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On The Go Tours: Literal Translations of Cities Data
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Seedlist:
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Key:PeopleManmadeFeelings
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AnimalNaturalOther
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CountryCity NameLiteral TranslationSource
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AfghanistanKandaharAlexander the Greathttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kandahar#Name
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AlbaniaTiranaDairyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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AlgeriaAlgiersThe Islandshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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AndorraAndorra-la-VellaAndorra the Oldhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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AngolaLuandaTaxhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Antigua and BarbudaLibertaLibertyhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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ArgentinaBuenos AiresFair windshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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ArmeniaYerevanAbode of heroeshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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AustraliaCanberraMeeting placehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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AustriaViennaWhite forthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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AzerbaijanBakuWind-pounded cityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BahamasNassauWet landhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BahrainManamaThe place of dreamshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BangladeshDhakaSmall bushy treehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BarbadosBridgetownTown of the bridgehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BelarusMinskMarket placehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BelgiumBrusselsHome in the Marshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BelizeBelize CityMuddy-watered cityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BeninPorto-NovoNew porthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BhutanJakarWhite birdhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakar
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BoliviaLa PazThe peacehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Bosnia and Herzegovina
SarajevoThe field around the palacehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BotswanaGaborone
named for Chief Gaborone of the Tlokwa tribe
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BrazilRio de JaneiroRiver of Januaryhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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BruneiKuala BelaitThe mouth of the Belait Riverhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Kuala_Belait
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BulgariaSofiaWisdomhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Burkina FasoOuagadougouHonoured Chief's village
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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CambodiaPhnom PenhPenh's hillhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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CameroonYaoundéHome of the Éwondohttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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CanadaOttawaTradershttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Cape VerdePraiaBeachhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Central African RepublicBanguiThe rapidshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bangui
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ChadN'DjamenaPlace of resthttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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ChileSantiagoSt Jameshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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ChinaBeijingNorthern capitalhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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ColombiaBogotaEnclosure outside of the farmfieldshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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ComorosMoroniHeart of firehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Congo, Democratic Republic of the
Mbuji-MayiGoat waterhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mbuji-Mayi
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Congo, Republic of thePointe-NoireBlack pointhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pointe-Noire
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Costa RicaSan JoséSaint Josephhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Côte d'IvoireAbidjanGathering leaves
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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CroatiaZagrebTo dig in / mountain range
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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CubaSantiago de CubaSt James of the fertile of placehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cuba
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CyprusNicosiaWhite cityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Czech RepublicPragueFordhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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DenmarkCopenhagenMerchant's harborhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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DjiboutiDjiboutiDoormat made of palm fibreshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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DominicaRoseauReedhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Dominican RepublicSanto DomingoSaint Dominichttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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EcuadorQuitoCentre of the worldhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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EgyptCairoThe Victorioushttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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El SalvadorSan SalvadorHoly Saviorhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Equatorial GuineaMalaboLarge palm treehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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EritreaAsmaraLive in peacehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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EstoniaTallinDanish castlehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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EthiopiaAddis AbabaNew flowerhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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FijiLautokaSpear hit / bull's eyehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lautoka
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FinlandHelsinkiWaterfall of the Helsingihttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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FranceMarseillesHarbourhttps://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Marseilles
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GabonLibrevilleFree townhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Gambia, TheBanjulRope fibrehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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GeorgiaTbilisiWarm springshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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GermanyBerlinSwamphttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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GhanaAccraAntshttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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GreeceAthensBeach
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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GrenadaSt. George'sPlace of St Georgehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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GuatemalaGuatemala CityCity of the forested landhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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GuineaConakryBeyond the water
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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Guinea-BissauBissauNamed for Bissagos tribe
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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GuyanaGeorgetownTown of King George IIIhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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HaitiPort-au-PrincePort to the princehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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HondurasTegucigalpaSilver mountain / place where the elite live
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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HungaryBudapestWater furnacehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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IcelandReykjavíkSmoky bayhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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IndiaDelhiEminence / thresholdhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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IndonesiaJakartaVictorious deedhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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IranTehranModernhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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IraqBaghdadGiven by Godhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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IrelandDublinBlack poolhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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IsraelJerusalemAbode of peacehttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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ItalyRomeStrong
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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JamaicaKingstonKing's townhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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JapanTokyoEastern capitalhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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JordanAmmanCity of the Sons of Ammon
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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KazakhstanAstanaCapital cityhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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KenyaNairobiThe place of cool watershttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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KiribatiTarawaThe landhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarawa#History
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Korea, NorthPyongyangFlat landhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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Korea, SouthSeoulCapitalhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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KosovoPristinaSpring of waterhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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KuwaitKuwait CityFortress by the seahttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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KyrgyzstanBishkekFive knights
http://www.oxfordreference.com/view/10.1093/acref/9780199580897.001.0001/acref-9780199580897
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LaosVientianeCity of sandalwoodhttps://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_national_capital_city_name_etymologies
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