Yoruba Submitted Place Names

Yoruba names are used by the Yoruba people of Nigeria.
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ÀBÚJÁ (Settlement) Western African, Yoruba
Yoruba form of ABUJA.
ABUJA (Settlement) Western African, Hausa, Igbo, Yoruba, Afrikaans, Arabic, Armenian, Bosnian, Croatian, Czech, Danish, Dutch, English, Estonian, Finnish, French, Georgian, German, Hindi, Hungarian, Icelandic, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Malay, Mongolian, Norwegian, Persian, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovene, Swedish, Tagalog, Tajik, Turkish, Urdu
From Abu-Ja, a nickname of 19th-century monarch Abubakar Jatau (sometimes referred to as "Abu"), who founded what is now the city of Abuja in 1828. By some accounts, he was described as having fair skin, which possibly earned him the nickname Ja meaning "red" in Hausa... [more]
NÀÌJÍRÍÀ (Country) Western African, Yoruba
Yoruba form of NIGERIA.
NAIJIRIA (Country) Western African, Igbo, Yoruba
Igbo form of NIGERIA as well as a Yoruba variant of NÀÌJÍRÍÀ.
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