Russian Submitted Place Names

Russian names are used in the country of Russia and in Russian-speaking communities throughout the world. See also about Russian names.
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ABAKAN Абакан (Settlement & River) Russian, English
Derived from the name Abakhan which is the name of a mythological Turkish khan (king). His name means "bear's blood" in the Khakas language, and was bestowed to the present-day Abakan River and the city of the same name... [more]
ABKHAZIYA Абхазия (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of ABKHAZIA.
ABUDZHA Абуджа (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, and Ukrainian form of ABUJA.
ACHEKH Ачех (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of ACEH.
ADYGEYA Адыгея (Political Subdivision) Kazakh, Russian
Kazakh and Russian form of ADYGEA.
AFINY Афины (Settlement) Belarusian, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Kyrgyz, Russian, and Ukrainian form of ATHENS.
AKADIYA Акадия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Acadia.
ALMATY Алматы (Settlement) Kazakh, Albanian, Belarusian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Kazakh алма (alma) meaning "apple". This is the name of the largest city in Kazakhstan.
ALPY Альпы (Mountain) Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of Alps.
ALTAI Алтай (Political Subdivision & Mountain) English, Mongolian, Russian, Altai, Kazakh
Combination of Mongolian алт (alt) meaning "gold" and тай (tay) meaning "with" (wholly meaning "the mountain with gold"). The Altai Republic is a federal subject north of Mongolia in Russia... [more]
ALTAY Алтай (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Russian, Kazakh, and Kyrgyz form of ALTAI.
ANADYR Ана́дырь (Political Subdivision) Russian (Archaic)
Although the town itself has only been in existence for just over a century, the origins of the name Anadyr are much older. The name initially derives from the Yukaghir word "any-an" meaning "river"
ANATOLIYA Анатолия (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of ANATOLIA.
ANDORRA Андорра (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the country of Andorra, whose name is possibly derived from a Basque word andurrial (“shrub-covered land”), but it may come from Arabic الدرا (“the forest”) or Spanish andar (“to walk”).
ARAVIYA Аравия (Political Subdivision & Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of ARABIA.
ARKADIYA Аркадия (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of ARCADIA.
ARPITANIYA Арпитания (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Arpitania.
ARUBA Аруба (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
ASTANA Астана (Settlement) Kazakh, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (âstâne). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which was renamed Nur-Sultan in 2019.
AVSTRALAZIYA Австралазия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian form of AUSTRALASIA.
AVSTRIYA Австрия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of AUSTRIA.
AYAN Аян (Political Subdivision) Russian
notable persons
AYUTIYA Аютия (Country & Settlement) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of AYUTTHAYA.
AZERBAYDZHAN Азербайджан (Country) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of AZERBAIJAN.
BAIKAL Байкал (Body of Water) Russian, English
Derived from Mongolian Байгал нуур (Baygal nuur) meaning "nature lake"; from Mongolian байгалө (baigalö) "nature" and нуур (nuur) "lake". Lake Baikal is a rift lake in SIBERIA of RUSSIA and the largest freshwater lake in the world.
BAKHREYN Бахрейн (Country) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of BAHRAIN.
BAKU Баку (Settlement) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur
From Azerbaijani Bakı from Persian باکو (bâku), which is of uncertain meaning. One popular etymology suggests that it means "wind-pounded city" from Persian باد (bâd) meaning "wind" and کوبیدن (kubidan) meaning "to pound, to beat" (given in reference to the area's storms and high winds)... [more]
BALI Бали (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Acehnese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Kazakh, Latvian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Derived from Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island and province in Indonesia.
BANDUNG Бандунг (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Malay, Minangkabau, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Uzbek
From Indonesian bendung or bendungan meaning "dam, dike", used to refer to the area in relation to the nearby Citarum River. Local sources also relate the name to the phrase Nga-Bandung-an Banda Indung, which is considered sacred in Sundanese culture... [more]
BANGKOK Бангкок (Settlement) Thai, Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lao, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Believed to be derived from Thai บาง (baang) meaning "community, village, settlement" and กอก (gòk) meaning "olive", possibly used in reference to the olive trees that grew around the area... [more]
BANGLADESH Бангладеш (Country) Bengali, Armenian, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Swedish, Uzbek
From Bengali বাংলাদেশ (Bangladeś) meaning "land of the Bengalis", from the name of the Bengali people and Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, land, state"... [more]
BANTEN Бантен (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Sundanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the Sundanese and Bantenese phrase katiban inten meaning "struck down by diamonds", which was used to describe the spead of Islam in the region in the 15th century... [more]
BASHKIRIYA Башкирия (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of BASHKIRIA.
