Icelandic Submitted Place Names

Icelandic names are used on the island nation of Iceland. See also about Scandinavian names.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abidjan (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Urdu, Uzbek
The largest city and economic capital of the Ivory Coast, meaning uncertain. It is traditionally believed to be derived from the Ebiré phrase min-chan m'bidjan meaning "I just cut the leaves", supposedly exclaimed by an old villager to a European explorer when asked the village's name... [more]
Abkasía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Abkhazia.
Abú Dabí (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Abu Dhabi.
Afríka (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Africa.
Akureyri (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic akur "field" and eyri "sandbank". Akureyri is a town in the north of Iceland.
Albanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Albania.
Aleppó (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Icelandic, Hungarian
Icelandic and Hungarian form of Aleppo.
Alexandría (Settlement) Asturian, Galician, Icelandic
Asturian, Galician and Icelandic form of Alexandria.
Algeirsborg (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form for Algiers.
Alsír (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Algeria.
Amman (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Arabic, English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely derived from the Arabic root ع م م‎ (' m m) related to concepts such as kinship and large extended groups or tribes. Alternatively it may come from the name of the ancient kingdom of Ammon, which existed between the 10th and 4th centuries BCE in land east of the Jordan River... [more]
Andorra (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”).
Andorra La Vella (Settlement) Catalan, English, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
Means "Andorra the town" from the name of the country of Andorra and a corruption of Catalan vila meaning "settlement, town". This is the name of the capital city of Andorra.
Angóla (Country) Icelandic, Irish
Icelandic and Irish form of Angola.
Ankara (Settlement & River) Turkish, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Derived from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ankura) meaning "anchor, hook", referring to a river bend. This is the name of the capital city of Turkey as well as a river of the same name.
Arabía (Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Arabia.
Armenía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Armenia.
Aserbaídsjan (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Azerbaijan
Asmara (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish
From Tigrinya ኣርባዕተ ኣስመራ (arbate asmera) meaning "the four (women) made them unite," referring to Tigrinya oral tradition in which four women convinced their clans to unite and defeat a common enemy... [more]
Astana (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (astaneh). This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan.
Ástralía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Australia.
Aþena (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Athens.
Austurríki (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Austria.
Austur-Tímor (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of East Timor.
Bakú (Settlement) Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Baku.
Bandaríkin (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic bönd "connections, relations, ties" and ríki "state". This is the Icelandic name for the United States.
Bangladess (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bangladesh
Banjul (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uzbek
Derived from Mandinka bang julo meaning "rope fibre". This is the name of the capital city of The Gambia.
Barbados (Island & Country) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Portuguese barbados meaning "bearded ones", ultimately from barba meaning "beard". It is unclear what exactly the name refers to; it may have come from the hanging vines of fig trees on the island, from the beards worn by the native Carib (Kalinago) people, or from the 'beard' formed by sea foam surrounding the island... [more]
Belgía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Belgium.
Belís (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Belize
Berlín (Settlement) Catalan, Czech, Icelandic, Slovak, Spanish
Form of Berlin used in multiple languages.
Bern (Settlement & Political Subdivision) German, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Alemannic German Bärn of uncertain meaning. A popular folk etymology suggests that it is derived from German Bär meaning "bear", although it is more likely of Celtic origin, perhaps from the word *berna meaning "cleft"... [more]
Bretland (Country) Icelandic, Faroese, Medieval English
Icelandic, Faroese and Old English form of Britain (see also: United Kingdom).
Brúnei (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Brunei.
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Norwegian
Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic and Norwegian form of Brussels.
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Uzbek
Form of Brussels used in multiple languages.
Brussel (Settlement) Dutch, Afrikaans, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Malay, Norwegian, Uzbek
Form of Brussels used in multiple languages.
Búdapest (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Budapest.
Búkarest (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bucharest.
Búlgaría (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Bulgaria.
Búrkína Fasó (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Burkina Faso
Búrma (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Burma.
Canberra (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Maltese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning unknown, possibly from Ngunawal kamberra meaning "meeting place". This is the name of the capital city of Australia.
Dakka (Settlement) Armenian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Dhaka used in various languages.
Damaskus (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish
Form of Damascus used in multiple languages.
Djakarta (Settlement) Dutch (Archaic), Afrikaans, Icelandic
Archaic Dutch form of Jakarta as well as the modern Afrikaans and Icelandic form of the name. The modern Dutch form is written exactly the same as the English form.
Djíbútí (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Djibouti.
