Afrikaans Submitted Place Names

Afrikaans names are used by Afrikaans speakers in the countries of South Africa and Namibia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abchasië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Abkhazia.
Aboe Dhabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Abu Dhabi.
Aken (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Aachen.
Akwitanië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Aquitaine.
Albanië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Albania.
Alexandrië (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Alexandria.
Algerië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Algeria.
Alpe (Mountain) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene
Form of Alps.
Anatolië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Anatolia.
Andalusië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Andalusia.
Andorra (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the country of Andorra, whose name is possibly derived from a Basque word andurrial (“shrub-covered land”), but it may come from Arabic الدرا (“the forest”) or Spanish andar (“to walk”).
Antiogië (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Antiochia (see Antioch).
Apulië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Apulia.
Arabië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Arabia.
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.
Asië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Asia.
Asore (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Azores.
Assirië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Assyria.
Asturië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Asturias.
Athene (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Athens.
Atjeh (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans and Dutch form of Aceh.
Australasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Australasia.
Azerbeidjan (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Azerbaijan.
Babilonië (Country & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Babylonia.
Bakoe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Baku.
Bangladesj (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bangladesh.
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.
Batoemi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Batumi.
Beiere (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bavaria.
Beiroet (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Beirut.
Belgrado (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Belgrade.
Berlyn (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Berlin.
Bhoetan (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bhutan.
Bisjkek (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bishkek.
Boedapest (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Budapest.
Boekarest (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bucharest.
Boekowina (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bukovina.
Boergondië (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch (Rare)
Afrikaans form of Burgundy as well as a Dutch variant spelling of Bourgondië.
Boerjatië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Buryatia.
Boheme (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Bohemia.
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.
Britse Maagde-eilande (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of British Virgin Islands.
Brittanje (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Britain.
Broenei (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Brunei.
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Norwegian
Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic and Norwegian form of Brussels.
Burundi (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
Caledonië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Caledonia.
Chakassië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Khakassia.
Costa Rica (Country) Spanish, Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
The name of the Country in Central America. Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity... [more]
Dalmasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Dalmatia.
Djakarta (Settlement) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic
Archaic Dutch form of Jakarta as well as the modern Afrikaans and Icelandic form of the name. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Djedda (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Jeddah.
Dnister (River) Afrikaans, German, Ukrainian
Afrikaans, German and Ukrainian form of Dniester.
Doebai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dubai.
Doesjanbe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dushanbe.
Dominica (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
Derived from Latin dominica meaning "lordly" or "Sunday", named by explorer Christopher Columbus for his sighting of the island on a Sunday. This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Dominikaanse Republiek (Country & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Dominican Republic.
Duinkerken (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Dunkirk.
Ekwatoriaal-Guinee (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Equatorial Guinea.
Ermland (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Warmia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Eufraat (River) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Euphrates.
Eurasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Eurasia.
Fenisië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Phoenicia.
Filippyne (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Philippines.
Franke (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Franconia.
Frans-Guyana (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of French Guiana.
Frigië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Phrygia.
Gaboen (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Gabon.
Gagaoesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Gagauzia.
Galisië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Galicia.
Gallië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Gaul.
Gambië (Country & River) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Gambia.
Ganges (River) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Ancient Greek Γάγγης (Gángēs) from Sanskrit गङ्गा (gáṅgā) meaning "swift-goer", ultimately from गच्छति (gacchati) meaning "to go". This is the name of a river in South Asia that flows through India and Bangladesh.
Grenada (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Probably from Granada, the name of a city in Andalusia, Spain, which is derived from Arabic غَرْنَاطَة‎ (ḡarnāṭa) possibly meaning "hill of strangers". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Griekeland (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Greece.
Groenland (Political Subdivision) Dutch, French, Afrikaans
Dutch, French and Afrikaans form of Greenland.
Guam (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
The name of the Territory. Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, whose sites include Asan Beach, a former battlefield... [more]
Guinee-Bissau (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Guinea-Bissau.
Haïti (Country & Island) French, Dutch, Afrikaans
French, Dutch and Afrikaans form of Haiti.
Iberië (Country & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Iberia.
Indië (Country) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of India. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.... [more]
Ingermanland (Region) Swedish, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Swedish form of Ingria, which some countries have adopted as their name for the historical region in northeastern Europe.
Ingoesjetië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ingushetia.
Ionië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ionia.
Irkoetsk (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Irkutsk.
Istanboel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Istanbul.
Ivoorkus (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Ivory Coast.
Jakoetië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Yakutia.
Jamalië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Yamalia.
Jerewan (Settlement) Afrikaans, German
Afrikaans and German form of Yerevan.
Joego-Slawië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Yugoslavia.
Kaaimanseilande (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Cayman Islands.
Kaap Verde (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Cape Verde.
Kaboel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kabul.
Kaïro (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Cairo.
Kalabrië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Calabria.
Kalifornië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of California.
Kalmikië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Kalmykia.
