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.
Muntenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Muntenia.
Muscat (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Romanian, Tagalog
From Arabic مسقط (Masqat) of disputed meaning, perhaps of Arabic or Old Persian origin. This is the name of the capital city of Oman.
Mysië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Mysia.
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-Amerika (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of North America.
Noord-Brabant (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of North Brabant.
Noord-Cyprus (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Northern Cyprus.
Noord-Holland (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of North Holland.
Noord-Ierland (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Northern Ireland.
Noord-Korea (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of North Korea.
Noord-Macedonië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of North Macedonia.
Normandië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Normandy.
Nouakchott (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic نواكشوط (Nuwakshut) of unclear origin. It may come from a Berber name meaning "place of the winds" or perhaps from Arabic نأو (na'wi) meaning "shelter, harbor" combined with شط (shatt) meaning "beach, seashore, coast"... [more]
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.
Oeral (Region, River & Mountain) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Ural.
Oltenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Oltenia.
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.
Palau (Country) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Palauan Belau either derived from aidebelau meaning "indirect replies" (referring to an island creation myth) or beluu meaning "village". This is the name of a country in Oceania.
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.
Pannonië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Pannonia.
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.
Pjongjang (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Pyongyang. In Belgium and the Netherlands, this spelling is technically considered dated but still used regularly there (especially in Belgium)... [more]
Podolië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Podolia.
Polesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polesia.
Polynesië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Polynesia.
Pomesanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomesania.
Pommerellen (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerelia.
Pommeren (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Pomerania.
Port-au-Prince (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
Means "prince's port" in French. This is the name of the capital city of Haiti.
Prato (Settlement) Italian, English, French, Esperanto, German, Spanish, Dutch
Italian for "meadow". This is the name of a city in northern Italy, which was probably chosen because the city was founded on a meadow.
Pruisen (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Prussia.
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]
Pyreneeën (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Pyrenees.
Qatar (Country) Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Catharrei, the name given to the inhabitants of region by Roman writer Pliny the Elder, which may have been based on the name of a local settlement. The name Catara was later used by Greek astronomer Ptolemy to refer to the peninsula, which was eventually transmitted into Arabic... [more]
Quito (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
From the Quitu tribe, whose name is derived from the combination of the Tsafiki words quitso ("center") and to ("world"). This is the name of the capital city of Ecuador.
Ramallah (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Arabic رام الله (Ram Allah) meaning "hill of God" or "height of God", derived from Aramaic רמא (rama) meaning "hill, height" and Arabic الله (Allah). This is the name of the de facto capital city of Palestine.
Rangoon (Settlement) Danish, Dutch, Swedish, English (Archaic)
Historical English form of Yangon based on the Arakanese pronunciation of the city's name. It is also the standard Danish, Dutch and Swedish form.
Reggio Calabria (Settlement) Italian, English, German, Dutch
From Latin Regium, itself from Ancient Greek Ῥήγιoν (Rhéghion), of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in southern Italy.... [more]
Reggio Emilia (Settlement) Italian, English, Dutch, German, Spanish
From Latin Regium, abbreviation of Regium Lepidi, named after Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, who oversaw the construction of the Via Aemilia. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.... [more]
Rhodesië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Rhodesia.
Rijn (River) Dutch
Dutch form of Rhine.
Rijsel (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Lille.
Rikers (Island) Dutch (Americanized)
variation of Rycken
Roer (River) Dutch, French, Italian, Luxembourgish
Dutch, French, Italian and Luxembourgish form of Rur.
Roestavi (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Rustavi.
Roethenië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Ruthenia.
Romandië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Romandy.
Rotterdam (Settlement) Dutch
Named after the dam that was built in 1260 across the Rotte river. This is the name of a city in the Netherlands.
