Bulgarian Submitted Place Names

Bulgarian names are used in the country of Bulgaria in southeastern Europe. See also about Bulgarian names.
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ABHAZIYA Абхазия (Country) Bulgarian, Crimean Tatar
Bulgarian and Crimean Tatar form of ABKHAZIA.
ABKHAZIYA Абхазия (Country) Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, and Ukrainian form of ABKHAZIA.
AKADIYA Акадия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Acadia.
ALPI Алпи (Mountain) Bulgarian, Italian, Latvian, Macedonian, Romanian, Serbian
Form of Alps.
ANADOL Анадол (Region) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of ANATOLIA.
ARABIYA Арабия (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of ARABIA.
ARKADIYA Аркадия (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of ARCADIA.
ARUBA Аруба (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.
ASTANA Астана (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Kyrgyz, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Ukrainian
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (âstâne). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which is now called Nur-Sultan.
AYDEMIR (Settlement) Bulgarian
BAKU Баку (Settlement) English, Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian
From Persian باکو (bâku) which is of uncertain meaning. One popular etymology suggests that it means "wind-pounded city" from Persian باد (bâd) meaning "wind" and کوبیدن (kubidan) meaning "to pound, to beat" (given in reference to the area's storms and high winds)... [more]
BALI Бали (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Acehnese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Chinese, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
From Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
BANDUNG Бандунг (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Indonesian bendung or bendungan meaning "dam, dike", used to refer to the area in relation to the nearby Citarum River. Local sources relate the name to the phrase Nga-Bandung-an Banda Indung, which is considered sacred in Sundanese culture... [more]
BANGLADESH Бангладеш (Country) Bengali, Armenian, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Swedish
From Bengali বাংলাদেশ (Bangladeś) meaning "land of the Bengalis", a combination of the name of the Bengali people and Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, land, state"... [more]
BANKOK Банкок (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of BANGKOK.
BASHKORTOSTAN Башкортостан (Political Subdivision) Abkhaz, Bulgarian, Buryat, English, Hebrew, Indonesian, Komi, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Ossetian, Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian, Yakut
From Bashkir Башҡортостан (Bashqortostan), which is from башҡорт (bashqort), the name of the people, combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of"... [more]
BISHKEK Бишкек (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Malay, Persian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. One theory suggests that it comes from a word meaning "whorl, whisk" in Kyrgyz, referring to a tool used to prepare kumis (a dairy product). It could also mean "five heights" from Kyrgyz беш (besh) meaning "five" and бийик (biyik) meaning "tall, high" or "five chiefs" from беш (besh) meaning "five" and the Turkish title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
BONER Бонер (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of BONAIRE.
BOSNA I HERTSEGOVINA Босна и Херцеговина (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA.
BURKINA FASO Буркина Фасо (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. ... [more]
BURUNDI Бурунди (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, 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.
CHILI Чили (Country) Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Dutch, French, Greek, Russian
Form of CHILE.
CHUVASHIYA Чувашия (Political Subdivision) Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Russian, Bulgarian, and Uzbek form of CHUVASHIA.
DAGESTAN Дагестан (Political Subdivision) Russian, Afrikaans, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Chuvash, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Udmurt
From Russian Дагестан (Dagestan), which is from Turkish dağ meaning "mountain" combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a republic in southern Russia.
DUNAV Дунав (River) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Form of DANUBE.
EFRAT Ефрат (River) Bulgarian, Icelandic
Bulgarian and Icelandic form of EUPHRATES.
EGIPET Египет (Country) Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of EGYPT.
EVROPA Европа (Region) Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Georgian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Europa (see EUROPE) as well as a Russian variant transcription of YEVROPA.
FILIPINI Филипини (Country) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of PHILIPPINES.
FINLANDIYA Финландия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Bulgarian and Turkish form of FINLAND.
GABON Габон (Country) Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
Derived from Portuguese gabão meaning "cloak, overcoat", used to refer to the shape of the estuary of the Komo River by Libreville. This is the name of a country in Central Africa along the Atlantic coast.
GALILEYA Галилея (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of GALILEE.
GRENADA Гренада (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
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.
GRENLANDIYA Гренландия (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of GREENLAND.
GUAM Гуам (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]
INDOSTAN Индостан (Country & Region) Bulgarian, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of HINDUSTAN.
INGUSHETIYA Ингушетия (Political Subdivision) Bashkir, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Lezgin, Persian, Russian, Tatar, Udmurt, Yakut
Form of INGUSHETIA.
ISLAMABAD Исламабад (Settlement) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Urdu اسلام آباد (Islām ābād) meaning "city of Islam" from اسلام (islām) referring to Islam combined with آباد (ābād) meaning "inhabited (place), city"... [more]
ISTANBUL Истанбул (Settlement) Arabic, Avar, Bashkir, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Faroese, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, Tuvan, Urdu, Uzbek, Yakut
From Turkish İstanbul, which comes from a misinterpretation of the Medieval Greek phrase εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḗn pólin) meaning "to the City", a colloquial name for the city of Constantinople (reflecting its status as the only major city in the vicinity)... [more]
KALEDONIYA Каледония (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Caledonia.
