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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AFRIKI Αφρική (Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of AFRICA.
AFSTRALIA Αυστραλία (Country & Region) Greek
Greek form of AUSTRALIA.
AFSTRIA Αυστρία (Country) Greek
Greek form of AUSTRIA.
AGIOS MARINOS Άγιος Μαρίνος (Country) Greek
Greek form of San Marino.
AÏTI Αϊτή (Country) Greek
Greek form of HAITI.
AKADIA Ακαδία (Region) Greek, Polish
Greek and Polish form of Acadia.
AKTI ELEFANTOSTOU Ακτή Ελεφαντοστού (Country) Greek
Greek form of Ivory Coast. It literally means "Coast of Ivory" in Greek, as it is derived from the Greek noun ακτή (akti) meaning "coast" combined with the Greek noun ελεφαντοστό (elefantosto) meaning "ivory".
ALOR SETAR Αλόρ Σετάρ (Settlement) Malay, Indonesian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Malay alor meaning "river, stream" and setar meaning "gandaria" (a type of fruit). This is the name of a city in Malaysia that serves as the capital of Kedah.
ALPEIS Άλπεις (Mountain) Ancient Greek, Greek
Ancient Greek and modern Greek form of Alps.
ALVANIA Αλβανία (Country) Greek
Greek form of ALBANIA.
AMERIKI Αμερική (Country & Region) Greek
Greek form of AMERICA.
AMIGDALIA Αμυγδαλιά (Settlement) Greek
Greek name that means almond tree.
AMPOU DAMPI Άμπου Ντάμπι (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Abu Dhabi.
AMSTERNTAM Άμστερνταμ (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of AMSTERDAM.
AMVERSA Αμβέρσα (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of ANTWERP via its French form ANVERS.
ANDORRA Ανδόρρα (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the country of Andorra, whose name is possibly derived from a Basque word andurrial (“shrub-covered land”), but it may come from Arabic الدرا (“the forest”) or Spanish andar (“to walk”).
ANGKOLA Ανγκόλα (Country) Greek
Greek form of ANGOLA.
ANOI Ανόι (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of HANOI.
ANTARKTIKI Ανταρκτική (Region) Greek
Greek form of ANTARCTICA.
ARAVIA Αραβία (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of ARABIA.
AROUMPA Αρούμπα (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of ARUBA.
ASTANA Αστάνα (Settlement) Kazakh, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (âstâne). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which was renamed Nur-Sultan in 2019.
AVANA Αβάνα (Settlement) Greek, Italian
Greek and Italian form of HAVANA.
AZERMPAÏTZAN Αζερμπαϊτζάν (Country) Greek
Greek form of AZERBAIJAN.
AZORES Αζόρες (Political Subdivision & Region) English, Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Spanish, Tagalog
From Portuguese Açores meaning "goshawks", the plural of açor meaning "goshawk". This is the name of an archipelago located in the North Atlantic Ocean and one of the two autonomous regions of Portugal.
BACHAMES Μπαχάμες (Country) Greek
Greek form of The BAHAMAS.
BACHREIN Μπαχρέιν (Country) Greek
Greek form of BAHRAIN.
BARMPANTOS Μπαρμπάντος (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of BARBADOS.
BISKEK Μπισκέκ (Settlement) Greek, Hungarian, Spanish
Greek, Hungarian, and Spanish form of BISHKEK.
BONAIR Μποναίρ (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of BONAIRE.
BOTSOUANA Μποτσουάνα (Country) Greek
Greek form of BOTSWANA.
BOURKINA FASO Μπουρκίνα Φάσο (Country) Greek
Greek form of BURKINA FASO.
BOURMA Μπούρμα (Country) Greek
Greek form of BURMA.
BOUROUNTI Μπουρούντι (Country) Greek
Greek form of BURUNDI.
BOUTAN Μπουτάν (Country) Greek
Greek form of BHUTAN.
BROUNEI Μπρουνέι (Country) Greek
Greek form of BRUNEI.
CHAGI Χάγη (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of The Hague.
CHAVAI Χαβάη (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of HAWAII.
