Ukrainian Submitted Place Names

Ukrainian names are used in the country of Ukraine in eastern Europe.
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ABKHAZIYA Абхазія (Country) Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, and Ukrainian form of ABKHAZIA.
AFRYKA Африка (Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of AFRICA.
ARKADIYA Аркадія (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of ARCADIA.
ASTANA Астана (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Dutch, French, German, Greek, Kyrgyz, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Ukrainian
Means "capital city" in Kazakh, ultimately from Persian آستانه (âstâne). This was the name of the capital city of Kazakhstan, which is now called Nur-Sultan.
BAKU Баку (Settlement) English, Russian, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian
From Persian باکو (bâku) which is of uncertain meaning. One popular etymology suggests that it means "wind-pounded city" from Persian باد (bâd) meaning "wind" and کوبیدن (kubidan) meaning "to pound, to beat" (given in reference to the area's storms and high winds)... [more]
BALI Балі (Island & Political Subdivision) Indonesian, Balinese, Acehnese, Javanese, Minangkabau, Sundanese, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Malay, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian, Urdu
From Sanskrit बलि (bali) meaning "offering, tribute". This is the name of an island province in Indonesia.
BASHKORTOSTAN Башкортостан (Political Subdivision) Russian, English, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Tatar
From Bashkir Башҡортостан (Bashqortostan) from the Bashkir endonym башҡорт (bashqort) combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is most likely derived from Turkic baš meaning "head, leader" and kurt meaning "wolf"... [more]
BISHKEK Бішкек (Settlement) Kyrgyz, Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Indonesian, Kazakh, Macedonian, Malay, Persian, Tajik, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Meaning uncertain. One theory suggests that it comes from a word meaning "whorl, whisk" in Kyrgyz, referring to a tool used to prepare kumis (a dairy product). It could also mean "five heights" from Kyrgyz беш (besh) meaning "five" and бийик (biyik) meaning "tall, high" or "five chiefs" from беш (besh) meaning "five" and the Turkish title beg meaning "chieftain, master"... [more]
BORYSLAV Борислав (Settlement) Ukrainian
Boryslav is a city located on the Tysmenytsia River (a tributary of the Dniester), in Lviv Oblast (region) of western Ukraine. Boryslav is designated as a city of oblast significance.
BURUNDI Бурунді (Country) Afrikaans, Albanian, Azerbaijani, Basque, Bosnian, Breton, Bulgarian, Catalan, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Faroese, Finnish, French, German, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Luxembourgish, Macedonian, 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.
CHUVASHIYA Чувашія (Political Subdivision) Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Russian, Bulgarian, and Uzbek form of CHUVASHIA.
DAGESTAN Дагестан (Political Subdivision) Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, German, Norwegian, Polish, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian
From Russian Дагестан (Dagestan), which is from Turkish dağ meaning "mountain" combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". This is the name of a republic in southern Russia.
DZHAKARTA Джакарта (Settlement) Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Belarusian
Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, and Belarusian form of JAKARTA.
GALILEYA Ґалілея (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of GALILEE.
INDONEZIYA Індонезія (Country) Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Kazakh, Kyrgyz, Uzbek, Tajik, Tatar, Bashkir
Form of INDONESIA.
KALEDONIYA Каледонія (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Caledonia.
KARFAHEN Карфаген (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Carthage.
KELANTAN Келантан (Political Subdivision) Malay, English, Bulgarian, Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Swedish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Meaning uncertain, possibly from Malay gelam hutam referring to the cajeput tree, kilatan meaning "lightning, flash", or kolam tanah meaning "dirt pool". Alternatively, it may be from கோலம் (kōlam) the Tamil name for rangoli, an art form from the Indian subcontinent... [more]
KIDONIYA Кідонія (Settlement) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Cydonia.
KIEV (Settlement) Ukrainian, Russian, Bulgarian, German, English
The name Kiev comes from a medieval legend about the founding of the city told by a Chronicler of Rus-Ukraine. It was three brothers, Kie, Shchek and Khoriv, and their sister Lebid, who were the founders.
KORYNF Коринф (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Corinthus (see Corinth).
KORYNFIYA Коринфія (Political Subdivision & Region) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Corinthia.
KRYM Крим (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of CRIMEA.
KRYT Крит (Political Subdivision & Island) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Krete (see Crete).
LAKONIYA Лаконія (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of LACONIA.
