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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ABHAZIJA Абхазија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of ABKHAZIA.
ABUDŽA Абуџа (Settlement) Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, and Serbian form of ABUJA.
ABUJA (Settlement) Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu
From Abu-Ja, a nickname of 19th-century monarch Abubakar Jatau (sometimes referred to as "Abu"), who founded what is now the city of Abuja in 1828. By some accounts, he was described as having fair skin, which possibly earned him the nickname Ja meaning "red" in Hausa... [more]
AĆEH Аћех (Political Subdivision) Serbian
Serbian form of ACEH.
ADIGEJA Адигеја (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of ADYGEA.
AKADIJA Акадија (Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Acadia.
AKARNANIJA Акарнанија (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Acarnania.
ALPE (Mountain) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene
Form of Alps.
ALPI Алпи (Mountain) Bulgarian, Italian, Latvian, Macedonian, Romanian, Serbian
Form of Alps.
ALŽIR Алжир (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Turkmen
Form of ALGERIA.
ANADOLIJA Анадолија (Region) Bosnian, Serbian
Bosnian and Serbian form of ANATOLIA.
ANTARKTIK Антарктик (Region) Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Macedonian and Serbian form of ANTARCTICA.
ARABIJA Арабија (Political Subdivision & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of ARABIA.
ARAHOZIJA Арахозија (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Arachosia.
ARIJA Арија (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Aria.
ARKADIJA Аркадија (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of ARCADIA.
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.
AŠGABAT (Settlement) Croatian, Finnish
Croatian and Finnish form of ASHGABAT.
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.
ATENA (Settlement) Croatian, Romanian
Croatian and Romanian form of ATHENS.
AUSTRIJA Аустрија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of AUSTRIA.
AZERBAJDŽAN (Country) Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovenian form of AZERBAIJAN.
AZERBEJDŽAN Азербејџан (Country) Bosnian, Serbian
Bosnian and Serbian form of AZERBAIJAN.
AZIJA Азија (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of ASIA.
AZORI Азори (Political Subdivision & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of AZORES.
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.
BANDAR SERI BEGAWAN (Settlement) Malay, Indonesian, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Malay bandar meaning "town", seri meaning "radiance, splendour, glory", and begawan meaning "holy". The name comes from Seri Begawan, a Malay title used by Bruneian Sultan Omar Ali Saifuddien III (1914-1986), which is ultimately derived from Sanskrit श्री भगवान् (śrī bhagvān) meaning "radiance of the gods"... [more]
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]
BANGLADEŠ Бангладеш (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of BANGLADESH.
BANGSAMORO Бангсаморо (Political Subdivision) Filipino, Maguindanao, Maranao, Cebuano, Ilocano, Tagalog, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Portuguese, Serbian, Turkish
From Malay bangsa meaning "nation, country, race" combined with Moro, the collective term for the thirteen predominantly Muslim ethnic groups of the Philippines, which is ultimately of Spanish origin... [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]
BEČ (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Vienna.
BEOGRAD Београд (Settlement) Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Faroese, Indonesian, Norwegian
Form of BELGRADE.
BEOTIJA Беотија (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Boeotia.
BISALTIJA (Region) Croatian, Macedonian
Croatian and Macedonian form of Bisaltia.
BOCVANA Боцвана (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of BOTSWANA.
BOGOR (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.
BONAIRE (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is a special municipality of the Netherlands.
BONER Бонер (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Macedonian and Serbian form of BONAIRE.
BOSNA I HERCEGOVINA Босна и Херцеговина (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA.
BRISEL Брисел (Settlement) Macedonian, Serbian, Bosnian, Croatian
Macedonian and Serbian form of Brussels as well as a Bosnian and Croatian variant of the name.
BRUNEJ Брунеј (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Maltese, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
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 Будимпешта (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of BUDAPEST.
BUGARSKA Бугарска (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of BULGARIA.
BURJATIJA Бурјатија (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of BURYATIA.