CHORASMIA Χορασμία (Region & Political Subdivision) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, English, Greek
Ancient Greek and Ancient Roman name for the region of Khwarazm in Central Asia. It was named after the Chorasmians, a local Iranian tribe who were known as Χωράσμιοι (Chorasmioi) to the Greeks and as Chorasmii to the Romans.... [more]
COLOSSAE Κολοσσα (Settlement) Greek
either "Establishing a Temple or Shrine" or "to Punish" or "Dyed Wool," but no direct connection to "the Colossus of Rhodes"
DANIA Δανία (Country) Abkhaz, Georgian, Greek, Late Roman, Polish
Abkhaz, Georgian, Greek, Medieval Latin, and Polish form of DENMARK.
DNEISTEROS Δνείστερος (River) Greek
Modern Greek name for the DNIESTER river, which was known as TYRAS to the ancient Greeks.
DOMINIKANI DIMOKRATIA Δομινικανή Δημοκρατία (Country) Greek
Greek form of DOMINICAN REPUBLIC.
DOUMPAI Ντουμπάι (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Dubai.
DOUNAVIS Δούναβης (River) Greek
Modern Greek form of DANUBE.
DOUVLINO Δουβλίνο (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of DUBLIN.
EKOUADOR Εκουαδόρ (Country) Greek
Greek form of ECUADOR. This is an alternative name for the country; the standard name in Greece is ISIMERINOS.
ELSINKI Ελσίνκι (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of HELSINKI.
ELVETIA Ελβετία (Country) Greek
Greek form of SWITZERLAND, ultimately from Latin Helvetia.
ERYTHRAIA Ερυθραία (Country) Greek
Greek form of ERITREA.
ESOUATINI Εσουατίνι (Country) Greek
Greek form of ESWATINI.
ESTHONIA Εσθονία (Country) Greek
Greek form of ESTONIA.
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]
FILIPPINES Φιλιππίνες (Country) Greek
Greek form of PHILIPPINES.
FITZI Φίτζι (Country) Greek
Greek form of FIJI.
GALATIA (Settlement) Greek
from GAUL
GALLIA Γαλλία (Region & Country) Ancient Roman, Estonian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian
Ancient Roman name for the historical region of GAUL, which some modern countries have adopted as their name for that region.... [more]
GALLIKI GOUIANA Γαλλική Γουιάνα (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of FRENCH GUIANA.
GIVRALTAR Γιβραλτάρ (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of Gibraltar.
GKAMPIA Γκάμπια (Country & River) Greek
Greek form of The GAMBIA.
GKAMPON Γκαμπόν (Country) Greek
Greek form of GABON.
GKANA Γκάνα (Country) Greek
Greek form of GHANA.
GOUATEMALA Γουατεμάλα (Country) Greek
Greek form of GUATEMALA.
GOUIANA Γουιάνα (Country) Greek
Greek form of GUYANA.
GOUINEA Γουινέα (Country) Greek
Greek form of GUINEA.
GOUINEA-BISSAOU Γουινέα-Μπισσάου (Country) Greek
Greek form of Guinea-Bissau.
GRENADA Γρενάδα (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Probably from Granada, the name of a city in Andalusia, Spain, which is derived from Arabic غَرْنَاطَة‎ (ḡarnāṭa) possibly meaning "hill of strangers". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
GROILANDIA Γροιλανδία (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of GREENLAND.
IABA Ιάβα (Island) Greek
Greek form of JAVA.
IAPONIA Ιαπωνία (Country & Island) Georgian, Greek
Georgian and Greek form of JAPAN.
INDONISIA Ινδονησία (Country) Greek, Thai
Greek and Thai form of INDONESIA.
INDOUSTAN Ινδουστάν (Country & Region) Greek
Greek form of HINDUSTAN.
INOMENA ARAVIKA EMIRATA Ηνωμένα Αραβικά Εμιράτα (Country) Greek
Greek form of United Arab Emirates. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ηνωμένος (inomenos) meaning "united" combined with the Greek adjective αραβικός (aravikos) meaning "Arab, Arabic" and the Greek plural noun εμιράτα (emirata) meaning "emirates".
INOMENES POLITEIES Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες (Country) Greek
Short form of INOMENES POLITEIES AMERIKIS. In other words: this is the Greek form of UNITED STATES.
INOMENES POLITEIES AMERIKIS Ηνωμένες Πολιτείες Αμερικής (Country) Greek
Greek form of United States of America. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ηνωμένος (inomenos) meaning "united" combined with the Greek plural noun πολιτείες (politeies) meaning "states" and the Greek adjective Αμερικής (Amerikis) meaning "of America".
