Slavic Submitted Place Names

These names are used by Slavic peoples.
type
usage
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Malezja (Country) Polish
Polish form of Malaysia.
Malorossiya (Country & Region) Russian
Means "Little Russia" (малый/malyy + россия/rossiya), a historical term denoting to what now is mostly Ukraine.
Managua (Settlement) Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
This is the capital city of Nicaragua, there are two possible origins for the name "Managua". It may have originated from the term Mana-ahuac, which in the indigenous Nahuatl language translates to "adjacent to the water" or site "surrounded by water"... [more]
Manchzhuriya (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Manchuria.
Manchzhuryia (Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Manchuria.
Mandalai (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.
Mandzhuriya (Region) Bulgarian, Kazakh
Bulgarian and Kazakh form of Manchuria.
Mandżuria (Region) Polish
Polish form of Manchuria.
Mandžurija (Region) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Manchuria.
Mandžusko (Region) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Manchuria.
Manholiya (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Mongolia.
Maputo (Settlement & River) English, Danish, Esperanto, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
The city may have been named after Maputsu I of the Tembe clan, a subgroup of the Tsonga people found in Mozambique and South Africa, or after the Maputo River.... [more]
Maravi (Settlement) Russian, Tatar, Ukrainian
Russian, Tatar, and Ukrainian form of Marawi.
Marrakesz (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Marrakesh.
Marsej (Settlement) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Marseille.
Marsel (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Marseille used in numerous languages.
Marsiliya (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Marseille.
Marsylia (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Marseille.
Mauretania (Country) Polish
Polish form of Mauritania.
Mauretanija (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Mauritania.
Mauricijus (Country & Island) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Form of Mauritius.
Mauricius (Country & Island) Czech
Czech form of Mauritius.
Mauritánia (Country) Hungarian, Slovak
Hungarian and Slovak form of Mauritania.
Mauritánie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Mauritania.
Mauritanija (Country) Bosnian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Bosnian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Mauritania.
Mauritius (Country & Island) English, Afrikaans, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Dutch Mauritius, which was derived from the given name Maurits, bestowed in honour of Dutch prince Maurice of Nassau (1567-1625)... [more]
Mavretanija (Country) Slovene
Slovenian form of Mauritania.
Mavrikiy (Country & Island) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik and Uzbek form of Mauritius.
Mavritanija (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Mauritania.
Maykop (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.
Medija (Settlement) Slovene
Mediolan (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Milan.
Meksyka (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Mexico (the country).
Melusia (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Melouseia.
Men (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of Maine used in multiple languages.
Mesenia (Political Subdivision & Region) Polish, Spanish
Polish and Spanish form of Messenia.
Mesenija (Political Subdivision & Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Messenia.
Messénie (Political Subdivision & Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Messenia.
Migdonija (Region) Lithuanian, Macedonian
Lithuanian and Macedonian form of Mygdonia.
Mikronezja (Country & Region) Polish
Polish form of Micronesia.
Minsk (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.
Mirna (River, Settlement & Political Subdivision) Slovene
Dissimilation from Slavic nyrati meaning "to rise from the earth." It is the name of a river, village, and municipality in Slovenia.
Missuri (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Thai, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Missouri used in numerous languages.
Mjanma (Country) Latvian, Polish
Latvian and Polish form of Myanmar.
Modena (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.
Mogadiš (Settlement) Bosnian, Serbian, Slovene
Bosnian, Serbian and Slovene form of Mogadishu.
Mogadisho (Settlement) Armenian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Mogadishu used in multiple languages.
Mogadishu (Settlement) English, Albanian, Bengali, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Japanese, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Romanian, Sinhalese, Swedish, Tagalog
From Somali Muqdisho or Arabic مقديشو (Maqadishu) of uncertain meaning. It may be from Somali meaning "sight killer" or "blinder", possibly referring to the city's blinding beauty, derived from muuq meaning "sight, look, appearance" and disho meaning "kill"... [more]
Mogadišo (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Mogadishu.
Mogadiszu (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Mogadishu.
Mohadisho (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Mogadishu.
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.
Moldaviya (Country) Russian
Russian form of Moldova.
