Serbo-Croatian Submitted Place Names

These names are used in Serbia, Croatia, and other parts of the former Yugoslavia. For more specific lists, see Serbian names and Croatian names.
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AKADIJA (Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Acadia.
AKARNANIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Acarnania.
ALŽIR (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Algeria.
ANDORA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Andorra.
ANTARKTIKA (Region) Croatian
Croatian form of Antarctica.
ARAHOZIJA (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Arachosia.
ARIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Aria.
ARKADIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Arcadia.
ARMENIJA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian and Slovenian form of Armenia.
AUSTRALIJA (Country & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Australia.
AZERBAJDŽAN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Azerbaijan.
BANGLADEŠ (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Bangladesh.
BEČ (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Vienna.
BENIN (Country) English, Croatian
The name of the Country in West Africa. Benin, a French-speaking West African nation, is a birthplace of the vodun (or “voodoo”) religion and home to the former Dahomey Kingdom from circa 1600–1900... [more]
BEOGRAD (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Belgrade.
BEOTIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Boeotia.
BISALTIJA (Region) Croatian, Macedonian
Croatian and Macedonian form of Bisaltia.
BOCVANA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Botswana.
BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Bosnia and Herzegovina.
BRISEL (Settlement) Macedonian, Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian
Macedonian and Serbian form of Brussels as well as a Bosnian and Croatian variant of the name.
BRUNEJ (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Brunei.
BRUXELLES (Settlement) French, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Italian, Romanian
French form of Brussels, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
BUDIMPEŠTA (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Budapest.
BUGARSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Bulgaria.
BURKINA FASO (Country) English, Croatian, French
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. ... [more]
BURUNDI (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, 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.
BUTAN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Bhutan.
ČEŠKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian name for the Czech Republic.
ČILE (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Chile.
CIPAR (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Cyprus.
CRNA GORA (Country) Montenegrin, Croatian
Montenegrin and Croatian form of Montenegro.
DARDANIJA (Region & Settlement) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Dardania.
DUBLIN (Settlement) English, Croatian
From Irish dubh "black" "dark" referring to a dark tidal pool where the River Poddle entered the Liffey on the site of the Castle Gardens at the rear of Dublin Castle.
DUBROVNIK (Settlement) Croatian
Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea. ... [more]
DŽIBUTI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Djibouti.
EGIPAT (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Egypt.
EKVADOR (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ecuador.
EKVATORIJALNA GVINEJA (Country) Serbian, Croatian (Rare)
Serbian form of Equatorial Guinea as well as a Croatian alternative name for the country. The standard form in Croatia is Ekvatorska Gvineja.
EKVATORSKA GVINEJA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian
Bosnian, Croatian and Macedonian form of Equatorial Guinea.
ENGLESKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of England.
ETRURIJA (Region) Serbian, Slovene
Serbian and Slovenian form of Etruria.
EVROPA (Region) Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Europa (see Europe) as well as a Russian variant transcription of Yevropa.
FILIPINI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Philippines.
FINSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Finland.
GABON (Country) English, Croatian
The name of the Country in Central Africa. Gabon, a country along the Atlantic coast of Central Africa, has significant areas of protected parkland. The forested coastal terrain of its famed Loango National Park shelters a diversity of wildlife, from gorillas and hippos to whales... [more]
GALILEJA (Region) Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Galilee.
GEDROZIJA (Region) Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovenian form of Gedrosia.
GRČKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Greece.
GVAJANA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Guyana.
GVINEJA BISAO (Country) Bosnian, Serbian
Bosnian and Serbian form of Guinea-Bissau.
GVINEJA BISAU (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Guinea-Bissau.
HIRKANIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian and Slovenian form of Hyrcania.
HVAR (Island) Croatian
Hvar is a Croatian island in the Adriatic Sea, located off the Dalmatian coast.... [more]
IRSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ireland.
IZRAEL (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Israel.
JAKARTA (Settlement) Indonesian, Malay, English, Javanese, Sundanese, Minangkabau, Balinese, Acehnese, French, Dutch, German, Danish, Swedish, Romanian, Finnish, Croatian
Derived from Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jayá) "victory, triumph" and कृत (kṛtá) "done, made, accomplished"... [more]
JUDEJA (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
KALEDONIJA (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Caledonia.
KAMBODŽA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Cambodia.
KAMERUN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Cameroon.
