Arabic (Egyptian) Submitted Place Names

These names are a subset of Arabic names used more often in Egypt. See also about Arabic names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Engeltera انجلترا‎ (Country) Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian Arabic variant of إنجلترا (see Injiltira).
Eskendereyya اسكندريه (Settlement) Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian Arabic transcription of Iskandariyah.
Fares فارس (Country) Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Arabic فارس (see Faris) chiefly used in Egypt.
Gazayer جزاير (Settlement & Country) Arabic (Egyptian)
Alternate transcription of Arabic جزاير (see Jaza'ir) chiefly used in Egypt.
Giza جيزة (Settlement) Arabic (Egyptian), English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Syriac ܓܣܐ (gissa) meaning "side", Persian ‎دژ (dezh) meaning "fort, fortress, castle" or Egyptian r-gs-ḥr meaning "the side of the high one"... [more]
Qahera قاهره (Settlement) Arabic (Egyptian)
Egyptian Arabic transcription of قاهرة (see Qahirah), usually written with the definite article: القاهره (el-Qahera).