Lao Submitted Place Names

Lao names are used in the country of Laos in southeastern Asia.
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Abudabi ອາບູດາບີ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Burmese, Japanese, Korean, Lao, Sinhalese, Thai
Form of Abu Dhabi used in multiple languages.
Aetsapai ແອັດສະປາຍ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Spain via the French form Espagne.
Aetsatoni ແອັດສະໂຕນີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Estonia via the French form Estonie.
Afakanitsathan ອາຟະການິດສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Afghanistan.
Afalik ອາຟະລິກ (Region) Lao
Lao form of Africa via the French form Afrique.
Akmeni ອາກເມນີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Armenia via the French form Arménie.
Aksangtin ອາກຊັງຕີນ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Argentina via the French form Argentine.
Anbani ອານບານີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Albania via the French form Albanie.
Angdola ອັງໂດລາ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Andorra.
Angkala ອັງກາລາ (Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Ankara.
Angkola ອັງໂກລາ (Country) Greek, Lao
Greek and Lao form of Angola.
Anseri ອານເຊຣີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Algeria via the French form Algérie.
Apfakanitsathan ອັບຟາການິດສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Afghanistan.
Arapbi Saudit ອາຣັບບີ ຊາອູດິດ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Saudi Arabia.
Asaekbaisan ອາແຊກໄບຊານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Azerbaijan.
Asi ອາຊີ (Region) Lao, Wolof
Lao and Wolof form of Asia.
Attapeu ອັດຕະປື (Political Subdivision) Lao
From Lao ອິດກະບຸເອັ (idkabue) meaning "buffaloes".
Attapeu ອັດຕະປື (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Lao
From a French corruption of the name Idkabue meaning "buffalo droppings", so named for the many wild buffaloes that roamed the area. This is the name of a province of, as well as a city in, Laos.
Baensik ແບນຊິກ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Belgium via the French form Belgique.
Bangkalathet ບັງກລາເທດ, ບັງກະລາເທດ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Bangladesh.
Barasin ບຣາຊິນ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Brazil.
Bariten ບຣິເຕນ (Island) Lao
Lao form of Britain.
Belarut ເບລາຣຸດຊີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Belarus.
Berut ເບຣຸດ (Settlement) Thai, Lao
Thai and Lao form of Beirut.
Berut ເບຣຸດ (Settlement) Burmese, Lao, Thai
Burmese, Lao and Thai form of Beirut.
Boelin ເບີລິນ (Settlement) Thai, Lao
Thai and Lao form of Berlin.
Bokeo ບໍ່ແກ້ວ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "gem mine" in Lao.
Boliwi ໂບລີວີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Bolivia via the French form Bolivie.
Borikhamxay ບໍລິຄໍາໄຊ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Botsawana ບົດສະວານາ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Botswana.
Bunai ບຣູໄນ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Brunei.
Bunkali ບູນກາລີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Bulgaria via the French form Bulgarie.
Chakata ຈາກາຕາ (Settlement) Khmer, Lao, Thai
Khmer, Lao and Thai form of Jakarta.
Champa ຈຳປາ (Country) Cham, Khmer, Lao, English
From Vietnamese Chăm Pa ultimately derived from Sanskrit चम्पक (champaka) referring to a type of flowering tree (genus Magnolia). This is the name of a collection of ancient kingdoms that existed between the 2nd and 17th centuries in what is now central and southern Vietnam.
Champasak ຈຳປາສັກ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Danmak ດານມາກ (Country) Haitian Creole, Lao
Haitian Creole and Lao form of Denmark.
Deli ເດລີ (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Burmese, Chinese, Georgian, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lao, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Form of Delhi used in numerous languages.
Dubai ດູໄບ (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.
Ekot ເອກົດ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Scotland via the French form Écosse.
Ethiopi ເອທິໂອປີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Ethiopia.
Eyip ເອຢິບ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Aegyptus (see Egypt) via the French form Égypte.
Faenglang ແຟງລັງ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Finland via the French form Finlande.
Fichi ຟີຈິ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Fiji.
Filippin ຟີລິບປິນ (Country) Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz, Lao, Mongolian, Tajik, Thai, Uzbek
Form of Philippines used in various languages.
Himalai ຫິມະໄລ (Mountain) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Lao, Macedonian, Thai
Form of Himalaya used in multiple languages.
Hondurat ຮອນດູຣັສ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Honduras.
Hongkali ຮົງກາລີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Hungary via the French form Hongrie.
Honlang ໂຮນລັງ (Country & Political Subdivision) Lao
Lao form of Holland 1 via the French form Hollande, referring to both the country and provinces.
Houaphanh ຫົວພັນ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Iaklang ອຽກລັງ (Country & Island) Lao
Lao form of Ireland via the French form Irlande.