Moldavsko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Moldova
Moldova (Country) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Danish, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, Hungarian, Indonesian, Latvian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the name of the Moldova River in eastern Romania, which is of uncertain origin and meaning. It may be from Slavic mold- meaning "spruce, fir" or *moldu meaning "tender, soft, young", from Old German molde meaning "open-pit mine", or Gothic Mulda meaning "dust, dirt"... [more]
Moluki (Region) Polish, Slovene
Polish and Slovenian form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Moluky (Region) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Moluccas, which is a common alternative name for the Maluku Islands.
Mònakò (Country & Settlement) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Monaco
Mongolsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Mongolia.
Mordoviya (Political Subdivision) Mordvin, Russian
Mordvin and Russian form of Mordovia.
Moskoviya (Settlement) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian form of Muscovy, also probably where the city Moskva (see Moscow) got it's name from.
Murmansk (Settlement) Russian
Murmansk is a port city in north Russia. Founded in 1916 , being the last settlement founded is the Russian empire.... [more]
Muskat (Settlement) Croatian, Hebrew, Indonesian, Norwegian, Swedish, Uyghur
Form of Muscat used in various languages.
Muskat (Settlement) Croatian, Indonesian, Khmer, Norwegian, Swedish
Form of Muscat used in multiple languages.
Naczęsławice (Settlement) Polish
From the given name Naczęsław. It is a village is southwestern Poland.
Namibia (Country) Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Danish, English, Finnish, Georgian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Urdu
From the name of the Namib Desert, derived from Khoekhoe namib meaning "desert" or "vast place". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
Nankin (Settlement) Japanese, Russian
Japanese and Russian form of Nanjing.
Napulj (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, and Serbian form of Naples.
Narvehiya (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Norway.
Naryan Mar (Settlement) Russian
"Red Town"... [more]
Nasławice (Settlement) Polish
From the given name Nasław. It is the name of two villages in southern Poland.
Nawakszut (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Nouakchott.
Nay Pyi Taw (Settlement) English, Norwegian, Occitan, Slovak
English variant of Naypyidaw as well as the Norwegian, Occitan, and Slovak form.
Nazran (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.
Nazrań (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Nazran.
Nazraň (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Nazran.
Nazranj (Settlement) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Nazran.
N'djamena (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From the name of the village of نجامينا (Nijamina) meaning "place of rest" in Arabic. This is the name of the capital city of Chad, chosen in 1973 by president François Tombalbaye.
Ndżamena (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of N'djamena.
Ndzhamena (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian form of N'djamena.
Neapelj (Settlement) Slovene
Slovene form of Naples.
Neftekamsk (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.
Neipyijto (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Naypyidaw.
Nejpjido (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Naypyidaw.
Nepál (Country) Czech, Hungarian, Slovak
Czech, Hungarian and Slovak form of Nepal.
Nepjido (Settlement) Macedonian, Slovene
Macedonian and Slovene form of Naypyidaw.
Neriungri (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 (Settlement) Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Naypyidaw.
Niamey (Settlement) English, Armenian, Danish, Finnish, French, Italian, Slovak, Spanish
Of uncertain origin; there are several theories on the origin of the name. It may be derived from a combination of Zarma words nia ("tree") and me ("shore where water is drawn"), or from the phrase "Wa niammané" ("take this city"), reportedly said by a Kalle clan chief... [more]
Niher (Country & River) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Niger.
Niheriya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Nigeria.
Nikarahua (Country) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Nicaragua.
Nikósie (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Nicosia.
Nikózia (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Nicosia.
Nikoziya (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Nicosia.
Nikozja (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Nicosia.
Nimechchyna (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Germany.
Ninsia (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Georgian
Belarusian and Georgian form of Ningxia.
Ninsya (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Ningxia.
Nizhny Novgorod (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".... [more]
Nórsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Norway
Norsko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Norway
Norvehiya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Norway.
Norwegia (Country) Indonesian, Polish
Indonesian and Polish form of Norway.
Nouakchott (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog
From Arabic نواكشوط (Nuwakshut) of unclear origin. It may come from a Berber name meaning "place of the winds" or perhaps from Arabic نأو (na'wi) meaning "shelter, harbor" combined with شط (shatt) meaning "beach, seashore, coast"... [more]
Novaya Zelandiya (Country) Russian
Russian calque of New Zealand.
