Catalan Submitted Place Names

Catalan names are used in Catalonia in eastern Spain, as well as in other Catalan-speaking areas including Valencia, the Balearic Islands, and Andorra.
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ABKHÀZIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of ABKHAZIA.
AÇORES (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese, Catalan, French
Portuguese form of AZORES, which has been adopted into Catalan and French.
ADIGUÈSIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of ADYGEA.
ÀFRICA (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of AFRICA.
ALEMANYA (Country) Aragonese, Catalan, Filipino, Cebuano, Pampangan, Tagalog
Form of ALEMANNIA, used as the name of Germany in various languages.
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”).
ARÀBIA SAUDITA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of SAUDI ARABIA.
ARMÈNIA (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese, Catalan
Acehnese and Catalan form of ARMENIA.
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.
ÀUSTRIA (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of AUSTRIA.
AZERBAIDJAN (Country) Catalan, Romanian
Catalan and Romanian form of AZERBAIJAN.
BAHRAIN (Country) Arabic, Catalan, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "two seas" in Arabic, derived from بَحْر (baḥr) meaning "sea" and ـَيْنِ (ayni), a pluralising suffix. In Arabic it is typically written with the definite article as البحرين (al-Bahrain)... [more]
BAIXKORTOSTAN (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of BASHKORTOSTAN.
BAKÚ (Settlement) Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, Spanish
Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, and Spanish form of BAKU.
BARCELONA (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish, English
Barcelona is a city in Spain. It is the capital and largest city of Catalonia, as well as the second most populous municipality of Spain.
BETLEM (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of BETHLEHEM.
BIELORÚSSIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of BELARUS.
BIXKEK (Settlement) Asturian, Basque, Catalan, Galician
Asturian, Basque, Catalan, and Galician form of BISHKEK.
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.
BRUNEI (Country) Malay, Albanian, Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian
Probably derived from the name of the island of Borneo, which in turn is most likely from Sanskrit वरुण (váruṇa) meaning "ocean, water". A local legend suggests that the name may be derived from the phrase baru nah meaning "there!" or "that's it!", which was supposedly declared by Muhammad Shah, Brunei's first sultan... [more]
BULGÀRIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of BULGARIA.
BURIÀTIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of BURYATIA.
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.
CALMÚQUIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of KALMYKIA.
CAMBODJA (Country) Catalan, Danish, Dutch
Catalan, Danish, and Dutch form of CAMBODIA.
CARÈLIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of KARELIA.
CARIB (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of CARIBBEAN.
CARPATS (Mountain) Catalan
Catalan form of CARPATHIANS.
CARTAGO (Settlement) Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Spanish and Portuguese form of Carthage.
CASABLANCA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "white house" in Spanish, from casa meaning "house" and blanca meaning "white". The name originates from a Spanish translation of the Arabic name الدَّار الْبَيْضَاء (ad-Dār al-Bayḍāʾ), which in turn was derived from a calque of the Portuguese name Casa Branca... [more]
CAUCAS (Region & Mountain) Catalan
Catalan form of CAUCASUS.
CIRCÀSSIA (Country & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of CIRCASSIA.
CORINT (Settlement) Catalan, Romanian
Catalan and Romanian form of Corinthus (see CORINTH).
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]
CRIMEA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English, Asturian, Catalan, Italian, Spanish
From Crimean Tatar Qırım, which is of uncertain origin. It may have been derived from a corruption of Latin Cimmerium or Greek Κιμμερικόν (Kimmerikon), the name of an ancient city, from Old Turkic qurum meaning "protection, defense" or qirum meaning "fosse, trench", or Ancient Greek κρημνοί (krēmnoí) meaning "cliffs"... [more]
CROÀCIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of CROATIA.
CURAÇAO (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
DAGUESTAN (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of DAGESTAN.
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.
ESLOVÀQUIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of SLOVAKIA.
ESLOVÈNIA (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of SLOVENIA.
ESPARTA (Settlement) Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, Asturian
Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, and Asturian form of SPARTA.
ESTÒNIA (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of ESTONIA.
ETIÒPIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of ETHIOPIA.
EUFRATES (River) Catalan, Spanish, Portuguese
Catalan, Spanish and Portuguese form of EUPHRATES.
EURÀSIA (Region) Catalan
Catalan form of EURASIA.
FILIPINES (Country) Asturian, Catalan
Asturian and Catalan form of PHILIPPINES.
