Indonesian Submitted Place Names

Indonesian names are used on the island nation of Indonesia in southeast Asia. See also about Indonesian 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]
Abu Dhabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, English, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Nepali, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "father of gazelles" in Arabic, from أبو (abu) meaning "father of" and ظبي (dhabiyy) meaning "gazelle", so named for the abundance of gazelles in the region. This is the name of the capital city of the United Arab Emirates, as well as the name of one of its seven emirates.
Aceh (Political Subdivision) Indonesian
From Acehnese Acèh of uncertain meaning. A popular belief is that it is derived from the backronym Arab, Cina, Eropa, Hindia meaning "Arab, China, Europe, Indies", referring to the major regions that have historically influenced Aceh... [more]
Afrika Selatan (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay calque of South Africa.
Aleppo (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Italian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Kazakh, Korean, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Ukrainian
Italian form of Arabic حلب (Halab) of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from حَلَب (halaba) meaning "to give out milk", a reference to the traditional belief that Abraham distributed milk to travelers in the region... [more]
Aljazair (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Jaza'ir, referring to the country of Algeria.
Aljir (Settlement) Hebrew, Indonesian
Hebrew and Indonesian form of Algiers.
Ambon (Island & Settlement) Indonesian
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Ambonese bong or ombong meaning "dew", so named because the mountain peaks on the island are often covered in dew. Alternately it may come from the Dutch name Amboina of Papiamentu origin... [more]
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 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.
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.
Antarktika (Region) Afrikaans, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Slovene, Somali, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu
Form of Antarctica used in multiple languages.
Antartika (Region) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Antarctica.
Arab Saudi (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Saudi Arabia.
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.
Azerbaijan (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English, Basque, Indonesian, Malay
From Persian آذربایجان (azarbayjan), which is from Middle Persian Ādurbādagān referring to Atropates, an ancient Persian governor under the Achaemenid Empire... [more]
Bahama (Country) Bengali, Chinese, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Persian, Uyghur
Form of Bahamas used in various languages.
Bahama (Country) Bengali, Chinese, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Indonesian, Japanese, Khmer, Korean, Persian
Form of Bahamas used in various languages.
Bali ᬩᬮᬶ, ꦧꦭꦶ (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, English
Derived from Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
Balikpapan (Settlement) Indonesian
The name of a city in Indonesia, meaning uncertain.
Bamako (Settlement) Fula, English, French, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Bambara Bamakɔ meaning "crocodile river", derived from bama meaning "crocodile" and meaning "stream, river". This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Banda Aceh (Settlement) Indonesian
Means "port of Aceh" from Indonesian bandar meaning "port, harbour" (of Persian origin) and Aceh. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of Aceh.
Bandar Lampung (Settlement) Indonesian
From Indonesian bandar meaning "harbour, port" (of Persian origin) and Lampung. This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Bandung ᮘᮔ᮪ᮓᮥᮀ (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
From Indonesian bendung or bendungan meaning "dam, dike", given in reference to the area in relation to the nearby Citarum River. Local sources also relate the name to the phrase Nga-Bandung-an Banda Indung, which is considered sacred in Sundanese culture... [more]
Bangladesh (Country) Bengali, Armenian, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Swedish, Uzbek
From Bengali বাংলাদেশ (Bangladeś) meaning "land of the Bengalis", from the name of the Bengali people and Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, land, state"... [more]
Banjarmasin (Settlement) Indonesian, Banjar
Possibly a corruption of Bandar Masih meaning "Port Masih", referring to a local ruler named Patih Masih (likely a nickname). This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
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.
Banten ᮘᮔ᮪ᮒᮨᮔ᮪, ꦨꦤ꧀ꦠꦼꦤ꧀ (Country & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Sundanese, Javanese
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the Sundanese and Bantenese phrase katiban inten meaning "struck down by diamonds", which was used to describe the spead of Islam in the region in the 15th century... [more]
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]
Batam (Island & Settlement) Indonesian, Malay
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of an island and city in Indonesia.
Batavia (Region & Settlement) English, Dutch, Indonesian
From Latin Batavia, itself from Proto-Germanic Batawjō meaning "good island", derived from bataz meaning "good" and awjō meaning "island". This is the name of a historical and geographical region located in what is now the Netherlands... [more]
Beirut (Settlement) English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From the Arabic name بيروت (Bayrut), itself derived from Phoenician 𐤁𐤓𐤕 (bērūt) meaning "wells", a reference to the area's accessible water table. This is the name of the capital city of Lebanon as well as an alternate transcription of the Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian and Ukrainian form Бейрут (see Beyrut).
