Dutch Submitted Place Names

Dutch names are used in the Netherlands and Flanders. See also about Dutch names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abchazië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Abkhazia.
Aboe Dhabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Abu Dhabi.
Acadië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Acadia.
Aden (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.
Aken (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Aachen.
Albanië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Albania.
Alexandrië (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Alexandria.
Alpen (Mountain) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Alps.
Anatolië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Anatolia.
Andalusië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Andalusia.
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”).
Antiochië (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Antiochia (see Antioch).
Apulië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Apulia.
Aquitanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Aquitaine.
Arabië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Arabia.
Arachosië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Arachosia.
Arcadië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Arcadia.
Arië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Aria.
Arpitanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Arpitania.
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.
Asjchabad (Settlement) Swedish, Dutch, Frisian
Swedish, Dutch and Frisian form of Ashgabat.
Assyrië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Assyria.
Asturië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Asturias.
Athene (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Athens.
Atjeh (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans and Dutch form of Aceh.
Australazië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Australasia.
Austrasië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Austrasia.
Azerbeidzjan (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Azerbaijan.
Azië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Asia.
Azoren (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Azores.
Babylonië (Country & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Babylonia.
Bactrië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bactria.
Bahama's (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of The Bahamas.
Bakoe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Baku.
Banaat (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Banat.
Bangladesh (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 (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.
Basilicata (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
The origin of the name is uncertain: it may come from the Greek term βασιλικός (basilikos), a title given to the Byzantine governors of the region; it may be derived from the church of Acerenza, whose bishop had jurisdiction over the territory; or it may be connected to Basil II Porphyrogenitus, Byzantine emperor from 976 to 1025.... [more]
Basjkirië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bashkiria.
Basjkortostan (Political Subdivision) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bashkortostan.
Baskenland (Political Subdivision) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Basque Country.
Batoemi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Batumi.
Beieren (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Bavaria.
Beiroet (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Beirut.
Belgrado (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Belgrade.
Beloetsjistan (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Balochistan.
Bergen (Settlement) Dutch, Norwegian, German
Newer form of Bjǫrgvin, a combination of Old Norse bjarg "mountain" and vin "meadow". This is the 2nd largest city in Norway.
Berlijn (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Berlin.
Bessarabië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bessarabia.
Bhoetan (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bhutan.
Bhutan (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]
Bisjkek (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Bishkek.
Bithynië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bithynia.
Boedapest (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Budapest.
Boekarest (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Bucharest.
Boekovina (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bukovina.
Boeotië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Boeotia.
Boergondië (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch (Rare)
Afrikaans form of Burgundy as well as a Dutch variant spelling of Bourgondië.
Boerjatië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Buryatia.
Bohemen (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Bohemia.
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.
Bourgondië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Burgundy.
Britse Maagdeneilanden (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of British Virgin Islands.
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]
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Norwegian
Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic and Norwegian form of Brussels.
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.
Caïro (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Cairo.
Calabrië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Calabria.
Caledonië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Caledonia.
Californië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of California.
Cambodja (Country) Catalan, Danish, Dutch
Catalan, Danish, and Dutch form of Cambodia.
Campanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Campania.
Cantabrië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Cantabria.
Cappadocië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cappadocia.
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.
Caraïben (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Caribbean.
Carmanië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Carmania.
Carthago (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Carthage.
Castilië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Castile.
Catalonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Limburgish
Dutch and Limburgish form of Catalonia.
Chakassië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Khakassia.
Chorasmië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Cilicië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cilicia.
Circassië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Circassia.
Cisjuranië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cisjurania.
Ciskaukasië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Ciscaucasia.
Cisleithanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cisleithania.
Comoren (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Comoros.
Constantinopel (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Constantinople.
Corsica (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English, Italian, Romanian
Mediterranean island where Napoleon Bonaparte was born.
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]
Curaçao (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English
From Portuguese Curação of uncertain origin, possibly from a name used by the indigenous peoples of the island. This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Netherlands.
Dacië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Dacia.
Dalmatië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Dalmatia.
Djakarta (Settlement) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic
Archaic Dutch form of Jakarta as well as the modern Afrikaans and Icelandic form of the name. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Djedda (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Jeddah.
Dnjestr (River) Dutch, Icelandic, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Dutch and Icelandic form of Dniester as well as a Danish, German, Norwegian and Swedish alternative name for the river.
Doebai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dubai.
Doesjanbe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Dushanbe.
Dolomieten (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Dolomites.
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.
Dominicaanse Republiek (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Dominican Republic.
Dordrecht (Settlement) Dutch
Dordrecht is a city and municipality in the Western Netherlands, located in the province of South Holland.... [more]
Dortmund (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
First mentioned in the 9th century AD as Throtmanni, of uncertain origin and meaning, the form Dortmunde first appeared in the 13th century. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Duinkerke (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Dunkirk.
Edam (Settlement) Dutch
Eolië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Aeolia.
Ermland (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Warmia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Etrurië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Etruria.
