Thai Submitted Place Names

Thai names are used in the country of Thailand in southeastern Asia.
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Abucha อาบูจา (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Abuja.
Aminia อาร์มีเนีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Armenia.
Angkara อังการา (Settlement) Korean, Thai
Korean and Thai form of Ankara.
Angkrit อังกฤษ (Country) Thai
Thai form of England.
Aserbaichan อาเซอร์ไบจาน (Country) Thai
Thai form of Azerbaijan.
Ayutthaya อยุธยา (Country & Settlement) Thai, English
Derived from Sanskrit अयुध्य (ayudhya) meaning "invincible, unconquerable". This was the name of a kingdom (as well as one of its capital cities) that reigned from 1350 to 1767, considered the precursor of modern Thailand.
Bangklathet บังกลาเทศ (Country) Thai
Thai form of Bangladesh.
Bangkok บางกอก (Settlement) Thai, English
Believed to be derived from Thai บาง (bang) meaning "village, settlement" and กอก (kok) meaning "olive", possibly used in reference to the olive trees that grew around the area... [more]
Baren บาห์เรน (Country) Japanese, Thai
Japanese alternate transcription of Bārēn as well as the Thai form of Bahrain.
Brunai บรูไน (Country) Arabic, Bengali, Thai, Acehnese
Arabic alternate transcription of Brunay as well as the Bengali, Thai, and Acehnese form of Brunei.
Bueng Kan บึงกาฬ (Political Subdivision) Thai
From Thai บึง (bueng) meaning "lake, marsh" and กาฬ (kan) meaning "black, dark". This is the name of a province of Thailand as well as its provincial capital.
Buriram บุรีรัมย์ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Means "city of happiness" from Thai บุรี (buri) meaning "city, town" and รัมย์ (ram) meaning "joyful, pleasurable". This is the name of a province and city in Thailand.
Chakata จาการ์ตา (Settlement) Khmer, Thai
Khmer and Thai form of Jakarta.
Chansen (Settlement) Thai
Chawa ชวา (Political Subdivision & Island) Thai
Thai form of Java.
Chechnia เชชเนีย (Political Subdivision) Armenian, Thai
Armenian and Thai form of Chechnya.
Chekkia เช็กเกีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Czechia.
Chochia จอร์เจีย (Country & Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Georgia 1 or Georgia 2.
Danup ดานูบ (River) Thai
Thai form of Danube.
Daplin ดับลิน (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Dublin.
Denmak เดนมาร์ก (Country) Thai
Thai form of Denmark.
Denpasa เด็นปาซาร์ (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Denpasar.
Duchanbe ดูชานเบ (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Dushanbe.
Ethen เอเธนส์ (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Athens.
Filippin ฟิลิปปินส์ (Country) Azerbaijani, Kabyle, Kyrgyz, Lao, Mongolian, Tajik, Thai, Uyghur, Uzbek
Form of Philippines.
Hat Yai หาดใหญ่ (Settlement) Thai
From a short form of Thai มะหาดใหญ่ (mahat yai) meaning "big monkey fruit" (a type of tree). This is the name of a city in southern Thailand.
Hawana ฮาวานา (Settlement) Chinese, Polish, Thai, Uyghur
Chinese, Polish, Thai and Uyghur form of Havana.
Indonisia อินโดนีเซีย (Country) Greek, Thai
Greek and Thai form of Indonesia.
Islamabat อิสลามาบาด (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Islamabad.
Istanbul อิสตันบูล (Settlement) Arabic, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Urdu, Uyghur, Uzbek
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]
Iyip อียิปต์ (Country) Thai
Thai form of Egypt.
Kabong กาบอง (Country) Thai
Thai form of Gabon.
Kaembia แกมเบีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Gambia.
Kana กานา (Country) Thai
Thai form of Ghana.
Kasan คาซาน (Settlement) Danish, German, Icelandic, Luxembourgish, Thai
Form of Kazan.
Kata กาตาร์ (Country) Burmese, Khmer, Lao, Thai
Burmese, Khmer, Lao and Thai form of Qatar.
Khaenada แคนาดา (Country) Thai
Thai form of Canada.
Khasaksathan คาซัคสถาน (Country) Thai
Thai form of Kazakhstan.
Khenya เคนยา (Country) Thai
Thai form of Kenya.
Khikissathan คีร์กีซสถาน (Country) Thai
Thai form of Kyrgyzstan.
