Persian Submitted Place Names

Persian names are used in the country of Iran, in southwestern Asia, which is part of the Muslim world. See also about Iranian names.
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ADIGHEYEH آدیغیه‎ (Political Subdivision) Persian
Persian form of ADYGEA.
ANDONEZI اندونزی (Country) Persian
Persian form of INDONESIA.
ARABESTAN عربستان (Country & Region) Persian
From Persian عرب (arab) meaning "Arab" combined with the suffix -ستان (-stân) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for both the Arabian Peninsula and Saudi Arabia (used as a shortened form of عربستان سعودی (Arabestân-e Sa'udi), the full Persian name for the country).
ARMANESTAN ارمنستان (Country) Persian
From Persian ارمن (Arman) referring to Armenia and combined with the suffix ـستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Armenia.
AZARBAYJAN آذربایجان (Country & Region) Persian
Persian form of AZERBAIJAN.
BALI بالی (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Acehnese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Chinese, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Marathi, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
From Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
BANDUNG باندونگ (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Indonesian bendung or bendungan meaning "dam, dike", used to refer to the area in relation to the nearby Citarum River. Local sources relate the name to the phrase Nga-Bandung-an Banda Indung, which is considered sacred in Sundanese culture... [more]
BISHKEK بیشکک (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Malay, Persian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. One theory suggests that it comes from a word meaning "whorl, whisk" in Kyrgyz, referring to a tool used to prepare kumis (a dairy product). It could also mean "five heights" from Kyrgyz беш (besh) meaning "five" and бийик (biyik) meaning "tall, high" or "five chiefs" from беш (besh) meaning "five" and the Turkish title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
BORUNEY برونئی (Country) Persian
Persian form of BRUNEI.
CHECHEN چچن (Political Subdivision) Persian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese
Persian, Korean, Japanese, and Chinese form of CHECHNYA.
CHERAGH چراغ (Settlement) Persian
This is the name of a village in Lorestan Province in western Iran. This is also used as a place name element (first or last) in other villages across Iran.... [more]
DAGHESTAN داغستان‎ (Political Subdivision) French, Italian, Persian, Romanian
French, Italian, Persian, and Romanian form of DAGESTAN.
DEHLI دهلی (Settlement) Persian, Urdu
Persian and Urdu form of DELHI.
ESLOVAKI اسلواکی (Country) Persian
Persian form of SLOVAKIA.
FILIPIN فیلیپین (Country) Persian, Hausa
Persian and Hausa form of PHILIPPINES.
INGUSHETIYA اینگوشتیا (Political Subdivision) Bashkir, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Lezgin, Persian, Russian, Tatar, Udmurt, Yakut
JAKARTA جاکارتا (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Marathi, Mongolian, Persian, Romanian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkmen, Urdu, Uzbek
From Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jayá) "victory, triumph" and कृत (kṛtá) "done, made, accomplished". This is the name of the capital city of Indonesia.
JAVEH جاوه (Island) Persian
Persian form of JAVA.
JOHOR جوهور (Political Subdivision) Malay, English, Indonesian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish
From Arabic جَوْهَر (jawhar) meaning "jewel, precious stone", ultimately from Persian جوهر (jowhar). This is the name of a state in southern Malaysia.
KORE کره (Country) Persian, Turkish
Persian and Turkish form of KOREA.
LOBNAN لبنان (Country) Persian
Persian form of LEBANON.
MADRID مادرید (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Abkhaz, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Avar, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chechen, Chuvash, Circassian, Crimean Tatar, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Ingush, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Ossetian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek, Yakut
From the older name Magerit which is of uncertain meaning and origin. It may be derived from Arabic اَلْمَجْرِيط‎ (al-majrīṭ) meaning "source of water", from Latin matrix meaning "mother, source, origin (of rivers)", or from Celtic mageto ritu meaning "great bridge"... [more]
MALDIV مالدیو (Country) Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Persian
Azerbaijani, Bashkir, and Persian form of MALDIVES.
MALEZI مالزی (Country) Persian
Persian form of MALAYSIA through French MALAISIE.
MALI مالی (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, 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.
OKRAYN اوکراین (Country) Pashto, Persian
Pashto and Persian form of UKRAINE.
OMMAN عمان (Country) Persian
Persian form of OMAN.
ORSHALIM اورشلیم (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of JERUSALEM.
OSETIYA اوستیا (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, Korean
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, and Korean form of OSSETIA.
QAFQAZ قفقاز (Region & Mountain) Persian, Azerbaijani
Persian and Azerbaijani form of CAUCASUS.
SANGAPUR سنگاپور (Country) Persian
Persian form of SINGAPORE.
TORKIYE ترکیه (Country) Persian
Persian form of TURKEY.
TUSTAN (Settlement) Persian
YAMAN یمن (Country) Arabic, Chechen, Dhivehi, Hindi, Indonesian, Malay, Persian, Tajik, Tatar, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of YEMEN. In Arabic, it is usually written with the definite article as اليمن (al-Yaman).
YUNAN یونان (Country) Arabic, Dhivehi, Hindi, Pashto, Persian, Punjabi, Urdu
Form of Ionia used to refer to the country of Greece. The Arabic name is usually written with a definite article as اليونان (al-Yunan).
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