KALIFORNIYA Калифорния (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of CALIFORNIA.
KALIMANTAN Калимантан (Island & Region) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kālá) meaning "time, season" and क्वथन (kvathana) meaning "boiling, churning". This is the name of the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, though it is used to refer to the entire island in Indonesian.
KARANTANIYA Карантания (Country) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of CARANTANIA.
KARTAGEN Картаген (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Carthage.
KAZBEK Казбек (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]
KELANTAN Келантан (Political Subdivision) Malay, English, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Malay gelam hutam referring to the cajeput tree, kilatan meaning "lightning, flash", or kolam tanah meaning "dirt pool". Alternatively, it may be from கோலம் (kōlam) the Tamil name for rangoli, an art form from the Indian subcontinent... [more]
KIDONIYA Кидония (Settlement) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Cydonia.
KIEV (Settlement) Ukrainian, Russian, Bulgarian, German, English
The name Kiev comes from a medieval legend about the founding of the city told by a Chronicler of Rus-Ukraine. It was three brothers, Kie, Shchek and Khoriv, and their sister Lebid, who were the founders.
KIRGIZSTAN Киргизстан (Country) Bulgarian, Indonesian, Russian, Yiddish
Bulgarian, Indonesian, Russian, and Yiddish form of KYRGYZSTAN.
KONSTANTINOPOL Константинопол (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Czech, Russian
Form of Constantinople.
KORINT Коринт (Settlement) Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
KORINTIYA Коринтия (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Corinthia.
KOSOVO Косово (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]
KOSTA RIKA Коста Рика (Country) Albanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Lithuanian, Turkish
Form of COSTA RICA.
KRIM Крим (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish
Form of CRIMEA.
KRIT Крит (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian
Form of Krete (see Crete).
KUALA LUMPUR Куала Лумпур (Settlement) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek, Yakut
Means "muddy confluence" from Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and lumpur "mud". This is the name of the capital and largest city of Malaysia.
KYURASAO Кюрасао (Political Subdivision & Island) Bashkir, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Ossetian, Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Form of CURAÇAO.
LAKONIYA Лакония (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of LACONIA.
LAOS Лаос (Country) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Coined by the French when they united the three Lao kingdoms into French Indochina, a former group of colonial territories in Southeast Asia. The name comes from Lao ລາວ (lāo), the ethnic name of Lao people, who were the dominant ethnic group in the region... [more]
LIBERIYA Либерия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of LIBERIA.
LISABON Лисабон (Settlement) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of LISBON.
LUZITANIYA Лузитания (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Lusitania.
LYUKSEMBURG Люксембург (Country) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of LUXEMBOURG.
MADRID Мадрид (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Abkhaz, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Avar, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chechen, Chuvash, Circassian, Crimean Tatar, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Ingush, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Ossetian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek, Yakut
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]
MAGREB Магреб (Region) Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Croatian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Tagalog
Form of MAGHRIB (the region).
MAKAO Макао (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Albanian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Georgian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Macau.
MAKEDONIYA Македония (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of MACEDONIA.
MAKHACHKALA Махачкала (Settlement) Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Ukrainian
From the given name MAKHACH combined with Kumyk къала (qala) meaning "fortress", named in honour of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary... [more]
MALDIVI Малдиви (Country) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of MALDIVES.
MALI Мали (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, 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 Малта (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Origin uncertain, possibly derived from Greek μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". This is the name of an island nation in southern Europe.
MANILA Манила (Settlement) Cebuano, Ilocano, Maranao, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Thai, Ukrainian
From Tagalog Maynila which comes from the term may-nilà meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nī́la) referring to the indigo plant. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippines.
MAYKOP Майкоп (Settlement) Russian, English, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Məeq°āpă) meaning "cape of apples", from мые (məe) meaning "apple" and къуапэ (q°āpă) meaning "cape, gorge, height". This is the name of the capital of Adygea, a republic in southern Russia.
MOLDOVA Молдова (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the name of the Moldova River in eastern Romania, which is of uncertain origin and meaning. It may be from Slavic mold- meaning "spruce, fir" or *moldu meaning "tender, soft, young", from Old German molde meaning "open-pit mine", or Gothic Mulda meaning "dust, dirt"... [more]
NIKARAGUA Никарагуа (Country) Albanian, Basque, Bulgarian, Czech, Georgian, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Turkish
Form of NICARAGUA.
OMAN Оман (Country) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
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]
OSETIYA Осетия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, Korean
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, and Korean form of OSSETIA.
PADANG Паданг (Settlement) Minangkabau, Acehnese, Balinese, Indonesian, Javanese, Malay, Sundanese, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Uzbek
Means "field, plain" in Indonesian. This is the name of a city in West Sumatra province, Indonesia.
