Turkish Submitted Place Names

Turkish names are used in the country of Turkey, which is situated in western Asia and southeastern Europe. Turkey is part of the larger Muslim world. See also about Turkish names.
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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.
Abhazya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Abkhazia.
Abu Dabi (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Albanian, Amharic, Armenian, Bulgarian, Hebrew, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene, Spanish, Turkish
Form of Abu Dhabi used in numerous languages.
Açe (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of Aceh.
Adana (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Turkish
City and province in Turkey.
Addis Ababa (Settlement) English, Danish, Turkish
From Amharic አዲስ አበባ (ʾädis ʾäbäba), meaning "new flower". This is the name of the capital city of Ethiopia.
Adıyaman (Settlement) Turkish
A province of Turkey.
Afyonkarahisar (Settlement) Turkish
A province of Turkey.
Aliağa (Settlement) Turkish
Almatı (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Turkish
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Almaty.
Alpler (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Alps.
Amman (Settlement & Political Subdivision) Arabic, English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Swedish, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely derived from the Arabic root ع م م‎ (' m m) related to concepts such as kinship and large extended groups or tribes. Alternatively it may come from the name of the ancient kingdom of Ammon, which existed between the 10th and 4th centuries BCE in land east of the Jordan River... [more]
Anadolu (Region) Azerbaijani, Turkish
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Anatolia.
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”).
Andorra La Vella (Settlement) Catalan, English, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish
Means "Andorra the town" from the name of the country of Andorra and a corruption of Catalan vila meaning "settlement, town". This is the name of the capital city of Andorra.
Ankara (Settlement) Turkish, English
Derived from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ankura) meaning "anchor, hook". This is the name of the capital city of Turkey.
Ankara (Settlement & River) Turkish, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkmen, Ukrainian
Derived from Ancient Greek ἄγκυρα (ankura) meaning "anchor, hook", referring to a river bend. This is the name of the capital city of Turkey as well as a river of the same name.
Antarktika (Region) Afrikaans, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Slovene, Somali, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu
Form of Antarctica used in multiple languages.
Arılı (Settlement) Turkish
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.
Aşkabat (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Ashgabat.
Asmara (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Bosnian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Malayalam, Marathi, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Somali, Spanish, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Tamil, Turkish
From Tigrinya ኣርባዕተ ኣስመራ (arbate asmera) meaning "the four (women) made them unite," referring to Tigrinya oral tradition in which four women convinced their clans to unite and defeat a common enemy... [more]
Astana (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (astaneh). This is the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan.
Avrasya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Eurasia.
Avrupa (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Europa (see Europe).
Avusturya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Austria.
Azerbaycan (Political Subdivision) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Azerbaijan.
Azorlar (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Azores.
Babil (Settlement) Arabic, Azerbaijani, Hindi, Turkish, Urdu
Arabic, Azerbaijani, Hindi, Turkish and Urdu form of Babylon.
Bağdat (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Baghdad.
Bahamalar (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Bahamas.
Bakü (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Baku.
Balıkesir (Settlement) Turkish
Most likely from Greek Παλαιόκαστρον (Palaiokastron) meaning "old castle", from παλαιός (palaios) "old" and κάστρον (kastron) "castle". This is the name of a city in Turkey.
Bamako (Settlement) Fula, English, French, Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Latvian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tajik, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Bambara Bamakɔ meaning "crocodile river", derived from bama meaning "crocodile" and meaning "stream, river". This is the name of the capital city of Mali.
Bangladeş (Country) Kurdish, Turkish, Turkmen
Kurdish, Turkish and Turkmen form of Bangladesh.
Banjul (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bengali, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish, Turkmen, Urdu, Uzbek
Derived from Mandinka bang julo meaning "rope fibre". This is the name of the capital city of The Gambia.
Barbados (Island & Country) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
From Portuguese barbados meaning "bearded ones", ultimately from barba meaning "beard". It is unclear what exactly the name refers to; it may have come from the hanging vines of fig trees on the island, from the beards worn by the native Carib (Kalinago) people, or from the 'beard' formed by sea foam surrounding the island... [more]
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.
Belçika (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, and Turkish form of Belgium.
Bern (Settlement & Political Subdivision) German, English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Hebrew, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Alemannic German Bärn of uncertain meaning. A popular folk etymology suggests that it is derived from German Bär meaning "bear", although it is more likely of Celtic origin, perhaps from the word *berna meaning "cleft"... [more]
Beyrut (Settlement) Amharic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Persian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Form of Beirut used in numerous languages.
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]
Bişkek (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Bishkek.