INOMENO VASILEIO Ηνωμένο Βασίλειο (Country) Greek
Greek form of UNITED KINGDOM. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ηνωμένος (inomenos) meaning "united" combined with the Greek noun βασίλειο (vasileio) meaning "kingdom".
IORDANIA Ιορδανία (Country) Georgian, Greek, Romanian
Georgian, Greek and Romanian form of JORDAN (the country).
IORDANIS Ιορδάνης (River) Greek
Modern Greek form of JORDAN (the river) via its biblical Greek form IORDANES.
ISIMERINI GOUINEA Ισημερινή Γουινέα (Country) Greek
Greek form of Equatorial Guinea. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective ισημερινός (isimerinos) meaning "equatorial" combined with the Greek noun Γουινέα (Gouinea) meaning "Guinea".
ISIMERINOS Ισημερινός (Country) Greek
Derived from the Greek noun ισημερινός (isimerinos) meaning "equator". In Greece, this is the standard name for the South American country of ECUADOR, though sometimes the form EKOUADOR is also used.
ISLANDIA Ισλανδία (Country & Island) Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Polish, Spanish
Form of ICELAND.
ISPANIA Ισπανία (Country) Abkhaz, Armenian, Greek
Abkhaz, Armenian, and Greek form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
ISPANIOLA Ισπανιόλα (Island) Greek
Greek form of Hispaniola.
ISRAIL Ισραήλ (Country) Greek
Modern Greek form of ISRAEL.
ISTANMPOUL Ιστάνμπουλ (Settlement) Greek (Rare)
Greek form of ISTANBUL. This is an alternative name for the city; the standard name in Greece is KONSTANTINOUPOLI.
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.
KALIFORNIA Καλιφόρνια (Political Subdivision) Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Faroese, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Polish, Slovak, Somali
Form of CALIFORNIA.
KALIMANTAN Καλιμαντάν (Political Subdivision, Island & Region) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kālá) meaning "time, season" and क्वथन (kvathana) meaning "boiling, churning". This is the name of the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, though it is used to refer to the entire island in Indonesian... [more]
KAMEROUN Καμερούν (Country) Greek
Greek form of CAMEROON.
KANADAS Καναδάς (Country) Greek
Greek form of CANADA.
KARAÏVIKI Καραϊβική (Region) Greek
Greek form of CARIBBEAN.
KARANTANIA Καραντανία (Country) Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Norwegian, Polish
Form of CARANTANIA.
KARPATHOS Κάρπαθος (Island) Ancient Greek, Greek
The second largest of the Greek Dodecanese islands, located between Crete and Rhodes.
KATALONIA Καταλονία (Political Subdivision & Region) Albanian, Armenian, Finnish, Georgian, Greek, Polish
Form of CATALONIA.
KATO CHORES Κάτω Χώρες (Country) Greek
Greek form of NETHERLANDS. The country is most often referred to as OLLANDIA in Greece, even though that is technically incorrect (see HOLLAND (1)).
KENTROAFRIKANIKI DIMOKRATIA Κεντροαφρικανική Δημοκρατία (Country) Greek
Greek form of CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC.
KIRGIZIA Κιργιζία (Country) Greek
Greek form of KYRGYZSTAN via its Russian name KIRGIZIYA.
KIRIMPATI Κιριμπάτι (Country) Greek
Greek form of KIRIBATI.
KOLOMVIA Κολομβία (Country) Greek
Greek form of COLOMBIA.
KOMI Κόμι (Political Subdivision) Komi, Russian, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Komi people, which is most likely derived from the Finno-Ugric word kojema meaning "man, human", but also possibly from the name of the Kama River... [more]
KOMORES Κομόρες (Country) Greek
Greek form of The COMOROS.
KONGKO Κονγκό (Country & River) Greek
Greek form of CONGO.
KONSTANTINOUPOLI Κωνσταντινούπολη (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek form of Constantinople. The city was officially renamed to ISTANBUL in 1923, but in Greece, the original name was and continues to be preferred significantly over ISTANMPOUL.
KOPENCHAGI Κοπεγχάγη (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of COPENHAGEN.
KORSIKI Κορσική (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Modern Greek form of CORSICA.
KOSTA RIKA Κόστα Ρίκα (Country) Albanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Lithuanian, Turkish
Form of COSTA RICA.
KOUALA LOUMPOUR Κουάλα Λουμπούρ (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of KUALA LUMPUR.
KOURASAO Κουρασάο (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of CURAÇAO.