Novaya Zelandyia (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian calque of New Zealand.
Novaya Zemlya (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.
Nova Zelandija (Country) Slovene
Slovene calque of New Zealand.
Nova Zelandiya (Country) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian calque of New Zealand.
Novi Zeland (Country) Bosnian, Croatian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian and Serbian calque of New Zealand.
Novorossiya (Region) Russian
Means New Russia, from новый (novyy) meaning new and Россия (Rossiya) meaning Russia. Historically it was used to describe a region of land around the Ukrainian coastline, but in contemporary usage it refers to the group of 8 regions in Ukraine* (Donetsk, Lugansk, Zaporozhye, Kherson, Kharkov, Odessa, Dnepr, Nikolayev) that are predominantly Russian... [more]
Nový Zéland (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak calque of New Zealand.
Nov Zeland (Country) Macedonian
Macedonian calque of New Zealand.
Nowa Grzybowszczyzna (Settlement) Polish
Meaning "new Grzybowszczyzna". It is a village in northeast Poland.
Nowa Zelandia (Country) Polish
Polish calque of New Zealand.
Noyabrsk (Settlement) Russian
"November"
Nuakshot (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Nouakchott used in numerous languages.
Nuakšot (Settlement) Macedonian, Serbian
Macedonian and Serbian form of Nouakchott.
Nuakšott (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Nouakchott.
Nur-Sultan (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 (Region, Settlement, Body of Water & River) Evenki, Russian
From nyukhzach meaning ‘to wander’.
Obala Bjelokosti (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Ivory Coast.
Obala Slonovače (Country) Bosnian, Serbian
Bosnian and Serbian form of Ivory Coast.
Oceánie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Oceania.
Okeanija (Region) Bosnian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Form of Oceania used in multiple languages.
Okeaniya (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Oceania used in multiple languages.
Okhotsk (Political Subdivision) Russian
from an Even word окат (okat) meaning "river"
Okinava (Island) Russian, Ukrainian, Yakut, Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Uzbek, Tatar, Udmurt, Armenian, Georgian, Mongolian, Icelandic, Danish, Tajik, Chuvash, Albanian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Yiddish, Bulgarian, Chechen
Russian, Ukrainian, Yakutian, Azerbaijani, Kyrgyz, Kazakh, Uzbek, Tatar, Udmurt, Armenian, Georgian, Mongolian, Icelandic, Danish, Tajik, Chuvash, Albanian, Bosnian, Serbian, Croatian, Yiddish, Bulgarian, and Chechen form of Okinawa.
Olenyok (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Agents" (or agent-noun, i.e. "Workers" LoL) of "Oil"
Or (River) Russian, Kazakh
From Turkic or meaning "ditch" or "ravine." It is the name of a river in Kazakhstan and Russia.
Orda (Other) Russian
Orenburg (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Russian, English, Armenian, German, Italian, Kyrgyz, Polish, Tajik, Uzbek
From the Or River and German burg, meaning "fortress of the Or." It is the name of a city in Russia and the district and oblast in which it is located.
Osetia (Region) Polish, Spanish
Polish and Spanish form of Ossetia.
Osetie (Region) Czech
Czech form of Ossetia.
Osetija (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian
Croatian, Lithuanian and Serbian form of Ossetia.
Osetiya (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, Korean
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, and Korean form of Ossetia.
Osijek (Settlement) Croatian
Osijek is the fourth largest city in Croatia... [more]
Osla (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Oslo.
Otava (River & Settlement) Bulgarian, Georgian, Hindi, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Persian, Portuguese, Serbian, Urdu
Form of Ottawa used in various languages.
Ottava (River & Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Greek, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Tamil, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Ottawa used in various languages.
Ouagadougou (Settlement) English, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Mossi, Norwegian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Welsh
From Mossi Wogodogo, meaning "where honor and respect are received". This is the name of the capital city of Burkina Faso
Oymyakon (Political Subdivision & River) Russian
Named after the Oymyakon River, whose name reportedly comes from the Even word kheium meaning "unfrozen patch of water; place where fish spend the winter" ... or the Even word heyum (hэjум) (kheium being a possible misspelling) means "frozen lake".
