List of Turkish place names

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In Turkey[edit]

Modern Ancient
Written form Etymology Well-known Others
Ankara Greek: Ἄγκυρα Greek: Ἄγκυρα Latin: Ancyra
Bursa Greek: Προῦσα Greek: Προῦσα Turkish: Hüdavendigar
İstanbul Greek: εἰς τὴν Πόλιν "to the City" Greek: Κωνσταντινούπολις
Ottoman Turkish: Kostantiniyye
See Names of Istanbul
İzmir Greek: εἰς Σμύρνην "to Smyrna" Greek: Σμύρνη Latin: Smyrna
İzmit Greek: εἰς Μήδειαν "to Nicomedia" Greek: Νικομήδεια Greek: Ἀστακός
İznik Greek: εἰς Νίκαιαν "to Nicaea" Greek: Νίκαια Greek: Ἀντιγόνεια

Greek: Ἀγκώρη
Greek: Ἑλικώρη

Kayseri Greek: Καισάρεια through Arabic: Kaysariyyah Greek: Καισάρεια Hittite: Mazaka
Latin: Caesarea
Konya Latin: Iconiun
Trabzon oblique root Τραπεζοῦντ- Greek: Τραπεζοῦς Ottoman Turkish: Tara Bozan
Zonguldak French: Zone Geul-Dagh Ottoman Turkish: Güldağ

Outside Turkey[edit]

Written form Etymology Others
Almanya French: Allemagne
İngiltere French: Angleterre

See also[edit]