KOURDISTAN Κουρδιστάν (Region) Greek
Greek form of KURDISTAN.
KOUVA Κούβα (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of CUBA.
KOUVEIT Κουβέιτ (Country) Greek
Greek form of KUWAIT.
KRIMAIA Κριμαία (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of CRIMEA.
KRITI Κρήτη (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek, Malay
Modern Greek transcription of Krete (see CRETE) as well as the Malay form. This is the name of the largest and most populous island of Greece.
KYTHIRA (Island) Greek
A place name for an island in Greece
LAOS Λάος (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Coined by the French when they united the three historical Lao kingdoms into French Indochina, a former group of colonial territories in Southeast Asia. The name comes from Lao ລາວ (lāo), the ethnic name of Lao people, who were the dominant group in the region... [more]
LEFKOSIA Λευκωσία (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of NICOSIA.
LETONIA Λετονία (Country) Albanian, Greek, Romanian, Spanish
Albanian, Greek, Romanian and Spanish form of LATVIA via its New Latin name LETTONIA.
LICHTENSTAÏN Λίχτενσταϊν (Country) Greek
Greek form of LIECHTENSTEIN.
LIMNIA (Body of Water) Greek (Rare)
LIOUMPLIANA Λιουμπλιάνα (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of LJUBLJANA.
LISAVONA Λισαβόνα (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek form of LISBON. The more traditional form is actually Λισσαβώνα (Lissavona), but the current form of Lisavona first came into use in the 1990s and has since become increasingly popular to the point that it has now virtually replaced Lissavona.
LITHOUANIA Λιθουανία (Country) Greek
Greek form of LITHUANIA.
LIVANOS Λίβανος (Country) Greek
Greek form of LEBANON.
LIVERIA Λιβερία (Country) Greek
Greek form of LIBERIA.
LIVYI Λιβύη (Country) Greek
Greek form of LIBYA.
LONDINO Λονδίνο (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of LONDON.
LOUXEMVOURGO Λουξεμβούργο (Country) Greek
Greek form of LUXEMBOURG.
LOUZON Λούζον (Island) Greek
Greek form of LUZON.
MADAGASKARI Μαδαγασκάρη (Country & Island) Albanian, Georgian, Greek
Albanian, Georgian and Greek form of MADAGASCAR.
MADRITI Μαδρίτη (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of MADRID.
MAKAOU Μακάου (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Macau.
MALAISIA Μαλαισία (Country) Greek, Hawaiian
Greek and Hawaiian form of MALAYSIA.
MALAOUI Μαλάουι (Country) Greek
Greek form of MALAWI.
MALDIVES Μαλδίβες (Country) Catalan, English, French, Greek, Malay
Uncertain, possibly means "Malé islands" from Dhivehi މާލެ (māle) referring to Malé, the capital city of the Maldives, combined with Sanskrit द्वीप (dvīpá) meaning "island"... [more]
MALI Μάλι (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Mali Empire, which was derived from Mandinka or Bambara mali meaning "hippopotamus" or "the place where the king lives". This is the name of a landlocked country in West Africa.
MALTA Μάλτα (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Origin uncertain, possibly derived from Greek μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". This is the name of an island nation in southern Europe.
MANILA Μανίλα (Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Maranao, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Tagalog Maynila, derived from may-nilà meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nī́la) referring to the indigo plant. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippines.
MAOUI Μάουι (Island) Greek
Greek form of Maui.
MAVRIKIOS Μαυρίκιος (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of MAURITIUS.
MAVRITANIA Μαυριτανία (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Greek
Armenian, Georgian, and Greek form of MAURITANIA.
MAVROVOUNIO Μαυροβούνιο (Country) Greek
Greek form of Montenegro. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective μαύρος (mavros) meaning "black" (compare MAURUS) combined with the Greek noun βουνό (vouno) meaning "mountain".
MINTANAO Μιντάναο (Island) Greek
Greek form of MINDANAO.
MOLOUKES Μολούκες (Region) Greek
Greek form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
MONOIKOS μόνοικος (Settlement) Greek
This is the name of a 6th century BC Phocaean Greek colony, near what is now Monaco.... [more]
MONROVIA Μονρόβια (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, English, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, Greek, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
The capital city of Liberia, named after American president James MONROE (1758-1831).
MOSCHA Μόσχα (Settlement) Greek
New Latin and Greek form of MOSCOW.
