Popular Culture Submitted Place Names

These names occur primarily in popular culture and entertainment. They are not commonly given to real people.
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Arendelle (Region & Settlement) Popular Culture
Likely based on Arendal, the name of a town and municipality in Southern Norway. Arendalle is a fictional kingdom in Disney's animated movie 'Frozen' (2013).
Bombo (Mountain & Other) Kongo, Literature, Popular Culture
The name of a hill in westernmost DRC and the meaningful rename of a little known Tarzan inspired character.
Coruscant (Other) Popular Culture
Coruscant is a fictional planet in the 'Star Wars' universe. The planet is an ecumenopolis -- the surface is almost entirely covered by one city. The name is derived from Latin coruscant "vibrating, glittering, sparkling"... [more]
Gotham City (Settlement) Popular Culture
Gotham City is a fictional city and the home of superhero Batman (see Gotham).
Guaracha (Country) Popular Culture
Guaracha is a tiny fictional country which is occasionally mentioned and referenced in Spirou.
Kakin (Country, Region & Mountain) Popular Culture, Japanese
An empire in Hunter X Hunter, named after the Kachin state of Myanmar, but inspired by northern parts of the country as a whole.
Kanga (Settlement & Other) Kongo, Popular Culture, Literature
Even though it is also the name of a hill range in westernmost Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kanga is best known internationally as the name of a certain Kangaroo from Winnie the Pooh books and the basis for the name Kaänga.
Mompracem (Political Subdivision, Region, Settlement & Island) Literature, Popular Culture
Mompracem is the historical name of Kuraman, which is currently known primarily as the alter ego name of Keraman in the Sandokan series.
Mos Eisley (Settlement) Popular Culture
Mos Eisley is a fictional town and large spaceport located on the planet Tatooine in the 'Star Wars' universe. The name is unexplained.
Palombia (Country) Popular Culture
Palombia (or the Palombian Republic) is a fictional country where some of the adventures of Spirou and Fantasio and the marsupilami take place... [more]
Shandora (Settlement & Other) Popular Culture
Shandora is an ancient city on the Spring island of Jaya in the One Piece franchise. In the language of the Shandorians, it means “The Skull’s Right Eye”.
Sodor (Other) Popular Culture
This is the name of a fictional island where all the engines live in the TV-series 'Thomas the Tank Engine and Friends'.
Westeros (Other) Popular Culture, Literature
Westeros is a fictional continent in the Game of Thrones-universe created by George R. R. Martin. The other continents are Essos, Sothoryos, and Ulthos.