Belanda (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Holland 1, referring to the entire country of the Netherlands.
Benggala (Political Subdivision & Region) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Bengal.
Bengkulu (Political Subdivision) Indonesian
Possibly from the name Bangkahulu meaning "upstream carcasses", derived from Indonesian bangkai meaning "carcass" and hulu meaning "upstream". This is the name of a province and city in Indonesia.
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]
Bhutan (Country) English, Bengali, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu
Probably from བོད (bod), the Tibetan name for the region of Tibet, derived from Sanskrit भोट-अन्त (bhoṭa-anta) meaning "end of Tibet" (referring to the country's geographical location in southern extremity of the Tibetan plateau)... [more]
Bogor ᮘᮧᮌᮧᮁ (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Means "sugar palm" (a type of tree) in Indonesian. This is the name of a city in West Java province, Indonesia.
Bosnia dan Herzegovina (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Boyolali ꦧꦺꦴꦪꦭꦭꦶ (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Javanese aja lali meaning "don't forget". This is the name of a regency of the Indonesian province of Central Java.
Brasília (Settlement) Portuguese, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Turkish
Elaboration of Brasil with the suffix -ia for place names. This is the name of the capital city of Brazil.
Britania (Island) Albanian, Armenian, Indonesian
Albanian, Armenian, and Indonesian form of Britain.
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.
Bukares (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Bucharest.
Bukittinggi بوكيق تيڠڬي‎ (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
Means "tall hill" from Indonesian bukit meaning "hill" and tinggi meaning "high, tall". This is the name of a city in West Sumatra province, Indonesia.
Burundi (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
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.
Cilacap ꦕꦶꦭꦕꦥ꧀, ᮎᮤᮜᮎᮕ᮪ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese, Sundanese
Derived from Javanese tlacap meaning "corner, point, end", so named for the sharp angle made by the end of a local bay. This is the name of a regency and city in Indonesia.
Cilegon ᮎᮤᮜᮨᮌᮧᮔ᮪ (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Derived from Sundanese cai meaning "water" and legon meaning "arch, bay, cove". This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Cimahi ᮎᮤᮙᮠᮤ (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
From the name of a river derived from Sundanese cai mahi meaning "enough water". This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Cirebon ᮎᮤᮛᮨᮘᮧᮔ᮪, ꦕꦶꦉꦧꦺꦴꦤ꧀ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese, Javanese
Either derived from Javanese caruban meaning "mixed, assorted" (likely a reference to the region's mixed cultural influences) or from Sundanese cai meaning "water" and rebon meaning "shrimp, prawn"... [more]
Damaskus (Settlement) Afrikaans, Danish, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish
Form of Damascus used in multiple languages.
Demak ꦢꦼꦩꦏ꧀ (Country, Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Meaning uncertain, possibly either of Javanese or Arabic origin. This is the name of a sultanate that existed between the 15th and 16th centuries in northern Java. It is also the name of a regency of, as well as a city in, the modern-day Indonesian province of Central Java.
Denpasar (Settlement) Indonesian
From Balinese ᬤᬾᬦ᭄ᬧᬲᬃ (dénpasar) possibly meaning "north market". This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of Bali.
Depok (Settlement) Indonesian
From an acronym of Dutch De Eerste Protestantse Organisatie van Christenen (DEPOC) meaning "First Protestant Christian Organisation", referring to a 17th-century congregation established by Dutch merchant Cornelis Chastelein (1657-1714) to convert indigenous Indonesians to Christianity... [more]
Dubai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, English, Albanian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Meaning uncertain, possibly related to Arabic دَبَّ (dabba) meaning "to creep, to crawl", referring to the slow flow of a creek in the area. This is the name of an emirate of and city in the United Arab Emirates.
Dublin (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Irish Duibhlinn itself from Middle Irish Dublind meaning "black pool", derived from dub meaning "black, dark" and lind meaning "pool, lake"... [more]
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]
Eropa (Region) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Europe.
Firenze (Settlement) Italian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian
Italian form of Florentia (see Florence), as well as the form used in numerous other languages.
Flores (Island & Body of Water) Indonesian
Means "flowers" in Portuguese, from the Portuguese name for the eastern half of the island, Cabo das Flores. This is the name of an island as well as a small sea in Indonesia.
