Greek Submitted Place Names

Greek names are used in the country of Greece and other Greek-speaking communities throughout the world. See also about Greek names.
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AKADIA Ακαδία (Region) Greek, Polish
Greek and Polish form of Acadia.
AMERIKI Αμερική (Country & Region) Greek
Greek form of AMERICA.
AMIGDALIA Αμυγδαλιά (Settlement) Greek
Greek name that means almond tree.
ASTANA Αστάνα (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Kyrgyz, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Ukrainian
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (âstâne). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which is now called Nur-Sultan.
EVROPI Ευρώπη (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of EUROPE.
EVRYTANIA Ευρυτανία (Political Subdivision) Greek
Derived from Εὐρυτᾶνες (Eurytanes) "Eurytanians", the name of an ancient Aetolian tribe who inhabited Eurytania, an ancient region. It is possibly derived from Greek εὐρύτης (eurytes) meaning "width, breadth", itself a derivative of εὐρύς (eurys) "wide, broad", or Greek εὔρυτος (eurytos) meaning "full-flowing", from εὖ (eu) "well" and ῥέω (rheo) "to flow, run, stream, gush".... [more]
KAFKASIA Καυκασία (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of Caucasia, which is an alternative name for the CAUCASUS geographical region.
KAFKASOS Καύκασος (Region & Mountain) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of KAUKASOS, which is the ancient Greek form of CAUCASUS.
KALAMATA (Region) Greek
The modern name Kalamáta is a corruption of the older name Καλάμαι, Kalámai, "reeds". The phonetic similarity of Kalamáta with the phrase "kalá mátia" ("good eyes") has led to various folk etymologies.
KRITI Κρήτη (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of Krete (see Crete). This is the name of the largest and most populous island of Greece.
KYTHIRA (Island) Greek
A place name for an island in Greece
MONOIKOS μόνοικος (Settlement) Greek
This is the name of a 6th century BC Phocaean Greek colony, near what is now Monaco.... [more]
SRI LANKA Σρι Λάνκα (Country) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Turkish
From Sinhalese ශ්‍රී ලංකාව (ś‍rī laṁkāva), itself from Sanskrit श्री (śrī) meaning "holy, sacred" and लङ्का (laṅkā) meaning "island"... [more]
TAYGETOS Ταΰγετος (Mountain) Greek Mythology, Greek
The Taygetos or Taÿgetus is a mountain range in the Peloponnese peninsula in Southern Greece. The highest mountain of the range is Mount Taygetus; its name is probably pre-Greek and of unknown meaning... [more]
THESSALONIKI Θεσσαλονίκη (Settlement) English, Greek
The city's name derives from the Greek words Θεσσαλός (Thessalós) referring to the region of Thessaly and νῑ́κη (nī́kē) "victory, success"; literally translating to "Thessalian victory"... [more]
VAVYLON Βαβυλών (Settlement) Ukrainian, Greek
Ukrainian form of BABYLON as well as the modern Greek transcription of the name. However, in modern Greece, Vavylona is typically the form used to refer to the capital city of ancient Babylonia.
VITHLEEM Βηθλεέμ (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of BETHLEEM.
ZAKYNTHOS Ζάκυνθος (Island) Greek
Zakynthos is the third largest of the Ionian Islands. It is situated in the Ionian Sea and it is a Greek municipality.
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