Swiss Submitted Place Names

Swiss names are used in the country of Switzerland in central Europe.
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Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Aachen (Settlement) English, Danish, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
From Old High German aha or its Latin counterpart aquae, referring to the sacred springs associated with Granus, a Celtic god, from which the Latin form Aquisgranum derives. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Abcasia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Abkhazia.
Abchasien (Country) German
German form of Abkhazia.
Abkhazie (Country) French
French form of Abkhazia.
Abondance (Political Subdivision) French
Abruzzo (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Maltese, Portuguese
From Late Latin Aprutium, itself probably from Praetūtium, which defined the territory in which the tribe of the Praetutii lived. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Abyssinie (Country) French
French form of Abyssinia.
Acadie (Region) French
French form of Acadia.
Acarnanie (Region) French
French form of Acarnania.
Achgabat (Settlement) French
French form of Ashgabat.
Açores (Political Subdivision & Region) Portuguese, Catalan, French
Portuguese form of Azores, which has been adopted into Catalan and French.
Addis Abeba (Settlement) Amharic, German, Italian, Spanish
Amharic, German, Finnish, Italian and Spanish form of Addis Ababa.
Adygeja (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Norwegian, Polish
Danish, German, Norwegian, and Polish form of Adygea.
Adyguée (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Adygea.
Afrique Du Sud (Country) French
French form of South Africa.
Agadir (Settlement) Arabic (Maghrebi), Berber, English, French
Means "fortified fortress, wall" in Central Atlas Tamazight, ultimately from Phoenician gdr meaning "wall, compound". This is the name of a city in Morocco.
Ain (River & Political Subdivision) French
A river and department in France.
Aitrang (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Akadien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Acadia.
Akarnanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Akarnania (see Acarnania).
Alei (River) German
German transcription of the Russian Aley River.
Alessandria (Settlement) Italian
City in Piedmont, north-western Italy. Founded in the XII century and named after pope Alexander III.
Allgäu (Region) German
Region in Germany.
Allgovia (Region) German
Alternate name for Allgäu.
Alpen (Mountain) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Alps.
Alpes (Mountain) French, Spanish, Portuguese
French, Spanish and Portuguese form of Alps.
Alsace (Political Subdivision & Region) French, English, English (American)
From Old High German Ali-saz or Elisaz, meaning "foreign domain". Alternatively, from Germanic Ell-sass, meaning "seated on the Ill", a river in Alsace.... [more]
Alsace-Champagne-Ardenne-Lorraine (Political Subdivision & Region) French
Combination of Alsace, Champagne-Ardenne, and Lorraine.... [more]
Amalfi (Settlement) Italian, Spanish (Latin American)
The name of a coastal in the Italian province of Salerno and a town and municipality in the Antioquia Department of Colombia which is named in honour of the Italian town.... [more]
Ambracie (Settlement) French
French form of Ambracia.
Amper (River) German
This is the name of a river in Southern Bavaria, located in Southern Germany.... [more]
Anatolie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Anatolia.
Anatolien (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Anatolia.
Ancona (Settlement) Italian
From the Ancient Greek word Ἀγκών (Ankòn) meaning "elbow", because, to the Doric settlers who settled here, the shape of the city remembered an elbow. This is a town in Central Italy.... [more]
Ancre (River) French
This is the name of a river in Picardy, France.
Andalusien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Andalusia.
Andelle (River) French
The name of a river in Normandy, France.
Anden (Mountain) German
German name for the Andes mountain range.
Andorra (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Italian, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the country of Andorra, whose name is possibly derived from a Basque word andurrial (“shrub-covered land”), but it may come from Arabic الدرا (“the forest”) or Spanish andar (“to walk”).
Andorre (Country) French
French form of Andorra.
Anjou (Other) English, French
From the name of the former county/duchy/province centered around the city of Angers in the Loire Valley of western France, which is in the present-day département of Maine-et-Loire. It was the cradle of the House of Plantagenet who ruled England from the twelfth century, of whom the current royal family are descendants... [more]
Antananarivo (Settlement) Malagasy, French, English
Means "city of thousand" in Malagasy, from the prefix an- combined with tanana meaning "city, town" and arivo meaning "one thousand". The name was chosen by Merina King Andriamasinavalona (1675-1710), who renamed the city in honour of the thousand soldiers who captured the site under the rule of King Andrianjaka... [more]
Anversa (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Antwerp.
