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Geographic Names

This appendix cross-references a wide variety of geographic names to the appropriate Factbook 'country' entry. Additional information is included in parentheses.
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NameEntry in the World FactbookLatitude (DEG MIN)Longitude (DEG MIN)
Abidjan (capital)Cote d'Ivoire5 19 N4 02 W
Abkhazia (region)Georgia43 00 N41 00 E
Abu Dhabi (capital)United Arab Emirates24 28 N54 22 E
Abu Musa (island)Iran25 52 N55 03 E
Abuja (capital)Nigeria9 12 N7 11 E
Abyssinia (former name for Ethiopia)Ethiopia8 00 N38 00 E
Acapulco (city)Mexico16 51 N99 55 W
Accra (capital)Ghana5 33 N0 13 W
Adamstown (capital)Pitcairn Islands25 04 S130 05 W
Addis Ababa (capital)Ethiopia9 02 N38 42 E
Adelie Land (claimed by France; also Terre Adelie)Antarctica66 30 S139 00 E
Aden (city)Yemen12 46 N45 01 E
Aden, Gulf ofIndian Ocean12 30 N48 00 E
Admiralty IslandUnited States (Alaska)57 44 N134 20 W
Admiralty IslandsPapua New Guinea2 10 S147 00 E
Adriatic SeaAtlantic Ocean42 30 N16 00 E
Adygey (region)Russia44 30 N40 10 E
Aegean IslandsGreece38 00 N25 00 E
Aegean SeaAtlantic Ocean38 30 N25 00 E
Afars and Issas, French Territory of the (or FTAI; former name for Djibouti)Djibouti11 30 N43 00 E
Afghanestan (local name for Afghanistan)Afghanistan33 00 N65 00 E
Agalega IslandsMauritius10 25 S56 40 E
Agana (city; former name for Hagatna)Guam13 28 N144 45 E
Ajaccio (city)France (Corsica)41 55 N8 44 E
Ajaria (region)Georgia41 45 N42 10 E
Akmola (city; former name for Astana)Kazakhstan51 10 N71 30 E
Aksai Chin (region)China (de facto), India (claimed)35 00 N79 00 E
Al Arabiyah as Suudiyah (local name for Saudi Arabia)Saudi Arabia25 00 N45 00 E
Al Bahrayn (local name for Bahrain)Bahrain26 00 N50 33 E
Al Imarat al Arabiyah al Muttahidah (local name for the United Arab Emirates)United Arab Emirates24 00 N54 00 E
Al Iraq (local name for Iraq)Iraq33 00 N44 00 E
Al Jaza'ir (local name for Algeria)Algeria28 00 N3 00 E
Al Kuwayt (local name for Kuwait)Kuwait29 30 N45 45 E
Al Maghrib (local name for Morocco)Morocco32 00 N5 00 W
Al Urdun (local name for Jordan)Jordan31 00 N36 00 E
Al Yaman (local name for Yemen)Yemen15 00 N48 00 E
Aland IslandsFinland60 15 N20 00 E
Alaska (state)United States65 00 N153 00 W
Alaska, Gulf ofPacific Ocean58 00 N145 00 W
Alboran SeaAtlantic Ocean36 00 N2 30 W
Aldabra Islands (Groupe d'Aldabra)Seychelles9 25 S46 22 E
Alderney (island)Guernsey49 43 N2 12 W
Aleutian IslandsUnited States (Alaska)52 00 N176 00 W
Alexander Archipelago (island group)United States (Alaska)57 00 N134 00 W
Alexander IslandAntarctica71 00 S70 00 W
Alexandretta (region; former name for Iskenderun)Turkey36 34 N36 08 E
Alexandria (city)Egypt31 12 N29 54 E
Algiers (capital)Algeria36 47 N2 03 E
Alhucemas, Penon de (island group)Spain35 13 N3 53 W
