Sugbo, derived from Old Cebuano sibu or sibo meaning "trade", itself a shortened form of the phrase sinibuayng hingpit meaning "place for trading". This is the name of an island, province and city (Cebu City) in the Philippines.
Çeçenia (Political Subdivision) Albanian
Albanian form of Chechnya.
Cecenia (Political Subdivision) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Chechnya.
Čečėnija (Political Subdivision) Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Chechnya.
Čečenija (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Chechnya.
Ĉeĉenio (Political Subdivision) Esperanto
Esperanto form of Chechnya.
Çeçenistan (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Chechenistan.
Čečensko (Political Subdivision) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Chechnya.
Çeçenya (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of Chechnya.
Chachnia (Political Subdivision) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Chechnya.
Chainat (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai ชัย (chai) meaning "victory" and นาท (nat) meaning "resounding, roaring". This is the name of a province of Thailand as well as said province's capital city.
Chaiyaphum (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai ชัย (chai) meaning "victory" and ภูมิ (phum) meaning "land, region". This is the name of a province of Thailand as well as said province's capital city.
Chakassië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Khakassia.
Champasak (Political Subdivision) Lao
Chavai (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of Hawaii.
Chavash En (Political Subdivision) Chuvash
From Chuvash чӑваш (chavash), the ethnic name of the Chuvash people, and ен (en) meaning "place, region, country, side". This is the Chuvash name for Chuvashia.
Chawa (Political Subdivision & Island) Thai
Thai form of Java.
Chechen (Political Subdivision) Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Persian
Form of Chechnya.
Chechénia (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (European)
European Portuguese form of Chechnya.
Chechênia (Political Subdivision) Portuguese (Brazilian)
Brazilian Portuguese form of Chechnya.
Chechenia (Political Subdivision) Spanish
Spanish form of Chechnya.
Chechenistan (Political Subdivision) Persian
From Persian چچن (čečen) meaning "Chechen" and the suffix ـستان (-stân) meaning "land of". This is a Persian name for Chechnya.
Checheniston (Political Subdivision) Tajik, Uzbek
Tajik and Uzbek form of Chechenistan.
Checheniya (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Chechnya.
Chechenstan (Political Subdivision) Kyrgyz
Kyrgyz form of Chechenistan.
Chechneti (Political Subdivision) Georgian
From ჩეჩნური (chechnuri), the Georgian exonym for the Chechen people, and the suffix -ეთი (-eti) used to indicate location. This is the Georgian name for Chechnya.
Chechnia (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Thai
Armenian and Thai form of Chechnya.
Chechnya (Political Subdivision) Russian, English
Means "(place) of the Chechens", derived from the Russian name for the Chechen people. The exonym is of uncertain meaning, with Russian folk etymologies suggesting that it originates from the name of a village; on the other hand, it may be derived from the Kabardian name Шашан (Shashan)... [more]
Chiba (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Japanese
From Japanese 千 (chi) meaning "thousand" and 葉 (ha) meaning "leaf". This is the name of a city in Japan, as well as the prefecture in which the city is located.
Chita (Political Subdivision) Russian
"birch mat" or "clay" or "dirt (on the shore), slate, coal" or "blue" or "black earth (coal slate), coal" or "dwelling" or "upper reaches" or possibly the short form of a diminutive of a diminutive of a name that means "conception" (possibly referring to "The Immaculate Conception")
Chochia (Country & Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Georgia 1 or Georgia 2.
Chonburi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai ชล (chon) meaning "(body of) water" and บุรี (buri) meaning "city, town", so named for the nearby Gulf of Thailand. This is the name of a province of Thailand as well as said province's capital city.
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]
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.
Chukotka (Political Subdivision) Russian, English
Derived from the Russian name Чукчи (Chukchi), referring to the native people who originally inhabited the area. The word Chukchi is derived from Chukchi Chauchu meaning "rich in reindeer", used by the Reindeer Chukchi people to distinguish themselves from the Maritime Chukchi (the Anqallyt meaning "sea people")... [more]
Chumphon (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai ชุม (chum) meaning "come together, assemble, gather" and พร (phon) meaning "blessing". The second element may be a corruption of พล (phon) meaning "force, strength, power" or, alternately, the entire name may come from a corruption of อุทุมพร (uthumphon) meaning "gular fig tree"... [more]
Chuvasheti (Political Subdivision) Georgian
Georgian form of Chuvashia.
Chuvashia (Political Subdivision) English
From Russian Чувашия (Chuvashiya), derived from the name of the Chuvash people. The ethnic name чӑваш (chavash) is of uncertain meaning, possibly from Turkic yabal meaning "quiet, peaceful, slow", from a Turkic root meaning "friendly, peaceful" or from Tabghach, the Old Turkic name for the Tuoba, a Xianbei clan in Imperial China... [more]
Chuvashiya (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Chuvashia.
Chvea (Political Subdivision & Island) Khmer
Khmer form of Java.
Cill Chainnigh (Political Subdivision & Island) Irish
Irish form of Kilkenny.
Cill Mhantáin (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Irish
Irish name for the county of Wicklow. Meaning "church of Mantan". It is named after a peer of Saint Patrick. Mantan had his teeth knocked out by Irish pagans, and then he was renamed Mantan, which means "toothless one".
Cincinnati (Political Subdivision) English
Means "curly-haired", from Latin cincinnatus (see Cincinnatus). This is the name of a city in Hamilton County, Ohio, United States which was named in honor of the Society of the Cincinnati, named after the Roman consul Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus (born c. 519 – c. 430 BC).
Cohor (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Johor.
Colorado (Political Subdivision) English (American)
Name of a state in the United States, named after the Colorado river, from Spanish colo + "colored" rado "reddish", "ruddy".
Condom (Political Subdivision) Occitan
Condom, also referred to as Condom-en-Armagnac, is a commune in southwestern France in the department of Gers, of which it is a subprefecture.... [more]