Khiribas คิริบาส (Country) Thai
Thai form of Kiribati.
Khomoros คอโมโรส (Country) Thai
Thai form of Comoros.
Khostarika คอสตาริกา (Country) Thai
Thai form of Costa Rica.
Khroechia โครเอเชีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Croatia.
Khuwet คูเวต (Country) Thai
Thai form of Kuwait.
Kini-Bissao กินี-บิสเซา (Country) Thai
Thai form of Guinea-Bissau.
Klantan กลันตัน (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Kelantan.
Kotdiwua โกตดิวัวร์ (Country) Thai
Thai form of Côte D'ivoire.
Krabi กระบี่ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Means "sword" in Thai. This is the name of a province and city in Thailand.
Krung Thep กรุงเทพฯ (Settlement) Thai, English
Means "city of gods" from Thai กรุง (krung) meaning "city" and เทพ (thep) meaning "god, deity". This is a Thai name for Bangkok, used as a shortened form of Krung Thep Maha Nakhon... [more]
Krung Thep Maha Nakhon กรุงเทพมหานคร (Settlement) Thai
Means "city of gods, great city" from Thai กรุง (krung) meaning "city", เทพ (thep) meaning "god, deity", มหา (maha) meaning "grand, great" and นคร (nakhon) meaning "city"... [more]
Kualalampoe กัวลาลัมเปอร์ (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Kuala Lumpur.
Kuatemala กัวเตมาลา (Country) Thai
Thai form of Guatemala.
Lanao ลาเนา (Political Subdivision & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Tagalog, Ilocano, Pampangan, Chinese, Czech, Dutch, English, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Maranao ranaw meaning "lake, body of water". This is the name of a lake and two provinces in the southern Philippines.
Lebanon เลบานอน (Country & Mountain) English, Indonesian, Tagalog, Thai
Derived from the Pro-West Semitic root laban meaning "white". This is the name of a country and mountain range in Western Asia.
Libia ลิเบีย (Country) Albanian, Armenian, Georgian, Italian, Lao, Polish, Spanish, Thai
Form of Libya.
Makindanao มากินดาเนา (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Maguindanao.
Makka มักกะฮ์ (Settlement) Arabic, Avar, Bashkir, Chechen, Hindi, Ingush, Lak, Marathi, Nepali, Swahili, Tajik, Tatar, Telugu, Thai, Urdu, Uzbek
Arabic alternate transcription of Makkah as well as the form of Mecca used in various languages.
Maldif มัลดีฟส์ (Country) Arabic, Thai
Arabic and Thai form of Maldives. The Arabic name is usually written with the definite article: المالديف (al-Maldif).
Malesia มาเลเซีย (Country) Finnish, Italian, Thai
Finnish, Italian, and Thai form of Malaysia.
Mali มาลี (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lao, 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.
Mandale มัณฑะเลย์ (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Burmese, Thai
Burmese and Thai form of Mandalay.
Mianma เมียนมา (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Myanmar.
Min มินสค์ (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Minsk.
Mongkolia มองโกเลีย (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Thai
Thai form of Mongolia.
Naichiria ไนจีเรีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Nigeria.
Namibia นามิเบีย (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.
Narathiwat นราธิวาส (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
From Thai นร (nara) meaning "man" and อธิวาส (athiwat) meaning "residence, house". This is the name of a province and city in Thailand.
Nepan เนปาล (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Nepal.
Nepido เนปยีดอ (Settlement) Japanese, Korean, Thai
Japanese alternate transcription of Nepidō as well as the Korean and Thai form of Naypyidaw.
Nikhosia นิโคเซีย (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Nicosia.
Nu-Sultan นูร์-ซุลตัน (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Nur-Sultan.
Oman โอมาน (Country) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, 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]
Pakisathan ปากีสถาน (Country) Thai
Thai form of Pakistan.
Pakking ปักกิ่ง (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Beijing.
Pakse ปากเซ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Means "mouth of the river" from Lao ປາກ (pak) meaning "mouth" and ເຊ (se) meaning "river". This is the name of a city in Laos.
Palis ปะลิส (Political Subdivision) Thai
Thai form of Perlis.
Panama ปานามา (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]
Pattani ปัตตานี (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Most likely from Pattani Malay pata ni meaning "this beach" (compare standard Malay pantai ini). Alternately, it may have come from Sanskrit पत्नी (patni) meaning "mistress, lady, wife" or from Malay petani meaning "farmer"... [more]
Phama พม่า (Country) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Burma.