Saba (Island) Dutch (Antillean)
Overseas territory of the Netherlands. The capital of Saba is The Bottom. There are four settlements on Saba: The Bottom, Windwardside, Zion's Hill, And St... [more]
Saint Lucia (Country & Island) English, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese
Named after Saint Lucia of Syracuse, Legend states that French sailors were shipwrecked on the island on December 13th, the feast day of St... [more]
Saksen (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Saxony.
Samland (Region) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Sambia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Samogitië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Samogitia.
Sanaa (Settlement) English, Armenian, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Mongolian, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic صنعاء (San'a) which was most likely derived from the Sabaic root ṣnʿ meaning "well-fortified". This is the name of the capital city of Yemen.
Saoedi-Arabië (Country) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Saudi Arabia.
Sardinië (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sardinia.
Savo (Political Subdivision) Finnish, Dutch, Estonian, German, Italian, Russian
Finnish form of Savonia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Finnish historical province.
Scandinavië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Scandinavia.
Scythië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Scythia.
Seleucië (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Seleucia.
Selië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Selonia.
Semgallen (Region) Danish, Dutch, German, Swedish
Danish, Dutch, German and Swedish form of Semigallia.
Seoel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Seoul.
Septimanië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Septimania.
Severië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Severia.
Sevilla (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Aragonese, Asturian, Basque, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Galician, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Spanish form of Seville, as well as the form used in numerous other languages.
Seychellen (Country) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Seychelles.
Siberië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Siberia.
Sicilië (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch
Dutch form of Sicily.
Silezië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Silesia.
Sinaï (Region & Mountain) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Sinai.
Sint Maarten (Country) Dutch (Antillean)
Sint Maarten is a country and the southern part of an island shared with Saint Martin. It's capital is Philipsburg.
Sint-petersburg (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Saint Petersburg.
Sjanghai (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch
Afrikaans form of Shanghai as well as a Dutch variant.
Slavonië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Slavonia.
Soechoemi (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sukhumi.
Soemer (Country & Region) Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Sumer.
Sofia (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai
From Bulgarian София (Sofiya) named for the Saint Sophia Church, itself derived from Ancient Greek σοφία (sophia) meaning "wisdom" (see the given name Sophia)... [more]
Sogdië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sogdia.
Sotsji (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Sochi.
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]
Stiermarken (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Styria.
Straatsburg (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Strasbourg.
Sudeten (Mountain) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Sudetes.
Sudovië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Sudovia.
Suriname (Country) English, Dutch, Afrikaans, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Portuguese
From the name of the indigenous Surinen people combined with the place name suffix -ame derived from Arawak aima or eima meaning "river mouth, creek mouth". This is the name of a country in South America.
Syrmië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Syrmia.
Tadzjikistan (Country) Dutch, Swedish
Dutch and Swedish form of Tajikistan.
Tallinn (Settlement) Estonian, English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish
Meaning uncertain, but probably derived from Estonian Taani-Linn(a) meaning "Danish town" (originally "Danish castle"). This is the capital of Estonia.
Tartarije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Tartary.
Tasjkent (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian, Swedish
Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Norwegian and Swedish form of Tashkent.
Tasmanië (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tasmania.
Tatarije (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Tatarstan via its Soviet Russian name Tatariya.... [more]
Tavastland (Political Subdivision) Swedish, Danish, Dutch
Swedish form of Tavastia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the historical Swedish province that is now part of Finland.
Theems (River) Dutch
Dutch form of Thames.
Thessalië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Thessalia (see Thessaly).
Thracië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Thrace via its Latin form Thracia.
Tibet (Region, Political Subdivision & Country) English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Tibetan སྟོད་བོད (stod-bod) meaning "Upper Tibet", itself from the autonym བོད (Bod). Alternately the name may be of Turkic origin, possibly from Old Turkic töbäd meaning "heights" or töpü meaning "peak, height, summit"... [more]
Timboektoe (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Timbuktu.
Tirana (Settlement) Albanian, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkmen, Uzbek
Perhaps derived from Doric Greek Τυρσανοί (Tursanoi) meaning "Tyrrhenians", which was an exonym for non-Greek inhabitants of the Tyrrhenian Sea. This is the name of the capital city of Albania.
