Selection of place names lists of KNAB
This page contains some place names lists that have been produced from the Place Names Database (KNAB) of the Institute of the Estonian Language..
- Administrative units and their abbreviations (2015-08-10, new!)
Names of administrative units from the period 1866–2015, short information on renaming, amalgamations, etc., index of German and Russian names. Abbreviations as used in the Place Names Database (KNAB) of EKI. Main text in Estonian, with an English summary (55 pp.).
OTHER COUNTRIES AND
- Chechnya and Ingushetia
List of geographical names. Romanization, administrative units. Name variants in Russian, Chechen and Ingush. Chechen, Ingush and Ossetic index. Main text bilingual: Estonian and English. The data is somewhat old, updated content is available in the online database. 314 KB.
- map (271K)
With supposed Chechen and Ingush names
- Dagestan (2003-07-09)
List of geographical names (2179 features). Name variants in Aghul, Avar, Azerbaijani, Chechen, Dargwa, Kumyk, Lakh, Lezghian, Nogay, Russian, Rutul, Tabasaran, Tsakhur and other languages of Dagestan. In the main list names are arranged after the Russian name form. The second part consists of the index of non-Russian names. The list of sources is given. For the romanization of names see the tables for
Tabasaran and the
languages of smaller Caucasian peoples, also the spelling in Roman of the Azerbaijani and Chechen names. NB!
The whole file is large, 3.26MB, 110 pages.
- Annex A
List of all names in the main list, grouped language by language, in the original Cyrillic script if appropriate. 1,01MB.
- Annex B
Populated places grouped according to the main linguistic area they belong to. (The definition of linguistic areas is not authoritative but serves for orientation mainly.) Includes languages of smaller peoples (Akhvakh, Andi, Archi, Bagvalal, Bezhta, Botlikh, Chamalal, Godoberi, Hinukh, Hunzib, Karata, Khvarshi, Tati, Tindi, Tsez). 356KB.
- Myanmar (Burma) (2004-01-22)
List of geographical names (672 features). Name variants in Burmese, Mon, Shan, and other languages of Myanmar (including original-script forms), Russian transcriptions. Introduction to the spelling of geographical names in Myanmar. The list of sources is given at the end. For the romanization of names see the tables for Burmese, Mon and Shan. NB! The whole file is large, 1.56MB, 53 pages.
Index of names in non-Roman script (Burmese, Karen, Mon, Shan, Russian). 414 KB, 20 pages.
- Thailand (2004-03-08)
List of geographical names (1078 features). Name variants in Thai, English, and Russian transcriptions. Introduction to the spelling of geographical names in Thailand. The list of sources is given at the end. For the romanization of names see the tables for Thai. NB! The whole file is large, 1.76MB, 63 pages.
Index of names in non-Roman script (Thai, Russian). 464 KB, 25 pages.
WORLD PLACE NAMES LISTS