Pajonija (Region) Lithuanian, Serbian
Lithuanian and Serbian form of Paionia (see Paeonia).
Pakystan (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Pakistan.
Palana (Settlement & Body of Water) Russian
"having a Waterfall"
Palau (Country) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Palauan Belau either derived from aidebelau meaning "indirect replies" (referring to an island creation myth) or beluu meaning "village". This is the name of a country in Oceania.
Palembanh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Palembang.
Palermo (Settlement) Italian, English, Dutch, Esperanto, Georgian, German, Greek, Maltese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Panormus, itself from Ancient Greek Πάνορμος (Pánormos), composed of the words πᾰν (pan, "all") and ὅρμος (hórmos, "port"), influenced by Arabic بَلَرْم‎ (balarm)... [more]
Palestsina (Country & Region) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Palestine.
Palestyna (Country & Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Palestine.
Pangeja (Region) Latvian, Macedonian
Latvian and Macedonian form of Pangaea.
Pangeya (Region) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uzbek
Form of Pangaea used in multiple languages.
Panheya (Region) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Pangaea.
Papua-nowa Gwinea (Country) Polish
Polish form of Papua New Guinea.
Paragwaj (Country) Maltese, Polish
Maltese and Polish form of Paraguay.
Parfiya (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Parthia.
Parizh (Settlement) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Uyghur
Form of Paris.
Parma (Settlement) Italian, English, Ancient Roman, Catalan, German, Maltese, Spanish, Russian
From Latin Parma, itself from Etruscan parme, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Partija (Region) Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian form of Parthia.
Partuhaliya (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Portugal.
Paryzh (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Paris.
Pavlodar (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian
From the given name Pavel combined with Russian дар (dar) meaning "gift". This is the name of a city in northern Kazakhstan, named for Grand Duke Pavel Alexandrovich of Russia (1860-1919).
Pchjongjang (Settlement) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Pyongyang.
Pečuh (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Pécs.
Pelagonija (Region) Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian and Slovene form of Pelagonia.
Penang (Political Subdivision & Island) Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Spanish, Turkish
From Malay Pulau Pinang meaning "betel palm island", from pinang meaning "betel nut" or "betel palm" (a type of tree). This is the name of an island and state in Malaysia.
Peonija (Region) Croatian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Paeonia.
Persja (Country) Polish
Polish form of Persia.
Petrograd (Political Subdivision & Region) Russian
The name of Saint Petersburg during 1914 to 1924. Saint Petersburg's name was changed to this to avoid German connotations, as burg is a common German suffix meaning "fortress, fortification, castle" and sankt meaning saint... [more]
Petropavlovsk-kamchatsky (Political Subdivision) Russian
the city of "Peter" and "Paul" in Kamchatka
Pevek (Political Subdivision) Russian
either "Swollen-" or "Smelly Mountain"
Phenian (Settlement) Polish (Archaic), Romanian
Romanian form of Pyongyang as well as an old Polish form (based on the Russian spelling).
Phenyan (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Pyongyang.
Phnompenh (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Phnom Penh.
Pirenei (Mountain) Bulgarian, Italian, Russian
Bulgarian, Italian and Russian form of Pyrenees.
Pireneje (Mountain) Polish
Polish form of Pyrenees.
Pirinei (Mountain) Macedonian
Macedonian form of Pyrenees.
Pirineji (Mountain) Serbian
Serbian form of Pyrenees.
Pivdenna Afryka (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian calque of South Africa.
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)... [more]
Pkhuket (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, and Ukrainian form of Phuket.
Plovdiv (Settlement) Bulgarian
From a Thracian translation of the Latin name Pulpudeva, which was possibly derived from the given name Phillip combined with Dacian dava meaning "city, town, fortress"... [more]
Płowdiw (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Plovdiv.
Pnampen (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Phnom Penh.
Pnom Pen (Settlement) Bulgarian, Greek, Macedonian, Serbian
Bulgarian, Greek, Macedonian and Serbian form of Phnom Penh.
