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.
Velikorossiya (Country & Region) Russian
Means "Great Russia" (великий/velikiy + россия/rossiya). It is a historical name of what is now mostly the Russian Federation.
Vena (Settlement) Belarusian, Georgian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Form of Vienna used in multiple languages.
Venecija (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian
Bosnian, Croatian, Lithuanian, Macedonian and Serbian form of Venetia (see Venice).
Venetsiya (Settlement) Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Uzbek
Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik and Uzbek form of Venetia (see Venice).
Venetsyia (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Venetia (see Venice).
Venhryia (Country) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Hungary.
Verkhoyansk (Settlement) Russian
"town on the Upper Yana River"
Vídeň (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Vienna.
Viden (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vienna.
Viedeň (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Vienna.
Viena (Settlement) Bulgarian, Catalan, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog
Form of Vienna used in multiple languages.
Vientyan (Settlement) Armenian, Bulgarian
Armenian and Bulgarian form of Vientiane.
Vifleem (Settlement) Russian
Russian form of Bethlehem.
Vilna (Settlement) Finnish, Italian, Slovene, Spanish
Form of Vilnius.
Vilnjus (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Vilnius.
Vilnus (Settlement) Indian, Hindi, Macedonian
Hindi and Macedonian form of Vilnius.
Vitleem (Settlement) Bulgarian, Macedonian
Bulgarian and Macedonian form of Bethlehem.
Vitlejem (Settlement) Serbian
Serbian form of Bethlehem.
Vladikavkaz (Settlement) Russian
Means "ruler of the Caucasus" from Russian владеть (vladet) meaning "to own, to possess, to control" combined with Кавказ (Kavkaz) meaning "Caucasus"... [more]
Vladivostok (Political Subdivision) Russian
literally 'Ruler of the East', 'Rule the East', 'Lord of the East', or 'Expansion to the East.' The name was first applied to the bay but, following an expedition by Alexey Shefner in 1860, was later applied to the new settlement.
Vladivostok (Settlement) Russian
Means "ruler of the East" from Russian владеть (vladet') meaning "to possess, to control, to rule" and восток (vostok) meaning "the East". This is the name of a city in Russia.
Vladykavkaz (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vladikavkaz.
Vogézy (Mountain) Czech, Slovak
Czech and Slovak form of Vosges.
Vogezy (Mountain) Russian
Russian form of Vosges.
Vohezy (Mountain) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Vosges.
Vojvodina (Political Subdivision & Region) Serbian, Croatian, Bosnian, Montenegrin, Slovak, Slovene, Macedonian, Czech
Derived from vojvodina (војводина), meaning "voivodeship" in Serbian. This is the name of a region and autonomous province in Serbia.
Volga (River) English, Russian
English and Russian name for the largest river in Europe. The Old Mari name of the river is Volgydo, which means "bright". The name volgydo is cognate to Finno-Ugric valkea meaning "white" or "bright"... [more]
Vukovar (Settlement) Croatian
Vukovar is a city in eastern Croatia.... [more]
V'yetnam (Country) Russian, Yakut
Russian and Yakutian form of Vietnam.
Walencja (Region & Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Valencia.
Wallis i Futuna (Political Subdivision) Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Polish
Form of Wallis and Futuna.
Watykan (Country) Polish
Polish form of Vatican, which is one of the names commonly used to refer to Vatican City.
Wenecja (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Venice.
Wenecja (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Venetia (see Venice).
Werona (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Verona.
Wiedeń (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Vienna.
Wientian (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Vientiane.
Wietnam (Country) Polish
Polish form of Vietnam.
Wilno (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Vilnius.
Wirunga (Political Subdivision, Region & Mountain) Polish, German, German (Austrian), German (Swiss)
Wirunga is a German and Polish variant of Virunga.
Władywostok (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Vladivostok.
Wogezy (Mountain) Polish
Polish form of Vosges.
Wrocław (Settlement) Polish
From the Old Polish names Wrocisław, Wrócisław or Warcisław, meaning a return to glory. Cognate with Czech Vratislav. It is associated with Vratislaus I of Bohemia, the legendary founder, but the first records of the city appear decades after his death... [more]
Yakutiya (Political Subdivision) Russian
Russian form of Yakutia.