KARANTANIJA (Country) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Carantania.
KARTAGA (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of Carthage.
KARTAGINA (Settlement) Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian
Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish and Serbian form of Carthage.
KAZAHSTAN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Kazakhstan.
KIDONIJA (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Cydonia.
KIRGISTAN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Kyrgyzstan.
KOMORI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of The Comoros.
KORINT (Settlement) Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
KORINTIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Corinthia.
KOSOVO (Country) English, Serbian, Croatian
Kosovo, officially the Republic of Kosovo is a partially recognized state with a disputed territory in Southeastern Europe.
KRESTONIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian
Croatian and Lithuanian form of Crestonia.
KRIT (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian
Form of Krete (see Crete).
KRK (Island) Croatian
Krk is a Croatian island in the northern Adriatic Sea, located near Rijeka in the Bay of Kvarner and part of Primorje-Gorski Kotar county.
KUALA LUMPUR (Settlement) Malay, English, Indonesian, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, German, Turkish, Swedish, Danish, Norwegian, Polish, Croatian, Serbian, Dutch
Means "muddy confluence" from Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and lumpur "mud". This is the name of the capital and largest city of Malaysia.
KUVAJT (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Kuwait.
LAKONIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Laconia.
LAOS (Country) English, Croatian
From a word coined by the French when they united the three kingdoms of Laos into the French Indochina, a group of federal colonial territories in Southeast Asia. They pluralized the word ລາວ (Lāo), which refers to the dominant ethnic group the region... [more]
LATVIJA (Country) Latvian, Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Slovene
Derived from Latgalians, the name of an ancient Eastern Baltic tribe inhabiting present-day Latvia.
LESOTO (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Lesotho.
LETONIJA (Country) Bosnian (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Macedonian (Rare), Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Lettonia, which is the Latin name for Latvia.... [more]
LIBURNIJA (Region) Serbian
Serbian form of Liburnia.
LIHTENŠTAJN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Liechtenstein.
LITVA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Lithuania.
LJUBLJANA (Settlement) Slovene, Croatian, English
The origin of the city's name is unclear. In the Middle Ages, both the river and the town were also known by the German name Laibach. This name was in official use as an endonym until 1918, and it remains frequent as a German exonym, both in common speech and official use... [more]
LUKSEMBURG (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Luxembourg.
LUZITANIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Lusitania.
MADAGASKAR (Country & Island) Croatian
Croatian form of Madagascar.
MAĐARSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Hungary.
MADRID (Settlement) Spanish, Croatian, English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Portuguese, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish
Newer form of Magerit. The etymology is uncertain, but it could be derived from Arabic المجريط (al-Magrīt) "source of water". This is the name of the capital of Spain.
MALAVI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Malawi.
MALDIVI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Maldives.
MALI (Country) English, French, Croatian
Mali, officially the Republic of Mali, is a landlocked country in West Africa.... [more]
MALTA (Country) English, Basque, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Galician, German, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, West Frisian
Malta, officially known as the Republic of Malta, is a Southern European island country consisting of an archipelago in the Mediterranean Sea.... [more]
MAROKO (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Morocco.
MAURETANIJA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Mauritania.
MAURICIJUS (Country & Island) Croatian
Croatian form of Mauritius.
MAURITANIJA (Country) Bosnian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Bosnian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Mauritania.
MESENIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Messenia.
MIJANMAR (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Myanmar.
MOLDAVIJA (Country & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Lithuanian and South Slavic name for the historical region of Moldavia. The name is also used to refer to Moldova, a country that currently contains most of the aforementioned region.
MONAKO (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Monaco.
MOZAMBIK (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Mozambique.
NORVEŠKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Norway.
OBALA BJELOKOSTI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ivory Coast.
OMAN (Country) English, Croatian
The name of the Country in the Middle East. Oman, a nation on the Arabian Peninsula, has terrain encompassing desert, riverbed oases and long coastlines on the Persian (Arabian) Gulf, Arabian Sea and Gulf of Oman... [more]
OSETIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Ossetia.
OSIJEK (Settlement) Croatian
Osijek is the fourth largest city in Croatia... [more]
PAJONIJA (Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
PANAMA (Country) English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Irish, Italian, Latin, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
The name of the Country in Central America. Panama is a country on the isthmus linking Central and South America. The Panama Canal, a famous feat of human engineering, cuts through its center, linking the Atlantic and Pacific oceans to create an essential shipping route... [more]
PARAGVAJ (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Paraguay.
