Khmer Submitted Place Names

Khmer names are used in the country of Cambodia in southeastern Asia.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
BANGKAK បាងកក (Settlement) Khmer
Khmer form of BANGKOK.
CHAKATA ចាកាតា (Settlement) Khmer, Thai
Khmer and Thai form of JAKARTA.
CHVEA ជ្វា (Political Subdivision & Island) Khmer
Khmer form of JAVA.
KAMPUCHEA កម្ពុជា (Country) Khmer, English (Archaic)
Khmer form of CAMBODIA as well as an archaic English variant.
KATA កាតា (Country) Burmese, Khmer, Lao, Thai
Burmese, Khmer, Lao, and Thai form of QATAR.
PANAMA ប៉ាណាម៉ា (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Irish, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Spanish Panamá of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from the name of a tree commonly found in the area (genus Sterculia), from an indigenous word meaning "many butterflies", from Kuna bannaba meaning "distant, far away", or from a Guaraní word meaning "place of many fish"... [more]
PHNOM PENH ភ្នំពេញ (Settlement) Khmer, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Means "Penh's hill" from Khmer ភ្នំ (phnum) meaning "hill, mountain" and ពេញ (pɨñ) referring to Penh, a legendary woman who supposedly founded the city in 1372. This is the name of the capital city of Cambodia.
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