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List of interesting or unusual place names
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List of interesting or unusual place names

The following international geographical names are either interesting or unusual. This list is provided chiefly for its entertainment value.

Exactly what is "interesting or unusual" is of course open to debate, but most of the names fall into recognisable categories:

Many place namess that appear odd to English-speakers are from other languages. Often they are either meaningless or innocuous in their own tongue. The arguably best-known example of this is Fucking, Austria.

See also: List of unusual English words, Street sign theft, toponymy, list of toponyms (with names derived from place names)

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