Alma-Ata (city; former name for Almaty)Kazakhstan43 15 N76 57 E
Almaty (former capital)Kazakhstan43 15 N76 57 E
Alofi (capital)Niue19 01 S169 55 W
Alphonse IslandSeychelles7 01 S52 45 E
Alsace (region)France48 30 N7 20 E
Amami StraitPacific Ocean28 40 N129 30 E
Amindivi Islands (former name for Laccadive Islands)India11 30 N72 30 E
Amirante Isles (island group; also Les Amirantes)Seychelles6 00 S53 10 E
Amman (capital)Jordan31 57 N35 56 E
Amsterdam (capital)Netherlands52 23 N4 54 E
Amsterdam Island (Ile Amsterdam)French Southern and Antarctic Lands37 52 S77 32 E
Amundsen SeaSouthern Ocean72 30 S112 00 W
Amur RiverChina, Russia52 56 N141 10 E
Amurskiy Liman (strait)Pacific Ocean53 00 N141 30 E
Anadyrskiy Zaliv (gulf)Pacific Ocean64 00 N177 00 E
Anatolia (region)Turkey39 00 N35 00 E
Andaman IslandsIndia12 00 N92 45 E
Andaman SeaIndian Ocean10 00 N95 00 E
Andorra la Vella (capital)Andorra42 30 N1 30 E
Andros (island)Greece37 45 N24 42 E
Andros IslandThe Bahamas24 26 N77 57 W
Anegada PassageAtlantic Ocean18 30 N63 40 W
Angkor Wat (ruins)Cambodia13 26 N103 50 E
Anglo-Egyptian Sudan (former name for Sudan)Sudan15 00 N30 00 E
Anjouan (island)Comoros12 15 S44 25 E
Ankara (capital)Turkey39 56 N32 52 E
Annobon (island)Equatorial Guinea1 25 S5 36 E
Antananarivo (capital)Madagascar18 52 S47 30 E
Antigua (island)Antigua and Barbuda14 34 N90 44 W
Antipodes IslandsNew Zealand49 41 S178 43 E
Antwerp (city)Belgium51 13 N4 25 E
Aomen (local Chinese short-form name for Macau)Macau22 10 N113 33 E
Aozou Strip (region)Chad22 00 N18 00 E
Apia (capital)Samoa13 50 S171 44 W
Aqaba, Gulf ofIndian Ocean29 00 N34 30 E
Arab, Shatt al (river)Iran, Iraq29 57 N48 34 E
Arabian SeaIndian Ocean15 00 N65 00 E
Arafura SeaPacific Ocean9 00 S133 00 E
Aral SeaKazakhstan, Uzbekistan45 00 N60 00 E
Argun RiverChina, Russia53 20 N121 28 E
Aru SeaPacific Ocean6 15 S135 00 E
As-Sudan (local name for Sudan)Sudan15 00 N30 00 E
Ascension IslandSaint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha7 57 S14 22 W
Ashgabat, Ashkhabad (capital)Turkmenistan37 57 N58 23 E
Asmara, Asmera (capital)Eritrea15 20 N38 53 E
Assumption IslandSeychelles9 46 S46 34 E
Astana (capital; formerly Akmola)Kazakhstan51 10 N71 30 E
Asuncion (capital)Paraguay25 16 S57 40 W
Asuncion IslandNorthern Mariana Islands19 40 N145 24 E
Atacama (desert)Chile23 00 S70 10 W
Atacama (region)Chile24 30 S69 15 W
Athens (capital)Greece37 59 N23 44 E
Attu IslandUnited States52 55 N172 57 E
Auckland (city)New Zealand36 52 S174 46 E
Auckland IslandsNew Zealand51 00 S166 30 E
Australes, Iles (island group; also Iles Tubuai)French Polynesia23 20 S151 00 W
Avarua (capital)Cook Islands21 12 S159 46 W
Axel Heiberg IslandCanada79 30 N90 00 W
Azad Kashmir (region)Pakistan34 30 N74 00 E
Azarbaycan, Azerbaidzhan (local name for Azerbaijan)Azerbaijan40 30 N47 30 E
Azores (islands)Portugal38 30 N28 00 W
Azov, Sea ofAtlantic Ocean49 00 N36 00 E