Dnjestr (River) Dutch, Icelandic, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Dutch and Icelandic form of Dniester as well as a Danish, German, Norwegian and Swedish alternative name for the river.
Dóná (River) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Danube.
Dyflinn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Dublin.
Efrat (River) Bulgarian, Icelandic
Bulgarian and Icelandic form of Euphrates.
Egyptaland (Country) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Egypt.
Eistland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Estonia.
El Salvador (Country) Spanish, English, Afrikaans, Amharic, Bosnian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Means "the saviour" in Spanish, referring to Jesus and shortened from the original name Provincia De Nuestro Señor Jesus Cristo, El Salvador Del Mundo literally meaning "Province of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of the World"... [more]
Erítrea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eritrea
Eþíópía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ethiopia.
Evrasía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Eurasia.
Eyjaálfa (Region) Icelandic
From Icelandic ey meaning "island" and álfa meaning "continent". This is the Icelandic name of Oceania.
Eyjafjallajökull (Other) Icelandic
Means "island mountain glacier". From Icelandic eyja "island", fjall "mountain", and jökull "glacier". Eyjafjallajökull is a glacier and volcano in Iceland whose eruptions in 2010 caused a great air travel disruption in Europe.
Færeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic cognate of Føroyar.
Fannborg (Mountain) Icelandic
The name of a mountain peak of Kerlingarfjöll, a mountain range in the highlands of Iceland, possibly meaning "snow fortress" from Icelandic fönn "snow" and borg "castle" (from Old Norse borg).
Fídjíeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Fidji "Fiji" and eyjar "islands". This is the Icelandic name for Fiji.
Fílabeinsströndin (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic fílabein "ivory" and strönd "coast", making this an Icelandic calque of Côte D'ivoire.
Filippseyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of the Philippines.
Flórens (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Florence.
Frakkland (Country) Icelandic, Old Norse
Ultimately from Old Norse frakkar "Franks" and land "land". This is the Icelandic and Old Norse form of France.
Galílea (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Galilee.
Gambía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gambia.
Gasa (Region & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Gaza.
Genf (Settlement) German, Estonian, Hungarian, Icelandic
German, Estonian, Hungarian and Icelandic form of Geneva.
Genúa (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Genoa.
Georgía (Country & Political Subdivision) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Georgia 1 and Georgia 2
Gínea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guinea.
Gínea-bissá (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guinea-Bissau.
Grænhöfðaeyjar (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic grænn "green", höfði "headland, promontory", and eyjur "islands". This is the Icelandic name for Cape Verde.
Grenada (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.
Grikkland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Greece.
Gvæjana (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Guyana.
Gvam (Political Subdivision & Island) Icelandic, Serbian, Slovene
Icelandic, Serbian and Slovenian form of Guam.
Gvatemalaborg (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Gvatemala and Icelandic borg "city". This is the Icelandic name for the capital of Guatemala.
Hafnarfjörður (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic höfn "harbour, port" and fjörður "fjord". Hafnarfjörður is the third largest city in Iceland.
Hanoí (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Hanoi.
Hondúras (Country) Icelandic, Irish
Icelandic and Irish form of Honduras
Húsavík (Settlement) Icelandic, Faroese
Combination of Icelandic and Faroese hús "house" and vík "bay".
Hvíta-Rússland (Country) Icelandic
Means "white Russia", an Icelandic calque of Belarus.
Indland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of India.
Indónesía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Indonesia.
Írak (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Iraq.
Íran (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Iran.
Ísafjörður (Settlement) Icelandic
Means "ice fjord" from Icelandic ís meaning "ice" and fjörður meaning "fjord". This is the name of a town in Iceland.
Ísland (Country & Island) Icelandic, Faroese, Old Norse
Form of Iceland.
Ísrael (Country) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Israel.
Ítalía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Italy.
Japani (Country) Finnish, Icelandic, Swahili
Finnish, Icelandic and Swahili form of Japan
Jerúsalem (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Jerusalem.
Jórdanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Jordan.
Jórvík (Settlement) Old Norse, Icelandic
Icelandic and Old Norse form of York. It is believed to be derived from Old English Eoforwic, itself believed to be derived from Latin Eboracum possibly meaning "place of the yew trees".
Júba (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Juba.
Kabúl (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Kabul.
Kaíró (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cairo.
Kákasus (Region & Mountain) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Caucasus.
Kambódía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cambodia.
Karþagó (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Carthage.
