Tamil Submitted Place Names

Tamil names are used in southern India and Sri Lanka. See also about Indian names.
Submitted names are contributed by users of this website. The accuracy of these name definitions cannot be guaranteed.
Chennai சென்னை (Settlement) Indian, Tamil, Bengali, Gujarati, Hindi, Kannada, Malayalam, Marathi, Telugu, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Filipino, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish
Most likely from the name of 17th-century Telugu monarch Damarla Chennapa Nayaka (or Chennappa Naicker). This is the name of the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu, which was officially called Madras until 1996.
Cinkappur சிங்கப்பூர் (Country) Tamil
Tamil form of Singapore.
Hanoy ஹனோய் (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Tajik, Tamil
Form of Hanoi used in various languages as well as a Armenian, Bulgarian, and Tajik alternate transcription.
Ilankai இலங்கை (Country) Tamil
Tamil form of Sri Lanka.
Islamapat இஸ்லாமாபாத் (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Islamabad.
Kozhumpu கொழும்பு (Settlement) Tamil
Tamil form of Colombo.
Perak பேராக் (Political Subdivision) Malay, Indonesian, Acehnese, Banjar, Minangkabau, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Italian, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
Means "silver" in Malay, named in reference to the region's position as one of the world's largest sources of tin. This is the name of a state of Malaysia.
Timpu திம்பு (Settlement) Georgian, Tamil, Uyghur
Georgian, Tamil, and Uyghur form of Thimphu.
Ukrain உக்ரைன் (Country) Luxembourgish, Mongolian, Tamil, Yiddish
Luxembourgish, Mongolian, Tamil, and Yiddish form of Ukraine.
Viyatnam வியட்நாம் (Country) Hindi, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, Urdu
Hindi, Persian, Tamil, Telugu, and Urdu form of Vietnam.