LISABON Лісабон (Settlement) Bosnian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Czech, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovak, Ukrainian
Form of LISBON.
LUZITANIYA Лузітанія (Political Subdivision & Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Lusitania.
MAKEDONIYA Македонія (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of MACEDONIA.
MAKHACHKALA Махачкала (Settlement) Russian, English, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Kyrgyz, Macedonian, Ukrainian
From the given name MAKHACH combined with Kumyk къала (qala) meaning "fortress", named in honour of Magomed-Ali "Makhach" Dadaev (1882-1918), a Dagestani revolutionary... [more]
MANILA Маніла (Settlement) English, Cebuano, Ilocano, Maranao, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Chinese, Croatian, German, Indonesian, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Russian, Serbian, Spanish, Ukrainian
From Tagalog Maynila which comes from the term may-nilà meaning "where indigo is found", ultimately from Sanskrit नील (nī́la) referring to the indigo plant. This is the name of the capital city of the Philippines.
MAYKOP Майкоп (Settlement) Russian, English, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Turkish, Ukrainian
From Adyghe Мыекъуапэ (Məeq°āpă) meaning "cape of apples", from мые (məe) meaning "apple" and къуапэ (q°āpă) meaning "cape, gorge, height". This is the name of the capital of Adygea, a republic in southern Russia.
NUR-SULTAN Нур-Султан (Settlement) Kazakh, Russian, English, Azerbaijani, Belarusian, German, Italian, Kyrgyz, Turkish, Ukrainian
From the given name NURSULTAN. This is the capital city of Kazakhstan, renamed in honour of former president Nursultan Nazarbayev (1940-)... [more]
OSETIYA Осетія (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, Korean
Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian, Persian, Azerbaijani, and Korean form of OSSETIA.
PALESTYNA Палестина (Country & Region) Polish, Ukrainian
Polish and Ukrainian form of Palestine.
PARFIYA Парфія (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Parthia.
RYGA Рига (Settlement) Lithuanian, Polish, Ukrainian
Lithuanian, Polish and Ukrainian form of RIGA.
SAMARIYA Самарія (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Samaria.
SARMATIYA Сарматія (Region) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of Sarmatia.
SHOTLANDIYA Шотландія (Country) Bulgarian, Russian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian, Russian and Ukrainian form of SCOTLAND.
SINHAPUR Сінгапур (Country & Island) Belarusian, Ukrainian
Belarusian and Ukrainian form of SINGAPORE.
SULAVESI Сулавесі (Island) Russian, Armenian, Azerbaijani, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Georgian, Kazakh, Ukrainian, Uzbek
Form of SULAWESI used in various languages.
SYNAY Синай (Region & Mountain) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of SINAI.
TATARSTAN Татарстан (Political Subdivision) Tatar, Russian, English, Bashkir, Belarusian, Bulgarian, Croatian, Danish, French, Finnish, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Serbian, Swedish, Ukrainian
From the ethnic name татар (tatar) combined with the Persian suffix -ستان (-stan) meaning "land of". The ethnic name is of uncertain origin, though it is believed to be derived from tata, an endonym for the Mongols... [more]
TROYA Троя (Settlement) Azerbaijani, Bulgarian, Russian, Spanish, Turkish, Ukrainian
Form of TROY.
TRYPOLI Триполі (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of TRIPOLI.
TRYPOLITANIYA Триполітанія (Region) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Tripolitania.
UKRAINA Україна (Country) Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian and Russian form of UKRAINE.
VAVYLON Вавилон (Settlement) Ukrainian, Greek
Ukrainian form of BABYLON as well as the modern Greek transcription of the name. However, in modern Greece, Vavylona is typically the form used to refer to the capital city of ancient Babylonia.
VLADIKAVKAZ Владикавказ (Settlement) Russian, English, Bulgarian, Dutch, French, Italian, Macedonian, Portuguese, Serbian, Ukrainian
Means "ruler of the Caucasus" from Russian владеть (vladet) meaning "to own, to possess, to control" and Кавказ (Kavkaz) meaning "Caucasus"... [more]
YERUSALYM Єрусалим (Settlement) Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of JERUSALEM.
YEVROPA Європа (Region) Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian form of Europa (see EUROPE).
YUDEYA Юдея (Region) Bulgarian, Ukrainian
Bulgarian and Ukrainian form of Iudaea (see Judea).
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