Bolivya (Country) Hebrew, Turkish
Hebrew and Turkish form of Bolivia.
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.
Brasília (Settlement) Portuguese, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Malagasy, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Swedish, Turkish
Elaboration of Brasil with the suffix -ia for place names. This is the name of the capital city of Brazil.
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.
Britanya (Island) Hebrew, Sinhalese, Tagalog, Turkish
Hebrew, Sinhala, Tagalog, and Turkish form of Britain.
Brüksel (Settlement) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Brussels.
Budapeşte (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Budapest.
Buhara (Region & Settlement) Crimean Tatar, Turkish, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Bukhara.
Bükreş (Settlement) Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of Bucharest.
Bulgaristan (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Bolgharestan, referring to Bulgaria.
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.
Buryatya (Political Subdivision) Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of Buryatia.
Çad (Country & Body of Water) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Kurdish, Turkish, Turkmen
Form of Chad.
Cakarta (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Jakarta.
Canberra (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Maltese, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning unknown, possibly from Ngunawal kamberra meaning "meeting place". This is the name of the capital city of Australia.
Cava (Political Subdivision & Island) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Java.
Çeçenistan (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Chechenistan.
Çeçenya (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of Chechnya.
Çekya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Čechy, used as a name for the Czech Republic.
Celile (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Galilee.
Cenevre (Settlement) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Geneva.
Cenova (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Genoa.
Çerkesya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Circassia.
Cezayir (Country & Settlement) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Algeria and Algiers.
Cibuti (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Djibouti.
Cuba (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Turkish
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Juba.
Dağıstan (Political Subdivision) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, and Turkish form of Dagestan.
Dakka (Settlement) Armenian, Hungarian, Icelandic, Japanese, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Russian, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Dhaka used in various languages.
Danimarka (Country) Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Crimean Tatar, Maltese, Turkish
Form of Denmark used in various languages.
Dominik Cumhuriyeti (Country) Turkish
Turkish calque of Dominican Republic.
Dubai (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Arabic, English, Albanian, Belarusian, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Chinese, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Korean, Kyrgyz, Lao, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Nepali, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Meaning uncertain, possibly related to Arabic دَبَّ (dabba) meaning "to creep, to crawl", referring to the slow flow of a creek in the area. This is the name of an emirate of and city in the United Arab Emirates.
Dublin (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Uzbek
From Irish Duibhlinn itself from Middle Irish Dublind meaning "black pool", derived from dub meaning "black, dark" and lind meaning "pool, lake"... [more]
Duşanbe (Settlement) Gagauz, Turkish, Turkmen
Gagauz, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Dushanbe.
Ekvator Ginesi (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Equatorial Guinea
El Salvador (Country) Spanish, English, Afrikaans, Amharic, Bosnian, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, German, Greek, Hebrew, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Swahili, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Means "the saviour" in Spanish, referring to Jesus and shortened from the original name Provincia De Nuestro Señor Jesus Cristo, El Salvador Del Mundo literally meaning "Province of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Savior of the World"... [more]
Encemine (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of N'djamena.
Endonezya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Indonesia.
Ephesus (Settlement) Ancient Greek, Turkish, Hittite
"Overseer", tho it may just be folk-etymology
Eritre (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Eritrea
Eritre (Country) Khmer, Turkish
Khmer and Turkish form of Eritrea.
Eritre (Country) Khmer, Persian, Turkish
Khmer, Persian and Turkish form of Eritrea via the French form Érythrée.
Erivan (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Yerevan.
Estonya (Country) Kurdish, Tagalog, Turkish
Kurdish, Tagalog, and Turkish form of Estonia.
Estonya (Country) Hebrew, Kurdish, Tagalog, Turkish
Hebrew, Kurdish, Tagalog and Turkish form of Estonia.
Etiyopya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Ethiopia
Fildişi Kıyısı (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Ivory Coast
Filibe (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Plovdiv.
Filipinler (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Philippines.
Filistin (Country & Region) Hindi, Turkish, Urdu
Hindi, Turkish and Urdu form of Palestine.
Floransa (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Florentia (see Florence).
Fransa (Country) Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Kurdish, and Turkish form of France.
Freiburg im Breisgau (Settlement) Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Finnish, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Turkish
It was founded in 1120 as a free market town, hence its name, which translates to "free (or independent) town in the Breisgau". Frei means "free", Burg is a fortified town in German and Breisgau is an geographical area of Germany, so basically it means: "fortified town of free citizens in the Breisgau ". This is a city in the Baden-Württemberg state of Germany.
Gambiya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Gambia
Gambiya (Country) Bulgarian, Hindi, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Persian, Russian, Turkish, Uzbek
Form of Gambia used in various languages.