BURKINA FASO Буркина Фасо (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa. ... [more]
BURUNDI Бурунди (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, 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.
BUSAN Бусан (Settlement) Korean, Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Sino-Korean 釜山 (Busan) meaning "cauldron mountain" from 釜 (bu) meaning "cauldron, pot, kettle" and 山 (san) meaning "mountain". This is the name of a city in South Korea.
CASABLANCA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "white house" in Spanish, from casa meaning "house" and blanca meaning "white". The name originates from a Spanish translation of الدَّار الْبَيْضَاء (ad-Dār al-Bayḍāʾ), the Arabic name for the city, which in turn was derived from a calque of the Portuguese name Casa Branca... [more]
CEBU (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Filipino, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Afrikaans, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish, Turkish
From Cebuano Sugbo, which is derived from Old Cebuano sibu or sibo meaning "trade", itself a shortened form of sinibuayng hingpit meaning "place for trading". This is the name of an island, province, and city (Cebu City) in the Philippines.
ČEČENIJA Чеченија (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of CHECHNYA.
ČEŠKA Чешка (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of CZECHIA.
CHONGQING (Settlement) Chinese, Afrikaans, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Chinese 重 (chóng) meaning "to double, to duplicate" and 庆 (qìng) meaning "celebration, to celebrate". This is the name of a city in China.
ČILE Чиле (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of CHILE.
CIPAR (Country & Island) Croatian
Croatian form of CYPRUS.
COLOMBO (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
Probably from old Sinhalese kolamba meaning "ferry" or "port". It is popularly believed to be derived from Sinhalese කොලොන් තොට (kolon toṭa) meaning "port on the river Kelani" or කොල අඹ (kola am̆ba) meaning "leafy mango grove", altered with influence from the name of Italian explorer Christopher Columbus or Latin columba meaning "dove"... [more]
CRNA GORA Црна Гора (Country) Montenegrin, Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Montenegrin form of Montenegro, which several other Balkan countries have adopted as their name for the country. The name literally means "black mountain", as it is derived from the South Slavic adjective crn meaning "black" combined with the South Slavic noun gora meaning "mountain".
CURAÇAO (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
An island in the Caribbean Sea that is part of the Kingdom of the Netherlands.
DAGESTAN Дагестан (Political Subdivision) Russian, Afrikaans, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Chuvash, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Udmurt
From Russian Дагестан (Dagestan), which is from Turkish dağ meaning "mountain" combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a republic in southern Russia.
DARDANIJA Дарданија (Region & Settlement) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Dardania.
DHAKA (Settlement) Bengali, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Luxembourgish, Malay, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Tagalog, Urdu
Uncertain, possibly from the name of the dhak tree (scientific name Butea monosperma), which used to grow in the area, from Bengali ঢাক (ḍhak) referring to a traditional membranophone instrument, or from the name of the Hindu goddess Dhakeshwari... [more]
DNJESTAR Дњестар (River) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of DNIESTER.
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]
DUNAV Дунав (River) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Form of DANUBE.
DŽAKARTA Џакарта (Settlement) Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of JAKARTA.
DŽIBUTI Џибути (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of DJIBOUTI.
EKVATORIJALNA GVINEJA Екваторијална Гвинеја (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 Енглеска (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of ENGLAND.
ERITREJA Еритреја (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of ERITREA.
ETRURIJA Етрурија (Region) Serbian, Slovene
Serbian and Slovenian form of ETRURIA.
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.
FILIPINI Филипини (Country) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
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.
GALILEJA Галилеја (Region) Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of GALILEE.
GAMBIJA Гамбија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of GAMBIA.
GANGES (River) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Icelandic, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Ancient Greek Γάγγης (Gángēs) from Sanskrit गङ्गा (gáṅgā) meaning "swift-goer", ultimately from गच्छति (gacchati) meaning "to go". This is the name of a river in South Asia that flows through India and Bangladesh.
