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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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Abakan Абакан (Settlement & River) Russian
Possibly from Khakas аба (aba) meaning "bear" or "father" and хан (khan) meaning "blood". This is the name of a city and river in Russia.
Abidzhan Абиджан (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of Abidjan used in multiple languages.
Abkhaziya Абхазия (Country) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Abkhazia.
Abu-dabi Абу-Даби (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Belarusian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Abu Dhabi used in multiple languages.
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) Russian
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.
Aktau Актау (Settlement) Russian, English
From Kazakh Ақтау (Aqtau) meaning "white mountain", derived from ақ (aq) meaning "white" and тау (tau) meaning "mountain". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
Aktobe Актобе (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Russian
From Kazakh Ақтөбе (Aqtobe) meaning "white hill", derived from ақ (aq) meaning "white" and төбе (töbe) meaning "hill". This is the name of a region of, as well as a city in, Kazakhstan.
Aleksandriya Александрия (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Alexandria used in multiple languages.
Aleksandriya Александрия (Settlement) Bulgarian, Hebrew, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Alexandria used in multiple languages.
Aleppo Алеппо (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Italian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Kazakh, Korean, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Ukrainian
Italian form of Arabic حلب (Halab) of uncertain meaning. It may be derived from حَلَب (halaba) meaning "to give out milk", a reference to the traditional belief that Abraham distributed milk to travelers in the region... [more]
Almaty Алматы (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian
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) Altai, Russian, Mongolian, Kazakh, English
From the Turkic roots altun meaning "gold" and tag meaning "mountain". This is the name of a mountain range in Central and East Asia as well as two territories of Russia.
Altay Алтай (Political Subdivision & Mountain) Altai, Russian, Mongolian, Kazakh, English
Altai, Russian, Mongolian and Kazakh alternate transcription of Altai as well as an English variant.
Alyaska Аляска (Political Subdivision) Russian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of Alaska used in multiple languages.
Amman Амман (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Arabic, English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely derived from the Arabic root ع م م‎ (' m m) related to concepts such as kinship and large extended groups or tribes. Alternatively it may come from the name of the ancient kingdom of Ammon, which existed between the 10th and 4th centuries BCE in land east of the Jordan River... [more]
Amur Аму́р (Region & River) Yakut, Russian, Mongolian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
From Mongolian "амар (amar)" meaning "rest".
Amursk Амурск (Other) Russian, Ukrainian, English
A city in Russia derived from it's region name, Amur.
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”).
Ankara Анкара (Settlement & River) Turkish, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Derived from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ankura) meaning "anchor, hook", referring to a river bend. This is the name of the capital city of Turkey as well as a river of the same name.
Antarktida Антарктида (Region) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Czech, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Russian, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek
Form of Antarctica used in numerous languages.
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.
Arkanzas Арканзас (Political Subdivision & River) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Arkansas used in numerous languages.
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.
Ashkhabad Ашхабад (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian and Russian form of Ashgabat.
Asmera Асмэра (Settlement) Tigrinya, Croatian, Georgian, Latvian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Asmara in several languages.
Astana Астана (Settlement) Kazakh, English, Russian
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (astaneh). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan until 2019, when it was renamed Nur-Sultan.
Astana Астана (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (astaneh). This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan.
Avstralaziya Австралазия (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Australasia.
Ayan Аян (Political Subdivision) Russian
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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
From Buryat Байгал (Baygal) of uncertain origin, perhaps from the Turkic roots baj meaning "rich" and kol meaning "lake" or from Mongolian байгалийн нуур (baigaliin nuur) meaning "natural lake"... [more]
Baikonur Байконур (Settlement) Russian, English
From Kazakh Байқоңыр (Bayqonyr) meaning "wealthy brown" or "fertile land with many plants", derived from бай (bay) meaning "rich, wealthy" and қоңыр (qonyr) meaning "brown"... [more]
Baku Баку (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]
Bamako Бамако (Settlement) English, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Esperanto, French, Fula, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Union of Bambara words bama ("crocodile") and ("stream"). This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bamako Бамако (Settlement) Fula, English, French, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Bambara Bamakɔ meaning "crocodile river", derived from bama meaning "crocodile" and meaning "stream, river". This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Banda-Achekh Банда-Ачех (Settlement) Belarusian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Banda Aceh.