Yakutsk (Political Subdivision) Russian
"Place" of the Yakut (from the Evenk "Yako," a term Russia uses to refer to the "Sakha" people, whose name (of Turkic origin) comes from words that mean "Edge, Collar")
Yambol (Region) Bulgarian
A Province in southern Bulgaria. home to the old and archaic settlement of Kabile Capital Is Of Course Yambol
Yanhon (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Yangon.
Yaraslaŭl' (Other) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Yaroslavl'.
Yaroslavl' (Other) Russian, Ukrainian
Probably derived from the given name Yaroslav.
Yava (Political Subdivision & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Sanskrit, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Java.
Yegipet (Country) Russian
Russian form of Egypt.
Yehypet (Country) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Egypt.
Yekaterinburg (Settlement) Russian
Derived from the given name Yekaterina, named in honour of empress consort (later empress regnant) Catherine I of Russia. This is the name of a city in Russia.
Yekaterinburh (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Yekaterinburg.
Yekaterynburh (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Yekaterinburg.
Yekatsiarynburg (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Yekaterinburg.
Yenisey (River) Russian, English, Turkish, Azerbaijani
The name of a river in northern Mongolian and the Siberian federal district of Russia. It may be derived from either Evenki Ионэсси (Ionəssi) meaning "big water" or Old Kyrgyz Эне-Сай (Ene-Sai) meaning "mother river."
Yerevan (Settlement) Armenian, English, Russian
Meaning unknown. It may be from Yervand, the name of a 3rd-century BC Armenian king (also known as Orontes IV), or from Էրեբունի (Erebuni), an ancient Urartian fortification and city... [more]
Yerusalim (Settlement) Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Jerusalem.
Yerusalym (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Jerusalem.
Yevfrat (River) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Euphrates.
Yordan (River) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Jordan (the river).
Yoshkar-Ola (Settlement) Mari, Russian
Means "red city" in Mari, from Eastern Mari йошкар (yoshkar) meaning "red" and ола (ola) meaning "city". This is the name of the capital city of the Russian republic of Mari El.
Ytyk-Kyuyol (Settlement) Russian, Yakut
A settlement in Yakutia, Russia. It is named for a nearby lake, whose name literally means "Sacred Lake" in the Yakut language.
Yudeya (Region) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
Yungyuele (Region, Settlement, Body of Water & River) Yakut, Russian
Yuzhna Afrika (Country) Bulgarian
Bulgarian calque of South Africa.
Yuzhnaya Afrika (Country) Russian
Russian calque of South Africa.
Yuzhno-zakhalinsk (Political Subdivision) Russian
literally "South Sakhalin City" - a city in Sakhalin island, and the administrative center of Sakhalin Oblast, Russia. It is located in the Far East part of Russia, situated north of Japan... [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]
Zagreb (Settlement) Croatian, English, Armenian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. It may be derived from the given name Chabrag, a pet form of Cyprian, from Proto-Slavic *grębъ meaning "hill, uplift" or from a Roman place name... [more]
Zagrzeb (Settlement) Polish
Polish form of Zagreb.
Zahrab (Settlement) Belarusian
Belarusian form of Zagreb.
Záhřeb (Settlement) Czech
Czech form of Zagreb.
Záhreb (Settlement) Slovak
Slovak form of Zagreb.
Zahreb (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Zagreb.
Zalipie (Settlement) Polish
Zalipie is known for being "Poland's Painted Village". The insides and outsides of the buildings, doghouses, and even bridges in Zalipie are painted in brightly colored folk art that attracts tourists from around the globe... [more]
Zelenortska Ostrva (Country) Bosnian, Serbian
Bosnian and Serbian form of Cape Verde.
Zelenortska Republika (Country) Croatian
Croatian form of Cape Verde.
Zelenortski Otoki (Country) Slovene
Slovene form of Cape Verde
Zemlya (Other) Russian
Russian for land. Zembla is a variant.
Ženeva (Settlement) Croatian
Croatian form of Geneva.
Ženeva (Settlement) Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene
Form of Geneva used in numerous languages.
Zheneva (Settlement) Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Russian, Tajik, Ukrainian
Form of Geneva used in multiple languages.