GEDROZIJA (Region) Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovenian form of Gedrosia.
GRAN CANARIA (Island) Spanish, English, Esperanto, Dutch, Welsh, Breton, Asturian, Aragonese, German, Estonian, Faroese, Galician, Croatian, Italian, Hungarian, Norwegian, Serbo-Croatian, Finnish, Swedish, Turkish, Icelandic, Czech, Polish, Romanian, Scots, Slovene
From Spanish gran "grande, great" and Canaria referring to the CANARY ISLANDS. Gran Canaria is the third largest and second most populous island of the Canary Islands.
GRČKA Грчка (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of GREECE.
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.
GRENLAND Гренланд (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian
Form of GREENLAND.
GRUZIJA Грузија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of GEORGIA (1) (the country).
GUAM (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]
GVAJANA Гвајана (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of GUYANA.
GVAM Гвам (Political Subdivision & Island) Icelandic, Serbian, Slovene
Icelandic, Serbian and Slovenian form of GUAM.
GVINEJA Гвинеја (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of GUINEA.
GVINEJA BISAO Гвинеја Бисао (Country) Bosnian, Serbian
Bosnian and Serbian form of Guinea-Bissau.
GVINEJA BISAU (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Guinea-Bissau.
HANOI (Settlement) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kurdish, Lao, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish
From Vietnamese Hà Nội, which is from Sino-Vietnamese 河內 (Hà Nội). The name is derived from Chinese 河內 (Hénèi) meaning "inside the river", from 河 (hé) meaning "river" and 內 (nèi) meaning "inside, interior", so named because of the area's location within the Red River... [more]
HANOJ Ханој (Settlement) Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, and Slovene form of HANOI.
HAVANA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Czech, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Georgian, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
From Spanish Habana, which is derived from Habaguanex, the name of a Taíno chief who controlled the area. This is the name of the capital city of Cuba.
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]
INGUŠETIJA Ингушетија (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of INGUSHETIA.
ISLAMABAD Исламабад (Settlement) Afrikaans, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Gujarati, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kannada, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Ukrainian, Uyghur
From Urdu اسلام آباد (Islām ābād) meaning "city of Islam" from اسلام (islām), the name of the religion, combined with آباد (ābād) meaning "inhabited (place), city"... [more]
ISTANBUL Истанбул (Settlement) Arabic, Avar, Bashkir, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Buryat, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Faroese, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Tatar, Thai, Tuvan, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek, Yakut
From Turkish İstanbul, which comes from a misinterpretation of the Medieval Greek phrase εἰς τὴν Πόλιν (eis tḗn pólin) meaning "to the City", a colloquial name for the city of Constantinople (reflecting its status as the only major city in the vicinity)... [more]
JAKARTA (Settlement) Indonesian, Acehnese, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Marathi, Mongolian, Persian, Romanian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkmen, Urdu, Uzbek
From Sanskrit जयकर्त (jayakarta) meaning "that which causes victory", from जय (jayá) meaning "victory, triumph" combined with कृत (kṛtá) meaning "done, made, accomplished"... [more]
JAMAJKA Јамајка (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of JAMAICA.
JANGON Јангон (Settlement) Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Macedonian, Serbian, and Slovene form of YANGON.
JAVA Јава (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik
From Indonesian Jawa, which is of uncertain origin. It is most likely derived from Sanskrit यव-द्वीप (yava-dvīpa) meaning "island of barley", though it may have come from Javanese ꦗꦸꦮꦮꦸꦠ꧀ (juwawut) meaning "foxtail millet (a type of plant)" or Malay jauh meaning "far, distant"... [more]
JERMENIJA Јерменија (Country) Serbian
Serbian form of ARMENIA.
JOLO (Settlement & Island) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Azerbaijani, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Swedish
Probably from Hokkien 好儂 (hó lâng) meaning "good people", named by Chinese traders to reflect how they perceived the native people of the region. This is the name of an island in the southern Philippines as well as the capital city of the province of Sulu.