NameEntry in the World FactbookLatitude (DEG MIN)Longitude (DEG MIN)
Bab el Mandeb (strait)Indian Ocean12 40 N43 20 E
Babuyan ChannelPacific Ocean18 44 N121 40 E
Babuyan IslandsPhilippines19 10 N121 40 E
Baffin BayArctic Ocean73 00 N66 00 W
Baffin IslandCanada68 00 N70 00 W
Baghdad (capital)Iraq33 21 N44 25 E
Baku (capital; also Baki, Baky)Azerbaijan40 23 N49 51 E
Balabac StraitPacific Ocean7 35 N117 00 E
Balearic IslandsSpain39 30 N3 00 E
Balearic Sea (Iberian Sea)Atlantic Ocean (Mediterranean Sea)40 30 N2 00 E
Bali (island)Indonesia8 20 S115 00 E
Bali SeaIndian Ocean7 45 S115 30 E
Balintang ChannelPacific Ocean19 49 N121 40 E
Balintang IslandsPhilippines19 55 N122 10 E
Balkan PeninsulaAlbania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia, Turkey (European part)42 00 N23 00 E
Balleny IslandsAntarctica67 00 S163 00 E
Balochistan (region)Pakistan28 00 N63 00 E
Baltic SeaAtlantic Ocean57 00 N19 00 E
Bamako (capital)Mali12 39 N8 00 W
Banaba (Ocean Island)Kiribati0 52 S169 35 E
Banat (region)Hungary, Romania, Serbia45 30 N21 00 E
Banda SeaPacific Ocean5 00 S128 00 E
Bandar Seri Begawan (capital)Brunei4 53 N114 56 E
Bangka (island)Indonesia2 30 S106 00 E
Bangkok (capital)Thailand13 45 N100 31 E
Bangui (capital)Central African Republic4 22 N18 35 E
Banjul (capital)The Gambia13 28 N16 39 W
Banks IslandAustralia10 12 S142 16 E
Banks Islands (Iles Banks)Vanuatu14 00 S167 30 E
Barbuda (island)Antigua and Barbuda17 38 N61 48 W
Barcelona (city)Spain41 25 N2 13 E
Barents SeaArctic Ocean74 00 N36 00 E
Barranquilla (city)Colombia10 59 N74 48 W
Bashi ChannelPacific Ocean22 00 N121 00 E
Basilan StraitPacific Ocean6 49 N122 05 E
Basque ProvincesSpain43 00 N2 30 W
Bass StraitPacific Ocean39 20 S145 30 E
Bassas da IndiaIndian Ocean21 30 S39 50 E
Basse-Terre (regional capital)France (Guadeloupe)16 00 N61 43 W
Basseterre (capital)Saint Kitts and Nevis17 18 N62 43 W
Bastia (city)France (Corsica)42 42 N9 27 E
Basutoland (former name for Lesotho)Lesotho29 30 S28 30 E
Batan IslandsPhilippines20 30 N121 50 E
Bavaria (region; also Bayern)Germany48 30 N11 30 E
Beagle ChannelAtlantic Ocean54 53 S68 10 W
Bear Island (see Bjornoya)Svalbard74 26 N19 05 E
Beaufort SeaArctic Ocean73 00 N140 00 W
Bechuanaland (former name for Botswana)Botswana22 00 S24 00 E
Beijing (capital)China39 56 N116 24 E
Beirut (capital)Lebanon33 53 N35 30 E
Bekaa ValleyLebanon34 00 N36 05 E
Belau (Palau Islands)Palau7 30 N134 30 E
Belep Islands (Iles Belep)New Caledonia19 45 S163 40 E
Belfast (city)United Kingdom54 36 N5 55 W
Belgian Congo (former name for Democratic Republic of the Congo)Democratic Republic of the Congo0 00 N25 00 E
Belgie, Belgique (local name for Belgium)Belgium50 50 N4 00 E
Belgrade (capital)Serbia44 50 N20 30 E
Belize CityBelize17 30 N88 12 W
Belle Isle, Strait ofAtlantic Ocean51 35 N56 30 W
Bellingshausen SeaSouthern Ocean71 00 S85 00 W