Bandar-Seri-Begavan Бандар-Сери-Бегаван (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Bandar Seri Begawan.
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]
Barbados Барбадос (Island & Country) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Portuguese barbados meaning "bearded ones", ultimately from barba meaning "beard". It is unclear what exactly the name refers to; it may have come from the hanging vines of fig trees on the island, from the beards worn by the native Carib (Kalinago) people, or from the 'beard' formed by sea foam surrounding the island... [more]
Bari Бари (Settlement) Italian, English, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sicilian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Latin Barium, itself of uncertain origin, possibly from Messapic *baur or *bur, meaning "house", ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhreu ("to grow, to be"). This is the name of the capital city of Apulia, in southern Italy.
Barselona Барселона (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Barcelona used in numerous languages.
Bashkiriya Башкирия (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Bashkiria.
Bashkortostan Башкортостан (Political Subdivision) Russian
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]
Baykonur Байконур (Settlement) Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Байконур (see Baikonur).
Beirut Бейрут (Settlement) English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Ukrainian
From the Arabic name بيروت (Bayrut), itself derived from Phoenician 𐤁𐤓𐤕 (bērūt) meaning "wells", a reference to the area's accessible water table. This is the name of the capital city of Lebanon as well as an alternate transcription of the Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian and Ukrainian form Бейрут (see Beyrut).
Belgorod Белгород (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Russian
Means "white city" from Russian белый (beliy) meaning "white" and город (gorod) meaning "city, town". This is the name of an oblast (a type of administrative division) of, as well as a city in, Russia.
Bengaliya Бенгалия (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Bengal used in multiple languages.
Berestovichanka Берестовичанка (River) Russian
Russian form of Byerastavichanka.
Bern Берн (Settlement & Political Subdivision) German, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Alemannic German Bärn of uncertain meaning. A popular folk etymology suggests that it is derived from German Bär meaning "bear", although it is more likely of Celtic origin, perhaps from the word *berna meaning "cleft"... [more]
Beyrut Бейрут (Settlement) Amharic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Persian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Form of Beirut used in numerous languages.
Bishkek Бишкек (Settlement) Kyrgyz, English, Russian
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]
Bizantiya Бизантия, Бізантія, Бізантыя (Other) Yakut, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Bashkir, Tatar, Udmurt, Georgian
Yakut, Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Bashkir, Tatar, Udmurt, and Georgian form of Byzantium, one of the former names of İstanbul/Istanbul.
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"
Boliviya Боливия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Bolivia used in various languages.
Bolonya Болонья (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Catalan, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Bologna used in multiple languages.
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.
Bryussel Брюссель (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Kazakh, Russian, Tajik and Ukrainian form of Brussels.
Bryussel Брюссель (Settlement) Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of Brussels used in multiple languages.
Budapesht Будапешт (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Budapest used in several languages.
Bukhara Бухара (Settlement) English, Arabic, Hindi, Urdu, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
From Uzbek Buxoro, itself derived from Persian بخارا (bokhara) of uncertain meaning, possibly from Sogdian βuxārak meaning "place of good fortune". Alternately it may have come from Sanskrit विहार (vihara) referring to a Buddhist monastery... [more]
Bukharest Бухарест (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Pashto, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Urdu
Form of Bucharest used in multiple languages.
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) Russian
Russian form of Buryatia.
Chansha Чанша (Settlement) Mongolian, Russian
Mongolian and Russian form of Changsha.
Chechnya Чечня (Political Subdivision) Russian, English
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.
Chekhoslovakiya Чехословакия (Country) Russian, Yakut, Armenian, Bashkir, Tatar, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Tajik, Uzbek
Russian, Yakut, Bashkir, Armenian, Tatar, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Tajik,and Uzbek form of Czechoslovakia.