PARIZ (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Paris.
PARTIJA (Region) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Parthia.
PEČUH (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Pécs.
PELAGONIJA (Region) Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovene form of Pelagonia.
PEONIJA (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Paeonia.
PJONGJANG (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Dutch, Finnish, Icelandic, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of Pyongyang. In Belgium and the Netherlands, this spelling is technically considered dated but still used regularly there (especially in Belgium). The preferred spelling is now the same as the English one, namely Pyongyang.
POLJSKA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Poland.
RIJEKA (Settlement) Croatian
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia... [more]
RIM (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Rome.
RUANDA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Rwanda.
RUMUNJSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Romania.
SAMARIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Samaria.
SARAJEVO (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish
Capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The name is believed to be derived from the term saray ovası meaning "the plains around the palace". The first element is derived from the Turkish word saray meaning "palace"... [more]
SARMATIJA (Region) Serbian
Serbian form of Sarmatia.
SAUDIJSKA ARABIJA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of Saudi Arabia.
SEJŠELI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Seychelles.
SIJERA LEONE (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Sierra Leone.
SINAJ (Region & Mountain) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of Sinai.
SITONIJA (Region) Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Sithonia.
SKOPLJE (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Skopje.
ŠKOTSKA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Scotland.
SLOVAČKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Slovakia.
SPLIT (Settlement) Croatian
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.... [more]
ŠRI LANKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Sri Lanka.
SUMATRA (Island) Indonesian, English, Javanese, Sundanese, Acehnese, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Polish, Croatian, Dutch, Russian, Serbian, Bulgarian
Derived from Sanskrit समुद्र (samudrá) meaning "sea, ocean". This has been one of the names for the largest island of western Indonesia since the 14th century.
SURINAM (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Suriname.
SVAZI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Swaziland.
ŠVEDSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Sweden.
ŠVICARSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Switzerland.
TADŽIKISTAN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Tajikistan.
TAJLAND (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Thailand.
TESPROCIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian
Croatian form of Thesprotia.
TESPROTIJA (Political Subdivision & Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Thesprotia.
TOGO (Country) English, Croatian
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.... [more]
TRIPOLITANIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Tripolitania.
TUNIS (Settlement & Country) English, Arabic, Croatian, Russian, Bulgarian, Serbian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Tajik, Armenian
Derived from the name تُونِس (tūnis), of disputed meaning. One theory suggests Berber origin from the Tamazight root ⵜⵏⵙ (tns) meaning "to lay down" or "encampment" or ens meaning "to lie down, to pass the night", Others state that the name is from Tanith, the name of a Phoenician goddess, or from Tynes, the name of an ancient city... [more]
TURKMENISTAN (Country) English, Croatian
Means "land of the Turkmens"; a combination of Turkmen Türkmen, which is derived from Turkish Türk "Turk" and Sogdian -myn, -men "resembling, like" (in all meaning "resembling a Turk, like a Turk, co-Turk") and the Persian suffix ـستان (-stān) "land, place of", "country"... [more]
TURSKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Turkey.
UGANDA (Country) English, Croatian
Uganda, officially the Republic of Uganda, is a landlocked country in East Africa.... [more]
UKRAJINA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ukraine.
URUGVAJ (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Uruguay.
VARAŽDIN (Settlement) Croatian
Varaždin is a city in Northern Croatia.... [more]
VATIKAN (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Vatican.
VAVILON (Settlement) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian and Serbian form of Babylon.
VENEZUELA (Country) English, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Spanish, Swedish, Tatar, Turkish
The name of the Country in South America. Venezuela is a country on the northern coast of South America with diverse natural attractions. Along its Caribbean coast are tropical resort islands including Isla de Margarita and the Los Roques archipelago... [more]
VIJETNAM (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Vietnam.
VITLEJEM (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Bethlehem.
VUKOVAR (Settlement) Croatian
Vukovar is a city in eastern Croatia.... [more]
ZADAR (Settlement) Croatian, English
Zadar is the oldest continuously inhabited Croatian city.... [more]
ZAGREB (Settlement) Croatian
Zagreb is the capital and the largest city of Croatia.... [more]
ZELENORTSKA REPUBLIKA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Cape Verde.
ŽENEVA (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Geneva.