Tjoemen (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tyumen.
Toela (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tula.
Toeva (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Tuva.
Togo (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, 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.
Toscane (Region) Dutch, French
Dutch and French form of Tuscany.
Transdanubië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transdanubia.
Transjuranië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transjurania.
Transkarpatië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transcarpathia.
Transkaspië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Transcaspia.
Transkaukasië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transcaucasia.
Transnistrië (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Transnistria.
Transoxanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transoxiana via its Latin form Transoxania.
Transsylvanië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Transylvania.
Triëst (Region & Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Trieste.
Tripolitanië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Tripolitania.
Troas (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Troad.
Tsjecho-Slowakije (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Czechoslovakia.
Tsjetsjenië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Chechnya.
Tsjoevasjië (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of Chuvashia.
Tunesië (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Tunisia.
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]
Turijn (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Turin.
Turkmenië (Country & Political Subdivision) Dutch (Rare)
Dutchization of Turkmeniya, the Russian name for the country of Turkmenistan. In the Dutch-speaking world, this name was primarily used during the Soviet era... [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]
Ulaanbaatar (Settlement) Mongolian, Afrikaans, Dutch, English, Estonian, German, Romanian
Means "red hero" from Mongolian улаан (ulaan) meaning "red" and баатар (baatar) meaning "hero". This is the name of the capital city of Mongolia.
Umbrië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Umbria.
Vaduz (Settlement) German, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Derived from Rhaeto-Romance auadutg meaning "aqueduct", ultimately from Latin aquaeductus. This is the name of the capital city of Liechtenstein.
Vaticaanstad (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of Vatican City.
Venetië (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Venice.
Verenigd Koninkrijk (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of United Kingdom. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Dutch adjective verenigd meaning "united" combined with the Dutch noun koninkrijk meaning "kingdom".
Virginië (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and modern Afrikaans form of Virginia. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Vogezen (Mountain) Dutch
Dutch form of Vosges.
Walachije (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Wallachia.
Wallis (Country) Dutch (Archaic), German (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch and German form of Wales as well as the modern Afrikaans form of the name.
Wallis en Futuna (Political Subdivision) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Wallis and Futuna.
Wallonië (Region) Dutch, Afrikaans
Dutch and Afrikaans form of Wallonia.
Waterloo (Settlement) Flemish, English
The name of multiple town and cities throughout the world, most notably the Battle of Waterloo, in 1815, where Napoleon was defeated. From the Flemish and Middle Dutch words 'water' and 'loo' (meaning forest, marsh).
Wenen (Settlement) Dutch
Dutch form of Vienna.
West-Virginië (Political Subdivision) Dutch (Archaic)
Archaic Dutch form of West Virginia. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Windhoek (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, English
This is the capital and largest city of Namibia. It’s unknown how this place got it’s name, most think it’s from the Afrikaans word wind-hoek, which means ''wind corner''... [more]
Woehan (Settlement) Dutch
Rarely used Dutch form of Wuhan.
Wolynië (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of Volhynia.
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]
Zaandam (Settlement) Dutch, English
This is a town in the North Holland province in the Netherlands. The name derives from the dam that was constructed on the Zaan River.
Zagreb (Settlement) Croatian, English, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the given name Chabrag, a pet form of Cyprian, from Proto-Slavic *grębъ meaning "hill, uplift" or from a Roman place name... [more]
Zambië (Country) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans
Archaic Dutch form of Zambia as well as the modern Afrikaans form of the name.
Zuid-Afrika (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of South Africa.
Zuid-Amerika (Region) Dutch
Dutch form of South America.
Zuid-Holland (Political Subdivision) Dutch
Dutch form of South Holland.
Zuid-Korea (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of South Korea.
Zuid-Soedan (Country) Dutch
Dutch form of South Sudan.