JUDEJA Јудеја (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Iudaea (see JUDEA).
JUŽNOAFRIČKA REPUBLIKA Јужноафричка Република (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of South Africa.
KALEDONIJA Каледонија (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Caledonia.
KALIFORNIJA Калифорнија (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of CALIFORNIA.
KALIMANTAN (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]
KALMIKIJA Калмикија (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Macedonian, and Serbian form of KALMYKIA.
KARAGANDA (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Bulgarian, Chechen, Circassian, Croatian, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, Indonesian, Italian, Lithuanian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Tatar
From Kazakh Қарағанды (Qaraghandy) which is from қараған (qaraghan) meaning "caragana (a type of flower)". This is the name of a city in Kazakhstan.
KARANTANIJA Карантанија (Country) Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of CARANTANIA.
KARIBI Кариби (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of CARIBBEAN.
KARMANIJA Карманија (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of CARMANIA.
KARTAGA (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of Carthage.
KARTAGINA Картагина (Settlement) Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian
Lithuanian, Macedonian, Polish and Serbian form of Carthage.
KATALONIJA Каталонија (Political Subdivision & Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of CATALONIA.
KAZABLANKA Казабланка (Settlement) Arabic, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Kurdish, Macedonian, Persian, Serbian, Turkish
Form of CASABLANCA.
KAZANJ Казањ (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, and Serbian form of KAZAN.
KAZBEK (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]
KIDONIJA Кидонија (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Cydonia.
KIJEV Кијев (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Hungarian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of KIEV.
KIPAR Кипар (Country & Island) Bosnian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Macedonian and Serbian form of CYPRUS.
KIRGIZIJA Киргизија (Country) Lithuanian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Lithuanian form of KYRGYZSTAN via its Russian name KIRGIZIYA. This is the standard Lithuanian name for the country, but sometimes the form KIRGIZSTANAS is also used.... [more]
KOMI (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.
KOMORI Комори (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of The COMOROS.
KONSTANTINOPOLJ Константинопољ (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Constantinople.
KOREJA Кореја (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of KOREA.
KORINT Коринт (Settlement) Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Norwegian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of Corinthus (see CORINTH).
KORINTIJA Коринтија (Political Subdivision & Region) Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Latvian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Corinthia.
KORZIKA Корзика (Political Subdivision & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of CORSICA.
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]
KOSTARIKA Костарика (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Latvian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of COSTA RICA.
KRESTONIJA (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian
Croatian and Lithuanian form of Crestonia.
KRIM Крим (Political Subdivision & Region) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Serbian, Swedish
Form of CRIMEA.
KRIT Крит (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 Куала Лумпур (Settlement) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
Means "muddy confluence" from Malay kuala meaning "confluence" and lumpur "mud". This is the name of the capital and largest city of Malaysia.
KURASAO Курасао (Political Subdivision & Island) Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian form of CURAÇAO.
KUVAJT Кувајт (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of KUWAIT.
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.
LAKONIJA Лаконија (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian 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.
LAOS Лаос (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, 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]
LATVIJA (Country) Latvian, Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Slovene
Derived from Latgalians, the name of an ancient Eastern Baltic tribe inhabiting present-day LATVIA.
LETONIJA Летонија (Country) Bosnian (Rare), Croatian (Rare), Macedonian (Rare), Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of LETTONIA, which is the Latin name for LATVIA.... [more]
LHASA (Settlement) Tibetan, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bhutanese, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Latvian, Malay, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu
From Tibetan ལྷ་ས (lha sa) meaning "land of gods", derived from ལྷ (lha) meaning "deity, god" and ས (sa) meaning "land, earth". Alternatively, it may have been an alteration of Old Tibetan ར་ས (ra sa) meaning "land of goats" or "fortified land" from ར (ra) meaning "goat" or "enclosure" and ས (sa) meaning "land, earth"... [more]
LIBIJA Либија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of LIBYA.