Gangga (River) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Ganges.
Gaza (Region & Settlement) English, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
From Hebrew עזה ('azza) most commonly believed to be derived from the word עז ('az) meaning "strong, fierce". This is the name of a region in western Asia on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea (referred to as the Gaza Strip), as well as a city in this region (called Gaza City).
Giza (Settlement) Arabic (Egyptian), English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Syriac ܓܣܐ (gissa) meaning "side", Persian ‎دژ (dezh) meaning "fort, fortress, castle" or Egyptian r-gs-ḥr meaning "the side of the high one"... [more]
Gorontalo (Political Subdivision) Indonesian
From Gorontalo Hulontalo of uncertain meaning, with various records suggesting "valley of the noble", "inundated land", "three mountains" or "place of waiting". This is the name of a province of and city in Indonesia.
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.
Guyana (Country) English, Afrikaans, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from an indigenous word (perhaps Tupi or Guarani) meaning "land of many waters". This is the name of a country in South America.
Himalaya (Mountain) Sanskrit, Nepali, English, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "abode of snow" in Sanskrit, from हिम (hima) meaning "snow, frost, cold, winter" and आलय (alaya) meaning "abode, dwelling". This is the name of a mountain range in Asia.
Honduras (Country) Spanish, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "depths" in Spanish, either referring to the deep waters off the northern coast of the country or from Christopher Columbus' alleged quote "Gracias a Dios que hemos salido de esas honduras" meaning "Thank God we have departed from those depths"... [more]
Hongaria (Country) Indonesian, Malagasy
Indonesian and Malagasy form of Hungary.
Hong Kong (Settlement, Political Subdivision & Island) English, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, French, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Cantonese 香港 (Hoeng Gong) derived from 香 (hoeng) meaning "fragrant" and 港 (gong) meaning "port, harbour". This is the name of a city, island and special administrative region of China.
Inggris (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of England.
Islandia (Country & Island) Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Polish, Spanish
Form of Iceland used in several languages.
Islandia (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Greek, Indonesian, Polish, Spanish
Form of Iceland used in multiple languages.
Jakarta ꦗꦏꦂꦠ, ᮏᮊᮁᮒ (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Balinese, Javanese, Madurese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Malay, English
From Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and कृत (krta) meaning "done, made, accomplished"... [more]
Jambi (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Malay
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of a province of and city in Indonesia.
Jawa ꦗꦮ, ᬚᬯ, ᮏᮝ (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Javanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese
Form of Java used in various languages.
Jayapura (Settlement) Indonesian
Derived from Sanskrit जय (jaya) meaning "victory, conquest" and पुर (pura) meaning "city". This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Jeddah (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic جدة (Jiddah) derived from the word جَدَّة (jaddah) meaning "grandmother", perhaps referencing the folk belief that the Tomb of Eve (who is considered the 'grandmother' of humanity) is located there... [more]
Jenewa (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Geneva.
Jepang (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Japan.
Jepara ꦗꦼꦥꦫ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Javanese para meaning "share, part, division", so named for the division of fish caught by local fishermen. This is the name of a regency of, as well as a town in, the Indonesian province of Central Java.
Jerman (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Germany.
Juba (Settlement) English, Amharic, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Punjabi, Romanian, Slovak, Somali, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Uzbek
Of uncertain origin, from the Nilotic Bari language of South Sudan. It is the name of the capital and largest city of South Sudan, as well as the former village on its site.
Kalimantan (Political Subdivision, Island & Region) Indonesian, Banjar
Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kala) meaning "time, season" and मन्थान (manthana) meaning "churning, agitating, stirring". 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]
Kamboja (Country) Armenian, Georgian, Indonesian, Swahili, Tajik, Turkmen
Form of Cambodia used in various languages.
Karibia (Region) Finnish, Indonesian, Norwegian
Finnish, Indonesian, and Norwegian form of Caribbean.
Kartago (Settlement) Afrikaans, Indonesian, Norwegian
Afrikaans, Indonesian and Norwegian form of Carthage.
Khartoum (Settlement) English, Danish, French, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swahili, Swedish, Welsh
Most likely from Arabic قرطم‎ (qurṭum), meaning "safflower", or possibly خرطوم (ḵurṭūm), meaning "elephant's trunk". This is the name of the capital city of Sudan.
Kirgizstan (Country) Bulgarian, Indonesian
Bulgarian and Indonesian form of Kyrgyzstan.