BASHKORTOSTAN Башкортостан (Political Subdivision) Abkhaz, Bulgarian, Buryat, English, Hebrew, Indonesian, Komi, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Ossetian, Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian, Yakut
From Bashkir Башҡортостан (Bashqortostan), which is from башҡорт (bashqort), the name of the people, combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of"... [more]
BISHKEK Бишкек (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, English, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uyghur, 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 traditional dairy product). It could also mean "five heights" from Kyrgyz беш (besh) meaning "five" and бийик (biyik) meaning "tall, high", or it could mean "five chiefs" from беш (besh) meaning "five" and the Turkish title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
BLAGOVESHCHENSK Благовещенск (Political Subdivision) Russian
literally 'the city of The Annunciation (of The Lord to The Blessed Virgin Mary)'
BODAYBO Бодайбо (Political Subdivision) Russian
possibly named after the Celtic queen "Boadicea" or "Boadacaea"
BOGOR Богор (Settlement) Indonesian, Sundanese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Uzbek
Means "sugar palm" (a type of tree) in Indonesian. This is the name of a city in West Java province, Indonesia.
BONAYRE Бонайре (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of BONAIRE as well as a Russian variant name for the island.
BONEYR Бонэйр (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of BONAIRE.
BRUNEI Бруней (Country) Malay, Albanian, Basque, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian
Probably derived from the name of the island of Borneo, which in turn is most likely from Sanskrit वरुण (váruṇa) meaning "ocean, water". A local legend suggests that the name may be derived from the phrase baru nah meaning "there!" or "that's it!", which was supposedly declared by Muhammad Shah, Brunei's first sultan... [more]
BULUNKSY Булу́нский (Region) Russian
I don't know if it's the actual etymology or if it just 'looks similar,' but a search for 'etymology of bulunsky' turns up a lot of results about "Blue Sky"
BURUNDI Бурунди (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
BURYATIYA Бурятия (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Gagauz, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tatar, Udmurt, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of BURYATIA.
CHECHNYA Чечня (Political Subdivision) Russian, English, Indonesian, Malay, Tagalog
Means "(place) of the Chechens", derived from the Russian name for the Chechen people. The exonym is of uncertain meaning, with Russian folk etymologies suggesting that it originates from the name of a village; on the other hand, it may be derived from the Kabardian name Шашан (Shashan)... [more]
CHEKHIYA Чехия (Country) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of ČECHY, used as a name for the Czech Republic in various languages.
CHERKESIYA Черкесия (Country & Region) Russian, Avar
Russian and Avar form of CIRCASSIA.
CHITA Чита (Political Subdivision) Russian
"birch mat" or "clay" or "dirt (on the shore), slate, coal" or "blue" or "black earth (coal slate), coal" or "dwelling" or "upper reaches" or possibly the short form of a diminutive of a diminutive of a name that means "conception" (possibly referring to "The Immaculate Conception")
CHUKOTKA Чукотка (Political Subdivision) Russian, English
Derived from the Russian name Чукчи (Chukchi), referring to the native people who originally inhabited the area. The word Chukchi is derived from Chukchi Chauchu meaning "rich in reindeer", used by the Reindeer Chukchi people to distinguish themselves from the Maritime Chukchi (the Anqallyt meaning "sea people")... [more]
CHUVASHIYA Чувашия (Political Subdivision) Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Russian, Bulgarian, and Uzbek form of CHUVASHIA.
DAGESTAN Дагестан (Political Subdivision) Russian, Afrikaans, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
Derived from Turkish dağ meaning "mountain" and the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a federal subject of Russia.
DENPASAR Денпасар (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Javanese, Minangkabau, Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Balinese ᬤᬾᬦ᭄ᬧᬲᬃ (dénpasar) derived from den meaning "north" and pasar meaning "market". This is the name of a city in Indonesia and the capital of Bali.
DUDINKA Дуди́нка (Settlement) Russian
"Mulberry Tree" + "Feminine" noun
DUSHANBE Душанбе (Settlement) Tajik, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, English, Georgian, Hindi, Indonesian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Russian, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Mean "Monday" in Tajik, given in reference to a popular market that used to be held in the area on Mondays. This is the name of the capital of Tajikistan.
DZHAKARTA Джакарта (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of JAKARTA.
DZHOKHOR Джохор (Political Subdivision) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of JOHOR.
EFIOPIYA Эфиопия (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of ETHIOPIA.
EREVAN Ереван (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, French, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Tajik, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of YEREVAN as well as the form used in various languages.
