Armenian Submitted Place Names

Armenian names are used in the country of Armenia in western Asia, as well as in Armenian diaspora communities throughout the world.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aden Ադեն (Settlement & Body of Water) English, Armenian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Akkadian edinu, "plain, lowland", itself loaned from Sumerian eden ("plain, open country"). This is the name of a city and a gulf in Yemen.
Areni Արենի (Settlement) Armenian
The name of a village in Vayots Dzor province in Armenia, famous for the world's earliest known winery, Areni-1.
Artsakh Արցախ (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]
Atenk Աթենք (Settlement) Armenian
Armenian form of Athens.
Bahreyn Բահրեյն (Country) Armenian, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Lezgin, Persian, Turkish, Yakut
Form of Bahrain.
Bamako Բամակո (Settlement) English, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Esperanto, French, Fula, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Union of Bambara words bama ("crocodile") and ("stream"). This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bandar Seri Begavan Բանդար Սերի Բեգավան (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian, Turkish
Form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
Bangladesh Բանգլադեշ (Country) Bengali, Armenian, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Swedish, Uzbek
From Bengali বাংলাদেশ (Bangladeś) meaning "land of the Bengalis", from the name of the Bengali people and Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, land, state"... [more]
Bari Բարի (Settlement) Italian, English, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sicilian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Latin Barium, itself of uncertain origin, possibly from Messapic *baur or *bur, meaning "house", ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhreu ("to grow, to be"). This is the name of the capital city of Apulia, in southern Italy.
Budapesht Բուդապեշտ (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Budapest used in several languages.
Chechnia Չեչնիա (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Thai
Armenian and Thai form of Chechnya.
Chekhia Չեխիա (Country) Abkhaz, Armenian
Abkhaz and Armenian form of Čechy, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
Cherkezia Չերքեզիա (Country & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Circassia.
Danub Դանուբ (River) Arabic, Armenian, Persian
Arabic, Armenian and Persian form of Danube.
Egiptos Եգիպտոս (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Egypt.
Erevan Երեւան (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, French, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Tajik, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Yerevan as well as the form used in various languages.
Etovpia Եթովպիա (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Ethiopia.
Evrasia Եվրասիա (Region) Armenian, Faroese, Greek, Judeo-Spanish
Armenian, Faroese, Greek and Ladino form of Eurasia.
Evropa Եվրոպա (Region) Abkhaz, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Faroese, Georgian, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Europa (see Europe) used in various languages as well as an Armenian and Russian alternate transcription of Yevropa.
Filipinner Ֆիլիպիններ (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Philippines.
Gahire Գահիրե (Settlement) Armenian (Western)
Western Armenian form of Cairo.
Ganges Գանգես (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.
Ghazakhstan Ղազախստան (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Kazakhstan.
Ghrim Ղրիմ (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Crimea.
Grenada Գրենադա (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.
Hanoy Հանոյ (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Tajik, Tamil
Form of Hanoi used in various languages as well as a Armenian, Bulgarian, and Tajik alternate transcription.
Indonezia Ինդոնեզիա (Country) Abkhaz, Albanian, Armenian, Breton, Georgian, Romanian
Form of Indonesia.
Ispania Իսպանիա (Country) Abkhaz, Armenian, Greek
Abkhaz, Armenian, and Greek form of Hispania (see Spain).
Kabul Քաբուլ (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Pashto کابل (Kabal) which may have been derived from Kambuja or Kamboja, the name of an ancient Indo-Iranian tribe and kingdom. The name is of uncertain meaning, possibly from Sanskrit काम (kama) meaning "love, desire" and भुज् (bhuj) meaning "use, possess, rule"... [more]
Kahire Կահիրե (Settlement) Armenian (Eastern), Turkish
Eastern Armenian and Turkish form of Cairo.
Kalifornia Կալիֆոռնիա (Political Subdivision) Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Faroese, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak, Somali
Form of California.
Kamboja Կամբոջա (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Indonesian, Swahili, Tajik, Turkmen
Form of Cambodia used in various languages.
Kampala Կամպալա (Settlement) English, Armenian, Danish, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish
From K'empala, a shortening of the original Baganda Akasozi ke'Empala ("Hill of the Impala"). This is the name of the capital city of Uganda.
Katalonia Կատալոնիա (Political Subdivision & Region) Albanian, Armenian, Finnish, Georgian, Greek, Polish
Form of Catalonia.
Kazbek Հայերեն (Mountain) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Russian Казбек (Kazbek) which is from Arabic قَاضِي (qāḍī) meaning "judge, arbiter" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
Kovkas Կովկաս (Region & Mountain) Armenian
Armenian form of Caucasus, referring both to the geographical region as well as the mountain range.
Lehastan Լեհաստան (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Poland
Leselidze Լեսելիձե (Settlement) Georgian, Russian, Armenian, Abkhaz
Libia Լիբիա (Country) Albanian, Armenian, Georgian, Italian, Lao, Polish, Spanish, Thai
Form of Libya.
Madina Մադինա (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Avar, Gujarati, Hindi, Japanese, Kannada, Karakalpak, Lak, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Punjabi, Tajik, Telugu, Tatar, Urdu, Uzbek
Arabic alternate transcription of Madinah as well as the form of Medina used in various languages.