Cherkesiya Черкесия (Country & Region) Russian
Russian form of Circassia.
Chernobyl Чернобыль (Other) Russian, English
Russian name for the Chernobyl Power Plant and the English name for it. It is also to Russian form of the name of a village in Ukraine. It is dervied from "черный" (chernyy) meaning "black". For the Ukrainian form, see Chornobyl'.
Chernogoriya Черногория (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
From a calque of the Serbo-Croatian name Crna Gora meaning "black mountain", derived from Russian чёрный (chyorniy) meaning "black" and гора (gora) meaning "mountain"... [more]
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
Russian form of Chuvashia.
Chzhenchzhou Чжэнчжоу (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Zhengzhou.
Chzhunshan Чжуншань (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Zhongshan.
Dagestan Дагестан (Political Subdivision) Russian
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.
Dakka Дакка (Settlement) Armenian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Dhaka used in various languages.
Damask Дамаск (Settlement) Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Form of Damascus used in numerous languages.
Deli Дели (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Burmese, Chinese, Georgian, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lao, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Form of Delhi used in numerous languages.
Dominikanskaya Respublika Доминиканская Республика (Country) Russian
Russian form of Dominican Republic.
Dortmund Дортмунд (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
First mentioned in the 9th century AD as Throtmanni, of uncertain origin and meaning, the form Dortmunde first appeared in the 13th century. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Dubai Дубай (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, English, Albanian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Meaning uncertain, possibly related to Arabic دَبَّ (dabba) meaning "to creep, to crawl", referring to the slow flow of a creek in the area. This is the name of an emirate of and city in the United Arab Emirates.
Dubay Дубай (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Dubai used in numerous languages.
Dublin Дублин (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Irish Duibhlinn itself from Middle Irish Dublind meaning "black pool", derived from dub meaning "black, dark" and lind meaning "pool, lake"... [more]
Dudinka Дуди́нка (Settlement) Russian
"Mulberry Tree" + "Feminine" noun
Dushanbe Душанбе (Settlement) Tajik, English, Russian
Mean "Monday" in Tajik, so named for a popular market that used to be held in the area on Mondays. This is the name of the capital city of Tajikistan.
Dzhokhor Джохор (Political Subdivision) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Johor.
Dzhomolungma Джомолунгма (Mountain) Kazakh, Russian
Kazakh and Russian form of Jo-mo-glang-ma, used for Mount Everest.
Dzhuba Джуба (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Juba.
Efiopiya Эфиопия (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Ethiopia.
Ekaterinburg Екатеринбург (Settlement) Russian
Alternate transcription of Russian Екатеринбург (see Yekaterinburg).
Ekibastuz Экибастуз (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian
Means "two heads of salt" from Kazakh екі (eki) meaning "two", бас (bas) meaning "head" and тұз (tuz) meaning "salt". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
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.
Eritreya Эритрея (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Eritrea used in multiple 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.
Fidzhi Фиджи (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian form of Fiji.
Filippiny Филиппины (Country) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Philippines.
Florentsiya Флоренция (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of Florentia (see Florence) used in multiple languages.
Fuchzhou Фучжоу (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Fuzhou.
Gaaga Гаага (Settlement) Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Belarusian form of The Hague.
Gaiana Гайана (Country) Georgian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik
Form of Guyana used in various languages, as well as an alternate transcription of Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian and Tajik Гайана (see Gayana).
Gaiti Гаити (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkmen, Uzbek
Form of Haiti used in various languages.
Galileya Галилея (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Galilee.
Gambiya Гамбия (Country) Bulgarian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Persian, Russian, Turkish, Uzbek
Form of Gambia used in various languages.
Gavana Гавана (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Havana.
Gavayi Гавайи (Political Subdivision & Island) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Hawaii used in multiple languages.
Gayana Гайана (Country) Amharic, Armenian, Bengali, Hebrew, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Urdu, Uzbek
Form of Guyana used in numerous languages.
