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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abkhaz آبخاز (Country) Mongolian, Ossetian, Persian
Mongolian, Ossetian, and Persian form of Abkhazia.
Adigheyeh آدیغیه‎ (Political Subdivision) Persian
Persian form of Adygea.
Albani آلبانی (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, Ossetian, Persian
Form of Albania.
Aljazayer الجزایر (Country) Persian
Persian form of Jaza'ir, referring only to the country.
Andonezi اندونزی (Country) Persian
Persian form of Indonesia.
Angula آنگولا (Country) Persian
Persian form of Angola.
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).
Arzhantin آرژانتین (Country) Persian
Persian form of Argentina.
Astaneh آستانه (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Astana.
Aten آتن (Settlement) Persian, Swedish
Persian and Swedish form of Athens.
Azarbayjan آذربایجان (Country & Region) Persian
Persian form of Azerbaijan.
Baku باکو (Settlement) English, Russian, Persian
From Azerbaijani Bakı from Persian باکو (baku), which is of uncertain meaning. One popular etymology suggests that it means "wind-pounded city" from Persian باد (bad) meaning "wind" and کوبیدن (kubidan) meaning "to pound, to beat", given in reference to the area's frequent storms and high winds... [more]
Bangeladesh بنگلادش (Country) Persian
Persian form of Bangladesh.
Bankuk بانکوک (Settlement) Arabic, Persian
Arabic and Persian form of Bangkok.
Belzhik بلژیک (Country) Persian
Persian form of French Belgique (see Belgium).
Berezil برزیل (Country) Persian
Persian form of Brazil.
Bermeh برمه (Country) Persian
Persian form of Burma.
Bolgharestan بلغارستان (Country) Persian
From Persian بلغار (bolghar) meaning "Bulgarian" combined with the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Bulgaria.
Bolivi بولیوی (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, Ossetian, Persian
Form of Bolivia.
Boruney برونئی (Country) Persian
Persian form of Brunei.
Chechen چچن (Political Subdivision) Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Persian
Form of Chechnya.
Chechenistan چچنستان (Political Subdivision) Persian
From Persian چچن (čečen) meaning "Chechen" and the suffix ـستان (-stân) meaning "land of". This is a Persian name for 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.
Danub دانوب (River) Arabic, Armenian, Persian
Arabic, Armenian and Persian form of Danube.
Dehli دهلی (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Persian, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Delhi.
Doushanbeh دوشنبه (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Dushanbe.
Eslovaki اسلواکی (Country) Persian
Persian form of Slovakia.
Esloveni اسلوونی (Country) Persian
Persian form of Slovenia.
Espaniya اسپانیا (Country) Persian
Persian form of Hispania (see Spain).
Esrail اسرائیل (Country) Persian
Persian form of Israel.
Estoni استونی (Country) Buryat, Chechen, Chuvash, Mongolian, Ossetian, Persian
Form of Estonia.
Filipin فیلیپین (Country) Western African, Hausa, Persian
Hausa and Persian form of Philippines.
Hanui هانوی (Settlement) Arabic, Persian
Arabic and Persian form of Hanoi.
Javeh جاوه (Political Subdivision & Island) Persian
Persian form of Java.
Jibuti جیبوتی (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, Hindi, Korean, Persian, Portuguese, Sinhalese, Turkmen, Urdu
Form of Djibouti.
Kabol کابل (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Kabul.
Kaliforniya کالیفرنیا (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Persian, Russian, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of California.
Kazablanka کازابلانکا (Settlement) Arabic, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Kurdish, Macedonian, Persian, Serbian, Turkish
Form of Casablanca.
Kore کره (Country) Persian, Turkish
Persian and Turkish form of Korea.
Kuala Lampur کوالا لامپور (Settlement) Persian, Urdu
Persian and Urdu form of Kuala Lumpur.
Landan لندن (Settlement) Arabic, Burmese, Hausa, Hindi, Nepali, Persian, Sanskrit, Sinhalese, Urdu
Form of London.
Lobnan لبنان (Country) Persian
Persian form of Lebanon.
Luzun لوزون (Island) Arabic, Persian, Urdu
Arabic, Persian and Urdu form of Luzon.
Madineh مدینه (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Medina.
Madrid مادرید (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
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]
Majarestan مجارستان (Country) Persian
From Persian مجار (majâr) meaning "Hungrian" combined with the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Hungary.
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, Burmese, Catalan, 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, 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.
Manameh منامه (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Manama.
Mogholestan مغولستان (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Persian
From Persian مغول‎ (moğul) meaning "Mongol, Mongolian" combined with the suffix ستان (stân) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Mongolia.
Namibia نامیبیا (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.
Okrayn اوکراین (Country) Pashto, Persian
Pashto and Persian form of Ukraine.
Omman عمان (Country) Persian
Persian form of Oman.
Orasiya اوراسیا (Region) Persian
Persian form of Eurasia.
Ordon اردن (Country & River) Persian
Persian form of Jordan.
Orshalim اورشلیم (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Jerusalem.
Orugueh اروگوئه (Country) Persian
Persian form of Uruguay.
Osetiya اوستیا (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, Korean
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, and Korean form of Ossetia.
Otrish اتریش (Country) Persian
Persian form of French Autriche (see Austria).
Panama پاناما (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]
Panjab پنجاب (Political Subdivision & Region) Punjabi, Urdu, Persian
Punjabi, Urdu and Persian form of Punjab.
Pekan پکن (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Beijing.
Qafqaz قفقاز (Region & Mountain) Persian, Azerbaijani
Persian and Azerbaijani form of Caucasus.
Qahereh قاهره (Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Cairo.
Qatar قطر (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]
Qazzaqestan قزاقستان (Country) Persian
Persian form of Kazakhstan.
Qerqizestan قرقیزستان (Country) Persian
Persian form of Kyrgyzstan.
Romani رومانی (Country) Persian
Persian form of Romania.
Sangapur سنگاپور (Country) Persian
Persian form of Singapore.
Serbestan صربستان (Country) Persian
From Persian صرب (serb) meaning "Serb, Serbian" combined with the suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of". This is the Persian name for Serbia.
Seyshel سیشل (Country) Persian
Persian form of Seychelles.
Sulu سولو (Political Subdivision, Region & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Suluk, the Malay name for the Tausug people, in turn derived from Tausug Tau Sūg meaning "people of the current", from tau meaning "man, person" and sūg meaning "(sea) current, flow of water"... [more]
Surinam سورینام (Country) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, English, Hindi, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
English variant of Suriname as well as the standard name for the country in several languages.
Tajikestan تاجیکستان (Country) Persian
Persian form of Tajikistan.
Tashkand تاشکند (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Pashto, Persian
Hindi, Pashto, and Persian form of Tashkent.
Timfu تیمفو (Settlement) Arabic, Pashto, Persian
Arabic, Pashto, and Persian form of Thimphu.
Torkamanestan ترکمنستان (Country) Persian
Persian form of Turkmenistan.
Torkiyeh ترکیه (Country) Persian
Persian form of Turkey.
Tunes تونس (Country & Settlement) Persian
Persian form of Tunis, referring to both the country and city.
Tustan (Settlement) Persian
Viyatnam ویتنام (Country) Hindi, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
Hindi, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu form of Vietnam.
Vuhan ووهان (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Hungarian, Macedonian, Persian, Serbian, Slovene, Turkish, Urdu
Form of Wuhan.
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: 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).