Ganj (River) Turkish
Turkish form of Ganges.
Gazze (Region & Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Gaza.
Germaniýa (Country) Turkish
Turkmen form of Germania (see Germany).
Grenada (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Armenian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, Georgian, German, Greek, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Probably from Granada, the name of a city in Andalusia, Spain, which is derived from Arabic غَرْنَاطَة‎ (ḡarnāṭa) possibly meaning "hill of strangers". This is the name of an island country in the Caribbean.
Grönland (Political Subdivision) German, Hungarian, Swedish, Turkish
Form of Greenland.
Guam (Political Subdivision & Island) Afrikaans, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
The name of the Territory. Guam is a U.S. island territory in Micronesia, in the Western Pacific. It's distinguished by tropical beaches, Chamorro villages and ancient latte-stone pillars. Guam’s WWII significance is on view at the War in the Pacific National Historical Park, whose sites include Asan Beach, a former battlefield... [more]
Güney Afrika (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of South Africa
Güney Kore (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of South Korea
Gürcistan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Gorjestan.
Guyana (Country) English, Afrikaans, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning uncertain, possibly derived from an indigenous word (perhaps Tupi or Guarani) meaning "land of many waters". This is the name of a country in South America.
Halep (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Armenian, Turkish
Armenian and Turkish form of Aleppo.
Halep (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Armenian, Bosnian, Turkish
Armenian, Bosnian and Turkish form of Aleppo.
Hırvatistan (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Croatia.
Honduras (Country) Spanish, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bengali, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
Means "depths" in Spanish, either referring to the deep waters off the northern coast of the country or from Christopher Columbus' alleged quote "Gracias a Dios que hemos salido de esas honduras" meaning "Thank God we have departed from those depths"... [more]
Hong Kong (Settlement, Political Subdivision & Island) English, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, French, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Cantonese 香港 (Hoeng Gong) derived from 香 (hoeng) meaning "fragrant" and 港 (gong) meaning "port, harbour". This is the name of a city, island and special administrative region of China.
İngiltere (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Anglae Terra, used for England.
İnguşetya (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of Ingushetia.
İran (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Karakalpak, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Karakalpak, and Turkish form of Iran.
İrlanda (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Ireland
İsfahan (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Azerbaijani, Turkish
Azerbaijani and Turkish form of Isfahan.
İskenderiye (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Iskandariyah.
İskoçya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Scotland via its Latin form Scotia.
İsrail (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Israel.
İsveç (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, and Turkish form of Sweden.
İsviçre (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Schwyz, used as the Turkish name for Switzerland.
İzmir (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Turkish
From Greek Σμύρνη (Smyrna) ultimately derived from the given name Myrrha. This is the name of a province of, as well as a city in, Turkey.
Japonya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Japan.
Kahire (Settlement) Armenian (Eastern), Turkish
Eastern Armenian and Turkish form of Cairo.
Kalküta (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Calcutta (see Kolkata).
Kamboçya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Cambodia.
Karadağ (Country) Turkish
Means "black mountain" from Turkish kara meaning "black" and dağ meaning "mountain". This is the Turkish name for Montenegro, from a calque of the country's Montenegrin and Serbo-Croatian name, Crna Gora.
Karağandı (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Karaganda.
Karayipler (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Caribbean.
Karpatlar (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Carpathians.
Katalonya (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Catalonia.
Kırım (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Crimea.
Kolombiya (Country) Amharic, Bengali, Kurdish, Nepali, Persian, Turkish
Form of Colombia used in various languages.
Komorlar (Country) Kazakh, Turkish
Kazakh and Turkish form of Comoros.
Kopenhag (Settlement) Persian, Turkish
Persian and Turkish form of Copenhagen.
Kore (Country) Persian, Turkish
Persian and Turkish form of Korea.
Korinth (Settlement) Danish, German, Swedish, Turkish
Danish, German, Swedish and Turkish form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
Kuveyt (Country) Bulgarian, Kazakh, Mongolian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Kuwait used in multiple languages.
Kuzey Kore (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of North Korea
Lefkoşa (Settlement) Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of Nicosia via its Greek name Λευκωσία (Lefkosía).
Lesotho (Country) Southern African, Sotho, English, Afrikaans, Bengali, Catalan, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Thai, Turkish
Means "land of the Sotho", from the ethnic name of the Sotho (Basotho) people derived from the word motho meaning "person". This is the name of a country in southern Africa.
Letonya (Country) Kurdish, Tagalog, Turkish
Kurdish, Tagalog and Turkish form of Lettonia (see Latvia).