MOZAMVIKI Μοζαμβίκη (Country) Greek
Greek form of MOZAMBIQUE.
NAMIMPIA Ναμίμπια (Country) Greek
Greek form of NAMIBIA.
NAOUROU Ναουρού (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of NAURU.
NAZRAN Ναζράν (Settlement) Russian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Norwegian, Ossetian, Portuguese, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Ingush Наьсаре (Nasare) possibly from Нясара (Nyasara), supposedly the name of the first person to settle in the region. This is the name of a town in Ingushetia that served as the republic's capital until 2000.
NEA GOUINEA Νέα Γουινέα (Island) Greek
Greek form of NEW GUINEA.
NEA KALIDONIA Νέα Καληδονία (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of New Caledonia.
NEA ZILANDIA Νέα Ζηλανδία (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of NEW ZEALAND.
NIGIRAS Νίγηρας (Country & River) Greek
Greek form of NIGER.
NIKARAGOUA Νικαράγουα (Country) Greek
Greek form of NICARAGUA.
NIOUE Νιούε (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of NIUE.
NORVIGIA Νορβηγία (Country) Greek
Greek form of NORWAY.
NOTIA AFRIKI Νότια Αφρική (Country) Greek
Greek form of South Africa.
NOTIO SOUDAN Νότιο Σουδάν (Country) Greek
Greek form of SOUTH SUDAN.
OLLANDIA Ολλανδία (Country & Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of HOLLAND (1). It is usually used to refer to the whole country of the NETHERLANDS, even though that is technically incorrect... [more]
OMAN Ομάν (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Arabic عمان‎ (ʿUmān), which is of disputed etymology. It may be from Arabic عُمَانَة (ʿumāna), a byname for the historical city of Sohar (presently located in Al Batinah North Governorate, Oman), which is probably derived from the root ع م ن‎ (ʿ-m-n) meaning "to settle, to remain, to dwell"... [more]
ONDOURA Ονδούρα (Country) Greek
Greek form of HONDURAS.
OUALIA Ουαλία (Country) Greek
Greek form of WALES.
OUALIS KAI FOUTOUNA Ουαλίς και Φουτουνά (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of Wallis and Futuna.
OUGKANTA Ουγκάντα (Country) Greek
Greek form of UGANDA.
OUKRANIA Ουκρανία (Country) Greek
Greek form of UKRAINE.
OUNGARIA Ουγγαρία (Country) Greek
Greek form of HUNGARY.
OUROUGOUAI Ουρουγουάη (Country) Greek
Greek form of URUGUAY.
OUZMPEKISTAN Ουζμπεκιστάν (Country) Greek
Greek form of UZBEKISTAN.
PALAISTINI Παλαιστίνη (Country & Region) Greek
Modern Greek form of PALESTINE.
PALAOU Παλάου (Country) Greek
Greek form of PALAU.
PANAMAS Παναμάς (Country) Greek
Greek form of PANAMA.
PAPOUA NEA GOUINEA Παπούα Νέα Γουινέα (Country) Greek
Greek form of PAPUA NEW GUINEA.
PARAGOUAI Παραγουάη (Country) Greek
Greek form of PARAGUAY.
PARISI Παρίσι (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of PARIS.
PEROU Περού (Country) Greek
Greek form of PERU.
POLYNISIA Πολυνησία (Region) Greek
Greek form of POLYNESIA.
PORTOGALIA Πορτογαλία (Country) Greek
Greek form of PORTUGAL.
POUERTO RIKO Πουέρτο Ρίκο (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of PUERTO RICO.
PRASINO AKROTIRIO Πράσινο Ακρωτήριο (Country) Greek
Greek form of CAPE VERDE. It is literally a direct translation of the country's name, since it consists of the Greek adjective πράσινος (prasinos) meaning "green" combined with the Greek noun ακρωτήριο (akrotirio) meaning "cape".
PYRINAIA Πυρηναία (Mountain) Greek
Modern Greek form of Pyrenees.
REIKIAVIK Ρέικιαβικ (Settlement) Greek, Spanish
Greek and Spanish form of REYKJAVÍK.
RIGA Ρίγα (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Latvian Rīga, origin disputed. It may be derived from Livonian ringa meaning "loop", referring to an ancient harbor formed by the tributary loop of the Daugava river, from Riege, the German name of the Rīdzene (a tributary of the Daugava), or from Latvian rija meaning "threshing barn"... [more]
RINOS Ρήνος (River) Greek
Modern Greek form of Rhine.