Pnompen (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Phnom Penh used in various languages.
Podgorica (Settlement) Montenegrin
Podgorica literally means "area below Gorica", Gorica meaning "little hill", refering to the cypress-covered hillocks that overlook the city center. This is the capital and largest city of Montenegro.
Polinezja (Region) Polish
Polish form of Polynesia.
Pòlskô (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Poland.
Polynésie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Polynesia.
Polynézia (Region) Slovak
Slovak form of Polynesia.
Port-au-Prince (Settlement) French, English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen
Means "prince's port" in French. This is the name of the capital city of Haiti.
Portoryko (Political Subdivision) Polish
Polish form of Puerto Rico.
Pòrtugaliô (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Portugal.
Portugalsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Portugal.
Portuhaliya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Portugal.
Posyolok Central'noj Usad'by` Sovxoza Imeni Sorok-letiya Velikogo Oktyabrya (Settlement) Russian
Posyolok Central'noj usad'by` sovxoza imeni 40-letiya Velikogo Oktyabrya is a settlement in Russia. It translates to "A settlement of The Central Farmstead of the Sovkhoz named after the 40-years Anniversary of the Great October" from Russian.
Pripyat (River & Settlement) Russian, English
Russian form of the Ukrainian name Прип'ять (Prypyat) of uncertain meaning. This is the name of a river in Eastern Europe that flows through Ukraine and Belarus. It is also the name of an abandoned Ukrainian city that was evacuated after the 1986 Chernobyl disaster.
Prypiat (River & Settlement) Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Ukrainian Прип'ять (see Prypyat).
Prypyat (River & Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Pripyat.
Putevaya Usadba Devyat’ Km Zheleznoy Dorogi Luostari–nikel (Settlement) Russian
Putevaya Usadba 9 km zheleznoy dorogi Luostari–Nikel is a rural locality in Russia. It translates to "Track Homestead 9 km of Luostari-Nikel railway" in Russian.
Pyreneje (Mountain) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Pyrenees.
Quito (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
From the Quitu tribe, whose name is derived from the combination of the Tsafiki words quitso ("center") and to ("world"). This is the name of the capital city of Ecuador.
Raba (River & Settlement) Polish
Uncertain. The name is theorized to come from either Proto-Slavic *or-ba from *orati meaning "to plough", or ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *Ar(ə)-b(h)ā from *ar(ə) meaning "fast-moving"... [more]
Raba Niżna (Settlement) Polish
Literally "Lower Raba". It is the name of a village in southern Poland.
Raba Wyżna (Settlement) Polish
Literally "Upper Raba". It is the name of a village in southern Poland.
Rabka (Settlement) Polish
Name of Rabka-Zdrój until 1999, as well as its present colloquial name.
Rabka-Zdrój (Settlement) Polish
Named after the river Raba with the diminutive suffix -ka, and zdrój meaning "spring, source". It is the name of a town in southern Poland.
Rakousko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Austria
Rakow (Settlement) Polish
Polish Village.
Rakúsko (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of Austria
Ramala (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish
Form of Ramallah used in multiple languages.
Ramala (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Georgian, Greek, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish
Form of Ramallah used in multiple languages.
Ramallah (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Arabic رام الله (Ram Allah) meaning "hill of God" or "height of God", derived from Aramaic רמא (rama) meaning "hill, height" and Arabic الله (Allah). This is the name of the de facto capital city of Palestine.
Rangún (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Spanish
Czech, Slovak, and Spanish form of Yangon.
Řecko (Country) Czech
Czech form of Greece
Ren (River) Polish, Slovene, Turkish
Polish, Slovenian and Turkish form of Rhine.
Reval (Other) Estonian, Latvian, Polish, English
Former name of Estonia's capital, Tallinn.
Revel (Other) Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, Yakut
Russian, Ukrainian, Belarusian, and Yakut form of Reval.
Reykyavik (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Reykjavík used in numerous langauges.
Rhodesie (Country) Czech
Czech form of Rhodesia.
Riad (Settlement) Basque, Catalan, Finnish, Galician, German, Italian, Portuguese, Slovene, Spanish
Form of Riyadh used in several languages.
