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Exonyms in Belgium

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Exonyms in Belgium

Explanation of the terms endonym and exonym here External. Return to exonyms summary page here

For technical reasons, all alternative place name versions in the lists below have been labelled as "exonyms", even though it may be a local-language alternative form.

Alternate place name forms/postal code tables can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/settlements.htm External

Other language place name data can be acquired at http://www.grcdi.nl/otherlanguageplace.htm External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in English:

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in German:

Note: * indicates a settlement in Arelerland/Pay d’Arlon, a region which borders Luxembourg and where the Luxembourgeois or German place names may be used by the inhabitants.

Postal code LocalGerman For more information about this place:  
  Aix-sur-Cloie → Esch auf der Heck   *
  Anlier → Ansler   *
6700, 6704, 6706 Arlon → Arel Arlon - Wikipedia External *
  Athus → Athem   *
6790-6792 Aubange → Ibingen Aubange - Wikipedia External *
  Autelbas → Nieder Elter   *
  Autelhaut → Ober Elter   *
6600 Bastogne → Bastenach Bastogne - Wikipedia External *
  Battincourt → Bettenhoven   *
  Beho → Bocholz    
  Bodange → Bödingen   *
  Boorsem → Boorsheim    
  Bras → Bracht   *
8000, 8200, 8310, 8380 Brugge → Brügge Bruges - Wikipedia External  
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Brüssel Brussels - Wikipedia External  
  Buvange → Büvingen   *
  Clairefontaine → Bardenburg   *
  Commanster → Gommels    
9200 Dendermonde → Dendermünde Dendermonde - Wikipedia External  
6637 Fauvillers → Feitweiler Fauvillers - Wikipedia External *
  Fouches → Offen   *
  Freylange → Freilen   *
6670-6674 Gouvy → Geylich Gouvy - Wikipedia External  
  Guelff → Gelf   *
  Guerlange → Gerlingen   *
  Guirsch → Girsch   *
6720, 6721, 6723-6724 Habay-la-Neuve → Neu Habich Habay - Wikipedia External *
6720, 6721, 6723-6724 Habay-la-Vielle → Alt Habich Habay - Wikipedia External *
  Habergy → Hiewerdingen   *
  Hachy → Heuschlingen   *
  Halanzy → Helsingen or Holdingen   *
  Hollange → Hollingen   *
  Hombourg → Homburg    
  Hondelange → Hondelingen   *
  Honville → Hondorf   *
  Hotte → Hotten   *
6660-6663, 6666 Houffalize → Hohenfels Houffalize - Wikipedia External *
  Houwald → Hauwald   *
8900, 8902, 8904, 8906, 8908 Ieper → Ypern Ypres - Wikipedia External  
  La Roche-en-Ardenne → Welschfels    
3000-3001, 3010, 3012, 3018 Leuven → Löwen Leuven - Wikipedia External  
4000–4032 Liège → Lüttich Liège - Wikipedia External  
  Livarchamps → Liespelt   *
  Losange → Lössingen   *
  Louvain-la-Neuve → Neu-Löwen Louvain-la-Neuve - Wikipedia External  
  Lutrebois → Lauterbach   *
  Lutremagne → Lauermänchen   *
3630-3631 Maasmechelen → Mecheln an der Maas Maasmechelen - Wikipedia External  
  Martelange → Martelingen   *
2800-2801, 2811-2812 Mechelen → Mecheln Mechelen - Wikipedia External  
  Meix-le-Tige → Deutsch Meer Meix-le-Tige - Wikipedia External *
  Menufontaine → Munerhof   *
6780-6782 Messancy → Metzig Messancy - Wikipedia External *
  Mussy-la-Ville → Mützich   *
  Nobressart → Elcherthal Nobressart - Wikipedia External *
  Nothomb → Nothum   *
8670 Oostduinkerke → Ostdünkirchen Oostduinkerke - Wikipedia External  
8400 Oostende → Ostende Ostend - Wikipedia External  
  Ourthe → Urt    
  Parette → Parett   *
  Rachecourt → Rösig   *
  Radelange → Radelingen   *
3620-3621 Rekem → Reckheim Lanaken - Wikipedia External  
  Rodenhoff → Rodenhof   *
  Sainlez → Saner   *
  Sampont → Saas   *
  Schockville → Schockweiler   *
  Selange → Selingen Sélange - Wikipedia External *
9100, 9111-9112 Sint-Niklaas → Sankt Nikolaus Sint-Niklaas - Wikipedia External  
3650 Stokkem → Stockheim Dilsen-Stokkem - Wikipedia External  
  Strainchamps → Sauerfeld   *
  Thiaumont → Diedenberg   *
  Tintange → Tintingen Tintange - Wikipedia External *
  Toernich → Törnich Toernich - Wikipedia External *
3700 Tongeren → Tongern Tongeren - Wikipedia External  
  Tontelange → Tontelingen   *
  Turpange → Türpingen   *
  Udange → Üdingen   *
  Vance → Wanen   *
  Villers-la-Bonne-Eau → Weiterbach   *
  Villers-Tortru → Weiler-Törtchen    
4600-4602 Visé → Weset Visé - Wikipedia External  
  Viville → Altenhofen   *
  Vlessart → Wallesser   *
4950 Waimes → Weismes Waimes - Wikipedia External  
  Waltzing → Walzingen   *
1300-1301 Wavre → Waver Wavre - Wikipedia External  
  Wisembach → Weißenbach   *
  Wolkrange → Wolkingen   *
  Zeebrugge → Seebrügge Zeebrugge - Wikipedia External  