Belmopan (capital)Belize17 15 N88 46 W
Belorussia (former name for Belarus)Belarus53 00 N28 00 E
Benadir (region; former name of Italian Somaliland)Somalia4 00 N46 00 E
Bengal (region)Bangladesh, India24 30 N88 15 E
Bengal, Bay ofIndian Ocean15 00 N90 00 E
Berau, Gulf ofPacific Ocean2 30 S132 30 E
Bering IslandRussia55 00 N166 30 E
Bering SeaPacific Ocean60 00 N175 00 W
Bering StraitPacific Ocean65 30 N169 00 W
Berkner IslandAntarctica79 30 S49 30 W
Berlin (capital)Germany52 31 N13 24 E
Berlin, East (former name for eastern sector of Berlin)Germany52 30 N13 33 E
Berlin, West (former name for western sector of Berlin)Germany52 30 N13 20 E
Bern (capital)Switzerland46 57 N7 26 E
Bessarabia (region)Moldova, Romania, Ukraine47 00 N28 30 E
Bharat (local name for India)India20 00 N77 00 E
Bhopal (city)India23 16 N77 24 E
Biafra (region)Nigeria5 30 N7 30 E
Big Diomede IslandRussia65 46 N169 06 W
Bijagos, Arquipelago dos (island group)Guinea-Bissau11 25 N16 20 W
Bikini AtollMarshall Islands11 35 N165 23 E
Bilbao (city)Spain43 15 N2 58 W
Bioko (island)Equatorial Guinea3 30 N8 42 E
Biscay, Bay ofAtlantic Ocean44 00 N4 00 W
Bishkek (capital)Kyrgyzstan42 54 N74 36 E
Bishop RockUnited Kingdom49 52 N6 27 W
Bismarck Archipelago (island group)Papua New Guinea5 00 S150 00 E
Bismarck SeaPacific Ocean4 00 S148 00 E
Bissau (capital)Guinea-Bissau11 51 N15 35 W
Bjornoya (Bear Island)Svalbard74 26 N19 05 E
Black Forest (region)Germany48 00 N8 15 E
Black Rock (island)South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands53 39 S41 48 W
Black SeaAtlantic Ocean43 00 N35 00 E
Bloemfontein (judicial capital)South Africa29 12 S26 07 E
Bo Hai (gulf)Pacific Ocean38 00 N120 00 E
Boa Vista (island)Cabo Verde16 05 N22 50 W
Bogota (capital)Colombia4 36 N74 05 W
Bohemia (region)Czech Republic50 00 N14 30 E
Bombay (city; see Mumbai)India18 58 N72 50 E
Bonaire (island)Netherlands12 10 N68 15 W
Bonifacio, Strait ofAtlantic Ocean (Mediterranean Sea)41 01 N14 00 E
Bonin IslandsJapan27 00 N142 10 E
Bonn (former capital)Germany50 44 N7 05 E
Bophuthatswana (region; enclave)South Africa26 30 S25 30 E
Bora-Bora (island)French Polynesia16 30 S151 45 W
Bordeaux (city)France44 50 N0 34 W
Borneo (island)Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia0 30 N114 00 E
Bornholm (island)Denmark55 10 N15 00 E
Bosna i Hercegovina (local name for Bosnia and Herzegovina)Bosnia and Herzegovina44 00 N18 00 E
Bosnia (political region)Bosnia and Herzegovina44 00 N18 00 E
Bosporus (strait)Atlantic Ocean41 00 N29 00 E
Bothnia, Gulf ofAtlantic Ocean63 00 N20 00 E
Bougainville (island)Papua New Guinea6 00 S155 00 E
Bougainville StraitPacific Ocean6 40 S156 10 E
Bounty IslandsNew Zealand47 43 S174 00 E
Bourbon Island (former name of Reunion)Reunion21 06 S55 36 E
Brasilia (capital)Brazil15 47 S47 55 W
Bratislava (capital)Slovakia48 09 N17 07 E
Brazzaville (capital)Republic of the Congo4 16 S15 17 E
