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Exonyms in Icelandic

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Exonyms in Icelandic

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

More information about these places is to be found in the country chapters. 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

Exonyms in Icelandic External

Endonym/Exonym Icelandic
Exonyms in Afghanistan Kabul → Kabúl
Exonyms in Albania Tiranë → Tirana
Exonyms in Algeria Al-Jazā’ir or الجزائر‎ → Algeirsborg
Exonyms in Angola Luanda‎ → Lúanda
Exonyms in Armenia Yerevan or Երևան → Jerevan
Exonyms in Austria Wien → Vin or Vinarborg
Exonyms in Azerbaijan Bakı → Bakú
Exonyms in Bahamas Nassau → Nassá
Exonyms in Belize Belmopan → Belmópan
Exonyms in Bhutan Thimphu → Timfú
Exonyms in Bolivia Sucre → Súkre
Exonyms in Bosnia-Hercegovina Sarajevo → Sarajevó
Exonyms in Botswana Gabarone → Gaboróne
Exonyms in Brazil Brasília → Brasilía
Exonyms in Burundi Bujumbura → Bújúmbúra
Exonyms in Cameroon Douala → Dóúala
Yaoundé → Jánde
Exonyms in Canada Toronto → Torontó
Exonyms in Central African Republic Bangui → Bangví
Exonyms in Chile Santiago → Santiagó
Exonyms in China Beijing or 北京市 → Peking
Guangzhou or 广州市 → Kanton
Guilen → Kweilen
Nanjing or 南京 → Nanking
Qingdao or 青岛市 → Tsingtao
Shanghai or 上海市 → Sjanghæ
Tianjin or 天津 → Tientsin
Xiamen or 厦门市 → Amoy
Exonyms in Colombia Bogotá → Bógóta
Exonyms in Cook Islands Avarua → Avarúa
Exonyms in Cyprus Lefkosia or Λευκωσία → Nikósía
Exonyms in Czechia / the Czech Republic Plzeň → Pilsen
Praha → Prag
Exonyms in Denmark Aalborg → Álaborg
Aarhus → Árósar
Fredriksbavn → Friðrikshöfn
Helsingør → Helsingjaeyri
Humlebæk → Humlabekk
Jelling → Jalangur
København → Kaupmannahöfn
Odense → Óðinsvé
Ribe → Rípar
Ringsted → Hringstað
Roskilde → Hróarskelda
Silkeborg → Silkiborg
Skagen → Skaginn
Slagelse → Slagleysa
Sorø → Sórey
Viborg → Vébjörg
Exonyms in Egypt اسكندرية or El Iskandarîya → Alexandría
السويس‎ or El Suweis → Súes
القاهرة or El Qâhira → Kaíró
Exonyms in Equatorial Guinea Malabo → Malabó
Exonyms in Ethiopia Addis Abeba or አዲስ አበባ → Addis Ababa
Exonyms in Faeroe Islands / Faroe Islands Fuglafjørður → Fuglafjörður
Klaksvik → Klakksvik
Nólsoy → Nólsey
Tórshavn → Þórshöfn
Exonyms in France Paris → París
Poitiers → Peituborg
Reims → Reimsborg
Rouen → Rúðuborg
Strasbourg → Strassborg
Versailles → Versalir
Exonyms in Georgia თბილისი or T’bilisi → Tibilisi
Exonyms in Germany Berlin → Berlín
Bremen → Brimar
Flensburg → Flensborg
Hamburg → Hamborg
Kiel → Kíl
Köln → Coloine or Cóln
Lübeck → Lýbecka
Oldenburg → Aldinborg
Stralsund → Stralsund
Stuttgart → Stóðgarður
Exonyms in Ghana Accra → Akkra
Exonyms in Greece Athínai or Αθήνα → Aþena
Thessaloníki or Θεσσαλονίκη → Thessalónika
Exonyms in Guatemala Ciudad de Guatemala → Gvatemalaborg
Exonyms in Guinea Conakry → Kónakri
Exonyms in Hungary Budapest → Búdapest
Exonyms in India New Delhi or नई दिल्ली → Nýja-Deli
Exonyms in Indonesia Jakarta → Djakarta
Exonyms in Iran Tehran or تهران → Teheran
Exonyms in Iraq Baghdad or بغداد‎ → Bagdad
Exonyms in Ireland Dublin → Dyflinn
Exonyms in Israel Haifa or חֵיפָה or حيفا‎‎ → Haífa
Tel Aviv or תל אביב‎‎ or تل أبيب‎‎ → Tel Avív
Yerushalayim or יְרוּשָׁלַיִם or القُدس‎ → Jerúsalem
Exonyms in Italy Firenze → Flórens
Genova → Genúa
Milano → Mílanó
Napoli → Napóli
Roma → Róm or Rómaborg
Torino → Tórínó
Venezia → Feneyjar
Exonyms in Japan Kyoto or 京都市 → Kýótó