EVFRAT Евфрат (River) Slovene, Russian
Slovenian form of EUPHRATES and Russian variant transcription of YEVFRAT.
EVRAZIYA Евразия (Region) Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of EURASIA.
EVROPA Европа (Region) Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Georgian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Europa (see EUROPE) as well as a Russian variant transcription of YEVROPA.
FILIPPINY Филиппины (Country) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of PHILIPPINES.
FLORIDA Флорида (Political Subdivision) Spanish, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Uzbek
Means "flowery, ornate" in Spanish, a short form of either la Florida meaning "the flowery one" or Pascua Florida meaning "flowery Easter" (a Spanish name for Palm Sunday, so named because the region was discovered by Spanish explorer Juan Ponce de León on that day in 1513)... [more]
GABON Габон (Country) Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
Derived from Portuguese gabão meaning "cloak, overcoat", used to refer to the shape of the estuary of the Komo River by Libreville. This is the name of a country in Central Africa along the Atlantic coast.
GALILEYA Галилея (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of GALILEE.
GAVANA Гавана (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of HAVANA.
GRENADA Гренада (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Probably from Granada, the name of a city in Andalusia, Spain, which is derived from Arabic غَرْنَاطَة‎ (ḡarnāṭa) possibly meaning "hill of strangers". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
GRENLANDIYA Гренландия (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik
Form of GREENLAND.
GRETSIA Греция (Country) Russian
Russian variant transcription of Gretsiya which is Russian form of GREECE.
GROZNY Грозный (Settlement) Russian, Dutch, English, French, Indonesian, Kazakh, Malay, Mongolian, Polish, Tagalog
Means "formidable, menacing, fearsome" in Russian. This is the name of the capital city of Chechnya.
GUAM Гуам (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
The name of the Territory. Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, whose sites include Asan Beach, a former battlefield... [more]
HATANGA (Settlement) Russian
Wikipedia redirected me to KHATANGA
IERUSALIM Иерусалим (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Romanian, Russian
Form of JERUSALEM.
ILIM Илим (River) Russian, Arabic
I couldn't find the meaning of the river's name, but Wiktionary (without mentioning the river) says it's a Turkish word with an Arabic root that means "Knowledge, Science"
INDONEZIYA Индонезия (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of INDONESIA.
INDOSTAN Индостан (Country & Region) Bulgarian, Romanian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of HINDUSTAN.
INGUSHETIYA Ингушетия (Political Subdivision) Russian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Persian
Form of INGUSHETIA.
IPOKH Ипох (Settlement) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of IPOH.
IRKUTSK Иркутск (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Spinning"
ISKA ISAN Новая Земля (Region) Russian
"New Earth"
ISLAMABAD Исламабад (Settlement) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Urdu اسلام آباد (Islām ābād) meaning "city of Islam" from the name of the religion of Islam and Urdu آباد (ābād) meaning "inhabited place, city". This is the name of the capital city of Pakistan.
ISLANDIYA Исландия (Country & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of ICELAND.
ISPANIYA Испания (Country) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Hispania (see SPAIN).
IUDEYA Иудея (Region) Russian
Russian form of Iudaea (see JUDEA).
KABARDINO-BALKARIYA Кабардино-Балкария (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of KABARDINO-BALKARIA.
KABUL Кабул (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From Pashto کابل (Kâbël) which may have been derived from Kambuja or Kamboja, the name of an ancient Indo-Iranian tribe and kingdom. The name is of uncertain meaning, possibly from Sanskrit काम (kā́ma) meaning "wish, desire, longing" and भुज् (bhuj) meaning "use, possess, rule"... [more]
KAIR Каир (Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Polish, Russian
Form of CAIRO.
KALEDONIYA Каледония (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Caledonia.
KALIFORNIYA Калифорния (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Persian, Russian, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of CALIFORNIA.
KALIMANTAN Калимантан (Political Subdivision, Island & Region) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Means "burning weather (island)" from Sanskrit काल (kālá) meaning "time, season" and क्वथन (kvathana) meaning "boiling, churning". This is the name of the Indonesian portion of the island of Borneo, though it is used to refer to the entire island in Indonesian... [more]
KALMYKIYA Калмыкия (Political Subdivision) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of KALMYKIA.
KAMBODZHA Камбоджа (Country) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uyghur
Form of CAMBODIA.