RODESIA Ροδεσία (Country) Greek, Spanish, Italian
Greek and Spanish form of RHODESIA as well as an Italian alternative name for the former country.
ROMI Ρώμη (Settlement) Georgian, Greek
Georgian and modern Greek form of ROME.
ROTERNTAM Ρότερνταμ (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Rotterdam.
ROUANTA Ρουάντα (Country) Greek
Greek form of RWANDA.
ROUMANIA Ρουμανία (Country) Greek
Greek form of ROMANIA.
SAOUDIKI ARAVIA Σαουδική Αραβία (Country) Greek
Greek form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAPPORO Σαππόρο (Settlement) Japanese, Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Ainu サッ・ポロ・ペッ (sat poro pet) meaning "dry, great river", referring to the Toyohira River. This is the name of a city in northern Japan that serves as the capital of the Hokkaido Prefecture.
SARDINIA Σαρδηνία (Region & Island) Basque, English, Finnish, Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian
An island which is also one of the 20 regions of Italy.
SENEGALI Σενεγάλη (Country) Albanian, Georgian, Greek
Albanian, Georgian and Greek form of SENEGAL.
SEOUL Σεούλ (Settlement) Korean, Danish, English, German, Greek, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "capital" in Korean, probably derived from Sillan 서라벌 (Seorabeol) referring to the capital of the ancient kingdom of Silla. This is the name of the capital city of South Korea.
SERVIA Σερβία (Country) Greek
Greek form of SERBIA.
SEŸCHELLES Σεϋχέλλες (Country) Greek
Greek form of SEYCHELLES.
SEYCHELLES Σεϋχέλλες (Country) French, English, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog
From the name of Jean Moreau de Séchelles (1690-1761), a French politician who served as Minister of Finance during the reign of King Louis XV. This is the name of an East African island country in the Indian Ocean.
SIAM Σιάμ (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Portuguese Sciam, which was derived from Thai สยาม (sà-yǎam) of debated origin. The name may have come from Pali suvaṇṇabhūmi meaning "land of gold", Sanskrit श्याम (śyāma) meaning "dark, black", or Mon ရာမည (rhmañña) meaning "stranger"... [more]
SIERA LEONE Σιέρα Λεόνε (Country) Albanian, Bulgarian, Greek, Macedonian
Form of SIERRA LEONE.
SIGKAPOURI Σιγκαπούρη (Country) Greek
Greek form of SINGAPORE.
SIKELIA Σικελία (Island & Political Subdivision) Ancient Greek, Greek
Ancient Greek and modern Greek form of SICILY.
SIVIRIA Σιβηρία (Region) Greek
Greek form of SIBERIA.
SKOTIA Σκωτία (Country) Greek
Greek form of SCOTLAND via its Latin form Scotia.
SOUAZILANDI Σουαζιλάνδη (Country) Greek
Greek form of SWAZILAND. The country changed its name to Eswatini in 2018 and so it is now known as ESOUATINI in Greece.
SOUDITES Σουδήτες (Mountain) Greek
Greek form of SUDETES.
SOUIDIA Σουηδία (Country) Greek
Greek form of SWEDEN.
SOULAOUESI Σουλαουέσι (Island) Greek
Greek form of SULAWESI.
SOUMATRA Σουμάτρα (Political Subdivision & Island) Greek
Greek form of SUMATRA.
SOURINAM Σουρινάμ (Country) Greek
Greek form of SURINAME.
SRI LANKA Σρι Λάνκα (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]
STOKCHOLMI Στοκχόλμη (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of STOCKHOLM.
TAILANDI Ταϊλάνδη (Country) Georgian, Greek
Georgian and Greek form of THAILAND.
TAÏPEI Ταϊπέι (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of TAIPEI.
TAIPEI Ταϊπέι (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Chinese 臺北 (Táiběi) derived from 臺 (tái) referring to Taiwan and 北 (běi) meaning "north". This is the name of the capital city of Taiwan.
TAÏVAN Ταϊβάν (Country & Island) Greek
Greek form of TAIWAN.