Liberya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Liberia.
Libya (Country) Northern African, Berber, English, Faroese, Finnish, Hausa, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Swahili, Tagalog, Turkish
From Arabic ليبيا‎ (Lībiyā) from Ancient Greek Λιβύη (Libúē), which is derived from Libu, the name of an ancient Berber tribe (attested as rbw in Egyptian)... [more]
Lima (Settlement) Spanish, Aymara, English, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Chinese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Greek, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Lao, Latvian, Lithuanian, Macedonian, Malay, Maltese, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Thai, Turkish, Turkmen, Ukrainian, Urdu, Uzbek
Most likely a corruption of Rímac, the name of a river, itself derived from Quechua rimaq meaning "speaker, talker" (ultimately from rimay meaning "to speak")... [more]
Lizbon (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Lisbon.
Ljubljana (Settlement) Slovene, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malagasy, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Romanian, Serbian, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from the Slavic element lyuby meaning "love" or from the name of the Ljubljanica River (itself derived from the given name Ljubovid)... [more]
Lübnan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Lebanon.
Macaristan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Majarestan, referring to Hungary.
Mağrip (Country & Region) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Maghrib. It is used to refer to the country of Morocco in Crimean Tatar while it refers to the region in Turkish.
Makedonya (Region, Country & Political Subdivision) Hebrew, Turkish
Hebrew and Turkish form of Macedonia.
Malakka (Country, Political Subdivision, Settlement & Body of Water) Afrikaans, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Czech, Dutch, Finnish, German, Greek, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Luxembourgish, Norwegian, Polish, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Malacca.
Maldivler (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Maldives.
Malé (Settlement) English, Afrikaans, Albanian, Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Malay, Norwegian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
From Dhivehi މާލެ (Male) most likely derived from މާ (ma) meaning "great, big, large" and ލޭ (le) meaning "blood", so named for the large amount of tuna blood that surrounded the sandbanks of a certain island... [more]
Malezya (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Malaysia.
Malezya (Country) Hebrew, Kurdish, Turkish
Hebrew, Kurdish and Turkish form of Malaysia.
Mali (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Arabic, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, 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, 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.
Mançurya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Manchuria.
Marsilya (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Marseille.
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]
Medine (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of Medina.
Medine (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Turkmen, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, Turkmen and Uyghur form of Medina.
Mekke (Settlement) Kazakh, Turkish, Uyghur
Kazakh, Turkish, and Uyghur form of Mecca.
Mikronezya (Country & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Micronesia
Mogadişu (Settlement) Turkish, Turkmen
Turkish and Turkmen form of Mogadishu.
Moğolistan (Country, Political Subdivision & Region) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Mogholestan, referring to Mongolia.
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]
Moritanya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Mauritania
Namibya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Namibia.
Nasıra (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Nazareth.
Nijer (Country & River) Turkish
Turkish form of Niger
Nijerya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Nigeria
Nuakşot (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Kurdish and Turkish form of Nouakchott.
Okyanusya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Oceania.
Özbekistan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Uzbekistan.
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.
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]
Pasifik (Body of Water) Indonesian, Malay, Turkish
Indonesian, Malay and Turkish form of Pacific.
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.
Pertek (Settlement) Turkish
Pireneler (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Pyrenees.
Polinezya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Polynesia.
Polonya (Country) Cebuano, Tagalog, Turkish
Cebuano, Tagalog and Turkish form of Poland.
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.
Ren (River) Polish, Slovene, Turkish
Polish, Slovenian and Turkish form of Rhine.
Rodezya (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Rhodesia.
Romanya (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Romania.
Sahra (Region) Arabic, Turkish
Arabic and Turkish form of Sahara. In Arabic it is properly known as الصحراء الكبرى (as-Sahra' al-Kubra) meaning "the greatest desert".
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]
San'a (Settlement) Arabic, Persian, Turkish, Urdu
Arabic, Persian, Turkish and Urdu form of Sanaa.
Şanghay (Settlement) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Shanghai.
Saraybosna (Settlement) Turkish
From Turkish saray meaning "place, mansion, house" and Bosna meaning "Bosnia". This is the Turkish name for Sarajevo.
Sardinya (Region & Island) Turkish
Turkish form of Sardinia.
Selanik (Settlement) Judeo-Spanish, Turkish
Ladino and Turkish form of Thessaloniki.
Semerkant (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Samarkand.
Sevilla (Political Subdivision & Settlement) Spanish, Aragonese, Asturian, Basque, Bosnian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, Galician, German, Hungarian, Norwegian, Romanian, Slovak, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Spanish form of Seville, as well as the form used in numerous other languages.