KANSK Канск (Settlement) Russian
"City" on the GAN River
KARAGANDA Караганда (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian
From Kazakh Қарағанды (Qaraghandy), which is derived from қараған (qaraghan) meaning "caragana (a type of flower)". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
KARAKALPAKSTAN Каракалпакстан (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Bulgarian, English, Indonesian, Italian, Kyrgyz, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Tatar, Ukrainian
From Karakalpak Қарақалпақстан (Qaraqalpaqstan), a combination of the name of the Karakalpak people and the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is derived from Karakalpak қара (qara) meaning "black" and қалпақ (qalpaq) referring to a high-crowned cap worn in Central Asia... [more]
KARANTANIYA Карантания (Country) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of CARANTANIA.
KARELIYA Карелия (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of KARELIA.
KARFAGEN Карфаген (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Russian
Azerbaijani and Russian form of Carthage.
KARMANIYA Кармания (Political Subdivision & Region) Russian
Russian form of CARMANIA.
KATALONIYA Каталония (Political Subdivision & Region) Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of CATALONIA.
KAZAN Казань (Settlement) Tatar, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Chechen, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Hindi, Indonesian, Ingush, Japanese, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Lezgin, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Yakut
Probably from Turkic qazan meaning "kettle, cauldron". This is the name of the capital city of Tatarstan.
KAZBEK Казбек (Mountain) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Russian Казбек (Kazbek) which is from Arabic قَاضِي (qāḍī) meaning "judge, arbiter" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
KELANTAN Келантан (Political Subdivision) Malay, Indonesian, Banjar, Javanese, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Malay gelam hutam referring to the cajeput tree, kilatan meaning "lightning, flash", or kolam tanah meaning "dirt pool". Alternatively, it may be from கோலம் (kōlam) the Tamil name for rangoli, an art form from the Indian subcontinent... [more]
KHABAROVSK Хаба́ровск (Political Subdivision) Russian
The Russians founded the military outpost of Khabarovka (Хаба́ровка), named after Yerofey Khabarov. The post later became an important industrial center for the region... [more]
KHANOI Ханой (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of KHANOY.
KHANOY Ханой (Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of HANOI.
KHANTY-MANSIYSK Ха́нты-Манси́йск (Settlement) Russian
"Town" of the "Khanty- and Mansi-nations"
KHATANGA Хатанга (Settlement) Russian
"Large Water"
KIDONIYA Кидония (Settlement) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Cydonia.
KIEV (Settlement) Ukrainian, Russian, Bulgarian, German, English
The name Kiev comes from a medieval legend about the founding of the city told by a Chronicler of Rus-Ukraine. It was three brothers, Kie, Shchek and Khoriv, and their sister Lebid, who were the founders.
KIPR Кипр (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of CYPRUS.
KIRGIZSTAN Киргизстан (Country) Bulgarian, Indonesian, Russian, Yiddish
Bulgarian, Indonesian, Russian, and Yiddish form of KYRGYZSTAN.
KOMI Коми (Political Subdivision) Komi, Russian, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From the name of the Komi people, which is most likely derived from the Finno-Ugric word kojema meaning "man, human", but also possibly from the name of the Kama River... [more]
KOMODO Комодо (Settlement & Island) Indonesian, Javanese, Malay, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the name of a local ethnic group. This is the name of an island and village in eastern Indonesia.
KONSTANTINOPOL Константинополь (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Czech, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Constantinople.
KOPENGAGEN Копенгаген (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian and Uzbek of COPENHAGEN.
KORINF Коринф (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Corinthus (see CORINTH).
KOSOVO Косово (Country) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Indonesian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
From Albanian Kosova or Kosovë, which is derived from Serbian кос (kos) meaning "blackbird", an ellipsis of Косово Поље (Kosovo Polje) meaning "blackbird field"... [more]
KRABI Краби (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai, Arabic, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu
Means "sword" in Thai. This is the name of a province and city in southern Thailand.
KRIT Крит (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian
Form of Krete (see CRETE).
KRYM Крым (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Belarusian, Czech, Mongolian, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of CRIMEA.
KUALA-LUMPUR Куала-Лумпур (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of KUALA LUMPUR.
KYURASAO Кюрасао (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of CURAÇAO.
KYZYL Кызыл (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Red" or "Crimson"
LAGOS Лагос (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
From Portuguese lagos meaning "lakes". This is the name of a city in Nigeria as well as a state of the same name.
LAKONIYA Лакония (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of LACONIA.
LAMPUNG Лампунг (Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Albanian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu
From Tolang Pohwang, the name of a 7th-century kingdom, which is derived from Lampungese to meaning "people" and Lang Pohwang meaning "Lampung" (of uncertain etymology). This is the name of an Indonesian province in southern Sumatra.