Bridgetown (capital)Barbados13 06 N59 37 W
Brisbane (city)Australia27 28 S153 02 E
Bristol BayPacific Ocean57 00 N160 00 W
Bristol ChannelAtlantic Ocean51 18 N3 30 W
Britain (see Great Britain)United Kingdom54 00 N2 00 W
British Bechuanaland (region; former name for northwest South Africa)South Africa27 30 S23 30 E
British Central African Protectorate (former name of Nyasaland)Malawi13 30 S34 00 E
British East Africa (former name for British possessions in eastern Africa)Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda1 00 N38 00 E
British Guiana (former name for Guyana)Guyana5 00 N59 00 W
British Honduras (former name for Belize)Belize17 15 N88 45 W
British Solomon Islands (former name for Solomon Islands)Solomon Islands8 00 S159 00 E
British Somaliland (former name for northern Somalia)Somalia10 00 N49 00 E
Brussels (capital)Belgium50 50 N4 20 E
Bubiyan (island)Kuwait29 47 N48 10 E
Bucharest (capital)Romania44 26 N26 06 E
Budapest (capital)Hungary47 30 N19 05 E
Buenos Aires (capital)Argentina34 36 S58 27 W
Bujumbura (capital)Burundi3 23 S29 22 E
Bukovina (region)Romania, Ukraine48 00 N26 00 E
Byelarus (local name for Belarus)Belarus53 00 N28 00 E
Byelorussia (former name for Belarus)Belarus53 00 N28 00 E
NameEntry in the World FactbookLatitude (DEG MIN)Longitude (DEG MIN)
Cabinda (province)Angola5 33 S12 12 E
Cabot StraitAtlantic Ocean47 20 N59 30 W
Caicos IslandsTurks and Caicos Islands21 56 N71 58 W
Cairo (capital)Egypt30 03 N31 15 E
Calcutta (city)India22 32 N88 21 E
Calgary (city)Canada51 02 N114 04 W
California, Gulf ofPacific Ocean28 00 N112 00 W
Cameroun (local name for Cameroon)Cameroon6 00 N12 00 E
Campbell IslandNew Zealand52 33 S169 09 E
Campeche, Bay ofAtlantic Ocean (Gulf of Mexico)20 00 N94 00 W
Canal Zone (former name for US possessions in Panama)Panama9 00 N79 45 W
Canarias SeaAtlantic Ocean28 00 N16 00 W
Canary IslandsSpain28 00 N15 30 W
Canberra (capital)Australia35 17 S149 08 E
Cancun (city)Mexico21 10 N86 50 W
Canton (city; now Guangzhou)China23 06 N113 16 E
Canton Island (Kanton Island)Kiribati2 49 S171 40 W
Cape Juby (region; former name for Southern Morocco)Morocco27 53 N12 58 W
Cape of Good Hope (cape; also alternate name for Cape Province of South Africa)South Africa34 15 S18 20 E
Cape Province (region; former name for Northern, Western, and Eastern Cape Provinces of South Africa)South Africa31 30 S22 30 E
Cape Town (legislative capital)South Africa33 57 S18 25 E
Caracas (capital)Venezuela10 30 N66 56 W
Cargados Carajos ShoalsMauritius16 25 S59 38 E
Caribbean SeaAtlantic Ocean15 00 N73 00 W
Caroline IslandsFederated States of Micronesia, Palau7 30 N148 00 E
Carpatho-Ukraine (region; former name for Zakarpattya oblast')Ukraine48 22 N23 32 E
Carpentaria, Gulf ofPacific Ocean14 00 S139 00 E
Casablanca (city)Morocco33 35 N7 34 W
Castries (capital)Saint Lucia14 01 N61 00 W