TANZANIA Τανζανία (Country) Swahili, Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Danish, Dutch, English, Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From a blending of Tanganyika and Zanzibar, the names of the two former countries that were unified to create Tanzania in 1964, combined with the suffix -ia. The name Tanganyika is derived from Swahili tanga meaning "sail" and nyika meaning "wasteland, wilderness", while Zanzibar is derived from Persian زنگبار (zangebâr) meaning "black-skinned coast" (see ZANZIBAR)... [more]
TATARSTAN Ταταρστάν (Political Subdivision) Tatar, Bashkir, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
From the ethnic name татар (tatar) combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is of uncertain origin, though it is believed to be derived from tata, an endonym for the Mongols... [more]
TATZIKISTAN Τατζικιστάν (Country) Greek
Greek form of TAJIKISTAN.
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]
THIVET Θιβέτ (Region) Greek
Greek form of TIBET.
TIMPOUKTOU Τιμπουκτού (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of TIMBUKTU.
TOGKO Τόγκο (Country) Greek
Greek form of TOGO.
TOKELAOU Τοκελάου (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of TOKELAU.
TONGKA Τόνγκα (Country) Greek
Greek form of TONGA.
TORTOUGA Τορτούγα (Island) Greek
Greek form of Tortuga.
TOURKMENIA Τουρκμενία (Country & Political Subdivision) Greek (Rare)
Hellenization of TURKMENIYA, the Russian name for the country of TURKMENISTAN. In Greece, this name was primarily used during the Soviet era... [more]
TOURKMENISTAN Τουρκμενιστάν (Country) Greek
Greek form of TURKMENISTAN.
TOUVALOU Τουβαλού (Country) Greek
Greek form of TUVALU.
TRANSYLVANIA Τρανσυλβανία (Region) English, Greek
Means "beyond the forest", derived from Latin trans meaning "across, beyond" combined with medieval Latin sylvam, which is the accusative singular of the medieval Latin noun sylva meaning "forest, woods" (see SILVIUS)... [more]
TSANT Τσαντ (Country) Greek
Greek form of CHAD.
TSECHIA Τσεχία (Country) Greek
Greek form of CZECHIA.
TSETSENIA Τσετσενία (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of CHECHNYA.
TYNIDA Τύνιδα (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of TUNIS.
TYNISIA Τυνησία (Country) Greek
Greek form of TUNISIA.
TZAKARTA Τζακάρτα (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of JAKARTA.
TZIMPOUTI Τζιμπουτί (Country) Greek
Greek form of DJIBOUTI.
VALOUCHISTAN Βαλουχιστάν (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of Balochistan.
VANOUATOU Βανουάτου (Country) Greek
Greek form of VANUATU.
VARSOVIA Βαρσοβία (Settlement) Greek, Spanish
New Latin form of WARSAW, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Polish city.
VATIKANO Βατικανό (Country) Greek
Greek form of Vatican, which is one of the names commonly used to refer to VATICAN CITY.
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.
VELGIO Βέλγιο (Country) Greek
Greek form of BELGIUM.
VELIGRADI Βελιγράδι (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of BELGRADE.
VERMOUDES Βερμούδες (Political Subdivision) Greek
Greek form of BERMUDA.
VERNI Βέρνη (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Bern.
VEROLINO Βερολίνο (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of BERLIN.
VIENNI Βιέννη (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Vienna.
VIRMANIA Βιρμανία (Country) Greek
Greek form of BIRMANIA.
VITHLEEM Βηθλεέμ (Settlement) Greek
Modern Greek transcription of BETHLEEM.
VOLIVIA Βολιβία (Country) Greek
Greek form of BOLIVIA.
VOSNIA KAI ERZEGOVINI Βοσνία και Ερζεγοβίνη (Country) Greek
Greek form of BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA.
VOUDAPESTI Βουδαπέστη (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of BUDAPEST.
VOUKOURESTI Βουκουρέστι (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of BUCHAREST.
VOULGARIA Βουλγαρία (Country) Greek
Greek form of BULGARIA.
VRAZILIA Βραζιλία (Country) Greek
Greek form of BRAZIL.
VRETANIA Βρετανία (Region) Greek
Greek form of BRITAIN.
VRYXELLES Βρυξέλλες (Settlement) Greek
Greek form of Brussels via its French form BRUXELLES.
YEMENI Υεμένη (Country) Greek
Greek form of YEMEN.
YPERDNEISTERIA Υπερδνειστερία (Political Subdivision & Region) Greek
Greek form of TRANSNISTRIA.
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.
ZAMPIA Ζάμπια (Country) Greek
Greek form of ZAMBIA.
ZIMPAMPOUE Ζιμπάμπουε (Country) Greek
Greek form of ZIMBABWE.
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