Afghan Submitted Place Names

Afghan names are used in the country of Afghanistan in central Asia.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abijan ابیجان (Settlement) Armenian, Bengali, Japanese, Pashto, Persian, Turkmen
Form of Abidjan used in multiple languages.
Afǧānestān افغانستان (Country) Pashto
Pashto form of Afghanistan.
Āfǧoniston (Country) Afghan, Pakistani
Kamkata-vari form of Afghanistan.
Afriqa افريقا (Region) Pashto, Persian, Uyghur
Pashto, Persian and Uyghur form of Africa.
Albanya البانيا (Country) Cebuano, Kabyle, Kurdish, Pashto, Quechua, Tagalog
Form of Albania.
Alman المان (Country) Persian, Pashto
Persian and Pashto form of Alemannia via the French form Allemagne. This is the Persian name for Germany.
Alman المان (Country) Persian, Pashto
Persian and Pashto form of Alemannia via the French form Allemagne. This is the Persian and Pashto name for Germany.
Arjantain ارجنټاین (Country) Pashto, Urdu
Pashto and Urdu form of Argentina.
Baghdad بغداد (Settlement) Arabic, English, Armenian, Hindi, Italian, Malay, Pashto, Persian, Urdu, Uyghur
From Persian بغداد (Baghdad) most likely derived from Middle Persian 𐭡𐭢𐭣𐭲‎ (bgdt) meaning "given by god", itself from Old Persian 𐏎 (baga) meaning "god" and 𐎭𐎠𐎫 (dātaʰ) meaning "given, created"... [more]
Balochistan بلوچستان (Political Subdivision & Region) Balochi, Urdu, Pashto, English
From the ethnic name بلۏچ (Baloch) referring to the Baloch people (itself of uncertain meaning) combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of"... [more]
Bukharest بخارست (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Pashto, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu
Form of Bucharest used in multiple languages.
Englistan انګلستان (Country) Pashto
Pashto form of Engelestan, used for England.
Halab حلب (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, Hindi, Pashto, Persian, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Arabic form of Aleppo, as well as the form used in multiple other languages.
Islam Abad اسلام آباد (Settlement) Urdu, Kashmiri, Pashto, Punjabi, Sindhi, Arabic
Form of Islamabad.
Jalalabad جلال‌آباد (Settlement) Afghan
"Jalalabad" is a city in eastern Afghanistan. The name "Jalalabad" means "City of Glory" in Persian, derived from "jalal" meaning glory or grandeur, and "abad" meaning city or settlement.
Kabel کابل (Settlement) Pashto
Pashto form of Kabul.
Kandahar کندهارقندهار (Settlement) Afghan
"Kandahar" is a city in southern Afghanistan. The name "Kandahar" likely originates from the Sanskrit word "Gandhara," which referred to a region in ancient India that included parts of present-day Afghanistan and Pakistan... [more]
Okrayn اوکراین, اوکراين‎ (Country) Pashto, Persian
Pashto and Persian form of Ukraine.
Orupa اروپا (Region) Pashto, Persian
Pashto and Persian form of Europa (see Europe).
Pekhawar پېښور (Settlement) Pashto
Pashto form of Peshawar.
Riyaz ریاض (Settlement) Pashto, Persian, Urdu
Pashto, Persian and Urdu form of Riyadh.
Tashkand تاشکند (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Pashto, Persian
Hindi, Pashto, and Persian form of Tashkent.
Taype تایپي (Settlement) Bulgarian, Khmer, Pashto, Persian
Bulgarian, Khmer and Pashto form of Taipei as well as an alternate transcription of Persian تایپه (see Taypeh).
Timfu تیمفو (Settlement) Arabic, Pashto, Persian
Arabic, Pashto, and Persian form of Thimphu.
Yunan يونان (Country) Arabic, Dhivehi, Hindi, Pashto, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu
Form of Ionia used to refer to the country of Greece. The Arabic name is usually written with a definite article as اليونان (al-Yunan).