Catalonia (region)Spain42 00 N2 00 E
Cato IslandAustralia23 15 S155 32 E
Caucasus (region)Russia42 00 N45 00 E
Cayenne (regional capital)France (Guyane)4 56 N52 20 W
Celebes (island)Indonesia2 00 S121 00 E
Celebes SeaPacific Ocean3 00 N122 00 E
Celtic SeaAtlantic Ocean51 00 N6 30 W
Central African Empire (former name for Central African Republic)Central African Republic7 00 N21 00 E
Ceram (Seram) SeaPacific Ocean2 30 S129 30 E
Ceska Republika (local name for Czech Republic)Czech Republic49 45 N15 30 E
Ceskoslovensko (former local name for Czechoslovakia)Czech Republic, Slovakia49 00 N17 30 E
Cetinje (capital city)Montenegro42 24 N18 55 E
Ceuta (city)Spain35 53 N5 19 W
Ceylon (former name for Sri Lanka)Sri Lanka7 00 N81 00 E
Chafarinas, Islas (island)Spain35 12 N2 26 W
Chagos Archipelago (Oil Islands)British Indian Ocean Territory6 00 S71 30 E
Challenger Deep (Mariana Trench)Pacific Ocean11 22 N142 36 E
Channel IslandsGuernsey, Jersey49 20 N2 20 W
Charlotte Amalie (capital)Virgin Islands18 21 N64 56 W
Chatham IslandsNew Zealand44 00 S176 30 W
Chechnya (region; also Chechnia)Russia43 15 N45 40 E
Cheju StraitPacific Ocean34 00 N126 30 E
Cheju-do (island)Korea, South33 20 N126 30 E
Chengdu (city)China30 43 N104 04 E
Chennai (city; also Madras)India13 04 N80 16 E
Chesterfield Islands (Iles Chesterfield)New Caledonia19 52 S158 15 E
Chihli, Gulf of (see Bo Hai)Pacific Ocean38 30 N120 00 E
Chiloe (island)Chile42 50 S74 00 W
China, People's Republic ofChina35 00 N105 00 E
China, Republic ofTaiwan23 30 N121 00 E
Chisinau (capital; also Kishinev)Moldova47 00 N28 50 E
Choiseul (island)Solomon Islands7 05 S121 00 E
Choson (local name for North Korea)North Korea40 00 N127 00 E
Christmas Island (Indian Ocean)Australia10 25 S105 39 E
Christmas Island (Pacific Ocean; also Kiritimati)Kiribati1 52 N157 20 W
Chukchi SeaArctic Ocean69 00 N171 00 W
Chuuk Islands (Truk Islands)Federated States of Micronesia7 25 N151 47 W
Cilicia (region)Turkey36 50 N34 30 E
Ciskei (enclave)South Africa33 00 S27 00 E
Citta del Vaticano (local name for Vatican City)Holy See41 54 N12 27 E
Cochin China (region)Vietnam11 00 N107 00 E
Coco, Isla del (island)Costa Rica5 32 N87 04 W
Cocos IslandsCocos (Keeling) Islands12 30 S96 50 E
Colombo (capital)Sri Lanka6 56 N79 51 E
Colon, Archipielago de (Galapagos Islands)Ecuador0 00 N90 30 W
Commander Islands (Komandorskiye Ostrova)Russia55 00 N167 00 E
Comores (local name for Comoros)Comoros12 10 S44 15 E
Con Son (islands)Vietnam8 43 N106 36 E
Conakry (capital)Guinea9 31 N13 43 W
Confederatio Helvetica (local name for Switzerland)Switzerland47 00 N8 00 E
Congo (Brazzaville) (former name for Republic of the Congo)Republic of the Congo1 00 S15 00 E
Congo (Leopoldville) (former name for the Democratic Republic of the Congo)Democratic Republic of the Congo0 00 N25 00 E
Constantinople (city; former name for Istanbul)Turkey41 01 N28 58 E