Phanompen พนมเปญ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Phnom Penh.
Phratabong พระตะบอง (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Battambang.
Phuket ภูเก็ต (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Thai
Derived from Malay bukit meaning "hill". This is the name of an island province and city in southern Thailand.
Piangyang เปียงยาง (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Pyongyang.
Poesia เปอร์เซีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Persia.
Prak ปราก (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Prague.
Rawanda รวันดา (Country) Burmese, Thai
Burmese and Thai form of Rwanda.
Rika รีกา (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Riga.
Saembia แซมเบีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Zambia.
Sahara ซาฮารา (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).
Sakrep ซาเกร็บ (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Zagreb.
Sapen สเปน (Country) Thai
Thai form of Spain.
Sarayewo ซาราเยโว (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Sarajevo.
Satun สตูล (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Derived from Malay sentul meaning "santol" (a type of tropical fruit). This is the name of a province and city in Thailand.
Saudiarabia ซาอุดีอาระเบีย (Country) Korean, Thai
Korean and Thai form of Saudi Arabia.
Sayam สยาม (Country) Thai, Bengali
Thai and Bengali form of Siam.
Sebu เซบู (Political Subdivision, Settlement & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Japanese, Korean, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Mongolian, Serbian, Russian, Tatar, Thai, Ukrainian
Form of Cebu.
Senekal เซเนกัล (Country) Thai
Thai form of Senegal.
Sianghai เซี่ยงไฮ้ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Shanghai.
Simbapwe ซิมบับเว (Country) Thai
Thai form of Zimbabwe.
Singkhapo สิงคโปร์ (Country, Settlement & Island) Thai
Thai form of Singapore.
Siwichai ศรีวิชัย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Srivijaya.
Soebia เซอร์เบีย (Country) Thai
Thai form of Serbia.
Songkhla สงขลา (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Derived from Malay Singgora, itself from Sanskrit सिंहपुर (sinhapura) meaning "city of lions", from सिंह (sinha) meaning "lion" and पुर (pura) meaning "city, town"... [more]
Sulu ซูลู (Political Subdivision, Region & Body of Water) Filipino, Cebuano, Ilocano, Pampangan, Tagalog, Arabic, Azerbaijani, Chinese, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Suluk, the Malay name for the Tausug people, in turn derived from Tausug Tau Sūg meaning "people of the current", from tau meaning "man, person" and sūg meaning "(sea) current, flow of water"... [more]
Surinam ซูรินาม (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.
Thabilisi ทบิลีซี (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Tbilisi.
Thachikisthan ทาจิกิสถาน (Country) Thai
Thai form of Tajikistan.
Thaipe ไทเป (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Taipei.
Thaka ธากา (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Dhaka.
Trang ตรัง (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Either from Malay terang meaning "bright, light, clear" or from Sanskrit तरंग (taranga) meaning "wave, ripple". This is the name of a province and city in Thailand.
Tunisia ตูนิเซีย (Country) Basque, English, Finnish, Galician, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Swahili, Thai
The name of a country in North Africa, named after its capital city Tunis.
Turaki ตุรกี (Country) Burmese, Thai
Burmese and Thai form of Turkey.
Uhan อู่ฮั่น (Settlement) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean, Thai
Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Korean and Thai form of Wuhan.
Wiangchan เวียงจันทน์ (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Vientiane.
Wiatnam เวียดนาม (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Vietnam.
Wilnius วิลนีอุส (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Vilnius.
Yala ยะลา (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Thai
Derived from Malay jala meaning "net", ultimately from Sanskrit जाल (jala). This is the name of a province in southern Thailand as well as the region's capital city.
Yangkung ย่างกุ้ง (Settlement) Lao, Thai
Lao and Thai form of Yangon.
Yemen เยเมน (Country) Bulgarian, Chinese, Danish, English, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kurdish, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Romanian, Russian, Somali, Spanish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Uyghur
From Arabic اليمن (al-Yaman) which is probably from يَمِين (yamīn) meaning "right (hand), south". This is the name of a country in Western Asia.
Yerewan เยเรวาน (Settlement) Thai
Thai form of Yerevan.
Yipun ญี่ปุ่น (Country) Thai
Thai form of Japan via Hokkien 日本 (Ji̍t-pún).
Yurechia ยูเรเชีย (Region) Thai
Thai form of Eurasia.