Isan ອີສານ (Region) Thai, Lao
Means "northeast" in Thai, ultimately from Sanskrit ईशान्य (ishanya). This is the name of a region in northeastern Thailand consisting of 20 provinces.
Isan ອີສານ (Region) Thai, Isan, Lao
Means "northeast" in Thai, ultimately from Sanskrit ईशान्य (ishanya). This is the name of a region in northeastern Thailand consisting of 20 provinces.
Itsalang ອິດສະລັງ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Iceland via the French form Islande.
Itsaraen ອິດສະຣາແອນ, ອິດສະຣາເອນ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Israel.
Kabong ກາບົງ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Gabon.
Kampuchia ກຳປູເຈຍ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Kampuchea (see Cambodia).
Kaoli ເກົາຫຼີ (Country) Lao, Thai
Derived from Chinese 高丽 (Gāolí) referring to the ancient kingdom of Goryeo. This is the Lao and Thai name for Korea.
Karuasi ກຣົວຊີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Croatia via the French form Croatie.
Kasaksathan ກາຊັກສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Kazakhstan.
Kata ກາຕາ (Country) Burmese, Khmer, Lao, Thai
Burmese, Khmer, Lao and Thai form of Qatar.
Kek ເກຣັກ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Greece via the French form Grèce.
Khaenboera ແຄນເບີຣາ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Canberra.
Khammouane ຄໍາມ່ວນ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Khammouane ຄຳມ່ວນ (Political Subdivision) Lao
From Lao ຄຳ (kham) meaning "gold" and ມ່ວນ (mouane) meaning "happy, joyous". This is the name of a province in Laos.
Khoesia ໂຄຣເອເຊຍ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Croatia.
Khongkha ຄົງຄາ (River) Thai, Lao
Thai and Lao form of Ganges.
Kiakkitsathan ກຽກກິດສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Kyrgyzstan.
Komorot ໂກມໍຣົດ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Comoros.
Kongko ກົງໂກ (River & Country) Greek, Lao
Greek and Lao form of Congo.
Kuam ກວມ (Political Subdivision & Island) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Guam.
Kuatemala ກົວເຕມາລາ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Guatemala.
Kuwet ກູເວດ (Country & Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Kuwait.
Latsia ລັດເຊຍ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Russia.
Latwia ລັດເວຍ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Latvia.
Lektensaten ເລັກເຕນສະເຕນ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Liechtenstein.
Libang ລີບັງ (Country) Khmer, Lao
Khmer and Lao form of Lebanon via the French form Liban.
Libi ລີບີ (Country) Khmer, Lao
Khmer and Lao form of Libya via the French form Libye.
Lima ລິມາ (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]
Littuani ລິດຕົວນີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Lithuania via the French form Lituanie.
Luang Namtha ຫລວງນໍ້າທາ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "royal sugar palm" or "royal green river" in Lao.
Luang Prabang ຫລວງພະບາງ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "royal Buddha image" in Lao.
Luksambuak ລຸກຊຳບວກ (Country, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Lao
Lao form of Luxembourg.
Mae Nam Khong ແມ່ນ້ຳຂອງ (River) Thai, Lao
Thai and Lao form of Mekong.
Makao ມາເກົາ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Georgian, Hebrew, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Lao, Macedonian, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Serbian, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Macau used in numerous languages.
Male ມາເລ (Settlement) Dhivehi, Amharic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Georgian, Greek, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Tajik, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Dhivehi form of Malé as well as the form used in various other languages.
Malok ມາລົກ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Morocco via the French form Maroc.
Mandiu ມານດີວ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Maldives.
Manta ມານຕາ (Country & Island) Lao
Lao form of Malta.
Mianma ມຽນມາ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Myanmar.
Mondawi ໂມນດາວີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Moldova via the French form Moldavie.
Mongkoli ມົງໂກລີ (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Lao
Lao form of Mongolia.
Mongtenekon ມົງເຕເນໂກຣ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Montenegro.
Naichilia ໄນຈີເລຍ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Nigeria.
Nauru ນາອູຣູ (Country & Island) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Possibly derived from Nauruan anáoero meaning "I go to the beach". This is the name of an island country in Oceania.
Nepan ເນປານ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Nepal.
Nokwae ນອກແວ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Norway via the French form Norvège.
Nuwaenselang ນູແວນເຊລັງ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Nouvelle-zélande, used as the Lao name for New Zealand.
Nyipun ຍີ່ປຸ່ນ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Japan via Hokkien 日本 (Ji̍t-pún).
Oelop ເອີລົບ (Region) Lao
Lao form of Europe.
Oerop ເອີຣົບ (Region) Lao
Variant spelling of Oelop.
Otrit ໂອຕຣິດ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Austria via the French form Autriche.
Otsatrali ອົດສະຕຣາລີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Australia.