Cook StraitPacific Ocean41 15 S174 30 E
Copenhagen (capital)Denmark55 40 N12 35 E
Coral SeaPacific Ocean15 00 S150 00 E
Corfu (island)Greece39 40 N19 45 E
Corinth (region)Greece37 56 N22 56 E
Corisco (island)Equatorial Guinea0 55 N9 19 E
Corn Islands (Islas del Maiz)Nicaragua12 15 N83 00 W
Corocoro IslandGuyana, Venezuela3 38 N66 50 W
Corsica (island; also Corse)France42 00 N9 00 E
Cosmoledo Group (island group; also Atoll de Cosmoledo)Seychelles9 43 S47 35 E
Cotonou (former capital)Benin6 21 N2 26 E
Cotopaxi (volcano)Ecuador0 39 S78 26 W
Courantyne RiverGuyana, Suriname5 57 N57 06 W
Cozumel (island)Mexico20 30 N86 55 W
Crete (island)Greece35 15 N24 45 E
Crimea (region)Ukraine45 00 N34 00 E
Crimean PeninsulaUkraine45 00 N34 00 E
Crooked Island PassageAtlantic Ocean22 55 N74 35 W
Crozet Islands (Iles Crozet)French Southern and Antarctic Lands46 30 S51 00 E
Cyclades (island group)Greece37 00 N25 10 E
Cyrenaica (region)Libya31 00 N22 00 E
Czechoslovakia (former name for the entity that subsequently split into Czechia and Slovakia)Czechia, Slovakia49 00 N18 00 E
NameEntry in the World FactbookLatitude (DEG MIN)Longitude (DEG MIN)
D'Entrecasteaux IslandsPapua New Guinea9 30 S150 40 E
Dagestan (region)Russia43 00 N47 00 E
Dahomey (former name for Benin)Benin9 30 N2 15 E
Daito IslandsJapan43 00 N17 00 E
Dakar (capital)Senegal14 40 N17 26 W
Dalmatia (region)Croatia43 00 N17 00 E
Daman (city; also Damao)India20 10 N73 00 E
Damascus (capital)Syria33 30 N36 18 E
Danger Islands (see Pukapuka Atoll)Cook Islands10 53 S165 49 W
Danish StraitsAtlantic Ocean58 00 N11 00 E
Danish West Indies (former name for the Virgin Islands)Virgin Islands18 20 N64 50 W
Danmark (local name)Denmark56 00 N10 00 E
Danzig (city; former name for Gdansk)Poland54 23 N18 40 E
Dao Bach Long Vi (island)Vietnam20 08 N107 44 E
Dar es Salaam (capital)Tanzania6 48 S39 17 E
Dardanelles (strait)Atlantic Ocean40 15 N26 25 E
Davis StraitAtlantic Ocean67 00 N57 00 W
Dead SeaIsrael, Jordan, West Bank32 30 N35 30 E
Deception IslandAntarctica62 56 S60 34 W
Denmark StraitAtlantic Ocean67 00 N24 00 W
Desolation Islands (Isles Kerguelen)French Southern and Antarctic Lands49 30 S69 30 E
Deutschland (local name for Germany)Germany51 00 N9 00 E
Devils Island (Ile du Diable)French Guiana5 17 N52 35 W
Devon IslandCanada76 00 N87 00 W
Dhaka (capital)Bangladesh23 43 N90 25 E
Dhivehi Raajje (local name for Maldives)Maldives3 15 N73 00 E
Dhofar (region)Oman17 00 N54 10 E
Diego Garcia (island)British Indian Ocean Territory7 20 S72 25 E
Diego Ramirez (islands)Chile56 30 S68 43 W
Dili (capital)Timor-Leste8 35 S125 36 E
Dilmun (former name for Bahrain)Bahrain7 00 N81 00 E
Diomede IslandsRussia (Big Diomede), United States (Little Diomede)65 47 N169 00 W
Diu (region)India20 42 N70 59 E
Djibouti (capital)Djibouti11 30 N43 15 E
Dnieper (river)Belarus, Russia, Ukraine (Dnyapro, Dnepr, Dnipro)46 30 N32 18 E