LANAO Ланао (Political Subdivision & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pampangan, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Maranao ranaw meaning "lake, body of water". This is the name of a lake and two provinces in the southern Philippines.
LAOS Лаос (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dhivehi, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Coined by the French when they united the three historical Lao kingdoms into French Indochina, a former group of colonial territories in Southeast Asia. The name comes from Lao ລາວ (lāo), the ethnic name of Lao people, who were the dominant group in the region... [more]
LIBERIYA Либерия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of LIBERIA.
LKHASA Лхаса (Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of LHASA.
LUZITANIYA Лузитания (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Lusitania.
LYUKSEMBURG Люксембург (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of LUXEMBOURG.
MADRID Мадрид (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]
MADZHAPAKHIT Маджапахит (Country & Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian
Belarusian, Kazakh, and Russian form of MAJAPAHIT.
MAGINDANAO Магинданао (Political Subdivision) Japanese, Korean, Macedonian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of MAGUINDANAO.
MAGRIB Магриб (Region) Catalan, Estonian, Russian, Eastern African, Somali
Catalan, Estonian, Russian, and Somali form of MAGHREB, referring to the region.
MAKAO Макао (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Albanian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Georgian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Macau.
MAKEDONIYA Македония (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of MACEDONIA.
MAKHACHKALA Махачкала (Settlement) Russian, Armenian, Belarusian, English, Indonesian, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Ossetian, Tagalog, Tatar, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "Makhach's fortress", from the given name MAKHACH and Kumyk къала (qala) meaning "fortress". This is the name of the capital city of Dagestan, named in honour of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary.
MALAYZIYA Малайзия (Country) Arabic, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of MALAYSIA.
MALI Мали (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.
MALTA Мальта (Country & Island) Maltese, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Uncertain, possibly derived from Greek μέλι (meli) meaning "honey". This is the name of an island nation in southern Europe.
MANILA Манила (Settlement) Filipino, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilocano, Maranao, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Tagalog Maynila, derived from may-nilà meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nī́la) referring to the indigo plant. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippines.
MARAVI Марави (Settlement) Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Russian, Tatar, and Ukrainian form of MARAWI.
MAVRITANIYA Мавритания (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of MAURITANIA.
MAYKOP Майкоп (Settlement) Russian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, English, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Məeq°āpă) meaning "cape of apples", from мые (məe) meaning "apple" and къуапэ (q°āpă) meaning "cape, gorge, height". This is the name of the capital of Adygea.
MEDAN Медан (Settlement) Indonesian, Batak, Malay, Minangkabau, Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Possibly from Tamil மைதானம் (maidhāṉam) meaning "ground, field", of Malay origin. This is the name of a city in Indonesia and the capital of North Sumatra province.
MINDANAO Минданао (Island) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From a Spanish corruption of Magindanaw, the endonym of the Maguindanao people. The ethnic name means "people of the flood plains" or "people of the lake" from Maguindanao danao meaning "lake"... [more]
MONROVIYA Монровия (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of MONROVIA.
MOSKVA Москва (Settlement) Russian
Original Russian form of MOSCOW, which refers to the city as well as the Moskva River.
NARYAN MAR Нарья́н-Мар (Settlement) Russian
"Red Town"... [more]
NAZRAN Назрань (Settlement) Russian, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Norwegian, Ossetian, Portuguese, Persian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Ingush Наьсаре (Nasare) possibly from Нясара (Nyasara), supposedly the name of the first person to settle in the region. This is the name of a town in Ingushetia that served as the republic's capital until 2000.
NEFTEKAMSK Нефтекамск (Settlement) Russian, English
Derived from Russian нефть (neft') meaning "oil, petroleum" and the name of the Kama River. Neftekamsk is a city in Russia and the Republic of Bashkortostan.
NERIUNGRI Нерюнгри (Political Subdivision) Russian
comes from the Evenk word for "grayling" (species of freshwater-fish in the family of salmon) ... the second largest town in the Sakha Republic, Russia and the administrative center of Neryungrinsky District
NIKOSIYA Никосия (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of NICOSIA.
NINSYA Нинся (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of NINGXIA.
NORVEGIYA Норвегия (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of NORWAY.
NOVAYA ZEMLYA Новая Земля (Island) Russian, English, Indonesian, Malay
Means "new land" from Russian новая (novaya) meaning "new" and земля (zemlya) meaning "land, soil, earth". This is the name of an Arctic archipelago in northern Russia.