Koepang (Settlement) Indonesian
Older spelling of Kupang based on Dutch orthography.
Komodo (Settlement & Island) Indonesian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the name of a local ethnic group. This is the name of an island and village in eastern Indonesia.
Komoro (Country) Indonesian, Japanese, Korean
Indonesian, Japanese and Korean form of Comoros.
Komoro (Country) Burmese, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean
Burmese, Indonesian, Japanese and Korean form of Comoros.
Kosovo (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Indonesian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
From Albanian Kosova or Kosovë, which is derived from Serbian кос (kos) meaning "blackbird", an ellipsis of Косово Поље (Kosovo Polje) meaning "blackbird field"... [more]
Krakatau (Mountain) Indonesian, English
Indonesian form of Krakatoa as well as an English variant.
Krimea (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Albanian, Indonesian, Malay, Maltese
Albanian, Indonesian, Malay, and Maltese form of Crimea.
Kroasia (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Croatia.
Kudus ꦏꦸꦢꦸꦱ꧀ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
From the name of 16th-century Javanese Islamic saint Sunan Kudus, whose name was derived from Quds, the Arabic name for Jerusalem... [more]
Kupang (Settlement) Indonesian
The name of a city in Indonesia, derived from the name of a local king, Nai Kopan or Lai Kopan.
Kuwait (Country) Arabic, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Of uncertain meaning, possibly from the alleged Arabic root ك و ت (k-w-t) or from a word meaning "fortress built near water". This is the name of a country in Western Asia, usually written with the definite article: الكويت (al-Kuwait) in Arabic.
Kyiv (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Ukrainian, English, Danish, Indonesian, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Tagalog
From Old East Slavic Киевъ (Kievu) of uncertain meaning. It is traditionally attributed to the given name Кий (Kyi) referring to one of the three legendary founders of the city, although another theory suggests that it is derived from Ukrainian кий (kyi) meaning "stick, pole" (so named because the city was palisaded by poles)... [more]
Lampung (Political Subdivision) Indonesian
From the name of the 7th-century kingdom of Tolang Pohwang, itself derived from Lampungese to meaning "people" and Lang Pohwang, an old name for the region, which is of uncertain origin and meaning... [more]
Lebanon (Country & Mountain) English, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai
Derived from the Pro-West Semitic root laban meaning "white". This is the name of a country and mountain range in Western Asia.
Lesotho (Country) Southern African, Sotho, English, Afrikaans, Bengali, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish
Means "land of the Sotho", from the ethnic name of the Sotho (Basotho) people derived from the word motho meaning "person". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
Lhokseumawe (Settlement) Indonesian
From the Acehnese name Lhôk Seumaw'è from lhôk meaning "deep" and Seumaw'è referring to the swirling water in the sea along the coast of eastern Aceh. This is the name of a city in the Indonesian province of Aceh.
Libya (Country) Northern African, Berber, English, Faroese, Finnish, Hausa, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Swahili, Tagalog, Turkish
From Arabic ليبيا‎ (Lībiyā) from Ancient Greek Λιβύη (Libúē), which is derived from Libu, the name of an ancient Berber tribe (attested as rbw in Egyptian)... [more]
Lima (Settlement) Spanish, Aymara, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely a corruption of Rímac, the name of a river, itself derived from Quechua rimaq meaning "speaker, talker" (ultimately from rimay meaning "to speak")... [more]
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]
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]
Lombok (Island & Body of Water) Indonesian
Derived from Sasak lomboq meaning "straight, honest". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as a strait connecting the Java Sea to the Indian Ocean.
Madura ꦩꦢꦸꦫ (Island) Indonesian, Javanese
Either from Indonesian madu meaning "honey" combined with dara meaning "maiden, girl" or from Sanskrit मथुरा (mathura) referring to the Indian city of Mathura (which is believed to be the birthplace of the Hindu god Krishna)... [more]
Majapahit (Country & Settlement) Indonesian, Malay, English
Means "bitter maja", from Javanese maja referring to the bael tree (genus Aegle) and Malay pahit meaning "bitter, acrid". This was the name of a kingdom (as well as its capital city) based on the island of Java that existed from 1293 to 1527.
Makassar (Settlement) Indonesian, Buginese
From the Makassarese phrase akkasaraki nabbiya meaning "appearance of the prophet", taken from a legend in which a 16th-century king was supposedly approached by Muhammad himself... [more]
Makau (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Dhivehi, Indonesian, Malay, Polish
Dhivehi, Indonesian, Malay, and Polish form of Macau.