Eufraat (River) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Euphrates.
Eurazië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Eurasia.
Fenicië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Phoenicia.
Fennoscandië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Fennoscandia.
Filipijnen (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Philippines.
Florence (Settlement) English, Dutch, French, Latvian
From Latin Florentia, derived from florens, ("flowering"), ultimately from flos, meaning "flower". This is the name of the capital city of Tuscany, in central Italy, as well as several settlements throughout the United States.... [more]
Frans-Guyana (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of French Guiana.
Frygië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Phrygia.
Gabon (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.
Gagaoezië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Gagauzia.
Galatië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Galatia.
Galicië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Galicia.
Gallië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Gaul.
Ganges (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.
Gasconië (Region) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Gascony. The modern Dutch form is now its contemporary French name, which is Gascogne.
Gedrosië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Gedrosia.
Gran Canaria (Island) Spanish, English, Esperanto, Dutch, Welsh, Breton, Asturian, Aragonese, German, Estonian, Faroese, Galician, Croatian, Italian, Hungarian, Norwegian, Serbo-Croatian, Finnish, Swedish, Turkish, Icelandic, Czech, Polish, Romanian, Scots, Slovene
From Spanish gran "grande, great" and Canaria referring to the Canary Islands. Gran Canaria is the third largest and second most populous island of the Canary Islands.
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.
Griekenland (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Greece.
Groenland (Political Subdivision) Dutch, French, Afrikaans
Dutch, French and Afrikaans form of Greenland.
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]
Guinee-Bissau (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Guinea-Bissau.
Haïti (Country & Island) French, Dutch, Afrikaans
French, Dutch and Afrikaans form of Haiti.
Hawaï (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Hawaii.
Hindoestan (Country & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Hindustan.
Hyrcanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Hyrcania.
Iberië (Country & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Iberia.
Ieper (Settlement) Dutch
Probably from the name of the river Ieperlee which, itself, may be derived from the Dutch word for elm, iep.
IJsland (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Iceland.
Illyrië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Illyria.
Indië (Country) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of India. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.... [more]
Ingermanland (Region) Swedish, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Swedish form of Ingria, which some countries have adopted as their name for the historical region in northeastern Europe.
Ingoesjetië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ingushetia.
Ionië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ionia.
Irkoetsk (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Irkutsk.
Isaurië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Isauria.
Israël (Country) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Israel.
Istanboel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Istanbul.
Istrië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Istria.
Ivoorkust (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Ivory Coast.
Jakoetië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Yakutia.
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.
Jamalië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Yamalia.
Java (Political Subdivision & Island) English, Dutch, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
From Indonesian Jawa, which is of uncertain origin. It is most likely derived from Sanskrit यव-द्वीप (yava-dvipa) meaning "island of barley", though it may have come from Javanese ꦗꦸꦮꦮꦸꦠ꧀ (juwawut) meaning "foxtail millet (a type of plant)" or Malay jauh meaning "far, distant"... [more]
Joegoslavië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Yugoslavia.
Kaaimaneilanden (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Cayman Islands.
Kaapverdië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Cape Verde.
Kabardië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Kabardia.
Kaboel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kabul.
Kabul (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]
Kalmukkië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Kalmykia.
Kaloega (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kaluga.
Kameroen (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Cameroon.
Kampala (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.
Kanaän (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Canaan.
Karantanië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Carantania.
Karelië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Karelia.
Karië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Caria.
Karinthië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Carinthia.
Karpaten (Mountain) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Carpathians.
Kasjoebië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Kashubia.
Kaukasië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Caucasia, which is an alternative name for the Caucasus geographical region.
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]
Keulen (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Cologne.
Kiëv (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch variant spelling of Kiev.
Kinshasa (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Swedish
Named after a nearby village, this name derives from Kikongo ki, a locative marker, and nshasa ("salt"), thus "salt market". This is the name of the capital city of the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
Kirgizië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Kyrgyzstan via its Russian name Kirgiziya.
Kleef (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kleve (see Cleves).
Klein-Azië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Asia Minor. It is literally a direct translation of the region's name, since it consists of the Dutch adjective klein meaning "small, little" combined with the Dutch noun Azië meaning "Asia".
Koejavië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Kuyavia.
Koemanië (Country & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Cumania.
Koerdistan (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kurdistan.
Koergan (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kurgan.
Koerland (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Courland.
Koersk (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kursk.
Koetaisi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kutaisi.
Koeweit (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Kuwait.
Korfoe (Settlement & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Corfu.
Korinthe (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
Korjakië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Koryakia.
Kosovo (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]
Krim (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish
Form of Crimea.
Laconië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Laconia.
Lanao (Political Subdivision & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pampangan, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Maranao ranaw meaning "lake, body of water". This is the name of a lake and two provinces in the southern Philippines.
Lausitz (Region) German, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Lusatia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Central European region.
Letgallen (Region) Danish, Dutch, Afrikaans
Danish, Dutch and Afrikaans form of Latgale.