NOYABRSK Ноя́брьск (Settlement) Russian
"November"
NUR-SULTAN Нур-Султан (Settlement) Kazakh, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Italian, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the given name NURSULTAN. This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, renamed in honour of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-)... [more]
OKHOTSK Охотск (Political Subdivision) Russian
from an Even word окат (okat) meaning "river"
OLENYOK Оленёк (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Agents" (or agent-noun, i.e. "Workers" LoL) of "Oil"
OMAN Оман (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Arabic عمان‎ (ʿUmān), which is of disputed etymology. It may be from Arabic عُمَانَة (ʿumāna), a byname for the historical city of Sohar (presently located in Al Batinah North Governorate, Oman), which is probably derived from the root ع م ن‎ (ʿ-m-n) meaning "to settle, to remain, to dwell"... [more]
ORAN Оран (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Arabic وَهران‎ (Wahrān) which is ultimately from the Berber root hr meaning "lion". This is the name of a city in Algeria.
ORDA Орда (Other) Russian
OSETIYA Осетия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, Korean
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, and Korean form of OSSETIA.
OYMYAKON Оймяко́н (Political Subdivision) Russian
named after the Oymyakon River, whose name reportedly comes from the Even word kheium, meaning "unfrozen patch of water; place where fish spend the winter" ... or the Even word heyum (hэjум) (kheium being a possible misspelling) means "frozen lake"
PADANG Паданг (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Korean, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Urdu, Uzbek
Means "field, plain" in Indonesian. This is the name of the capital city of West Sumatra province, Indonesia.
PALANA Пала́на (Settlement & Body of Water) Russian
"having a Waterfall"
PANAMA Панама (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]
PARFIYA Парфия (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Parthia.
PARIAMAN Париаман (Settlement) Indonesian, Minangkabau, Javanese, Malay, Dutch, English, French, Italian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Turkish, Urdu
From Arabic بَرّ أَمَان (barr ʾamān) meaning "safe land, secure land". This is the name of a town in West Sumatra, Indonesia.
PARIZH Париж (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uyghur
Form of PARIS.
PATTANI Паттани (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai, Malay, Azerbaijani, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish
Most likely from Pattani Malay patani meaning "this beach" (compare standard Malay pantai ini). Alternately, it may have come from a Sanskrit word meaning "virgin nymph" or from Malay petani meaning "farmer"... [more]
PAVLODAR Павлодар (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English
Derived from the name of Pavel Alexandrovich, a former Grand Duke of Russia. The city was originally named Koryakovsky before Pavel's birth. Pavlodar is a northeastern city in Kazakhstan.
PERAK Перак (Political Subdivision) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Means "silver" in Malay, named in reference to the region's position as one of the world's largest sources of tin. This is the name of a state of Malaysia.
PERLIS Перлис (Political Subdivision) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Of unclear origin, possibly from the Thai phrase พร้าวลอย (práao loi) meaning "floating coconut" or "coconut washed ashore", a reference to the many coconuts once found along the shores of the region... [more]
PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY Петропа́вловск-Камча́тский (Political Subdivision) Russian
the city of "Peter" and "Paul" in KAMCHATKA
PEVEK Певе́к (Political Subdivision) Russian
either "Swollen-" or "Smelly Mountain"
PINANG Пинанг (Political Subdivision & Island) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Javanese, Hindi, Korean, Russian, Swedish, Thai
Form of PENANG.
PIRENEI Пиренеи (Mountain) Bulgarian, Italian, Russian
Bulgarian, Italian and Russian form of Pyrenees.
PKHENYAN Пхеньян (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of PYONGYANG.
PKHUKET Пхукет (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, and Ukrainian form of PHUKET.
PLOVDIV Пловдив (Settlement) Bulgarian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Uzbek
From a Thracian translation of the Latin name Pulpudeva, which is possibly derived from the given name PHILLIP and Dacian dava meaning "city, town, fortress"... [more]
POLINEZIYA Полинезия (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of POLYNESIA.
RABAT Рабат (Settlement) Arabic, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Arabic الرباط (ar-rabāṭ) meaning "the ribat", referring to a type of fortification used during the Muslim conquest of the Maghreb. It is also used as a shortened form of the city's Arabic nickname, رِبَاط الفَتْح (ribāṭu l-fatḥ), which means "fortification of conquest, fortification of victory"... [more]
RANGUN Рангун (Settlement) Armenian, German, Hungarian, Kyrgyz, Polish, Russian
Form of YANGON.
REYN Рейн (River) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Rhine.