Makau (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Nepali, Polish
Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Nepali and Polish form of Macau.
Makkah (Settlement) Arabic, Indonesian, Malay, English
Arabic, Indonesian and Malay form of Mecca as well as an English variant.
Maladewa (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Maldives, derived via Dutch Maldiven.
Malang ꦏꦸꦛꦩꦭꦁ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Malangkuçeçwara, the name of a legendary temple meaning "God has destroyed vanity". This is the name of a regency of, as well as a separately administered city in, the Indonesian province of East Java.
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]
Mali (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, 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, 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.
Maluku (Region & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, English
Meaning uncertain. This is the name of an archipelago in eastern Indonesia, the Maluku Islands, as well as the name of two Indonesian provinces, Maluku and North Maluku.
Manado (Settlement) Indonesian
From Sangir manaro meaning "on the far coast, in the distance", referring to the farther of two islands that can be seen from the mainland. This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Manamah (Settlement) Arabic, Indonesian, Urdu
Arabic and Urdu alternate transcription of Manama as well as the Indonesian form. In Arabic it is usually written with the definite article: منامة (al-Manamah), which is also used in Indonesian.
Manchuria (Region) English, Indonesian, Malay, Spanish, Tagalog
Likely from a Dutch calque of Japanese 満州 (Manshū) derived from the name of the Manchu people, ᠮᠠᠨᠵᡠ (manju), of uncertain origin. The ethnic name is probably derived from the name of the bodhisattva Manjushri in Buddhist tradition... [more]
Mataram ꦩꦠꦫꦩ꧀ (Settlement & Country) Indonesian, Javanese
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Sanskrit मातरम् (mataram) meaning "mother" or "motherland". Other theories include माता (mata) meaning "mother" or मत्त (mata) meaning "joy, excitement, passion" combined with आराम (arama) meaning "pleasure, delight".... [more]
Mauritania (Country) Albanian, English, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish, Filipino, Tagalog
From Latin Maurītānia, itself from Maurus meaning "Moor", a historical name for the Muslims that inhabited Northern Africa and the Iberian Peninsula during the Middle Ages. This is the name of a country in West Africa.
Mauritius (Country & Island) English, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Dutch Mauritius, which was derived from the given name Maurits, bestowed in honour of Dutch prince Maurice of Nassau (1567-1625)... [more]
Medan (Settlement) Indonesian
Possibly from Tamil மைதானம் (maidhanam) meaning "ground, field". This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of North Sumatra.
Mekkah (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Indonesian and Sundanese form of Mecca.
Merapi ꦩꦼꦫꦥꦶ (Mountain) Indonesian, Javanese
From Sanskrit मेरु (Meru), the name of a legendary mountain in Buddhist and Hindu mythology, combined with Indonesian api meaning "fire". This is the name of a volcano on the island of Java in Indonesia.
Mesir (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Misr.
Mogadishu (Settlement) English, Albanian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Sinhalese, Swedish, Tagalog
From Somali Muqdisho or Arabic مقديشو (Maqadishu) of uncertain meaning. It may be from Somali meaning "sight killer" or "blinder", possibly referring to the city's blinding beauty, derived from muuq meaning "sight, look, appearance" and disho meaning "kill"... [more]
Moldova (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the name of the Moldova River in eastern Romania, which is of uncertain origin and meaning. It may be from Slavic mold- meaning "spruce, fir" or *moldu meaning "tender, soft, young", from Old German molde meaning "open-pit mine", or Gothic Mulda meaning "dust, dirt"... [more]
Montenegro (Country) Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Luxembourgish, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
Means "black mountain" in Venetian, originally a calque of the Montenegrin name Црна Гора (Crna Gora) referring to Mount Lovćen... [more]
Muskat (Settlement) Croatian, Hebrew, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish, Uyghur
Form of Muscat used in various languages.
Muskat (Settlement) Croatian, Indonesian, Khmer, Norwegian, Swedish
Form of Muscat used in multiple languages.
Namibia (Country) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Danish, English, Finnish, Georgian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu
From the name of the Namib Desert, derived from Khoekhoe namib meaning "desert" or "vast place". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
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.
Norwegia (Country) Indonesian, Polish
Indonesian and Polish form of Norway.