Anzio (Political Subdivision) Italian
City on the shore of Italy. In Roman times it was known as Antium.
Aosta (Settlement) Italian
A city in the north-western corner of Italy. Developed from the Latin name Augusta Praetoria Salassorum, itself named after emperor Augustus.
Aoste (Settlement) French
French form of Aosta.
Aquitaine (Region) French
French form of Aquitania. This is the name of a historical region of France located roughly between the Pyrenees, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Garonne... [more]
Aquitanien (Region) Danish, German
Danish and German form of Aquitaine.
Arabia (Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Greek, Ancient Roman, Basque, English, Finnish, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Spanish
Of Semitic origin, but the precise meaning is uncertain, as the root word has many possible meanings in the Semitic languages.... [more]
Arabia Saudita (Country) Italian, Spanish, Asturian, Galician, Occitan
Form of Saudi Arabia used in multiple languages.
Arabie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Arabia.
Arabien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Arabia.
Arabie Saoudite (Country) French
French form of Saudi Arabia.
Arachosie (Region) French
French form of Arachosia.
Arachosien (Region) German
German form of Arachosia.
Arcadie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Arcadia.
Arcola (Political Subdivision) Italian (Archaic)
Archaic name of Arcole.
Ardenne (Region & Other) French, French (Belgian)
From the forest known as Arduenna Silva in the Roman period; Arduenna probably derives from a Gaulish cognate of the Brythonic word ardu, as in Irish ard "high"... [more]
Ardennes (Other & Region) French (Anglicized), English
English pluralised form of Ardenne. ... [more]
Arie (Region) French
French form of Aria.
Arkadien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Arcadia.
Arles (Political Subdivision) French (Gallicized)
From Arelati, a Gaulish word meaning "by the marsh" or "in front of the marsh". Latinized Arelate.
Arpitanie (Region) French
French form of Arpitania.
Arpitanien (Region) German
German form of Arpitania.
Aruba (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.
Aserbaidschan (Country) German
German form of Azerbaijan
Aserbeidschan (Country) Romansh
Romansh form of Azerbaijan
Assisi (Settlement) Italian
Asturien (Political Subdivision) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Asturias.
Athen (Settlement) German
Augsburg (Settlement) German
City in Germany.
Augschburg (Settlement) Upper German
Swabian German name for Augsburg.
Aurano (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Aurigny (Island) French
French version of Alderney.
Aurora (Settlement) English, Ilocano, Italian, Portuguese, Tagalog
From Latin aurora, meaning "dawn", "sunrise", directly or through the given name Aurora.... [more]
Australasie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Australasia.
Australasien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Australasia.
Autriche (Country) French
French form of Austria
Autriche-hongrie (Country) French
French form of Austria-hungary.
Avana (Settlement) Greek, Italian
Greek and Italian form of Havana.
Azerbaïdjan (Country) French
French form of Azerbaijan.
Azerbaigian (Country) Italian
Italian form of Azerbaijan
Azoren (Political Subdivision & Region) Dutch, German, Luxembourgish
Dutch, German and Luxembourgish form of Azores.
Azzio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Azzorre (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Azores.
Bachkirie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Bashkiria.
Baden (Settlement) German
The name of a town in Austria.
Baden-Württemberg (Political Subdivision) German
Baden-Württemberg is a state in southwestern Germany.
Bad Tölz (Region, Settlement & River) German
A name of a city in Bavaria which means : "bath, body of water" and tölz which is the name of the river comes from a Latin quote
Baghdad (Settlement) English, Italian, Malay, Uyghur
From Arabic بغداد (baḡdād), itself from Persian بغداد‎ (baǧdâd), probably from Middle Persian bgdt, meaning "given by god", from Old Persian *Bagadātaʰ... [more]
Bahrain (Country) Arabic, Catalan, Danish, English, Finnish, German, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog
Means "two seas" in Arabic, derived from بحر (bahr) meaning "sea" combined with the pluralising suffix ـين (ayni). In Arabic it is properly written with the definite article as البحرين (al-Bahrain)... [more]
Bahreïn (Country) French
French form of Bahrain.