Riga (Settlement) English, Russian
From Latvian Rīga, origin disputed. It may be derived from Livonian ringa meaning "loop", referring to an ancient harbor formed by the tributary loop of the Daugava river, from Riege, the German name of the Rīdzene (a tributary of the Daugava), or from Latvian rija meaning "threshing barn"... [more]
Rijad (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Riyadh.
Rijeka (Settlement) Croatian
Rijeka is the principal seaport and the third-largest city in Croatia... [more]
Řím (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Rome.
Rím (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Rome.
Rim (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Rome.
Rim (Settlement) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Turkmen, Uzbek
Form of Rome used in numerous languages.
Rimini (Settlement) Italian, English, French, German, Polish, Russian
From Latin Ariminum or Ariminium, itself from Etruscan arimna or harimne, of uncertain meaning.... [more]
Rodezja (Country) Polish
Polish form of Rhodesia.
Ruen (Settlement) Bulgarian
Rumùniô (Country) Kashubian
Kashubian form of Romania.
Rumuniya (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Romania.
Rumunsko (Country) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Romania
Ryga (Settlement) Lithuanian, Polish
Lithuanian and Polish form of Riga.
Ryha (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Riga.
Ryha (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Riga.
Rym (Settlement) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of Rome.
Rýn (River) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Rhine.
Rzym (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Rome.
Sabakh (Political Subdivision) Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian, Ukrainian
Belarusian, Kazakh, Russian and Ukrainian form of Sabah.
Sachuan (Political Subdivision) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Sichuan.
Safiya (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Sofia.
Saint Lucia (Country & Island) English, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Swedish, Turkish, Vietnamese
Named after Saint Lucia of Syracuse, Legend states that French sailors were shipwrecked on the island on December 13th, the feast day of St... [more]
Sakha (Political Subdivision) Yakut, Russian
From the name of the Sakha (Yakut) people, which is derived from Turkic jaka meaning "collar, edge". This is the name of a Russian federal republic also known as Yakutia.
Sakhalin (Political Subdivision & Island) Russian, English
Derived from Manchu ᠰᠠᡥᠠᠯᡳᠶᠠᠨ (sahaliyan) meaning "black", itself most likely from the expression ᠰᠠᡥᠠᠯᡳᠶᠠᠨ ᡠᠯᠠ ᠠᡢᡤᠠ ᡥᠠᡩ᠋ᠠ (sahaliyan ula angga hada) meaning "island (peak) at the mouth of the Amur River"... [more]
Sakhara (Region) Belarusian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Ukrainian
Form of Sahara used in multiple languages.
Salekhard (Settlement) Russian
"House on a Peninsula”
Saloniki (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Greek, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Mongolian, Polish, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Greek short form of Thessaloniki, as well as the usual form used in numerous languages.
Saloniky (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Thessaloniki.
Salvádor (Country) Slovak
Slovak form of El Salvador.
Salwador (Country) Polish, Turkmen
Polish and Turkmen form of El Salvador
Samarija (Region) Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian, Slovene
Croatian, Lithuanian, Serbian and Slovenian form of Samaria.
Samariya (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Samaria.
Samarkand (Settlement) English, Russian, Ukrainian, Tatar
From Uzbek Samarqand, derived (via Persian) from Sogdian smʾr/smā́r meaning "stone, rock" and knδh/kąθ⁠ meaning "fort, town, city". This is the name of a city in Uzbekistan.
Sana (Settlement) Albanian, Amharic, Belarusian, Bengali, Chinese, Croatian, Georgian, Hindi, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Khmer, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Thai, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Form of Sanaa used in numerous languages. It can also be an alternate transcription of Japanese Kanji サナア (see Sanā).
Saná (Settlement) Czech, Portuguese, Slovak, Spanish
Czech, Portuguese, Slovak and Spanish form of Sanaa.
Sana'a (Settlement) Bosnian, English, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Romanian
Form of Sanaa used in various languages as well as an English variant.
Šangaj (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Macedonian, and Serbian form of Shanghai.
Šanghaj (Settlement) Czech, Slovak, Slovene
Czech, Slovak, and Slovene form of Shanghai.
Sankt-Peterburg (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Saint Petersburg.