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Allegedly named after a bear the founder killed
May be derived from Croatian for 'scoop' many theories of origin based on different legends
A derivative of the arabic term for 'source of water'many theories of origin
'Black pool' in one of the official languages; the city's native name means 'town of the hurdled ford'
The blend of the two cities on either side of the Danube; on meaning 'water' and the other 'furnace'
From the slavic root for 'ford', referring to the the city's origin at a crossing of the Vltava River
Named after the Celtic people who lived on the banks of the river Seine
A derivative of the ancient name from antiquity, which may date as far back as the Indo-European tribe, the Illyrian
Depending on the story, the family name of the founder who was either a prince, an outlaw, a fisherman, a shepherd, or a hunter; litterally translated it means 'it is beautiful'
Named after the river that flows through the city, which derives its name from 'surge' in the official language
Blend of the Celtic term for 'little' and the Germanic term for 'castle'
a word derived of 'a dam on a certain river' in the official language; that river's name is derived from 'area abounding with water' in an older version of the official language
Name derived from 'home in the marsh' in an official language
Named for the man who succeeded in defending the island from an Ottoman invasion in 1565
Derived from a river named 'Men', as influenced by Ukrainian, Russian, and the official language
Belong to one of the three legendary brothers (along with Shchek and Khoryv) who founded the city
Named after the last prince of Pannonian Croatia, Prince Braslav
'Log islet' in the official language
An abbreviation of 'the count's woods' in the official languageseat of government
'Under the small hill' in the official language
Charlemagne christened the region after its likeness to the biblical town of Endor; the capital city means 'Endor, the old' in the official language
Named after the Saint who founded a chapel and a monastery which grew into the republic
May be derived from the Phoenician phrase for 'safe harbour' or named after a pre-Roman river, or after the Greek hero 'Ulyssess'many theories of origin
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Old Norse blend of the local tribe and 'waterfall'
Derived from the commercial centre in established in the 1st centuryetmology uncertain
Derived from the Greek term meaning 'alone', from which monastery is alone derived
'Belonging to Warsz' in the official language; Warsz owned a village located within the modern city limits; folk legend suggests it was a blend of the fisherman, Wars, and the merm
'Merchant's harbour' in the official language
Named for the river that flows through the city, which may come from the Finnic term for 'dark' or the Mordvinian for 'bear' or the Mongolian for 'tangled'many theories of origin
Named after the goddess of wisdom
'White City' in the official language
Named after its founder and first ruler, who killed his brother and fellow founder
Derived from the Celtic word meaning 'white foundation or fort'
Named for the hill upon which the city is built; the hill may be named for a Roman deity
Derived from 'Danish castle' or 'winter castle' in the official language
'Smoky Bay' in the official language
Either 'meadow beneath the ridge' or 'meadow of the gods'
'New spring' in archaic version on one of the official languages
'Wisdom' in ancient Greek
'field around the saray' in Turkish
May be 'bear' in the official language or related to the Old Polabian stem meaning 'swamp'origin unkown
A mispronunciation of the Greek and Turkish names; both meaning 'white city'
May be from the area the locals called 'the Rana' or from the name of the nearby fortress or Greek for 'dairy'many theories of origin
May be a corrupted borrowing meaning 'loop' or 'warehouse' in the official language, due to its established role in commerce between the east and the westmany theories of origin
May be Romanesque for 'water' or a blend of the latin for 'valley' and Dutch for 'German'

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