Galician Submitted Place Names

Galician names are used in Galicia in northwestern Spain.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
ABKHAZIA (Country) Armenian, Basque, English, Galician, Indonesian, Malay, Urdu
From Russian Абхазия (Abkhaziya) from Georgian აფხაზეთი (Apxazeti), which is derived from აფხაზი (Apxazi), the Georgian name for the Abkhaz people... [more]
ANCARA (Settlement) Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese form of ANKARA.
BAKÚ (Settlement) Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, Spanish
Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, and Spanish form of BAKU.
BIXKEK (Settlement) Asturian, Basque, Catalan, Galician
Asturian, Basque, Catalan, and Galician form of BISHKEK.
CALIFORNIA (Political Subdivision) Spanish, English, Asturian, Estonian, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Tagalog
From the name of a fictional utopian island featured in the 16th-century novel Las sergas de Esplandián by Spanish author Garci Rodríguez de Montalvo. The name comes from the island's queen, Calafia (or Califia), whose name is derived from Arabic خَلِيفَة (ḵalīfa) meaning "caliph"... [more]
CHECHENIA (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Asturian, Galician
Spanish, Asturian, and Galician form of CHECHNYA.
CIRCASIA (Region) Asturian, Galician, Spanish
Asturian, Galician, and Spanish form of CIRCASSIA.
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.
IEREVÁN (Settlement) Galician
Galician form of YEREVAN.
ISTAMBUL (Settlement) Galician, Kabyle, Lak, Portuguese
Form of ISTANBUL.
KATMANDÚ (Settlement) Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, Spanish
Asturian, Catalan, Galician, Icelandic, and Spanish form of KATHMANDU.
KAZÁN (Settlement) Asturian, Galician, Spanish
Asturian, Galician, and Spanish form of KAZAN.
LIVONIA (Region) History, Albanian, Aragonese, Asturian, Basque, English, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Romanian, Spanish
Livonia was a historic region in the Baltic, located approximately in present-day southern ESTONIA and northern LATVIA... [more]
LUZÓN (Island) Spanish, Portuguese, Asturian, Galician
Spanish, Portuguese, Asturian and Galician form of LUZON.
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]
NÁPOLES (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, Galician
Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, and Galician form of NAPLES.
PEQUÍN (Settlement) Catalan, Galician, Spanish
Catalan and Galician form of BEIJING as well as a Spanish variant of PEKÍN.
(Other) Portuguese, Galician
Variant spelling of SAA.
SAA (Other) Portuguese, Galician
Habitational name from any of the numerous places named Saa, mainly in northern Portugal and Galicia.
SEIXELES (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of SEYCHELLES.
SURABAIA (Settlement) Belarusian, Galician, Georgian, Portuguese
Belarusian, Galician, Georgian, and Portuguese form of SURABAYA.
TUNISIA (Country) Basque, English, Finnish, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swahili, Thai
The name of a country in North Africa, named after its capital city TUNIS.
VARSOVIA (Settlement) Aragonese, Basque, Breton, Galician, Greek, Spanish, Filipino, Tagalog
New Latin form of WARSAW, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Polish city.
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