Gaza Газа (Region & Settlement) English, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
From Hebrew עזה ('azza) most commonly believed to be derived from the word עז ('az) meaning "strong, fierce". This is the name of a region in western Asia on the eastern coast of the Mediterranean Sea (referred to as the Gaza Strip), as well as a city in this region (called Gaza City).
Genuya Генуя (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Genoa used in multiple languages.
Germanskaya Demokraticheskaya Respublika Германская Демократическая Республика (Country) Russian
Russian form of Deutsche Demokratische Republik (see German Democratic Republic).
Gimalai Гималаи (Mountain) Mongolian, Russian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz
Mongolian and Russian form of Himalaya, as well as an alternate transcription of Kazakh and Kyrgyz Гималай (see Gimalay).
Giza Гиза (Settlement) Arabic (Egyptian), English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from Syriac ܓܣܐ (gissa) meaning "side", Persian ‎دژ (dezh) meaning "fort, fortress, castle" or Egyptian r-gs-ḥr meaning "the side of the high one"... [more]
Gonduras Гондурас (Country) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Turkmen, Uzbek
Form of Honduras used in multiple languages.
Gonkong Гонконг (Island, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Turkmen
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian and Turkmen form of Hong Kong.
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.
Gretsiya Греция (Country) Russian, Uzbek
Russian and Uzbek form of Graecia (see Greece).
Grozny Грозный (Settlement) Russian, English
Means "formidable, menacing, fearsome" in Russian. This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic 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]
Guanchzhou Гуанчжоу (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Guangzhou.
Guandun Гуандун (Political Subdivision) Mongolian, Russian
Mongolian and Russian form of Guangdong.
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"
Inchkhon Инчхон (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Incheon.
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
Russian form of Ingushetia.
Ipokh Ипох (Settlement) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Ipoh.
Irkutsk Иркутск (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Spinning"
Isfakhan Исфахан (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Belarusian, Kyrgyz, Russian
Belarusian, Kyrgyz and Russian form of Isfahan.
Iska Isan Новая Земля (Region) Russian
"New Earth"
Islandiya Исландия (Country & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Iceland.
Iudeya Иудея (Region) Russian
Russian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Izmir Измир, Ізмір (Region & Other) English, Russian, Bosnian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Yakut, Bulgarian, Yiddish, Hebrew, Uzbek, Turkmen, Tatar, Croatian, Kyrgyz, Czech, Dutch, German, Romanian, Frisian, Tajik, Finnish, Georgian, Estonian, Polish, Armenian, Bashkir, Chuvash, Hungarian, Udmurt, Mongolian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of İzmir used in languages that do not have the 'İ/i' character in the alphabet.... [more]
Kabardino-Balkariya Кабардино-Балкария (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Kabardino-Balkaria.
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.
Kalkutta Калькутта (Settlement) Finnish, German, Hungarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Turkmen, Uzbek
Form of Calcutta (see Kolkata) used in multiple languages.
Kalmykiya Калмыкия (Political Subdivision) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Kalmykia.
Kambodzha Камбоджа (Country) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uyghur
Form of Cambodia.
Kampala (Settlement) English, Armenian, Danish, Dutch, French, Hebrew, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Slovak, Spanish
From K'empala, a shortening of the original Baganda Akasozi ke'Empala ("Hill of the Impala"). This is the name of the capital city of Uganda.
Kanberra Канберра (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Canberra used in multiple languages.
Kansk Канск (Settlement) Russian
"City" on the Gan River
Karaganda Караганда (Settlement) English, 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) English, Russian
From Karakalpak Қарақалпақстан (Qaraqalpaqstan), itself from the name of the Karakalpak people combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stan) meaning "land of"... [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.
Kavkaz Кавказ (Region) Russian, Avar, Chechen, Ingush, Karachay-Balkar, Lezgin, Ossetian
Form of Caucasus used in various languages.
Kazan Казань (Settlement) Tatar, Russian
Probably derived from Turkic qazan meaning "kettle, cauldron". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Tatarstan.
Kazbek Казбек (Mountain) Russian, English
From Arabic قاضي (qadi) meaning "judge, arbiter" combined with the Turkish military title beg meaning "chieftain, master". This is the name of a dormant stratovolcano and mountain located in the central Caucasus.