Bakou (Settlement) Breton, French, Haitian Creole
Breton, French, and Haitian Creole form of Baku.
Baktrien (Political Subdivision & Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Bactria.
Bamako (Settlement) English, Armenian, Catalan, Danish, Esperanto, French, Fula, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish
Union of Bambara words bama ("crocodile") and ("stream"). This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bangladesch (Country) German
German form of Bangladesh.
Bangladesh (Country) Bengali, Armenian, Basque, Breton, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swahili, Swedish, Uzbek
From Bengali বাংলাদেশ (Bangladeś) meaning "land of the Bengalis", from the name of the Bengali people and Sanskrit देश (deśá) meaning "country, kingdom, land, state"... [more]
Barasso (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Barcellona (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Barcelona.
Bardello (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bari (Settlement) Italian, English, Armenian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Sicilian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Latin Barium, itself of uncertain origin, possibly from Messapic *baur or *bur, meaning "house", ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhreu ("to grow, to be"). This is the name of the capital city of Apulia, in southern Italy.
Barten (Region) German
German form of Bartia.
Basilicata (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese
The origin of the name is uncertain: it may come from the Greek term βασιλικός (basilikos), a title given to the Byzantine governors of the region; it may be derived from the church of Acerenza, whose bishop had jurisdiction over the territory; or it may be connected to Basil II Porphyrogenitus, Byzantine emperor from 976 to 1025.... [more]
Baskenland (Political Subdivision) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of Basque Country.
Bastille (Other) French
This is the name of a fortress, formally known as Bastille Saint-Antoine, which played an important role in France's internal conflicts.... [more]
Batoche (Settlement & Other) French
A historic village and National Historic Site in modern day Saskatchewan, Canada. Batoche is where Métis leader Louis Riel and his forces were defeated by the Canadian Army... [more]
Belgrade (Settlement) English, French
From Serbian Београд (Beograd) meaning "white city", derived from the Slavic root beli or beo meaning "white" combined with grad meaning "city, town". This is the name of the capital city of Serbia.
Belgrado (Settlement) Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Afrikaans, Dutch, Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Belgrade.
Bellagio (Political Subdivision) Italian
Bellagio is an Italian comune in the Province of Como. It is also the name of a hotel in Las Vegas, Nevada
Béotie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Boeotia.
Beozia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Boeotia.
Bergen (Settlement) Dutch, Norwegian, German
Newer form of Bjǫrgvin, a combination of Old Norse bjarg "mountain" and vin "meadow". This is the 2nd largest city in Norway.
Berlino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Berlin.
Besozzo (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bhoutan (Country) Breton, French
Breton and French form of Bhutan
Bhutan (Country) English, Bengali, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Indian, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Nepali, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Urdu
Probably from བོད (bod), the Tibetan name for the region of Tibet, derived from Sanskrit भोट-अन्त (bhoṭa-anta) meaning "end of Tibet" (referring to the country's geographical location in southern extremity of the Tibetan plateau)... [more]
Biandronno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Bisaltie (Region) French
French form of Bisaltia.
Bombay (Settlement) English (Archaic), Dutch, French, Spanish
From Portuguese Bombaim, which may have been derived from the phrase bom baim meaning "good little bay" or from the Marathi name मुंबई (Mumbai). This is an older English name for Mumbai, officially used until 1995... [more]
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.
Bonn (Settlement) German
From Latin Bonna, of uncertain meaning. Theories are that it is derived from the name of a Gallic-Germanic tribe, the Eburoni, or that it is derived from words meaning "settlement" or "castle"... [more]
Böotien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Boeotia.
Bossier (Political Subdivision & Settlement) French
A city and parish in Louisiana, a place with Creole roots. This is also a French surname.
Bouriatie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Buryatia.
Bouville (Settlement) French
Brenta (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Brescia (Settlement) Italian, English, Catalan, French, Polish, Romanian, Sicilian, Spanish, Turkish
From Latin Brixia, itself probably from a Gaulish or Celtic root denoting a hill. This is the name of a city in northern Italy.
