Galician Submitted Place Names

Galician names are used in Galicia in northwestern Spain by speakers of Galician.
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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, Filipino, Tagalog, Urdu
From Russian Абхазия (Abkhaziya) from Georgian აფხაზეთი (Apxazeti), which is derived from აფხაზი (Apxazi), the Georgian name for the Abkhaz people... [more]
Acerbaixán (Country) Galician
Galician form of Azerbaijan
Alxeria (Country) Galician
Galician form of Algeria
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.
Bélxica (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of Belgium
Bielorrusia (Country) Asturian, Basque, Galician, Spanish
Asturian, Basque, Galician and Spanish form of Belarus
Bixkek (Settlement) Asturian, Basque, Catalan, Galician
Asturian, Basque, Catalan, and Galician form of Bishkek.
Bután (Country) Asturian, Galician, Spanish
Asturian, Galician and Spanish form of Bhutan
Cagliari (Settlement) Italian, English, Danish, French, Galician, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish
From Latin Calaris, itself from Phoenician Krly, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of the capital city of Sardinia, an island in the Mediterranean Sea and a region of Italy.
Calabria (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Finnish, Galician, Spanish
From Ancient Greek Καλαβρία (Kalabría), itself derived from the name of a local Oscan tribe. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
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]
Camerún (Country) Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish from of Cameroon
Campania (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Galician, Spanish, Ancient Roman
From Latin Campania, itself from campania felix, denoting the fertile countryside around Mount Vesuvius. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Casaquistán (Country) Galician
Galician form of Kazakhstan
Chechenia (Political Subdivision) Spanish, Asturian, Galician
Spanish, Asturian, and Galician form of Chechnya.
Chequia (Country) Asturian, Galician, Spanish
Asturian, Galician and Spanish form of Czechia
Circasia (Region) Asturian, Galician, Spanish
Asturian, Galician, and Spanish form of Circassia.
Cracovia (Settlement) Galician, Italian, Ancient Roman, Sicilian, Spanish
Galician, Italian, Latin, Sicilian and Spanish form of Krakow.
Gabón (Country) Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Gabon
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.
Guinea Ecuatorial (Country) Galician, Spanish
Galician and Spanish form of Equatorial Guinea
Iemen (Country) Catalan, Galician, Japanese
Catalan, Galician and Japanese form of Yemen
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.
Líbano (Country) Galician, Spanish, Portuguese
Galician, Portuguese and Spanish form of Lebanon
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]
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.
Luxemburgo (Country) Galician, Portuguese, Spanish
Galician, Portuguese and Spanish form of Luxembourg
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]
Módena (Settlement) Asturian, Galician, Icelandic, Portuguese, Spanish
Icelandic, Portuguese and Spanish form of Modena.
Mónaco (Country & Settlement) Galician, Portuguese (European), Spanish
Galician, European Portuguese and Spanish form of Monaco
Nápoles (Settlement) Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, Galician
Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, and Galician form of Naples.
Níxer (Country & River) Galician
Galician form of Niger
Nixeria (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of Nigeria
O Salvador (Country) Galician
Galician form of El Salvador
Paquistán (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of Pakistan
Pequín (Settlement) Catalan, Galician, Spanish
Catalan and Galician form of Beijing as well as a Spanish variant of Pekín.
Reino Unido (Country) Galician, Portuguese, Spanish
Galician, Portuguese and Spanish form of United Kingdom
Romanía (Country) Galician
Galician form of Romania
(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.
San Mariño (Country) Galician
Galician form of San Marino
Seixeles (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of Seychelles.
Serra Leoa (Country) Galician, Portuguese
Galician and Portuguese form of Sierra Leone
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.
Ucraína (Country) Galician
Galician form of Ukraine
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.
Xapón (Country) Asturian, Galician
Asturian and Galician form of Japan
Xeorxia (Country & Political Subdivision) Galician
Galician form of Georgia 1 and Georgia 2