Letland (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch
Afrikaans, Danish and Dutch form of Latvia.
Libië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Libya.
Ligurië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Liguria.
Lijfland (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Livonia.
Lilongwe (Political Subdivision, Settlement & River) English, Chewa, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swahili
From Chewa Lilongwe, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a river and the capital city of Malawi, as well as the district around it.
Livorno (Settlement) Italian, English, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, German, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
From Old Italian Ligorno, itself from Latin Liburnus, derived from the tribe of the Liburnians (in Latin Liburni). This is the name of a port city in north-central Italy.
Lombardije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lombardy.
Lotharingen (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lorraine.
Luanda (Settlement & Other) English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish
From lu-, a plural marker in several Bantu languages, and ndandu, "value" or "object of commerce", referring to the shells of sea snails, which were used as currency in the ancient kingdoms of Kongo and Ndongo.... [more]
Luik (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Liège.
Lusaka (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Chewa, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish
From Lusaaka, the name of a local Lenje chief. This is the name of the capital city of Zambia, as well as the district and the province in which the city is located.
Lycaonië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lycaonia.
Lycië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lycia.
Lydië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Lydia.
Macaronesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Macaronesia.
Machatsjkala (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Makhachkala.
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]
Malakka (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.
Maldiven (Country) Dutch, Luxembourgish
Dutch and Luxembourgish form of Maldives.
Maleisië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Malaysia.
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.
Mantsjoerije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Manchuria.
Mauritanië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mauritania.
Mazurië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Masuria.
Medië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Media.
Melanesië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Melanesia.
Meso-Amerika (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesoamerica.
Mesopotamië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Mesopotamia.
Messenië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Messenia.
Micronesia (Country & Region) Dutch, English, Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
From Greek μικρός (mikrós) meaning "small, little" and νῆσος (nesos) meaning "island". This is the name of a subregion of Oceania as well as an island country... [more]
Micronesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Micronesia.
Milaan (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Milan.
Mingrelië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Mingrelia.
Modena (Settlement) Italian, English, Bulgarian, Dutch, Georgian, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian
From Latin Mutina, itself from Etruscan Mutna, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Moermansk (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Murmansk.
Moesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Moesia.
Moldavië (Country & Region) Dutch
Dutch name for the historical region of Moldavia. The name is also used to refer to Moldova, a country that currently contains most of the aforementioned region.
Molukken (Region) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Montenegro (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Luxembourgish, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Means "black mountain" in Venetian, originally a calque of the Montenegrin name Црна Гора (Crna Gora) referring to Mount Lovćen... [more]
Moravië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Moravia.
Mordovië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Mordovia.
Moskou (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Moscow.
Muntenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Muntenia.
Mysië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Mysia.
Namibië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Namibia.
Napels (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Naples.
Nenetsië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Nenetsia.
Neustrië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Neustria.
Nicomedië (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Nicomedia.
Nieuw-Caledonië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of New Caledonia.
Nieuw-Guinea (Island) Dutch
Dutch form of New Guinea.
Nieuw-Zeeland (Country & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of New Zealand.
Noord-Macedonië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of North Macedonia.
Normandië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Normandy.
Nubië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Nubia.
Numidië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Numidia.
Occitanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Occitania.
Oceanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Oceania.
Oedmoertië (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Udmurtia.
Oefa (Settlement & River) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans and Dutch form of Ufa.
Oekraïne (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ukraine.
Oeral (Region, River & Mountain) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ural.
Oltenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Oltenia.
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]
Oostenrijk (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Austria.
Osj (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Osh.
Ossetië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Ossetia.
Österbotten (Political Subdivision & Region) Swedish, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian
Swedish form of Ostrobothnia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Finnish region and the historical Swedish province.
Ouagadougou (Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Mossi, Norwegian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Welsh
From Mossi Wogodogo, meaning "where honor and respect are received". This is the name of the capital city of Burkina Faso
Paaseiland (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Easter Island.
Paflagonië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Paphlagonia.
Palermo (Settlement) Italian, English, Dutch, Esperanto, Georgian, German, Greek, Maltese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Panormus, itself from Ancient Greek Πάνορμος (Pánormos), composed of the words πᾰν (pan, "all") and ὅρμος (hórmos, "port"), influenced by Arabic بَلَرْم‎ (balarm)... [more]
Pamfylië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pamphylia.
Panama (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]
Pannonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Pannonia.
Parijs (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Paris.
Penang (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish
From Malay Pulau Pinang meaning "betel palm island", from pinang meaning "betel nut" or "betel palm" (a type of tree). This is the name of an island and state in Malaysia.
Pennsylvanië (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of Pennsylvania. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Perugia (Settlement) Italian, English, Dutch, German, Spanish
From Latin Perusia, itself from Etruscan Perusna, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of the capital city of Umbria, in central Italy.
Picardië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Picardy.
Piëmont (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Piedmont.
Pisidië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pisidia.