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Hungarian:

Postal code LocalHungarian For more information about this place:
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Brüsszel City of Brussels - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Irish:

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Italian:

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Latvian:

Postal code LocalLatvian For more information about this place:
2000–2660 Antwerpen → Antverpene Antwerp - Wikipedia External
8000, 8200, 8310, 8380 Brugge → Brige Bruges - Wikipedia External
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Brisele City of Brussels - Wikipedia External
6000-6001, 6010, 6020, 6030–6032, 6040–6044, 6060-6061 Charleroi → Šarleruā Charleroi - Wikipedia External
9000–9052 Gent → Ģente Ghent - Wikipedia External
4000–4032 Liège → Lježa Liège - Wikipedia External
5000-5101 Namur → Namīra Namur Belgium - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Letzebuergesch:

Note: * indicates a settlement in Arelerland/Pay d’Arlon, a region which borders Luxembourg and where the Letzebuergesch or German place names may be used by the inhabitants.

Postal code LocalLetzebuergesch For more information about this place:  
6700, 6704, 6706 Arlon → Arel Arlon - Wikipedia External *
  Athus → Attem   *
6717 Attert → Atert Attert - Wikipedia External *
6790-6792 Aubange → Éibeng Aubange - Wikipedia External *
6600 Bastogne → Baaschtnech Bastogne - Wikipedia External *
6637 Fauvillers → Fäteler Fauvillers - Wikipedia External *
4000–4032 Liège → Léck Liège - Wikipedia External  
  Longeau → Laser Longeau (Belgium) - Wikipedia External *
  Martelange → Maartel   *
6780-6782 Messancy → Miezeg Messancy - Wikipedia External *
4780-4784 Sankt Vith → Sankt Väit St. Vith - Wikipedia External  
  Toernich → Täernech Toernich - Wikipedia External *

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Lithuanian:

Postal code LocalLithuanian For more information about this place:
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Briuselis City of Brussels - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Maltese:

Postal code LocalMaltese For more information about this place:
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Brussell City of Brussels - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Norwegian:

Postal code LocalNorwegian For more information about this place:
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Brüssel City of Brussels - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Polish:

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Portuguese:

Postal code LocalPortuguese For more information about this place:
2000–2660 Antwerpen → Antuérpia Antwerp - Wikipedia External
8000, 8200, 8310, 8380 Brugge → Bruges Bruges - Wikipedia External
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Bruxelas City of Brussels - Wikipedia External
9000–9052 Gent → Gante Ghent - Wikipedia External
3000-3001, 3010, 3012, 3018 Leuven → Lovaina Liège - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Slovakian:

Postal code LocalSlovakian For more information about this place:
2000–2660 Antwerpen → Antverpy Antwerp - Wikipedia External
8000, 8200, 8310, 8380 Brugge → Bruggy Bruges - Wikipedia External
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Brusel City of Brussels - Wikipedia External
4000-4032 Liège → Lutych Liège - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Slovene:

Postal code LocalSlovene For more information about this place:
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Bruselj City of Brussels - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Spanish:

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Swedish:

Postal code LocalSwedish For more information about this place:
8000, 8200, 8310, 8380 Brugge → Brygge Bruges - Wikipedia External
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Bryssel City of Brussels - Wikipedia External
8900, 8902, 8904, 8906, 8908 Ieper → Ypern Ypres - Wikipedia External
8400 Oostende → Ostende Ostend - Wikipedia External

Belgium: Endonyms External and exonyms External in Vietnamese:

Postal code LocalVietnamese For more information about this place:
1000-1130 Bruxelles/Brussel → Bức San City of Brussels - Wikipedia External

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