Nouakchott (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic نواكشوط (Nuwakshut) of unclear origin. It may come from a Berber name meaning "place of the winds" or perhaps from Arabic نأو (na'wi) meaning "shelter, harbor" combined with شط (shatt) meaning "beach, seashore, coast"... [more]
Nusantara ꦤꦸꦱꦤ꧀ꦠꦫ (Region & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Old Javanese nūsāntara meaning "outer islands" or "other islands", from nūsa meaning "island" and antara meaning "interval, interspace, between, other" (both of Sanskrit origin)... [more]
Nusantara ꦤꦸꦱꦤ꧀ꦠꦫ (Region & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Old Javanese nūsāntara meaning "outer islands" or "other islands", from nūsa meaning "island" and antara meaning "interval, interspace, between, other". In Indonesia this term is used to refer to the Indonesian Archipelago, while outside of Indonesia it has been used to represent the broader Malay Archipelago... [more]
Nusa Tenggara (Region & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, English
Means "southeastern island" from Indonesian nusa meaning "island" and tenggara meaning "southeast". This is the Indonesian name for the archipelago of the Lesser Sunda Islands as well as the name of two Indonesian provinces (West and East Nusa Tenggara).
Oseania (Region) Finnish, Indonesian, Japanese, Korean
Form of Oceania used in various languages.
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
Padang ڤادڠ (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
Means "field, plain" in Indonesian. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of West Sumatra.
Palau (Country) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Palauan Belau either derived from aidebelau meaning "indirect replies" (referring to an island creation myth) or beluu meaning "village". This is the name of a country in Oceania.
Palembang (Settlement) Indonesian
Meaning unclear, possibly from the prefix pa- denoting location combined with Malay limbang meaning "to pan gold, to wash rice" or lembang meaning "to cause (water) to flow" or "lowland basin, valley" (a reference to the area's geography as a wetland)... [more]
Palu (Settlement) Indonesian
Uncertain, possibly from Mandarese topalu'e meaning "raised land" or Kaili bolovatu or volovatu referring to a type of local bamboo. This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Pantai Gading (Country) Indonesian
From Indonesian pantai meaning "beach, coast" and gading meaning "ivory". This is the Indonesian name for Ivory Coast.
Parahyangan ᮕᮛᮠᮡᮍᮔ᮪ (Region) Indonesian, Sundanese
Means "abode of hyangs", from hyang referring to a type of supernatural spirit or deity in Indonesian mythology. This is the name of a mountainous region in the western part of Java.
Parepare (Settlement) Buginese, Indonesian
The name of a city in Indonesia, derived from the Buginese phrase bajiki ni pare meaning "ports in this region are good".
Pariaman ڤريامن (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
From Arabic بر أمان (barr 'aman) meaning "safe land, secure land". This is the name of a town in West Sumatra province, Indonesia.
Pasifik (Body of Water) Indonesian, Malay, Turkish
Indonesian, Malay and Turkish form of Pacific.
Pasuruan ꦥꦱꦸꦫꦸꦃꦲꦤ꧀ (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Javanese, Madurese
Derived from Javanese pasuruhan meaning "place where betel grows", from the word suruh referring to the betel plant (genus Piper). This is the name of a city in Indonesia as well as a regency in the Indonesian province of East Java.
Payakumbuh (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau
From the Minangkabau name Payokumbuah derived from payo meaning "swamp" and kumbuah referring to a type of grass. This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Pekanbaru (Settlement) Indonesian, Malay
Means "new market" from Indonesian pekan meaning "market" and baru meaning "new". This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Polandia (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Poland.
Polinesia (Region) Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Spanish
Indonesian, Italian, Malay, and Spanish form of Polynesia.
Pontianak (Settlement) Indonesian
From the name of a female ghost in Indonesian folklore that is said to be the spirit of a woman who died pregnant. This is the name of a city in Indonesia, so named because the region was once believed to be inhabited by pontianaks.
Port-au-Prince (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
Means "prince's port" in French. This is the name of the capital city of Haiti.
Prancis (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of France.
Puncak Jaya (Mountain) Indonesian
Means "summit of victory" from Indonesian puncak meaning "top, summit, peak" and jaya meaning "victory". This is the name of a mountain located on the island of New Guinea, sometimes referred to as the Carstensz Pyramid.
