Bengali Submitted Place Names

Bengali names are used in Bangladesh and eastern India.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Ābakhājiẏā আবখাজিয়া (Political Subdivision) Bengali
Almati আলমাটি (Settlement) Kazakh, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Georgian, Hindi, Hungarian, Korean, Latvian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Almaty as well as an alternate transcription of Almaty.
Bangladesh বাংলাদেশ (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]
Bhutan ভুটান (Country) English, Bengali, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu
Probably from བོད (bod), the Tibetan name for the region of Tibet, derived from Sanskrit भोट-अन्त (bhoṭa-anta) meaning "end of Tibet" (referring to the country's geographical location in southern extremity of the Tibetan plateau)... [more]
Brunai ব্রুনাই (Country) Arabic, Bengali, Thai
Arabic alternate transcription of Brunay as well as the Bengali and Thai form of Brunei.
Chittagong চিটাগাং (Settlement) Bengali, English
The etymology of Chittagong is uncertain. One explanation credits the first Arab traders for shatt ghangh, where shatt means "delta" and ghangh stood for the Ganges. The Arakanese chronicle states that a king named Tsu-la-taing Tsandaya, after conquering Bengal, set up a stone pillar as a trophy or memorial at the place since called Tst-ta-gaung as the limit of conquest... [more]
Dhaka ঢাকা (Settlement) Bengali, English
Uncertain, possibly from the name of the dhak tree (scientific name Butea monosperma), which used to grow in the area, from Bengali ঢাক (dhak) referring to a traditional membranophone instrument, or from the name of the Hindu goddess Dhakeshwari... [more]
Eshiya এশিয়া (Region) Indian, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi
Bengali, Gujarati and Hindi form of Asia.
Habhana হাভানা (Settlement) Bengali
Bengali form of Havana.
Indoneshiya ইন্দোনেশিয়া (Country) Bengali, Dhivehi, Gujarati, Hindi, Marathi, Nepali, Sanskrit, Telugu
Form of Indonesia.
Jamaika জামাইকা (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Bengali, Finnish, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Turkish, Urdu
Form of Jamaica.
Jibuti জিবুতি (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Sinhalese, Turkmen, Urdu
Form of Djibouti.
Kachin (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Bengali, Assamese, English (British)
The well known British English pronunciation of Ga Hkyeng, which means ‘red soil’ in Jingpho.
Kambodiya কম্বোডিয়া (Country) Bengali, Gujarati, Hausa, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Urdu
Form of Cambodia.
Kasablanka কাসাব্লাংকা (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Casablanca.
Kataloniya কাতালোনিয়া (Political Subdivision & Region) Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Catalonia.
Khartum খার্তুম (Settlement) Bengali, Catalan, Finnish, German, Italian, Mongolian, Yiddish, Russian
Form of Khartoum used in several languages.
Komoros কোমোরোস (Country) Bengali, Hindi, Maltese, Eastern African, Hausa
Bengali, Hindi, Maltese, and Hausa form of Comoros.
Libiya লিবিয়া (Country) Arabic, Bengali, Bulgarian, Chinese, Crimean Tatar, Dhivehi, Hindi, Nepali, Tajik, Urdu
Form of Libya.
Naijeria নাইজেরিয়া (Country) Bengali, Japanese
Bengali and Japanese form of Nigeria.
Oman ওমান (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 পানামা (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]
Sayam সায়াম্ (Country) Thai, Bengali
Thai and Bengali form of Siam.
Sylhet সিলেট (Settlement) Bengali
A metropolitan city in northeastern Bangladesh. The city is located on the right bank of the Surma River in northeastern Bengal. Sylhet is one of Bangladesh's most important spiritual and cultural centres... [more]