Breslavia (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Tagalog
Italian, Spanish and Tagalog form of Wrocław.
Brione (Political Subdivision) Italian
Bruges (Settlement) French, English, Italian, Luxembourgish, Portuguese, Romanian
French form of Brugge, which some countries (mostly Romance ones) have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
Brügge (Settlement) Azerbaijani, German
Azerbaijani and German form of Brugge.
Brunéi (Country) French, Javanese, Sundanese
French variant of Brunei as well as the Javanese and Sundanese form.
Brunei (Country) Malay, Albanian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian
Most likely from Sanskrit वरुण (varuna) meaning "ocean, water" or referring to the Hindu god Varuna. A local legend suggests that the name may be derived from the phrase baru nah meaning "there!" or "that's it!", which was supposedly declared by Muhammad Shah, Brunei's first sultan... [more]
Bruneï (Country) French
Variant of Brunei.
Brüssel (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Estonian, German
Azerbaijani, Estonian and German form of Brussels.
Bruxelles (Settlement) French, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Italian, Romanian
French form of Brussels, which some countries have adopted as their name for the Belgian city.
Bucarest (Settlement) Italian, Occitan, Spanish
Italian, Occitan and Spanish form of Bucharest.
Burcy (Settlement) French
A town in France.
Burgau (Settlement) German, Portuguese
Name of towns in Germany, Austria, and Portugal.
Buriazia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Buryatia.
Burjatien (Political Subdivision) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Buryatia.
Burundi (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Ukrainian
The name of the Country in East Africa. Burundi, officially the Republic of Burundi, is a landlocked country in the African Great Lakes region of East Africa, bordered by Rwanda to the north, Tanzania to the east and south, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west.
Buxach (River) German
River in Germany.
Buxheim (Settlement) German
Town in Germany, named after the Buxach river.
Cagliari (Settlement) Italian, English, Danish, French, Galician, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish
From Latin Calaris, itself from Phoenician Krly, of uncertain meaning. This is the name of the capital city of Sardinia, an island in the Mediterranean Sea and a region of Italy.
Calabria (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Finnish, Galician, Spanish
From Ancient Greek Καλαβρία (Kalabría), itself derived from the name of a local Oscan tribe. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Calédonie (Region) French
French form of Caledonia.
Californie (Political Subdivision) French
French form of California.
Calmucchia (Political Subdivision) Italian
Italian form of Kalmykia.
Calvados (Political Subdivision) French
A department in Normandy, France. It is named after a cluster of sparsely vegetated rocks off the coast, likely from 'calva dorsa', meaning "bare backs".
Cambodge (Country) French
French form of Cambodia.
Cambodscha (Country) Romansh
Romansh form of Cambodia
Cambogia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Cambodia
Cameroun (Country) Danish, French
Danish and French form of Cameroon
Camerun (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of Cameroon
Campania (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, Galician, Spanish, Ancient Roman
From Latin Campania, itself from campania felix, denoting the fertile countryside around Mount Vesuvius. This is the name of a region in southern Italy.
Campobasso (Settlement) Italian, English, French, German, Spanish
Literally "low field"; derived from Latin Campus Vassorum, denoting that the city was host to vassals. This is the name of the capital city of the southern Italian region of Molise.
Cananea (Region) Italian
Italian form of Canaan.
Caonia (Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Chaonia.
Caracas (Settlement) English, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Portuguese (Brazilian), Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish
From the earlier name Santiago de León de Caracas. The name Caracas is most likely derived from the name of a tribe that used to live in the area. This is the name of the capital city of Venezuela.
Caraïbes (Region) French
French form of Caribbean.
Caraibi (Region) Italian
Italian form of Caribbean.
Carantanie (Country) French
French form of Carantania.
Caravate (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Carmania (Political Subdivision & Region) Ancient Persian (Latinized), English, Italian, Spanish
Latinized form of ancient Persian Karmana via its hellenized form Karmania. This was the name of a region and province of several Persian empires.
Carnie (Region) French
French form of Carnia.
Carpazi (Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Carpathians.