Purbalingga ꦥꦸꦂꦧꦭꦶꦁꦒ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Indonesian purba meaning "ancient" or "east" (from Sanskrit पूर्व (purva)) and lingga meaning "lingam", referring to a type of abstract representation of the Hindu god Shiva (from Sanskrit लिङ्ग (linga))... [more]
Qatar (Country) Arabic, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Catharrei, the name given to the inhabitants of region by Roman writer Pliny the Elder, which may have been based on the name of a local settlement. The name Catara was later used by Greek astronomer Ptolemy to refer to the peninsula, which was eventually transmitted into Arabic... [more]
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.
Rangkasbitung ᮛᮀᮊᮞ᮪ᮘᮤᮒᮥᮀ (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Derived from Sundanese rangkas meaning "cut, broken" and awi bitung referring to a type of bamboo (genus Dendrocalamus). This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Republik Dominika (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Dominican Republic.
Riau (Political Subdivision) Indonesian
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from Portuguese rio meaning "river" or Malay riuh meaning "thunderous, frenzied, blaring". This is the name of two provinces in Indonesia (Riau and Riau Islands) as well as an archipelago in the same region.
Saint Lucia (Country & Island) English, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese
Named after Saint Lucia of Syracuse, Legend states that French sailors were shipwrecked on the island on December 13th, the feast day of St... [more]
Sana'a (Settlement) Bosnian, English, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Romanian
Form of Sanaa used in various languages as well as an English variant.
Semarang ꦱꦼꦩꦫꦁ (Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
From Indonesian asam meaning "tamarind" and jarang meaning "rare, seldom", a reference to the tamarind trees in the area that rarely grew close together. This is the name of the capital city of the Indonesian province of Central Java.
Serang (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian
Means "rice field" in Sundanese. This is the name of a city in Indonesia as well as a regency of the Indonesian province of Banten.
Seychelles (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.
Singaraja ᬲᬶᬗᬭᬚ (Settlement) Indonesian, Balinese
Means "lion king" from Sanskrit सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion" and राज (raja) meaning "king"... [more]
Siprus (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Indonesian
Afrikaans and Indonesian form of Cyprus.
Sirkasia (Country & Region) Breton, Indonesian
Breton and Indonesian form of Circassia.
Sisilia (Political Subdivision & Island) Finnish, Indonesian
Finnish and Indonesian form of Sicily.
Skotlandia (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Scotland.
Slowakia (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Slovakia.
Soerabaja (Settlement) Indonesian (Archaic)
Older Indonesian spelling of Surabaya based on Dutch orthography.
Sofia (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Thai
From Bulgarian София (Sofiya) named for the Saint Sophia Church, itself derived from Ancient Greek σοφία (sophia) meaning "wisdom" (see the given name Sophia)... [more]
Sri Lanka (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]
Sriwijaya (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian form of Srivijaya as well as a Malay variant.
Sukabumi ᮞᮥᮊᮘᮥᮙᮤ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Derived from Indonesian suka meaning "like, love" (ultimately from Sanskrit सुख (sukha) meaning "pleasant, happy") and bumi meaning "earth, soil" (from Sanskrit भूमि (bhumi))... [more]
Sulawesi (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian
Probably means "iron island" in an uncertain South Sulawesi language, from sula (cognate with Indonesian pulau) meaning "island" and mesi (compare Indonesian besi) meaning "iron"... [more]
Sumatera (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Malay
Form of Sumatra.
Sumatra (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Acehnese, Minangkabau, Malay, English
From Sanskrit समुद्र (samudra) meaning "sea, ocean". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as three Indonesian provinces.
Sumbawa (Island & Political Subdivision) Indonesian
From a Portuguese corruption of the name Sambawa, which is most likely derived from Sanskrit शम्भु (shambhu) meaning "beneficent, benevolent" (also a name for the Hindu god Shiva)... [more]
Surabaya ꦯꦸꦫꦧꦪ (Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
From Javanese ꦯꦸꦫꦧꦪ (shurabaya), itself derived from ꦯꦸꦫ (shura) meaning "white shark" and ꦧꦪ (baya) meaning "crocodile". The name refers to 12th-century Javanese monarch Jayabaya, who supposedly saw a vision of a fight between a white shark and crocodile (which may have been a prediction of the Mongol invasion of Java in the late 13th century)... [more]
Surakarta ꦱꦸꦫꦏꦂꦠ, ꦯꦸꦫꦑꦂꦡ (Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese
From Sanskrit शूर (shura) meaning "brave, heroic" and कृत (krta) meaning "done, made, accomplished". This is the name of a city in Indonesia.
Suriah (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Syria.