Kaloega (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kaluga.
Kameroen (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Cameroon.
Kampanië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Campania.
Kanaän (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Canaan.
Kantabrië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Cantabria.
Kappadosië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Cappadocia.
Karatsji (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Karachi.
Karelië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Karelia.
Karië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Caria.
Karintië (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Carinthia.
Karpate (Mountain) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Carpathians.
Kartago (Settlement) Afrikaans, Indonesian, Norwegian
Afrikaans, Indonesian and Norwegian form of Carthage.
Kasakstan (Country) Afrikaans, Icelandic, Faroese
Afrikaans, Icelandic and Faroese form of Kazakhstan.
Kastilië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Castile.
Katalonië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Catalonia.
Keulen (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Cologne.
Kiëf (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Kiev.
Kirgisië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Kyrgyzstan via its Russian name Kirgiziya.
Kleef (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kleve (see Cleves).
Klein-Asië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Asia Minor. It is literally a direct translation of the region's name, since it consists of the Afrikaans adjective klein meaning "small, little" combined with the Afrikaans noun Asië meaning "Asia".
Koerdistan (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kurdistan.
Koergan (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kurgan.
Koersk (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kursk.
Koetaisi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kutaisi.
Koeweit (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kuwait.
Kosovo (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Indonesian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
From Albanian Kosova or Kosovë, which is derived from Serbian кос (kos) meaning "blackbird", an ellipsis of Косово Поље (Kosovo Polje) meaning "blackbird field"... [more]
Krim (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish
Form of Crimea.
Laâyoune (Settlement) French, Afrikaans, Icelandic
French, Afrikaans and Icelandic form of Laayoune.
Lausitz (Region) German, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Lusatia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Central European region.
Letgallen (Region) Danish, Dutch, Afrikaans
Danish, Dutch and Afrikaans form of Latgale.
Letland (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch
Afrikaans, Danish and Dutch form of Latvia.
Liberië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Liberia.
Libië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Libya.
Lidië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lydia.
Ligurië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Liguria.
Lisië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lycia.
Litaue (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lithuania.
Lombardye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lombardy.
Lotaringe (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Lorraine.
Luik (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Liège.
Lyfland (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Livonia.
Madrid (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
From the older name Magerit, which is of uncertain meaning and origin. It may be derived from Arabic اَلْمَجْرِيط‎ (al-majrīṭ) meaning "source of water", from Latin matrix meaning "mother, source, origin (of rivers)", or from Celtic mageto ritu meaning "great bridge"... [more]
Makaronesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macaronesia.
Malakka (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Malacca.
Maledive (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Maldives.
Maleisië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Malaysia.
Mali (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Mali Empire, which was derived from Mandinka or Bambara mali meaning "hippopotamus" or "the place where the king lives". This is the name of a landlocked country in West Africa.
Mantsjoerye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Manchuria.
Masedonië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Macedonia.
Masurië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Masuria.
Mauritanië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mauritania.
Medië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Media.
Melanesië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Melanesia.
Meso-Amerika (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesoamerica.
Mesopotamië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesopotamia.
Mikronesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Micronesia.
Milaan (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Milan.
Moermansk (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Murmansk.
Molukke (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Montenegro (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Luxembourgish, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Means "black mountain" in Venetian, originally a calque of the Montenegrin name Црна Гора (Crna Gora) referring to Mount Lovćen... [more]
Morawië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Moravia.
Mordowië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Mordovia.
Mosambiek (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Mozambique.
Moskou (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Moscow.
Namibië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Namibia.
Napels (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Naples.
Nenetsië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Nenetsia.
Nieu-Guinee (Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of New Guinea.
Nieu-Kaledonië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of New Caledonia.
Nieu-Seeland (Country & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of New Zealand.
Nigerië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Nigeria.
Noord-Masedonië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of North Macedonia.
Normandië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Normandy.
Nubië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Nubia.
Numidië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Numidia.
Nyl (River) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Nile.
Oedmoertië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Udmurtia.
Oefa (Settlement & River) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans and Dutch form of Ufa.
Oekraïne (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ukraine.
Oeral (Region, River & Mountain) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ural.
Oman (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Arabic عمان‎ (ʿUmān), which is of disputed etymology. It may be from Arabic عُمَانَة (ʿumāna), a byname for the historical city of Sohar (presently located in Al Batinah North Governorate, Oman), which is probably derived from the root ع م ن‎ (ʿ-m-n) meaning "to settle, to remain, to dwell"... [more]
Oostenryk (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Austria.
Oseanië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Oceania.
Osj (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Osh.
Paaseiland (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Easter Island.
Panama (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Spanish Panamá of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from the name of a tree commonly found in the area (genus Sterculia), from an indigenous word meaning "many butterflies", from Kuna bannaba meaning "distant, far away", or from a Guaraní word meaning "place of many fish"... [more]
Pannonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Pannonia.
Papoea-Nieu-Guinee (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Papua New Guinea.
Parys (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Paris.