RIGA Рига (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Faroese, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
From Latvian Rīga, origin disputed. It may be derived from Livonian ringa meaning "loop", referring to an ancient harbor formed by the tributary loop of the Daugava river, from Riege, the German name of the Rīdzene (a tributary of the Daugava), or from Latvian rija meaning "threshing barn"... [more]
RODEZIYA Родезия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of RHODESIA.
SAKHA Саха (Political Subdivision) Yakut, Russian, Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Danish, English, French, Georgian, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Persian, Portuguese, Tagalog, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu
From the name of the Sakha (Yakut) people, which is derived from Turkic jaka meaning "collar, edge". This is the name of a Russian federal republic also referred to as Yakutia.
SAKHALIN Сахалин (Island) Russian, English
Derived from Manchu sahaliyan meaning "black". A misconception of the original Manchu word led to the present name. "Sahaliyan Ula" is also the Manchu name for the Amur River. Sakhalin Island is an island in the Far East of Russia, right above Japan.
SALEKHARD Салеха́рд (Settlement) Russian
"House on a Peninsula”
SAMARIYA Самария (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Samaria.
SAPPORO Саппоро (Settlement) Japanese, Afrikaans, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Ainu サッ・ポロ・ペッ (sat poro pet) meaning "dry, great river", referring to the Toyohira River. This is the name of a city in northern Japan that serves as the capital of the Hokkaido Prefecture.
SARDINIYA Сардиния (Region & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of SARDINIA.
SARMATIYA Сарматия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Sarmatia.
SATUN Сатун (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai, Arabic, Bulgarian, Dutch, English, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Lao, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Derived from Malay sentul meaning "santol" (a type of tropical fruit). This is the name of a province and city in southern Thailand.
SAUDOVSKAYA ARAVIYA Саудовская Аравия (Country) Russian
Russian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SAVO Саво (Political Subdivision) Finnish, Dutch, Estonian, German, Italian, Russian
Finnish form of Savonia, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Finnish historical province.
SEBU Себу (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian, Russian, Tatar, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of CEBU.
SELANGOR Селангор (Political Subdivision) Malay, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Malay langau meaning "horsefly", from the name Salang Ur meaning "Salang village" (from the name of the Salang people and Tamil ஊர் (ūr) meaning "village, town"), or from Malay salang possibly meaning "stabbing" combined with jemur meaning "to burn, to dry (in the sun)"... [more]
SEMARANG Семаранг (Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Indonesian asam meaning "tamarind" and jarang meaning "rare, seldom", a reference to the tamarind trees in the area that rarely grew close together. This is the name of a city in Indonesia that serves as the capital of Central Java province.
SEVERNAYA ZEMLYA (Region) Russian
"Northern Land"
SEYSHELY Сейшелы (Country) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of SEYCHELLES.
SHANKHAY Шанхай (Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of SHANGHAI.
SHENCHZHEN Шэньчжэнь (Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of SHENZHEN.
SHOTLANDIYA Шотландия (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of SCOTLAND.
SHYMKENT Шымкент (Settlement) Kazakh, English, Russian, Bashkir, Belarusian, Chechen, Indonesian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish
From Kazakh шым (shym) meaning "sod, turf, meadow" and кент (kent) meaning "town". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
SIAM Сиам (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Portuguese Sciam, which was derived from Thai สยาม (sà-yǎam) of debated origin. The name may have come from Pali suvaṇṇabhūmi meaning "land of gold", Sanskrit श्याम (śyāma) meaning "dark, black", or Mon ရာမည (rhmañña) meaning "stranger"... [more]
SINAY Синай (Region & Mountain) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of SINAI.
SINTSZYAN Синьцзян (Political Subdivision & Region) Azerbaijani, Russian, Ukrainian
Azerbaijani, Russian, and Ukrainian form of XINJIANG.
SITSILIYA Сицилия (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian
Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, and Russian form of SICILY.
SLOVAKIYA Словакия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of SLOVAKIA.
SOFIYA София (Settlement) Bulgarian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of SOFIA.
SORTOBE Сортобе (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly of Dungan origin. This is the name of a town in southern Kazakhstan.
SOVIET UNION Советский союз (Country) Russian, English
The word Soviet is derived from Russian совет (sovet), meaning "council, assembly, advice, harmony, concord". This was the name of a federal socialist and communist state that existed from 1922 to 1991, at which time it split into 15 countries - RUSSIA, UKRAINE, BELARUS, UZBEKISTAN, KAZAKHSTAN, GEORGIA (1), AZERBAIJAN, LITHUANIA, MOLDOVA, LATVIA, KYRGYZSTAN, TAJIKISTAN, ARMENIA, TURKMENISTAN and ESTONIA.