LIBURNIJA Либурнија (Region) Serbian
Serbian form of Liburnia.
LIHTENŠTAJN Лихтенштајн (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of LIECHTENSTEIN.
LIVONIJA Ливонија (Region) Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of LIVONIA.
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]
LUZITANIJA Лузитанија (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Lusitania.
LUZON Лузон (Island) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
Of uncertain meaning, probably from Tagalog lusong meaning "mortar (for pounding rice)". This is the name of the largest island in the Philippines.
MADRID Мадрид (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Abkhaz, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Asturian, Avar, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chechen, Chuvash, Circassian, Crimean Tatar, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Galician, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Ingush, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Ossetian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek, Yakut
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]
MAGREB Магреб (Region) Afrikaans, Bulgarian, Croatian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Tagalog
Form of MAGHRIB, 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.
MAKEDONIJA Македонија (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of MACEDONIA.
MALDIVI Малдиви (Country) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of MALDIVES.
MALEZIJA Малезија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of MALAYSIA.
MALI Мали (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, 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 Малта (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Latvian, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Origin 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, 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.
MAURETANIJA (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of MAURITANIA.
MAURICIJUS Маурицијус (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of MAURITIUS.
MAURITANIJA Мауританија (Country) Bosnian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Bosnian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of MAURITANIA.
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.
MESENIJA Месенија (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Messenia.
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]
MOLDAVIJA Молдавија (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.
NAMIBIJA Намибија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of NAMIBIA.
NAYPYIDAW (Settlement) Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Burmese နေပြည်တော် (ne-pranytau) meaning "abode of the king", from နေပြည် (ne-prany) meaning "abode" and တော် (tau) meaning "royal, sacred"... [more]
NAZRANJ Назрањ (Settlement) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of NAZRAN.
NIKARAGVA Никарагва (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of NICARAGUA.
NIKOZIJA Никозија (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of NICOSIA.
NINGXIA (Political Subdivision) Chinese, Afrikaans, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Kurdish, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog
From Chinese 宁 (níng) meaning "peaceful, tranquil, quiet" and 夏 (xià) referring to the Western Xia, a historical empire that existed from 1038 to 1227. This is the name of an autonomous region in China.
NUR-SULTAN (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]
OBALA BJELOKOSTI (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ivory Coast.
OBALA SLONOVAČE Обала Слоноваче (Country) Bosnian, Serbian
Bosnian and Serbian form of Ivory Coast.
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.
OSETIJA Осетија (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of OSSETIA.
OSIJEK (Settlement) Croatian
Osijek is the fourth largest city in Croatia... [more]
PADANG (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.
PAJONIJA Пајонија (Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
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]
PARAGVAJ Парагвај (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of PARAGUAY.
PARIZ (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of PARIS.
PARTIJA Партија (Region) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Parthia.
PEČUH (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of PÉCS.
PELAGONIJA Пелагонија (Region) Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovene form of Pelagonia.
PEONIJA Пеонија (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Paeonia.
PHNOM PENH (Settlement) Khmer, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Means "Penh's hill" from Khmer ភ្នំ (phnum) meaning "hill, mountain" and ពេញ (pɨñ) referring to Penh, a legendary woman who supposedly founded the city in 1372. This is the name of the capital city of Cambodia.
PIRINEJI Пиринеји (Mountain) Serbian
Serbian form of Pyrenees.
PJONGJANG Пјонгјанг (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.
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]
POLINEZIJA Полинезија (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of POLYNESIA.
PORTORIKO Порторико (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of PUERTO RICO.
PORTUGALIJA Португалија (Country) Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of PORTUGAL.
PUNCAK JAYA (Mountain) Indonesian, Balinese, Javanese, Malay, Sundanese, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
Means "summit of victory" from Indonesian puncak meaning "top, summit, peak" and jaya meaning "victory". This is the name of the highest mountain in Indonesia located on the island of New Guinea, sometimes referred to as the Carstensz Pyramid.