Kasakstan (Country) Afrikaans, Icelandic, Faroese
Afrikaans, Icelandic and Faroese form of Kazakhstan.
Katalónía (Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Catalonia.
Katmandú (Settlement) Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Kathmandu.
Kaupmannahöfn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Copenhagen.
Kína (Country) Icelandic, Hungarian
Icelandic and Hungarian form of China.
Kisínev (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Chișinău.
Kópavogur (Settlement) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic kópur "seal" and vogur "bay". Kópavogur is the second largest city in Iceland.
Kórea (Country) Icelandic, Slovak
Icelandic and Slovak form of Korea
Kórinþa (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
Kosta Ríka (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Costa Rica
Króatía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Croatia.
Kýpur (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Cyprus.
Laâyoune (Settlement) French, Afrikaans, Icelandic
French, Afrikaans and Icelandic form of Laayoune.
Lausitz (Region) German, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Icelandic, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Lusatia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Central European region.
Lesótó (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lesotho.
Lettland (Country) Faroese, German, Icelandic, Swedish
Cognate of Latvia.
Líbanon (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lebanon.
Líbería (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Liberia
Líbía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Libya
Litháen (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lithuania.
Ljubljana (Settlement) Slovene, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love" or from the name of the Ljubljanica River (itself derived from the given name Ljubovid)... [more]
Lúsitanía (Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Lusitania.
Makaó (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Hungarian, Icelandic
Hungarian and Icelandic form of Macau.
Makedónía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Macedonia.
Malasía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Malaysia.
Maldíveyjar (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Maldives
Malé (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Dhivehi މާލެ (Male) most likely derived from މާ (ma) meaning "great, big, large" and ލޭ (le) meaning "blood", so named for the large amount of tuna blood that surrounded the sandbanks of a certain island... [more]
Malí (Country) Icelandic, Spanish
Icelandic and Spanish form of Mali.
Maníla (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Manila.
Mansjúría (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Manchuria.
Máritanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mauritania.
Maríuhöfn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mariehamn.
Marokkó (Country) Hungarian, Icelandic
Hungarian and Icelandic form of Morocco.
Mexíkó (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mexico.
Miðbaugs-gínea (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic miðbaugur "equator" and Gínea. This is the Icelandic name for Equatorial Guinea.
Miðjarðarhafið (Body of Water) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic mið/ur "middle", jarðar (the genitive singular form of jörð) "earth" and haf "sea". This is the Icelandic name for the Mediterranean Sea.
Módena (Settlement) Asturian, Galician, Icelandic, Portuguese, Spanish
Icelandic, Portuguese and Spanish form of Modena.
Mógadisjú (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mogadishu.
Moldóva (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Moldova.
Mónakó (Country & Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Monaco.
Mongólía (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mongolia.
Mósambík (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Mozambique.
Múskat (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Muscat.
Naíróbí (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Nairobi.
Namibía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Namibia
Napolí (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Napoli (see Naples).
N'djamena (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From the name of the village of نجامينا (Nijamina) meaning "place of rest" in Arabic. This is the name of the capital city of Chad, chosen in 1973 by president François Tombalbaye.
Nígería (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Nigeria
Nikaragúa (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Nicaragua
Nikósía (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Nicosia.
Noregur (Country) Icelandic, Faroese (Rare, Archaic)
Icelandic form of Norðvegr, the Old Norse form of Norway.
Norður-kórea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of North Korea
Norður-Makedónía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of North Macedonia.
Okinava (Island) Russian, Ukrainian, Yakut, Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Uzbek, Tatar, Udmurt, Armenian, Georgian, Mongolian, Icelandic, Danish, Tajik, Chuvash, Albanian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Yiddish, Bulgarian, Chechen
Russian, Ukrainian, Yakutian, Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Uzbek, Tatar, Udmurt, Armenian, Georgian, Mongolian, Icelandic, Danish, Tajik, Chuvash, Albanian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Yiddish, Bulgarian, and Chechen form of Okinawa.
Óman (Country) Icelandic, Irish
Icelandic and Irish form of Oman
Ósló (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Oslo.
Ouagadougou (Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Mossi, Norwegian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Welsh
From Mossi Wogodogo, meaning "where honor and respect are received". This is the name of the capital city of Burkina Faso
Palestína (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Palestine
Paragvæ (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Paraguay.
Parþía (Region) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Parthia.
Pjongjang (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Pyongyang. In Belgium and the Netherlands, this spelling is technically considered dated but still used regularly there (especially in Belgium)... [more]
Pólland (Country) Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of Poland.