PANAMA Панама (Country) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the name of the Panama tree (a common species in the area), 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]
PIRENEI Пиренеи (Mountain) Bulgarian, Italian, Russian
Bulgarian, Italian and Russian form of Pyrenees.
PLOVDIV Пловдив, Пловдївь, Плодївь (Settlement) Bulgarian, English
"Plovdiv" is the British English form of the city's original Greek name: Philippopolis, which means "the city of Phillip". It is also the Bulgarian evolution of one of the city's names: Pulpudeva... [more]
REYN Рейн (River) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Rhine.
RODEZIYA Родезия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of RHODESIA.
SAHARA Сахара (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).
SAMARIYA Самария (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Samaria.
SARDINIYA Сардиния (Region & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian
Azerbaijani, Bulgarian and Russian form of SARDINIA.
SARMATIYA Сарматия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Sarmatia.
SAUDITSKA ARABIYA Саудитска Арабия (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SHOTLANDIYA Шотландия (Country) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of SCOTLAND.
SIERA LEONE Сиера Леоне (Country) Albanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Macedonian
Form of SIERRA LEONE.
SINAY Синай (Region & Mountain) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of SINAI.
SITSILIYA Сицилия (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of SICILY.
SIYMEN (Settlement) Bulgarian
SOFIA София (Settlement) Bulgarian, English
Capital of Bulgaria named after the Saint Sofia Church located in the city. The name was first used by Bulgarian tsar Ivan Shishman in the 14th century.
SOFIYA София (Settlement) Bulgarian
Original Bulgarian form of SOFIA.
SOMALIYA Сомалия (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of SOMALIA.
SREDETS Средец (Settlement) Bulgarian
Original Bulgarian name of SOFIA in use until the 18th century. It is also the name of a city in southeastern Bulgaria.
SUDETI Судети (Mountain) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Italian, Latvian, Serbian
Form of SUDETES.
SULAVESI Сулавеси (Island) Russian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Kazakh, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of SULAWESI used in various languages.
SUMATRA Суматра (Island) Indonesian, Acehnese, Javanese, Sundanese, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tatar, Tagalog, Turkish, Uzbek
From Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This is the name of an island in Indonesia.
SURINAM Суринам (Country) Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
English variant of SURINAME as well as the standard name for the country in several languages.
TADZHIKISTAN Таджикистан (Country) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of TAJIKISTAN.
TANZANIYA Танзания (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of TANZANIA.
TATARSTAN Татарстан (Political Subdivision) Tatar, Russian, Bashkir, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
From the ethnic name татар (tatar) combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is of uncertain origin, though it is believed to be derived from tata, an endonym for the Mongols... [more]
TAYPE Тайпе (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Taipei.
TAYVAN Тайван (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of TAIWAN.
TOGO Того (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, 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.
TRANSILVANIYA Трансилвания (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian
Azerbaijani, Bulgarian and Russian form of TRANSYLVANIA.
TRANSOKSIANA Трансоксиана (Region) Bulgarian, Lithuanian
Bulgarian and Lithuanian form of TRANSOXIANA.
TRIPOLITANIYA Триполитания (Region) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Tripolitania.
TROYA Троя (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of TROY.
TUNIS Тунис (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]
TURKMENISTAN Туркменистан (Country) Abkhaz, Afrikaans, Avar, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chuvash, Circassian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Lezgin, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Turkmen Türkmenistan, from the ethnic name Türkmen 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]
UDMURTIYA Удмуртия (Political Subdivision) Udmurt, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Gagauz, Karachay-Balkar, Komi, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian, Uzbek, Yakut
Form of UDMURTIA.
ULAN BATOR Улан Батор (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.
VATIKAN Ватикан (Country) Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Estonian, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Turkish
Form of Vatican, which is one of the names commonly used to refer to Vatican City.
VAVILON Вавилон (Settlement) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian and Serbian form of BABYLON.
VITLEEM Витлеем (Settlement) Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of BETHLEHEM.
VLADIKAVKAZ Владикавказ (Settlement) Russian, English, Bulgarian, Dutch, French, Italian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Serbian
Means "ruler of the Caucasus" from Russian владеть (vladet) meaning "to own, to possess, to control" and Кавказ (Kavkaz) meaning "Caucasus"... [more]
VOGEZI Вогези (Mountain) Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Vosges.
YAMAYKA Ямайка (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of JAMAICA.
YEMEN (Country) Bashkir, Bulgarian, Chinese, Chuvash, Circassian, Crimean Tatar, Danish, English, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lezgin, Mongolian, Ossetian, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish, Uyghur
From Arabic اليمن (al-Yaman) which is probably from يَمِين (yamīn) meaning "right (hand), south". This is the name of a country in Western Asia.
YERUSALIM Йерусалим (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of JERUSALEM.
YORDAN Йордан (River) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of JORDAN (the river).
YORDANIYA Йордания (Country) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of JORDAN (the country).
YUDEYA Юдея (Region) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
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