Madrid Մադրիդ (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]
Malaizia Մալայզիա (Country) Armenian, Georgian
Armenian alternate transcription of Malayzia as well as the Georgian form of Malaysia.
Malakka Մալակկա (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.
Malayzia Մալայզիա (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Malaysia.
Maldivner Մալդիվներ (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Maldives.
Mali Մալի (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.
Malta Մալթա (Country & Island) Maltese, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Uncertain, possibly derived from Greek μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". This is the name of an island nation in southern Europe.
Mavritania Մավրիտանիա (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Greek
Armenian, Georgian, and Greek form of Mauritania.
Mongholia Մոնղոլիա (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Armenian
Armenian form of Mongolia.
Namibia Նամիբիա (Country) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Danish, English, Finnish, Georgian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu
From the name of the Namib Desert, derived from Khoekhoe namib meaning "desert" or "vast place". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
Naypido Նայպիդո (Settlement) Armenian, Kyrgyz
Armenian and Kyrgyz form of Naypyidaw.
Niamey Նիամեյ (Settlement) English, Armenian, Danish, Finnish, French, Italian, Slovak, Spanish
Of uncertain origin; there are several theories on the origin of the name. It may be derived from a combination of Zarma words nia ("tree") and me ("shore where water is drawn"), or from the phrase "Wa niammané" ("take this city"), reportedly said by a Kalle clan chief... [more]
Nikosia Նիկոսիա (Settlement) Albanian, Armenian, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Korean, Norwegian
Form of Nicosia.
Ninsya Նինսյա (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Ningxia.
Oman Օման (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]
Panama Պանամա (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]
Pariz Փարիզ (Settlement) Armenian, Bosnian, Breton, Croatian, Hebrew, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Paris.
Pnompen Պնոմպեն (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Phnom Penh used in various languages.
Polinezia Պոլինեզիա (Region) Albanian, Armenian, Georgian, Hebrew, Romanian
Form of Polynesia.
Portugalia Պորտուգալիա (Country) Albanian, Armenian, Georgian, Polish, Romanian
Albanian, Armenian, Georgian, Polish and Romanian form of Portugal.
Rangun Ռանգուն (Settlement) Armenian, German, Hungarian, Kyrgyz, Polish, Russian, Serbian
Form of Yangon.
Sahara Սահարա (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).
Saporo Սապորո (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Latvian, Serbian
Form of Sapporo.
Saravak Սարավակ (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Indian, Hindi, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Sarawak.
Saudyan Arabia Սաուդյան Արաբիա (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Saudi Arabia.
Sebu Սեբու (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian, Russian, Tatar, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of Cebu.
Shanhai Շանհայ (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Japanese
Armenian and Bulgarian alternate transcription of Shanhay as well as the Georgian and Japanese form of Shanghai.
Shanhay Շանհայ (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian
Armenian and Bulgarian form of Shanghai.
Siam Սիամ (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]
Sitsilia Սիցիլիա (Political Subdivision & Island) Armenian, Georgian
Armenian and Georgian form of Sicily.
Stambul Ստամբուլ (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Form of Istanbul.
Sukhum Սուխում (Settlement) Armenian, English, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Ossetian, Russian
Form of Sukhumi used in various languages as well as an English variant.
Sulavesi Սուլավեսի (Political Subdivision & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Sulawesi.
Surinam Սուրինամ (Country) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, English, Hindi, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
English variant of Suriname as well as the standard name for the country in several languages.
Tajikstan Տաջիկստան (Country) Armenian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Armenian form of Tajikistan as well as a Kazakh and Kyrgyz alternate transcription of Tazhikstan.
Taranto Տարանտո (Settlement) Italian, English, Armenian, Bulgarian, Finnish, Georgian, Romanian, Russian
From Latin Tarentum, itself from Ancient Greek Τάρᾱς (Tárās), itself probably derived from Illyrian *darandos, meaning "oak". This is the name of a city in southern Italy.
Tunis Թունիս (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess Tanith... [more]
Turkia Թուրքիա (Country) Armenian, Basque, Breton
Armenian, Basque, and Breton form of Turkey.
Turkmenstan Թուրքմենստան (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Turkmenistan.
Uhan Ուհան (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean, Thai
Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean and Thai form of Wuhan.
Ulan Bator Ուլան Բատոր (Settlement) Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
Form of Ulaanbaatar used in various languages as well as an English variant of the name.
Urumchi Ուրումչի (Settlement) Uyghur, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chechen, Chuvash, Georgian, Hindi, Lezgin, Ossetian, Russian, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Uyghur alternate transcription of Ürümchi as well as the form of Ürümqi used in various languages.
Varshava Վարշավա (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Warsaw.
Vilnyus Վիլնյուս (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Vilnius.
Vrastan Վրաստան (Country) Armenian
Armenian form of Georgia 1 (the country).
Yerevan Երևան (Settlement) Armenian, English, Russian
Meaning unknown. It may be from Yervand, the name of a 3rd-century BC Armenian king (also known as Orontes IV), or from Էրեբունի (Erebuni), an ancient Urartian fortification and city... [more]
Yevropa Եվրոպա (Region) Armenian, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Armenian, Russian, Ukrainian and Uzbek form of Europa (see Europe).