Portúgal (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Portugal.
Portúgali (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Portugal
Ramallah (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Arabic رام الله (Ram Allah) meaning "hill of God" or "height of God", derived from Aramaic רמא (rama) meaning "hill, height" and Arabic الله (Allah). This is the name of the de facto capital city of Palestine.
Reykjavík (Settlement) Icelandic
Means "bay of smokes", from Old Norse reykir, plural of reykr “smoke” and vík "bay". Steam from hot springs in the region is said to have inspired Reykjavík's name.
Ríad (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Riyadh.
Rín (River) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rhine.
Róm (Settlement) Faroese, Icelandic
Faroese and Icelandic form of Rome.
Rúanda (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Rwanda
Rúmenía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Romania.
Sambía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic from of Zambia
Sana (Settlement) Albanian, Amharic, Belarusian, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Georgian, Hindi, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Form of Sanaa used in numerous languages. It can also be an alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji サナア (see Sanā).
San Marínó (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of San Marino.
Seúl (Settlement) Spanish, Icelandic, Asturian, Galician
Spanish, Icelandic, Asturian and Galician form of Seoul.
Síle (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Chile.
Sjanghæ (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Shanghai.
Sjimkent (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Shymkent.
Slóvakía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Slovakia.
Slóvenía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Slovenia.
Sófía (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sofia.
Sómalía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Somalia
Spánn (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Spain.
Sparta (Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Manx, Polish, Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman
From Doric Greek Σπάρτα (Sparta) and Attic Greek Σπάρτη (Spartē), which is of uncertain origin but possibly derived from σπάρτον (sparton) meaning "rope, cable" - a reference to the cords laid as the city’s foundation boundaries, though this could be just a folk etymology.... [more]
Steiermark (Political Subdivision & Region) German, Danish, Finnish, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Swedish
German form of Styria, which some countries have adopted as their name for both the Austrian state and the Austro-Slovenian region.
Stokkhólmur (Settlement) Icelandic, Faroese
Icelandic and Faroese form of Stockholm.
Stóra-bretland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Great Britain.
Stóðgarður (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Stuttgart.
Súdan (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sudan
Súmatra (Political Subdivision & Island) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Sumatra.
Súrínam (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Suriname.
Surtsey (Island) Icelandic
Means "Surtr's island" in Icelandic. Surtsey is an uninhabited island south of Iceland that formed in a volcanic eruption (which lasted several years) in the mid-1960s.
Suður-afríka (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of South Africa.
Suður-kórea (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of South Korea
Svartfjallaland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Montenegro, from Icelandic svartur "black", fjall "mountain" and land "country".
Sviss (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Switzerland.
Svíþjóð (Country) Icelandic
Combination of Icelandic Svíi "Swede" and þjóð "a people, a nation". This is the Icelandic form of Sweden.
Taíland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Thailand.
Taívan (Country & Island) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Taiwan.
Tansanía (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Tanzania
Tékkland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Čechy, used as a name for the Czech Republic (see Czechia).
Téténía (Political Subdivision) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Chechnya.
Þessalóníka (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Thessaloniki.
Thingvellir (Other) Icelandic
The ancient site of the Icelandic government, now a national park. From the Scandinavian 'Þingvöllr', meaning "the meeting place of the assembly".
Þórshöfn (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Tórshavn.
Þýskaland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic cognate of Deutschland.
Timfú (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Thimphu.
Túnis (Country & Settlement) Icelandic, Portuguese (Brazilian)
Icelandic and Brazilian Portuguese form of Tunis. The Icelandic name refers to both the country of Tunisia and the city of Tunis, while the Portuguese name refers only to the city.
Túrkmenistan (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Turkmenistan
Tyrkland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Turkey.
Úkraína (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Ukraine.
Ungverjaland (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Hungary.
Uppsalir (Settlement) Old Norse, Icelandic
Old Norse and Icelandic form of Uppsala.
Vaduz (Settlement) German, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Derived from Rhaeto-Romance auadutg meaning "aqueduct", ultimately from Latin aquaeductus. This is the name of the capital city of Liechtenstein.
Varsjá (Settlement) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Warsaw.
Víetnam (Country) Icelandic
Icelandic form of Vietnam
Vín (Settlement) Icelandic, Irish
Icelandic and Irish form of Wien.
Zagreb (Settlement) Croatian, English, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the given name Chabrag, a pet form of Cyprian, from Proto-Slavic *grębъ meaning "hill, uplift" or from a Roman place name... [more]