Tokyo or 東京 → Tókýó
Exonyms in Kenya Nairobi → Nairóbí
Exonyms in Latvia Riga → Ríga
Exonyms in Lebanon Beyrut or بيروت‎ → Beirút
Exonyms in Liberia Monrovia → Monróvía
Exonyms in Libya Tarābulus or طرابلس‎ → Trípólí
Exonyms in Lithuania Vilnius → Vilníus
Exonyms in Madagascar Antananarivo → Antananarivó
Exonyms in Malawi Lilongwe → Lilongve
Exonyms in Malaysia Kuala Lumpur → Kúala Lúmpúr
Exonyms in Mali Bamako → Bamakó
Timbuktu → Timbúktú
Exonyms in Marshall Islands Majuro → Majúró
Exonyms in Mauritania Nouakchott or نواكشوط‎‎ → Núaksjott
Exonyms in Mexico Ciudad de México → Mexíkóborg
Exonyms in Moldova Chişinău → Kisínev
Exonyms in Mongolia Ulaanbaatar or Улаанбаатар → Úlan Bator
Exonyms in Mozambique Maputo → Mapútó
Exonyms in Myanmar Yangon or ရန်ကုန် → Jangún
Exonyms in Nepal Kathmandu or काठमाडौं → Katmandú
Exonyms in Netherlands ’s-Gravenhage → Haag
Exonyms in Nicaragua Managua → Managva
Exonyms in Niger Niamey → Níamey
Exonyms in Nigeria Abuja → Abútja
Exonyms in North Korea P’yongyang or 평양 → Pjongjang
Exonyms in Norway Ålesund → Álasund
Arendal → Arnardalur
Bergen → Björgvin
Bodø → Boðvin
Oslo → Ósló
Stavanger → Stafangur
Trondheim → Þrándheimur
Exonyms in Oman Musqaţ or مسقط → Múskat
Exonyms in Paraguay Asunción → Asúnsjón
Exonyms in Peru Lima → Líma
Exonyms in Philippines Manila‎ → Maníla
Exonyms in Poland Kraków → Kraká
Szczecin → Stettin
Warszawa → Varsjá
Exonyms in Portugal Lisboa → Lissabon
Exonyms in Romania Bucureşti → Búkarest
Constanţa → Konstantia
Exonyms in Russia Rostov-na-Donu or Росто́в-на-Дону́ → Ráðstofa
Sankt Petersburg or Санкт-Петербург → Sankti Pétursborg
Veliky Novgorod or Великий Новгород → Hómgarður
Exonyms in Rwanda Kigali → Kígalí
Exonyms in Samoa Apia → Apía
Exonyms in Saudi Arabia Ar Riyād or الرياض‎ → Ríad
Makkah or مكة → Mekka
Exonyms in Serbia Beograd or Београд → Belgrad
Exonyms in Somalia Mogadishu → Mógadisjú
Exonyms in South Africa Cape Town or Kaapstad → Höfðaborg
Johannesburg → Jóhannesarborg
Exonyms in South Korea Seoul or 서울시 → Seúl
Exonyms in Spain Barcelona → Barselóna
Exonyms in Sudan El Khartûm or الخرطوم → Kartúm
Exonyms in Suriname Paramaribo → Paramaribó
Exonyms in Svalbard and Jan Mayen Islands Longyearbyen → Longyearbær
Exonyms in Sweden Göteborg → Gautaborg
Helsingborg → Helsingjaborg
Lund → Lundur
Malmö → Málmey
Stockholm → Stokkhólmur
Uppsala → Uppsalir
Exonyms in Syria Dimashq or دمشق → Damaskus
Exonyms in Taiwan T’ai-pei or 臺北市 → Taípei or Tæpei
Exonyms in Tajikistan Dushanbé or Duşanbe or Душанбе → Dúshanbe
Exonyms in Tanzania Dodoma → Dódóma
Exonyms in Thailand Krung Thep → Bangkok
Exonyms in the Dominican Republic Santo Domingo → Santó Dómingó
Exonyms in Tonga Nuku’alofa → Núkúalófa
Exonyms in Turkey İstanbul → Istanbúl
Exonyms in Ukraine Київ or Kiyev → Kænugarður
Exonyms in United Arab Emirates Abū Zaby or أبوظبي → Abú Dabí
Dubai or دبي → Dúbæ
Exonyms in United Kingdom Cambridge → Kambabryggja
Canterbury → Kantaraborg
Dover → Dofrar
Edinburgh → Edynburg
Great Yarmouth → Járnamóða
Lerwick → Leirvík
London → Londyn
Southampton → Suðurhamtún
York → Jórvik
Exonyms in United States of America New York → Nýja-Jórvik
Exonyms in Uruguay Montevideo → Montevídeó
Exonyms in Uzbekistan Toškent or Тошкент → Taskent
Exonyms in Venezuela Caracas → Karakas
Exonyms in Vietnam Thành phố Hồ Chí Minh → Hochimin-borg
Exonyms in Zambia Lusaka → Lúsaka


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