QUEZON (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Afrikaans, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
From the surname QUEZON, which was given in honour of Manuel Quezon (1878-1844), the second president of the Philippines. This is the name of both a province and city in the Philippines.
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]
RAJNA Рајна (River) Bosnian, Croatian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Serbian
Form of Rhine.
RIJEKA (Settlement) Croatian
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia... [more]
RIM (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of ROME.
RODEZIJA Родезија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of RHODESIA.
SAHARA Сахара (Country & Region) Afrikaans, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kannada, Korean, Kurdish, Macedonian, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Punjabi, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Telugu, Thai, Turkmen, Yiddish
Derived from Arabic صَحَارَى‎ (ṣaḥārā) meaning "deserts", the plural of صَحْرَاء (ṣaḥrāʾ) meaning "desert". This is the name of a desert in Northern Africa as well as a disputed territory and semi-independent state (Western Sahara).
SAMARIJA Самарија (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Samaria.
ŠANGAJ Шангај (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, and Serbian form of SHANGHAI.
SAPORO Сапоро (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Latvian, Serbian
Form of SAPPORO.
SAPPORO (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.
SARAJEVO Сарајево (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]
SARDINIJA Сардинија (Region & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of SARDINIA.
SARMATIJA Сарматија (Region) Serbian
Serbian form of Sarmatia.
SAUDIJSKA ARABIJA Саудијска Арабија (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of SAUDI ARABIA.
SEBU Себу (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian, Russian, Tatar, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of CEBU.
SEJŠELI Сејшели (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of SEYCHELLES.
ŠENDŽEN Шенџен (Settlement) Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian form of SHENZHEN.
ŠENŽEN (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of SHENZHEN.
SICILIJA Сицилија (Political Subdivision & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of SICILY.
SIJERA LEONE Сијера Леоне (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian form of SIERRA LEONE.
SINAJ Синај (Region & Mountain) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of SINAI.
SINKJANG Синкјанг (Political Subdivision & Region) Serbian
Serbian form of XINJIANG.
SITONIJA Ситонија (Region) Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Sithonia.
SKOPLJE (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of SKOPJE.
ŠKOTSKA Шкотска (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovenian form of SCOTLAND.
SPLIT (Settlement) Croatian
Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia.... [more]
SREDNJOAFRIČKA REPUBLIKA (Country) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of CENTRAL AFRICAN REPUBLIC.
ŠRI LANKA Шри Ланка (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Form of SRI LANKA.
SUDETI Судети (Mountain) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Italian, Latvian, Serbian
Form of SUDETES.
SULAWESI (Political Subdivision & Island) Indonesian, Balinese, Banjar, Buginese, Javanese, Malay, Minangkabau, Sundanese, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish
Probably means "iron island" in an uncertain South Sulawesi language, from sula (cognate with Indonesian pulau) meaning "island" and mesi (compare Indonesian besi) meaning "iron"... [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.
SURABAJA Сурабаја (Settlement) Czech, Latvian, Lithuanian, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of SURABAYA.
SURABAYA (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.
SVAZI (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Slovene
Bosnian, Croatian and Slovenian form of SWAZILAND. The country changed its name to Eswatini in 2018 and so it is now known as ESVATINI in the aforementioned three languages.
SVETI TOMA I PRINCIP (Country) Bosnian, Croatian
Bosnian and Croatian form of São Tomé and Príncipe.
TADŽIKISTAN Таџикистан (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Estonian, Finnish, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of TAJIKISTAN.
TAIPEI (Settlement) Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Chinese 臺北 (Táiběi) derived from 臺 (tái) referring to Taiwan and 北 (běi) meaning "north". This is the name of the capital city of Taiwan.
TAJPEJ Тајпеј (Settlement) Hungarian, Macedonian, Polish, Serbian, Slovene
Form of TAIPEI.
TAJVAN Тајван (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Hungarian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Form of TAIWAN.
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