Cartagine (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Carthage.
Casablanca (Settlement) English, French, Spanish
Means "white house" in Spanish. The name comes from a Spanish translation of the Arabic name الدار البيضاء (ad-Dar al-Bayda'), which in turn was derived from a calque of the Portuguese name Casa Branca... [more]
Casalzuigno (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Casciago (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy. Possibly the site of the ancient Cassiciacum, a place where Saint Augustine and his friends lived after his conversion to Christianity.
Casquet (Island) French
An island chain in the Channel Islands. Could from derived from French 'cascade', referring the nearby strong tides, or from 'casque', referring to the helmet-like shape of the rocks, or from 'cas', meaning "broken" and 'quet', "rock".
Castelveccana (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Catania (Settlement) Italian, English, German, Sicilian, Spanish
From Ancient Greek Kατάvη (Katánē), itself either from Sicel katane ("grater"), due to its proximity to Mount Etna and the resulting rough earth, or from Proto-Italic katina ("basin"), owing to the wide valley around the town... [more]
Catanzaro (Settlement) Italian, English, French, Catalan, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, German
From Latin Catanciarium, itself derived from Catacium, ultimately from Ancient Greek Καταρτάριοι, meaning "silk spinners". This is the name of a city in southern Italy, the second city in Calabria, as well as its capital city.
Caucase (Region) French
French form of Caucasus.
Caucaso (Region & Mountain) Italian
Italian form of Caucasus.
Cecenia (Political Subdivision) Italian, Romanian
Italian and Romanian form of Chechnya.
Celle (Settlement) German
Celle is a town and capital of the district of Celle, in Lower Saxony, Germany.
Centre-Val de Loire (Region & Political Subdivision) French
Meaning literally "Centre-Loire Valley", as the centre of the Loire flows through the region.... [more]
Champagne (Region) French
French region famous for its luxury sparkling wine.... [more]
Chantilly (Settlement) French
From the name of a town in France near Paris, ultimately derived from the Gallo-Roman name Cantilius. The city gave its name to a type of delicate lace originally made there.
Chaonie (Region) French
French form of Chaonia.
Chardonnay (Settlement) French
The name of a famous village for the white wine produced here. Means "a place of thistles" from the latin cardonnacum.
Chirghisia (Country) Italian
Italian form of Kyrgyzstan via its Russian name Kirgiziya. This is an alternative name for the country; the standard name in Italy is Kirghizistan.
Chorasmie (Region) French
French form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Choresmien (Political Subdivision & Region) German
German form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Chypre (Country & Island) French
French form of Cyprus.
Cidonia (Settlement) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Cydonia.
Circassia (Country & Region) English, Italian
From Turkish Çerkes or Russian Черкес (Cherkes) referring to the Circassian (Adyghe) people. The name is of uncertain meaning, possibly derived from Kerkety, the name of a Circassian tribe, or from Persian چهار کس (čahâr kas) meaning "four people"... [more]
Circassie (Region) French
French form of Circassia.
Ciscaucasia (Region) English, Italian, Spanish
Means "on this side of the Caucasus", derived from Latin cis meaning "on this side of" combined with the latinized Greek noun Caucasia meaning "the Caucasus" (both the mountains and their namesake region)... [more]
Ciscaucasie (Region) French
French form of Ciscaucasia.
Ciskaukasien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Ciscaucasia.
Cittiglio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Clairvaux (Settlement) French
Cluny (Settlement) French
Cognac (Settlement) French
The city in Charente, France.
Coira (Settlement) Italian, Romansh
Italian and Surmiran Romansh form of Chur.
Coire (Settlement) French
French form of Chur.
Colmar (Settlement) French
Alsatian City of Colmar.
Comerio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Comores (Country) French, Portuguese, Spanish, Asturian, Catalan, Galician
Form of Comoros used in multiple languages.
Copenaghen (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Copenhagen.
Corasmia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Khwarazm via its Greek and Latin name Chorasmia.
Corbie (Political Subdivision) French
Corea Dal Sid (Country) Romansh
Romansh form of South Korea
Corea Del Nord (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of North Korea
Corea Del Sud (Country) Catalan, Italian
Catalan and Italian form of South Korea
Corée Du Nord (Country) French
French form of North Korea
Corée Du Sud (Country) French
French form of South Korea
Corinthe (Settlement) French
French form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
Corinthie (Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Corinthia.