Oudomxay ອຸດົມໄຊ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Pakitsathan ປາກິດສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Pakistan.
Pakking ປັກກິງ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Beijing.
Pakse ປາກເຊ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Means "mouth of the river" from Lao ປາກ (pak) meaning "mouth" and ເຊ (se) meaning "river". This is the name of a city in Laos.
Paletsatin ປາເລດສະຕິນ (Country & Region) Lao
Lao form of Palestine.
Pali ປາລີ (Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Paris.
Parakwai ປຣາກວາຍ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Paraguay.
Phama ພະມ້າ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Burma.
Phanompen ພະນົມເປັນ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Phnom Penh.
Phongsaly ຜົ້ງສາລີ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Phuthan ພູຖານ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao form of Bhutan as well as an alternate transcription of Thai ภูฏาน (see Phutan).
Poktuikan ປອກຕຸຍການ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Portugal.
Poloi ໂປໂລຍ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Poland via the French form Pologne.
Rumani ຣູມານີ (Country) Khmer, Lao
Khmer and Lao form of Romania via the French form Roumanie.
Saekbi ແຊກບີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Serbia via the French form Serbie.
Sainyabuli ສະິນຢະບຸລິ (Political Subdivision) Lao
From Sanskrit सेन (sena) meaning "army" and पुरि (puri) meaning "city".
Salavan ສາລະວັນ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Salowaki ສະໂລວາກີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Slovakia via the French form Slovaquie.
Saloweni ສະໂລເວນີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Slovenia.
Sambi ຊຳບີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Zambia via the French form Zambie.
Sana ຊານາ (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).
Sangmalino ຊັງມາລີໂນ (Country & Settlement) Lao
Lao form of San Marino.
Sat ຊາດ (Body of Water & Country) Lao
Lao form of Chad.
Savannakhet ສະຫວັນນະເຂດ (Political Subdivision) Lao
From Lao ສະຫວັນຮນະໂຂເນະ (savanh nakhone) meaning "heavenly district".
Sekki ເຊັກກີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Czechia via the French form Tchéquie.
Sekong ເຊກອງ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Sianghai ຊຽງໄຮ້ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Shanghai.
Siang Taeng ຊຽງແຕງ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Stung Treng.
Silangka ສີລັງກາ (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Sri Lanka.
Sile ຊີເລ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Chile.
Singkapo ສິງກະໂປ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Singapore.
Sipsongphanna ສິບສອງພັນນາ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Lao form of Xishuangbanna.
Soksi ຊອກຊີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Georgia 1 via the French form Géorgie.
Sol ໂຊລ (Settlement) Lao, Sinhalese, Thai
Lao, Sinhala and Thai form of Seoul.
Suaet ຊູແອດ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Sweden via the French form Suède.
Sudang ຊູດັງ (Country) Khmer, Lao
Khmer and Lao form of Sudan via the French form Soudan.
Suwa ຊູວາ (Settlement) Chinese, Lao, Thai
Chinese, Lao and Thai form of Suva.
Tachikitsathan ຕັດຈິກິດສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Tajikistan.
Tangsani ຕັງຊານີ (Country) Lao
Khmer and Lao form of Tanzania via the French form Tanzanie.
Thaka ທາກາ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Dhaka.
Tokiau ໂຕກຽວ (Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Tokyo.
Tuakki ຕວກກີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Turkey.
Tuakmenitsathan ຕວັກເມນິດສະຖານ, ຕວກເມນິດສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Turkmenistan.
Tunyanisi ຕຸຍນີຊີ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Tunisia via the French form Tunisie.
Utsabekitsathan ອຸດສະເບກິດສະຖານ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Uzbekistan.
Wanuatu ວານູອາຕູ (Country) Hawaiian, Lao, Thai, Turkmen
Hawaiian, Lao, Thai and Turkmen form of Vanuatu.
Watikang ວາຕິກັງ (Country & Settlement) Lao
Lao form of Vatican.
We ເວ້ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Huế.
Wenesuela ເວເນຊຸເອລາ (Country) Lao, Thai, Turkmen
Lao, Thai, and Turkmen form of Venezuela.
Wiangchan ວຽງຈັນ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Vientiane.
Wianna ວຽນນາ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Vienna.
Wiatnam ຫວຽດນາມ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Vietnam.
Xaisomboun ໄຊສົມບູນ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Xiangkhouang ຊຽງຂວາງ (Political Subdivision) Lao
Means "horizontal city" in Lao.
Yangkung ຢ່າງກຸ້ງ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Yangon.
Yerewan ເຢເຣວານ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Yerevan.
Yerusalem ເຢຣູຊາເລັມ (Settlement) Indonesian, Lao, Malay, Thai
Indonesian, Lao, Malay and Thai form of Jerusalem.
Yialaman ເຢຍລະມັນ (Country) Lao
Lao form of Germany.