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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
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.
Albània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Albania
Alemània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Alemannia
Alemanya (Country) Aragonese, Catalan, Filipino, Cebuano, Pampangan, Tagalog
Form of Alemannia, used as the name of Germany in various languages.
Algèria (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Algeria
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”).
Antananarivo (Settlement) English, Catalan, Esperanto, Finnish, Galician, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Yiddish
Means "City of the Thousand" in Malagasy, in honor of Merina king Andrianjaka, whose garrison of a thousand soldiers seized and guarded the area... [more]
Aràbia Saudita (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Saudi Arabia.
Armènia (Country) 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 بحر (bahr) meaning "sea" combined with the pluralising suffix ـين (ayni). In Arabic it is properly 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.
Bamako (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.
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.
Bari (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.
Bèlgica (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Belgium
Betlem (Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Bethlehem.
Bielarús (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Belarus
Bielorússia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Belarus.
Birmània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Burma
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.
Brescia (Settlement) Italian, English, Catalan, French, Polish, Romanian, Sicilian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Brixia, itself probably from a Gaulish or Celtic root denoting a hill. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
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.
Camerun (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of Cameroon
Canadà (Country) Catalan, Neapolitan, Occitan, Sicilian
Catalan, Neapolitan, Occitan and Sicilian form of Canada.
Caracas (Settlement) English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish
From the earlier name Santiago de León de Caracas. The name Caracas is most likely derived from the name of a tribe that used to live in the area. This is the name of the capital city of Venezuela.
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.
Catanzaro (Settlement) Italian, English, French, Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, German
From Latin Catanciarium, itself derived from Catacium, ultimately from Ancient Greek Καταρτάριοι, meaning "silk spinners". This is the name of a city in southern Italy, the second city in Calabria, as well as its capital city.
Caucas (Region & Mountain) Catalan
Catalan form of Caucasus.
Circàssia (Country & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Circassia.
Ciutat Del Vaticà (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Vatican City
Corea Del Nord (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of North Korea
Corea Del Sud (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of South Korea
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.
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.
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.
Finlàndia (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Finland.
Geòrgia (Country & Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Georgia 1 or Georgia 2.
Grècia (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Graecia (see Greece).
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]
Hondures (Country) Asturian, Catalan
Asturian and Catalan form of Honduras
Hongria (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Hungary.
Iemen (Country) Catalan, Galician, Japanese
Catalan, Galician and Japanese form of Yemen
Indonèsia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Indonesia.
Ingúixia (Political Subdivision) Catalan
Catalan form of Ingushetia.
Islàndia (Country) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Iceland
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]
Khartum (Settlement) Bengali, Catalan, Finnish, German, Italian, Mongolian, Yiddish, Russian
Form of Khartoum used in several languages.
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.
Libèria (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Liberia
Líbia (Country) Catalan, Hungarian, Portuguese
Catalan, Hungarian, and Portuguese form of Libya.
Lituània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Lithuania.
Lloret De Mar (Settlement) Catalan
Madagascar (Country & Island) English, Catalan, Nahuatl, French, Italian, Manx, Portuguese (Brazilian), Spanish, Corsican
From Middle French Madagascar, from Madageiscar, as a corrupted transliteration of Mogadishu by Marco Polo's misreading of Arabic.... [more]
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.
Mauritània (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Mauritania
Moçambic (Country & Island) Catalan, Occitan
Catalan and Occitan form of Mozambique.
Mòdena (Settlement) Catalan, Neapolitan, Sicilian
Catalan, Neapolitan and Sicilian form of Modena.
Moluques (Region) Catalan, French
Catalan and French form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Mònaco (Country & Settlement) Catalan
Catalan form of Monaco
Mongòlia (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Catalan
Catalan form of Mongolia.
Moscou (Settlement) Catalan, French, Portuguese
Catalan, French and Portuguese form of Moscow
Namíbia (Country) Catalan, Hungarian, Portuguese
Catalan, Hungarian, and Portuguese form of Namibia.
Nigèria (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Nigeria
Oman (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]
Països Baixos (Country) Catalan
Catalan cognate of Pays-Bas. This is the Catalan name for the Netherlands
Panamà (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Panama
Parma (Settlement) Italian, English, Ancient Roman, Catalan, German, Maltese, Spanish, Russian
From Latin Parma, itself from Etruscan parme, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Pequín (Settlement) Catalan, Galician, Spanish
Catalan and Galician form of Beijing as well as a Spanish variant of Pekín.
Pisa (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Catalan, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese, Spanish
From Latin Pisae, itself from Etruscan, of unknown meaning. This is the name of a city and province in Tuscany, Italy, known for its Leaning Tower.
Polònia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Poland
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]
Regne Unit (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of United Kingdom
Riad (Settlement) Basque, Catalan, Finnish, Galician, German, Italian, Portuguese, Slovene, Spanish
Form of Riyadh used in several languages.
Rin (River) Catalan, Romanian, Spanish
Catalan, Romanian and Spanish form of Rhine.
Sardenya (Region & Island) Catalan
Catalan form of Sardinia.
Sèrbia (Country) 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.
Síria (Country) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Syria
Somàlia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Somalia
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]
Tadjikistan (Country) Afrikaans, Breton, Catalan, French, Romanian
Afrikaans, Breton, Catalan, French and Romanian form of Tajikistan.
Tailàndia (Country) Catalan
Catalan form of Thailand.
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) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Turkmen Türkmenistan, which is from the name of the Turkmen people 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.
Wallis i Futuna (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Polish
Form of Wallis and Futuna.
Xangai (Settlement) Catalan, Portuguese
Catalan and Portuguese form of Shanghai.
Yaoundé (Settlement) English, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Welsh, Yoruba
From the outpost of Jaundo, founded between 1887 and 1889 by German explorers Lt. Richard Kund and Hans Tappenbeck and named so after the local Ewondo people, also known as Yaunde. The name could also have been a German rendition of the Ewondo expression mia wondo ("peanut farmers")... [more]