Corinto (Settlement) Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
Corinzia (Political Subdivision & Region) Italian
Italian form of Corinthia.
Corsica (Political Subdivision & Island) Dutch, English, Italian, Romanian
Mediterranean island where Napoleon Bonaparte was born.
Costa D'avorio (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Côte D'ivoire.
Costantinopoli (Settlement) Italian
Italian form of Constantinople.
Costa Rica (Country) Spanish, Afrikaans, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swedish
The name of the Country in Central America. Costa Rica is a rugged, rainforested Central American country with coastlines on the Caribbean and Pacific. Though its capital, San Jose, is home to cultural institutions like the Pre-Columbian Gold Museum, Costa Rica is known for its beaches, volcanoes, and biodiversity... [more]
Côte D'ivoire (Country) French
A country in Africa. Also called the Ivory Coast.
Cracovia (Settlement) Galician, Italian, Ancient Roman, Sicilian, Spanish
Galician, Italian, Latin, Sicilian and Spanish form of Krakow.
Crimea (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) English, Italian, Spanish
From Crimean Tatar Qırım, which is of uncertain origin. It may have been derived from a corruption of Latin Cimmerium or Greek Κιμμερικόν (Kimmerikon), the name of an ancient city, from Old Turkic qurum meaning "protection, defense" or qirum meaning "fosse, trench", or Ancient Greek κρημνοί (kremnoi) meaning "cliffs"... [more]
Crimée (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) French
French form of Crimea.
Cuera (Settlement) Romansh
Sursilvan and Sutsilvan form of Chur.
Cuira (Settlement) Romansh
Puter, Rumantsch Grischun, and Sutsilvan form of Chur.
Cuoira (Settlement) Romansh
Vallader form of Chur.
Cuveglio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Cuvio (Settlement) Italian
Town in Italy.
Dacca (Settlement) Finnish, French, Italian, Romanian
Form of Dhaka.
Daghestan (Political Subdivision) French, Italian, Persian, Romanian
French, Italian, Persian, and Romanian form of Dagestan.
Danubio (River) Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Danube.
Dardanie (Region & Settlement) French
French form of Dardania.
Dardanien (Region) German, Swedish
German and Swedish form of Dardania.
Den Haag (Settlement) Dutch, German
Dutch and German form of The Hague.
Digne (Political Subdivision) French (Archaic)
Digne-les-Bains, or simply and historically Digne, is a commune of France, capital of the Alpes-de-Haute-Provence department, and situated in the region of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur.
Dirouilles (Island) Norman, French
Islet chain in the Channel Islands. Each rock has many names. May mean "rags", as a direct transliteration of the French word dirouilles.
Dniestr (River) French, Polish
French and Polish form of Dniester.
Dnister (River) Afrikaans, German, Ukrainian
Afrikaans, German and Ukrainian form of Dniester.
Dnjestr (River) Dutch, Icelandic, Danish, German, Norwegian, Swedish
Dutch and Icelandic form of Dniester as well as a Danish, German, Norwegian and Swedish alternative name for the river.
Dominica (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish
Derived from Latin dominica meaning "lordly" or "Sunday", named by explorer Christopher Columbus for his sighting of the island on a Sunday. This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Dortmund (Settlement) English, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish
First mentioned in the 9th century AD as Throtmanni, of uncertain origin and meaning, the form Dortmunde first appeared in the 13th century. This is the name of a city in western Germany.
Douchanbé (Settlement) French
French form of Dushanbe.
Dresden (Settlement) German
Dresden, capital of the eastern German state of Saxony, is distinguished by the celebrated art museums and classic architecture of its reconstructed old town. The name is of Slavic origin.
Dschibuti (Country) German
German form of Djibouti
Dublino (Settlement) Italian, Esperanto
Italian and Esperanto form of Dublin.
Düna (River) German
German name of the river Daugava.
Durcet (Settlement) French
It is the name of a commune in north-western France.