Seylan (Country) Persian, Turkish
Persian and Turkish form of Ceylon.
Seyşeller (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Seychelles.
Şian (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Xi'an.
Sibirya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Siberia.
Sicilya (Political Subdivision & Island) Turkish
Turkish form of Sicily.
Sincan (Political Subdivision & Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Xinjiang.
Şiraz (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Turkish, Turkmen
Azerbaijani, Turkish and Turkmen form of Shiraz.
Sırbistan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Turkish
Crimean Tatar and Turkish form of Serbestan, referring to Serbia.
Slovakya (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Slovakia.
Slovenya (Country) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Slovenia.
Sofya (Settlement) Kurdish, Turkish
Kurdish and Turkish form of Sofia.
Sohum (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Sukhumi.
Sri Lanka (Country & Island) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Catalan, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Greek, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Maltese, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
From Sinhalese ශ්‍රී ලංකාව (ś‍rī laṁkāva) meaning "holy island", derived from Sanskrit श्री (śrī) meaning "holy, sacred" and लङ्का (laṅkā) meaning "island"... [more]
Südetler (Mountain) Turkish
Turkish form of Sudetes.
Tacikistan (Country) Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish form of Tajikistan.
Taşkent (Settlement) Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, Turkish
Crimean Tatar, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Tashkent.
Tayvan (Country & Island) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of Taiwan.
Tayvan (Country & Island) Armenian, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kazakh, Khmer, Kyrgyz, Mongolian, Persian, Russian, Tajik, Turkish, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of Taiwan used in multiple languages.
Tibet (Region, Political Subdivision & Country) English, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Hebrew, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Sinhalese, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain, perhaps derived from Tibetan སྟོད་བོད (stod-bod) meaning "Upper Tibet", itself from the autonym བོད (Bod). Alternately the name may be of Turkic origin, possibly from Old Turkic töbäd meaning "heights" or töpü meaning "peak, height, summit"... [more]
Tiflis (Settlement) Crimean Tatar, English (Archaic), German, Spanish, Turkish, Turkmen
Crimean Tatar, German, Spanish, Turkish, and Turkmen form of Tbilisi as well as a historical English name for the city.
Tiran (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Tirana.
Togo (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Basque, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Burmese, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Korean, Latvian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Russian, Serbian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish
Means "land where lagoons lie" from Ewe to meaning "water" and go meaning "shore". Togo, officially the Togolese Republic, is a country in West Africa bordered by Ghana to the west, Benin to the east and Burkina Faso to the north.
Trablus (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Tripoli via Arabic طرابلس (Tarabulus). This name refers only to the city in Libya.
Transilvanya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Transylvania. This is an alternative name for the region; the standard name in Turkey is Erdel.
Transkafkasya (Region) Turkish
Turkish form of Transcaucasia.
Tuna (River) Turkish
Turkish form of Danube.
Tunus (Country & Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Tunisia or Tunis.
Udmurtya (Political Subdivision) Turkish
Turkish form of Udmurtia.
Ürdün (Country) Turkish
Turkish form of Jordan (the country).
Urla (Settlement) Turkish
Urla is a town and the center of the district of the same name in İzmir Province, in Turkey.
Uruguay (Country & River) Spanish, English, French, German, Hungarian, Italian, Norwegian, Swedish, Turkish, Finnish
From Guaraní, either urugua meaning "shellfish" or uru, referring to a type of bird, and gua meaning "from" combined with y meaning "water."... [more]
Urumçi (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Kurdish, Turkish
Azerbaijani, Kurdish, and Turkish form of Ürümqi.
Üsküp (Settlement) Turkish, Crimean Tatar
Turkish and Crimean Tatar form of Skopje.
Vaduz (Settlement) German, English, Afrikaans, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, Estonian, Finnish, French, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Spanish, Swedish, Tagalog, Turkish
Derived from Rhaeto-Romance auadutg meaning "aqueduct", ultimately from Latin aquaeductus. This is the name of the capital city of Liechtenstein.
Vahran (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Oran.
Varşova (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Warszawa (see Warsaw).
Vatikan (Country) Azerbaijani, Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Estonian, Indonesian, Macedonian, Malay, Russian, Serbian, Slovene, Turkish
Form of Vatican, which is one of the names commonly used to refer to Vatican City.
Venedik (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Venice.
Viyana (Settlement) Turkish
Turkish form of Vienna.
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."
Yunanistan (Country) Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, Turkish
From Yunan combined with the Persian suffix ستان (stân) meaning "land of". This is the Crimean Tatar, Gagauz, and Turkish name for Greece.
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]