GEÒRGIA (Country & Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of GEORGIA (1) or GEORGIA (2).
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.
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]
HONGRIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of HUNGARY.
INDONÈSIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of INDONESIA.
INGÚIXIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of INGUSHETIA.
ITÀLIA (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Italia (see ITALY).
JAMAICA (Country & Island) Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Hungarian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
From Taíno Xaymaca meaning "land of wood and water" or "land of springs". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
JAPÓ (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Japão (see JAPAN).
JORDÀNIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of JORDAN (the country).
KATMANDÚ (Settlement) Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, Spanish
Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, and Spanish form of KATHMANDU.
KAZBEK (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]
KIRGUIZISTAN (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of KYRGYZSTAN.
LETÒNIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of LATVIA via its New Latin name LETTONIA.
LÍBAN (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of LEBANON.
LÍBIA (Country) Catalan, Hungarian, Portuguese
Catalan, Hungarian, and Portuguese form of LIBYA.
LITUÀNIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of LITHUANIA.
LLORET DE MAR (Settlement) Catalan
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]
MAGRIB (Region) Catalan, Estonian, Russian, Eastern African, Somali
Catalan, Estonian, Russian, and Somali form of MAGHREB, referring to the region.
MALÀISIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of MALAYSIA.
MALDIVES (Country) Catalan, English, French, Greek, Malay
Uncertain, possibly means "Malé islands" from Dhivehi މާލެ (māle) referring to Malé, the capital city of the Maldives, combined with Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpá) meaning "island"... [more]
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.
MARSELLA (Settlement) Catalan
Marsella is the catalan version of the city of Marseilles. It is a place name.
MOÇAMBIC (Country & Island) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of MOZAMBIQUE.
MOLUQUES (Region) Catalan, French
Catalan and French form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
MONGÒLIA (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of MONGOLIA.
NAMÍBIA (Country) Catalan, Hungarian, Portuguese
Catalan, Hungarian, and Portuguese form of NAMIBIA.
NAZRAN (Settlement) Russian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Norwegian, Ossetian, Portuguese, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Ingush Наьсаре (Nasare) possibly from Нясара (Nyasara), supposedly the name of the first person to settle in the region. This is the name of a town in Ingushetia that served as the republic's capital until 2000.
OMAN (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, 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]
PEQUÍN (Settlement) Catalan, Galician, Spanish
Catalan and Galician form of BEIJING as well as a Spanish variant of PEKÍN.
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]
RIN (River) Catalan, Romanian, Spanish
Catalan, Romanian and Spanish form of Rhine.
SARDENYA (Region & Island) Catalan
Catalan form of SARDINIA.
SÈRBIA (Country) Indonesian, Acehnese, Catalan
Acehnese and Catalan form of SERBIA.
SICÍLIA (Political Subdivision & Island) Catalan, Portuguese, Slovak
Catalan, Portuguese and Slovak form of SICILY.
SINAÍ (Region & Mountain) Catalan, Spanish
Catalan and Spanish form of SINAI.
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]
TAILÀNDIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of THAILAND.
TATARSTAN (Political Subdivision) Tatar, Bashkir, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, 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]
TÒQUIO (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of TOKYO.
TRANSNÍSTRIA (Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of TRANSNISTRIA.
TUNIS (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 (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]
TXÈQUIA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of ČECHY, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
TXETXÈNIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of CHECHNYA.
TXUVÀIXIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of CHUVASHIA.
UCRAÏNA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of UKRAINE.
UDMÚRTIA (Political Subdivision) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of UDMURTIA.
ULAN BATOR (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.
ULAN-UDÈ (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of ULAN-UDE.
VARSÒVIA (Settlement) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Latin Varsovia (see WARSAW).
VENEÇUELA (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of VENEZUELA.
VIENTIANE (Settlement) French, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
French form of Lao ວຽງຈັນ (wīang chan) meaning "city of sandalwood" or "city of the moon" from Lao ວຽງ (wīang) meaning "city, town" and ຈັນ (chan) meaning "sandalwood" or "moon" (see WIANGCHAN)... [more]
WALLIS I FUTUNA (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Polish
Form of Wallis and Futuna.
XANGAI (Settlement) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of SHANGHAI.
YANGON (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, English, Estonian, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Tagalog, Turkish, Uzbek
From Burmese ရန်ကုန် (rankun) meaning "end of strife" from ရန် (ran) meaning "enemy, danger" or "quarrel" combined with ကုန် (kun) meaning "to run out, end"... [more]
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