Duschanbe (Settlement) German
German form of Dushanbe.
Egipta (Country) Romansh
Romansh form of Egypt
Eigias (Political Subdivision, Region & Settlement) Romansh
Emden (Settlement) German
A city and seaport in Northwest Germany that has existed at least since the 8th century.
Emilia (Region) Italian, English, Finnish, Polish, Spanish
From the Via Aemilia, itself from Marcus Aemilius Lepidus, the Roman consul who planned the road. This is the name of a traditional region of northern Italy, now contained in the modern political region of Emilia-romagna.
Emilia-romagna (Political Subdivision) Italian, English, German, Romanian
Combination of the names of the two traditional regions, Emilia and Romagna, within the modern political region in northern Italy.
Empoli (Settlement) Italian, English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish
Of uncertain origin: possibly from the Germanic first name *Empo- with the suffix -ulus, or from Latin in portu ("in the port") as per the Tabula Peutingeriana. An eighth-century castle is documented with the names Empolum, Emporium and Empolis... [more]
En (River) Romansh
Romansh form of Inn.
Engadin (Region) Swiss, German
Valley in Switzerland. It means "Valley of the Inn", from the river that flows through it.
Engadina (Region) Italian
Italian form of Engadin.
Engadine (Region) French
French form of Engadin.
Engiadina (Region) Romansh
Romansh form of Engadin.
Enotria (Region) Italian, History
Italian form of Oenotria. Enotria or Oenotria refers to an ancient region of southern Italy.
Erevan (Settlement) Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, French, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Mongolian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovene, Tajik, Ukrainian
Alternate transcription of Yerevan as well as the form used in various languages.
Erkheim (Settlement) German
Town in Germany.
Ermland (Region) Afrikaans, Dutch, German, Norwegian, Swedish
The name used for Warmia in the West and North Germanic languages.
Érythrée (Country) French
French form of Eritrea
Etruria (Country) English, Italian, Spanish, Ancient Roman, History
Meaning unknown. This was the name of an ancient country in the Italian Peninsula (located in what is now Tuscany) inhabited by the Etruscans.... [more]
Étrurie (Region) French
French form of Etruria.
Etrurien (Region) Danish, German, Swedish
Danish, German and Swedish form of Etruria.
Eufrate (River) Italian
Italian form of Euphrates.
Euphrat (River) German, Luxembourgish
German and Luxembourgish form of Euphrates.
Euphrate (River) French
French form of Euphrates.
Eurasia (Region) English, Italian, Norwegian, Romanian, Spanish
Combination of Europe and Asia. This is the name of a landmass comprising all of Europe and Asia.
Eurasie (Region) Czech, French
Czech and French form of Eurasia.
Eurasien (Region) Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Swedish
Danish, German, Luxembourgish and Swedish form of Eurasia.
Europe (Region) Ancient Greek, English, French, Scots
From Europa, the name of a Phoenician princess in Greek mythology. This is the name of a continent in the Northern Hemisphere.
Fano (Settlement) Italian
Fano is a town and comune of the province of Pesaro and Urbino in the Marche region of Italy.
Fennoskandien (Region) German
German form of Fennoscandia.
Firenze (Settlement) Italian, Danish, Finnish, Hungarian
Italian form of Florence.
Fleury (Settlement) French
The name of various places in northern France, derived from Latin Floriacum, the name of a Gallo-Roman estate which was composed of the personal name Florus and the locative suffix -acum... [more]
Florence (Settlement) English, Dutch, French, Latvian
From Latin Florentia, derived from florens, ("flowering"), ultimately from flos, meaning "flower". This is the name of the capital city of Tuscany, in central Italy, as well as several settlements throughout the United States.... [more]
Floride (Political Subdivision) French
French form of Florida.
Forillon (Other) French
National park in Quebec, Canada. The name is thought to refer to a flowerpot island or sea stack in the area that has since been submerged in the ocean.
Frankfurt (Settlement) German, English
Combination of Frank, the name of a Germanic tribe, and furt "ford, river crossing". This is the name of the fifth largest city in Germany, Frankfurt am Main in Hesse, as well as a sizable city in Brandenburg, Frankfurt an der Oder.