Pennsilvanië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Pennsylvania.
Piëmont (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Piedmont.
Pikardië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Picardy.
Pireneë (Mountain) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Pyrenees.
Pjongjang (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Pyongyang. In Belgium and the Netherlands, this spelling is technically considered dated but still used regularly there (especially in Belgium)... [more]
Pole (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Poland.
Polinesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Polynesia.
Pruise (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Prussia.
Puerto Rico (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish
Means "rich port" in Spanish. Puerto Rico is a Caribbean island and unincorporated U.S. territory with a landscape of mountains, waterfalls and the El Yunque tropical rainforest. In San Juan, the capital and largest city, the Isla Verde area is known for its hotel strip, beach bars and casinos... [more]
Rhodesië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Rhodesia.
Ryn (River) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Rhine.
Sahara (Country & Region) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Thai, Turkmen, Yiddish
Derived from Arabic صَحَارَى‎ (ṣaḥārā) meaning "deserts", the plural of صَحْرَاء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert". This is the name of a desert in Northern Africa as well as a disputed territory and semi-independent state (Western Sahara).
Sakse (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Saxony.
Samland (Region) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Sambia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Saoedi-Arabië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Saudi Arabia.
Sardinië (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sardinia.
Seoel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Seoul.
Septimanië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Septimania.
Seychelle (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Seychelles.
Siam (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Portuguese Sciam, which was derived from Thai สยาม (sayam) of debated origin. The name may have come from Pali suvaṇṇabhūmi meaning "land of gold", Sanskrit श्याम (shyama) meaning "dark, black, blue" or Mon ရာမည (ramanya) meaning "stranger"... [more]
Siberië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Siberia.
Silesië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Silesia.
Singapoer (Country, Settlement & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Singapore.
Siprus (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Indonesian
Afrikaans and Indonesian form of Cyprus.
Sisilië (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Sicily.
Sjanghai (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans form of Shanghai as well as a Dutch variant.
Skandinawië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Scandinavia.
Soechoemi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sukhumi.
Sogdië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sogdia.
Sotsji (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sochi.
Sri Lanka (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Sinhalese ශ්‍රී ලංකාව (ś‍rī laṁkāva) meaning "holy island", derived from Sanskrit श्री (śrī) meaning "holy, sacred" and लङ्का (laṅkā) meaning "island"... [more]
Stiermarke (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Styria.
Straatsburg (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Strasbourg.
Suid-Afrika (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of South Africa.
Suid-Soedan (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of South Sudan.
Swede (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Sweden.
Switserland (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Switzerland.
Tadjikistan (Country) Afrikaans, Breton, Catalan, French, Romanian
Afrikaans, Breton, Catalan, French and Romanian form of Tajikistan.
Tanzanië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Tanzania.
Tartarye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Tartary.
Tasjkent (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tashkent.
Tasmanië (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tasmania.
Teems (River) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Thames.
Timboektoe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Timbuktu.
Tiwa (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Modern Afrikaans form of Tuva.
Tjoemen (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tyumen.
Toela (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tula.
Toewa (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans (Archaic)
Archaic Afrikaans form of Tuva. The modern Afrikaans form is Tiwa.
Togo (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "land where lagoons lie" from Ewe to meaning "water" and go meaning "shore". Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.
Toskane (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Tuscany.
Transnistrië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Transnistria.
Transsilvanië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Transylvania.
Trasië (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Thrace via its Latin form Thracia.
Triëst (Region & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Trieste.
Tripolitanië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tripolitania.
Tsjeggo-Slowakye (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Czechoslovakia.
Tsjetsjnië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Chechnya.
Tsjoewasjië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Chuvashia.
Tunisië (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Tunisia.
Turkmenistan (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Turkmen Türkmenistan, which is from the name of the Turkmen people combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is believed by some to mean "resembling a Turk" or "co-Turk", from the name of the Turkic peoples combined with the Sogdian suffix -myn or -men... [more]
Turyn (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Turin.
Ulaanbaatar (Settlement) Mongolian, Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, Romanian
Means "red hero" from Mongolian улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and баатар (baatar) meaning "hero". This is the name of the capital city of Mongolia.
Umbrië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Umbria.
Vatikaanstad (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Vatican City.
Venesië (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Venice.
Verenigde Koninkryk (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of United Kingdom
Viëtnam (Country) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Vietnam.
Virginië (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of Virginia. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Vogese (Mountain) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Vosges.
Walachye (Region) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Wallachia.
Wallis (Country) Dutch (Archaic), German (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and German form of Wales as well as the modern Afrikaans form of the name.
Wallis en Futuna (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Wallis and Futuna.
Wallonië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Wallonia.
Warskou (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Warsaw.
Wene (Settlement) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Vienna.
Wes-Virginië (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of West Virginia.
Ysland (Country & Island) Afrikaans
Afrikaans form of Iceland.
Zambië (Country) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch form of Zambia as well as the modern Afrikaans form of the name.