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]
Khakasiya Хакасия (Political Subdivision) Khakas, Russian
Khakas and Russian form of Khakassia.
Khamkhyn Хамхын (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Hamhung.
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"
Kharbin Харбин (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Harbin.
Khartum Хартум (Settlement) Bengali, Catalan, Finnish, German, Italian, Mongolian, Yiddish, Russian
Form of Khartoum used in several languages.
Khatanga Хатанга (Settlement) Russian
"Large Water"
Khelsinki Хельсинки (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian
Kazakh, Kyrgyz and Russian form of Helsinki.
Khelsinki Хельсинки (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian and Russian form of Helsinki.
Khenan Хэнань (Political Subdivision) Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian
Kazakh, Mongolian and Russian form of Henan.
Khokkaydo Хоккайдо (Island) Yakut, Ukrainian, Russian, Udmurt, Chuvash, Tatar, Bashkir, Chechen
Yakutian, Ukrainian, Russian, Udmurt, Chuvash, Tatar, Bashkir, and Chechen form of Hokkaido.
Khyue Хюэ (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Huế.
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.
Kokshetau Кокшетау (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian
Means "blueish mountain" from Kazakh көкше (kökshe) meaning "blue, blueish" and тау (tau) meaning "mountain". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
Kolyma Колыма (Body of Water & River) Russian
Originated in the tundra Yukaghir word kulumaa, which means river.
Komandorskiye Ostrova Командорские Острова (Island) Russian
Derived from Russian "командир (komandir)". Commander Islands is the name it is more ... [more]
Komi Коми (Political Subdivision) Komi, Russian
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]
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]
Kremenchug-konstantinovskoye Кременчуг-Константиновское (Settlement) Russian
Kremenchug-Konstantinovskoye is a rural locality in Russia. It translates to Kremenchug named after Konstantin in Russian.
Krit Крит (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Uzbek
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.
Kuveyt Кувейт (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Kuwait used in multiple languages.
Kvandzhu Кванджу (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Gwangju.
Kyurasao Кюрасао (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Curaçao.
Kyzyl Кызыл (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Red" or "Crimson"
Lakoniya Лакония (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Laconia.
Leningrad Ленинград (Settlement) Russian
Changed from Petrograd to honour Lenin. Means "lenin's city" from Lenin and gorod, "city"... [more]
Leselidze Леселидзе (Settlement) Georgian, Russian, Armenian, Abkhaz
Liberiya Либерия (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Liberia.
Lima Лима (Settlement) Spanish, Aymara, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely a corruption of Rímac, the name of a river, itself derived from Quechua rimaq meaning "speaker, talker" (ultimately from rimay meaning "to speak")... [more]
Livan Ливан (Country) Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Lebanon used in various languages.
Livorno Ливорно (Settlement) Italian, English, Bulgarian, Czech, Dutch, Esperanto, Finnish, German, Greek, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Spanish, Ukrainian
From Old Italian Ligorno, itself from Latin Liburnus, derived from the tribe of the Liburnians (in Latin Liburni). This is the name of a port city in north-central Italy.
Lkhasa Лхаса (Settlement) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Lhasa.
Luanda Луанда (Settlement & Other) English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish
From lu-, a plural marker in several Bantu languages, and ndandu, "value" or "object of commerce", referring to the shells of sea snails, which were used as currency in the ancient kingdoms of Kongo and Ndongo.... [more]
Lusaka Лусака (Political Subdivision & Settlement) English, Chewa, Chinese, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish
From Lusaaka, the name of a local Lenje chief. This is the name of the capital city of Zambia, as well as the district and the province in which the city is located.
Luzitaniya Лузитания (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Lusitania.
Lyublyana Любляна (Settlement) Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Ljubljana used in multiple languages.
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.
Makhachkala Махачкала (Settlement) Russian
Means "Makhach's fortress", from the given name Makhach and Kumyk къала (qala) meaning "fortress". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Dagestan, named in honour of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary.