Suriname (Country) English, Dutch, Afrikaans, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Portuguese
From the name of the indigenous Surinen people combined with the place name suffix -ame derived from Arawak aima or eima meaning "river mouth, creek mouth". This is the name of a country in South America.
Swedia (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Sweden.
Swiss (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Schweiz, used as the Indonesian name for Switzerland.
Tajikistan (Country) English, Indonesian, Malay, Filipino, Tagalog
From Tajik Тоҷикистон (Tojikiston), which is derived from the name of the Tajik people combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of"... [more]
Tangerang ᮒᮍᮨᮛᮀ (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Derived from Sundanese tengger or tanggeran meaning "sign, marker". The name comes from a monument that was built in the 17th century to mark the boundary between the Sultanate of Banten and a neighbouring territory to the east controlled by the Dutch East India Company (VOC)... [more]
Tasikmalaya ᮒᮞᮤᮊ᮪ᮙᮜᮚ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese
Meaning uncertain, most likely of Sundanese origin. This is the name of a regency of and city in Indonesia.
Tegal ꦡꦼꦒꦭ꧀ (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Javanese
Derived from Javanese tetegal meaning "fertile land, field". This is the name of a city in Indonesia as well as a regency of the Indonesian province of Central Java.
Tibet (Region, Political Subdivision & Country) English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Tibetan སྟོད་བོད (stod-bod) meaning "Upper Tibet", itself from the autonym བོད (Bod). Alternately the name may be of Turkic origin, possibly from Old Turkic töbäd meaning "heights" or töpü meaning "peak, height, summit"... [more]
Tiongkok (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Zhongguo through the Hokkien form Tiong-kok.
Tirana (Settlement) Albanian, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkmen, Uzbek
Perhaps derived from Doric Greek Τυρσανοί (Tursanoi) meaning "Tyrrhenians", which was an exonym for non-Greek inhabitants of the Tyrrhenian Sea. This is the name of the capital city of Albania.
Togo (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "land where lagoons lie" from Ewe to meaning "water" and go meaning "shore". Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.
Tunis (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess Tanith... [more]
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.
Turki (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Turkey.
Turkmenistan (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Turkmen Türkmenistan, which is from the name of the Turkmen people combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is believed by some to mean "resembling a Turk" or "co-Turk", from the name of the Turkic peoples combined with the Sogdian suffix -myn or -men... [more]
Ubud ᬳᬸᬩᬸᬤ᭄ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian, Balinese
From Balinese ubad meaning "medicine", so named because the area was a rich source of medicinal herbs and plants. This is the name of a district and town in Bali, Indonesia.
Ulan Bator (Settlement) Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
Form of Ulaanbaatar used in various languages as well as an English variant of the name.
Utara (Other) Indonesian, Minangkabau, Malay
The Malay, Indonesian and Minangkabau definition of the Sanskrit word Uttara, which means “Northward”.
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.
Vatikan (Country) Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Estonian, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Turkish
Form of Vatican, which is one of the names commonly used to refer to Vatican City.
Venesia (Settlement) Venetian, Indonesian
Venetian and Indonesian form of Venetia (see Venice).
Vistula (River) English, Latin, Amharic, Indonesian, Romanian, Swahili
Borrowed from Latin, likely originating from the Indo-European root *weys- meaning "to flow". It is the longest river in Poland and has significant connections to Polish history and culture.
Warsawa (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Warsaw.
Weh (Island) Indonesian
The name of an island in Indonesia, derived from Acehnese wèh meaning "move, go away, leave". The name probably refers to either the splitting of the original island into separate, smaller islands or the island's break off from Sumatra.
Wina (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Vienna.
Yerusalem (Settlement) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Jerusalem.
Yerusalem (Settlement) Indonesian, Lao, Malay, Thai
Indonesian, Lao, Malay and Thai form of Jerusalem.
Yogyakarta (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Indonesian
From Javanese ꦔꦪꦺꦴꦒꦾꦏꦂꦠ (ngayogyakarta), itself derived from Sanskrit अयोध्या (ayodhya) meaning "unconquerable, irresistible" (also referring to the mythical city of Ayodhya mentioned in Hindu texts such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata) and कृत (krta) meaning "done, made, accomplished"... [more]
Yordania (Country) Indonesian
Indonesian form of Jordan (referring to the country).
Yunani (Country) Indonesian, Malay
Indonesian and Malay form of Yunan.
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]