Northern African Submitted Place Names

Northern African names include those from Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, and Western Sahara. See also about African names.
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ABXAZYA (Country) Kabyle, Kurdish
Kabyle and Kurdish form of ABKHAZIA.
AFƔANISTAN (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of AFGHANISTAN.
AGADIR (Settlement) English, Berber
Derived from Berber ⴰⴳⴰⴷⵉⵔ (agadir) meaning "wall, enclosure, fortified building, citadel". Agadir is a port city located in southwestern MOROCCO along the shore of the Atlantic Ocean.
ANFA (Settlement) Berber
Means "hill" or "top" in Tamazight. This is the Berber name for Casablanca, which was used as the city's official name before the 1755 Lisbon earthquake destroyed the area... [more]
BEḤRIN (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of BAHRAIN.
BYILURUSYA (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of BELARUS.
CCINWA (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of CHINA.
CILI (Country) Kabyle, Sicilian
Kabyle and Sicilian form of CHILE.
DANMAṚK (Country) Kabyle
Kabyle form of DENMARK.
ISTAMBUL (Settlement) Galician, Kabyle, Lak, Portuguese
Form of ISTANBUL.
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]
RBAṬ (Settlement) Kabyle
Kabyle form of RABAT.
WEHRAN (Settlement) Kabyle
Kabyle form of ORAN.
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