Malakka Малакка (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Malacca.
Maldivy Мальдивы (Country) Slovak, Russian, Ukrainian
Slovak, Russian and Ukrainian form of Maldives.
Male Мале (Settlement) Dhivehi, Amharic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Czech, Estonian, Georgian, Greek, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Persian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Tajik, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Dhivehi form of Malé as well as the form used in various other languages.
Mali Мали (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, 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, 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.
Manchzhuriya Маньчжурия (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Manchuria.
Mandalai Мандалай (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Portuguese, Russian
Form of Mandalay used in various languages as well as an alternate transcription of the same name.
Maravi Марави (Settlement) Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Russian, Tatar, and Ukrainian form of Marawi.
Marsel Марсель (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Marseille used in numerous languages.
Mavrikiy Маврикий (Country & Island) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik and Uzbek form of Mauritius.
Mavritaniya Мавритания (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Mauritania.
Maykop Майкоп (Settlement) Russian
From Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Myeqwapa) meaning "cape of apples", from мые (mye) meaning "apple" and къуапэ (qwapa) meaning "cape, gorge, height". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Adygea.
Men Мэн (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of Maine used in multiple languages.
Minsk Минск (Settlement) Belarusian, English, Russian
From Old East Slavic Мѣньскъ (Menisku), which was derived from a river named Men. This is the name of the capital city of Belarus.
Missuri Миссури (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Thai, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Missouri used in numerous languages.
Modena Модена (Settlement) Italian, English, Bulgarian, Dutch, Georgian, German, Greek, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Ukrainian
From Latin Mutina, itself from Etruscan Mutna, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Mogadisho Могадишо (Settlement) Armenian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Mogadishu used in multiple languages.
Moldaviya Молдавия (Country) Russian
Russian form of Moldova.
Monroviya Монровия (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Monrovia.
Mordoviya Мордовия (Political Subdivision) Mordvin, Russian
Mordvin and Russian form of Mordovia.
Moskoviya Московия, Московія (Settlement) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian form of Muscovy, also probably where the city Moskva (see Moscow) got it's name from.
Moskva Москва (Settlement & River) Russian, English
Russian form of Moscow. In Russian this name refers to both the city and the river, while it only refers to the river in English.
Murmansk (Settlement) Russian
Murmansk is a port city in north Russia. Founded in 1916 , being the last settlement founded is the Russian empire.... [more]
Nankin Нанкин (Settlement) Japanese, Russian
Japanese and Russian form of Nanjing.
Naryan Mar Нарья́н-Мар (Settlement) Russian
"Red Town"... [more]
Nauru Науру (Country & Island) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Possibly derived from Nauruan anáoero meaning "I go to the beach". This is the name of an island country in Oceania.
Nayrobi Найроби (Settlement) Amharic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Nairobi used in various languages.
Nazran Назрань (Settlement) Russian
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.
Ndzhamena Нджамена (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian form of N'djamena.
Neftekamsk Нефтекамск (Settlement) Russian
From Russian нефть (neft) meaning "oil, petroleum" combined with the name of the Kama River. This is the name of a city in Bashkortostan, Russia.
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
Neypido Нейпьидо (Settlement) Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Naypyidaw.
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.
Nizhny Novgorod Нижний Новгород (Other) Russian, Medieval Russian, English
Derived from "нижний (nizhny)" meaning lower, "новый (novy)" meaning new, and "город (gorod)" meaning city. It joins together to mean "Lower New City" or could also be called "Lower Novgorod".
Norvegiya Норвегия (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Norway.
Novaya Zemlya Новая Земля (Island) Russian
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"
Nuakshot Нуакшот (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Nouakchott used in numerous languages.
Nur-Sultan Нур-Султан (Settlement) Kazakh, English, Russian
From the given name Nursultan. This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which was renamed in honour of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-)... [more]
Nyukzha Нюкжа (Region, Settlement, Body of Water & River) Evenki, Russian
From nyukhzach meaning ‘to wander’.
Okeaniya Океания (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Oceania used in multiple languages.