SREDNEKOLYMSK Среднеколы́мск (Political Subdivision) Russian
"mid-high river"
STAMBUL Стамбул (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Form of ISTANBUL.
STARAYA RUSSA Старая Русса (Settlement) Russian
Staraya Russa is a town in Novgorod Oblast, Russia, located on the Polist River.
SUDETY Судеты (Mountain) Czech, Polish, Russian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of SUDETES.
SULAVESI Сулавеси (Political Subdivision & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of SULAWESI.
SULU Сулу (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]
SUMATRA Суматра (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Banjar, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Uzbek
From Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This is the name of an island in Indonesia as well as three Indonesian provinces.
SUNTAR Сунта́р (Political Subdivision) Russian
"goodness, obedient"
SURABAYA Сурабая (Settlement) Indonesian, Javanese, Acehnese, Balinese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Javanese ꦯꦸꦫꦧꦪ (shurabaya), derived from ꦯꦸꦫ (shura) meaning "white shark" and ꦧꦪ (baya) meaning "crocodile". The name comes from 12th-century Javanese monarch Jayabaya, who foresaw a fight between a white shark and crocodile (which might have been referring to a Mongol invasion of Java in the late 13th century)... [more]
SURINAM Суринам (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.
SYCHUAN Сычуань (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian
Form of SICHUAN.
TADZHIKISTAN Таджикистан (Country) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of TAJIKISTAN.
TAIBEI Тайбэй (Settlement) Chinese, Armenian, Belarusian, Georgian, Estonian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Ukrainian
Chinese, Georgian, and Korean form of TAIPEI as well as an Estonian variant of the name. It is also an alternate transcription of TAYBEY used in various languages.
TALINKA Талинка (Settlement) Russian
TANZANIYA Танзания (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of TANZANIA.
TASHKENT Ташкент (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, English, Indonesian, Kazakh, Malay, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Uzbek Toshkent meaning "stone city", from tosh meaning "stone" and Turkic kend meaning "city". This is the name of the capital city of Uzbekistan.
TATARSTAN Татарстан (Political Subdivision) Tatar, Bashkir, Basque, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Ukrainian
From the ethnic name татар (tatar) combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is of uncertain origin, though it is believed to be derived from tata, an endonym for the Mongols... [more]
TAYVAN Тайвань (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of TAIWAN.
TBILISI Тбилиси (Settlement) Georgian, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Georgian თბილი (tbili) meaning "warm", given because of the area's sulfuric hot springs. This is the name of the capital city of Georgia (the country).
TEGERAN Тегеран (Settlement) Buryat, Chuvash, Ingush, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Udmurt, Yakut
Form of TEHRAN.
TERENGGANU Теренггану (Political Subdivision) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Possibly from Malay terang ganu meaning "bright rainbow" or taring anu meaning "fang of something", supposedly said by a hunter when he discovered the tooth of an unknown animal. This is the name of a state in eastern Malaysia.
TKHIMPKHU Тхимпху (Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of THIMPHU.
TOGO Того (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "land where lagoons lie" from Ewe to meaning "water" and go meaning "shore". Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.
TOM Томь (River) Russian
"River" or "Dark"
TOMBUKTU Томбукту (Settlement) Georgian, Russian
Georgian and Russian form of TIMBUKTU.
TOMSK Томск (Settlement) Russian
"Town" on the TOM River
TORTYU Тортю (Island) Russian
Russian form of Tortuga.
TRANG Транг (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai, Bulgarian, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu
Either from Malay terang meaning "bright, light, clear" or from Sanskrit तरंग (taraṃga) meaning "wave, ripple". This is the name of a province and city in southern Thailand.
TRANSILVANIYA Трансильвания (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Uzbek
Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, and Uzbek form of TRANSYLVANIA.
TRIPOLITANIYA Триполитания (Region) Bulgarian, Russian
Bulgarian and Russian form of Tripolitania.
TROYA Троя (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of TROY.
TUNIS Тунис (Country & Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, possibly from the Tamazight root ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night" or from the name of the Phoenician goddess TANITH... [more]
TURKMENIYA Туркмения (Country) Russian
Russian form of TURKMENISTAN.
TUVA Тува (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, English, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Tuvan Тыва (Tyva), which is from the name of the Tuvan people. The ethnic name is uncertain meaning, possibly of Mongolian origin. This is the name of a federal subject of Russia.
TYVA Тыва (Political Subdivision) Tuvan, Bashkir, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Ossetian, Russian, Tatar, Yakut
Form of TUVA.
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