Frisian Submitted Place Names

Frisian names are used in Friesland in the northern Netherlands and in East and North Frisia in northwestern Germany. See also about Frisian Names.
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ASJCHABAD (Settlement) Swedish, Dutch, Frisian
Swedish, Dutch and Frisian form of ASHGABAT.
LONGYEARBYEN (Settlement) Norwegian, English, Afrikaans, Asturian, Basque, Breton, Catalan, Cebuano, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Esperanto, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Interlingua, Italian, Malay, Manx, Maori, North Frisian, Piedmontese, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Sami, Scots, Scottish Gaelic, Serbian, Silesian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese, West Frisian
Means "The Longyear town" in Norwegian. Longyearbyen is the main settlement of the Norwegian archipelago SVALBARD in the Arctic Ocean. The town was named after American businessman John Munro LONGYEAR (1850-1922) whose company helped develop the settlement.
WENNINGSTED (Settlement) North Frisian
Derived from North Frisian winning "gained land" and Low German stede "settlement".
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