List of place names of Dutch origin

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The Dutch, aided by their skills in shipping, map making, finance and trade, traveled to every corner of the world and left their language embedded in names of places they visited, many of which are still in use today.

To be included in this list, the place must have an article on Wikipedia or must have inline references showing the name is or was indeed Dutch.

Countries, regions and islands[edit]

Countries[edit]

Provinces and regions[edit]

Islands[edit]

Castles, Forts & Trade posts[edit]

Cities, towns and neighborhoods[edit]

Cities[edit]

Towns[edit]

Neighbourhoods[edit]

Beaches and waterways[edit]

Bays[edit]

Beaches[edit]

Capes[edit]

Gulfs[edit]

Rivers[edit]

Seas[edit]

Straits[edit]

Note[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "colonial times". Retrieved 25 July 2011. "Long Island got its name in 1614 from Adriaen Block of Holland"