Dniester (river)Moldova, Ukraine (Nistru, Dnister)46 18 N30 17 E
Dobruja (region)Bulgaria, Romania43 30 N28 00 E
Dodecanese (island group)Greece36 00 N27 05 E
Dodoma (city)Tanzania6 11 S35 45 E
Doha (capital)Qatar25 17 N51 32 E
Donets BasinRussia, Ukraine48 15 N38 30 E
Douala (city)Cameroon4 03 N9 42 E
Douglas (capital)Man, Isle of54 09 N4 28 W
Dover, Strait ofAtlantic Ocean51 00 N1 30 E
Drake PassageAtlantic Ocean, Southern Ocean60 00 S60 00 W
Druk Yul (local name for Bhutan)Bhutan27 30 N90 30 E
Dubai, Dubayy (city)United Arab Emirates25 18 N55 18 E
Dublin (capital)Ireland53 20 N6 15 W
Duesseldorf (city)Germany51 13 N6 47 E
Durban (city)South Africa29 51 S31 02 E
Dushanbe (capital)Tajikistan38 35 N68 48 E
Dutch Antilles (former name for the Netherlands Antilles)Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten12 10 N68 30 W
Dutch East Indies (former name for Indonesia)Indonesia5 00 S120 00 E
Dutch Guiana (former name for Suriname)Suriname4 00 N56 00 W
Dutch West Indies (former name for the Netherlands Antilles)Aruba, Curacao, Sint Maarten12 10 N68 30 W
Dzungarian Gate (valley)China, Kazakhstan45 25 N82 25 E
NameEntry in the World FactbookLatitude (DEG MIN)Longitude (DEG MIN)
East China SeaPacific Ocean30 00 N126 00 E
East Frisian IslandsGermany53 44 N7 25 E
East Germany (German Democratic Republic; former name for eastern portion of Germany)Germany52 00 N13 00 E
East Korea Strait (Eastern Channel or Tsushima Strait)Pacific Ocean34 00 N129 00 E
East Pakistan (former name for Bangladesh)Bangladesh24 00 N90 00 E
East Siberian SeaArctic Ocean74 00 N166 00 E
Easter Island (Isla de Pascua)Chile27 07 S109 22 W
Eastern Channel (East Korea Strait or Tsushima Strait)Pacific Ocean34 00 N129 00 E
Eastern Samoa (former name for American Samoa)American Samoa14 20 S170 00 W
Edinburgh (city)United Kingdom55 57 N3 11 W
Eesti (local name for Estonia)Estonia59 00 N26 00 E
Eire (local name for Ireland)Ireland53 00 N8 00 W
Elba (island)Italy42 46 N10 17 E
Elemi Triangle (region)Ethiopia (claimed), Kenya (de facto), Sudan (claimed)5 00 N35 30 E
Ellada, Ellas (local name for Greece)Greece39 00 N22 00 E
Ellef Ringnes IslandCanada78 00 N103 00 W
Ellesmere IslandCanada81 00 N80 00 W
Ellice IslandsTuvalu8 00 S178 00 E
Ellsworth Land (region)Antarctica75 00 S92 00 W
Elobey, Islas de (island group)Equatorial Guinea0 59 N9 33 E
Enderbury IslandKiribati3 08 S171 05 W
Enewetak Atoll (Eniwetok Atoll)Marshall Islands11 30 N162 15 E
England (region)United Kingdom52 30 N1 30 W
English ChannelAtlantic Ocean50 20 N1 00 W
Eniwetok Atoll (see Enewetak Atoll)Marshall Islands11 30 N162 15 E
Eolie, Isole (island group)Italy38 30 N15 00 E
Epirus, Northern (region)Albania, Greece40 00 N20 30 E
Episkopi Cantonment (capital)Akrotiri, Dhekelia34 40 N32 51 E
Ertra (local name for Eritrea)Eritrea15 00 N39 00 E
EspanaSpain40 00 N4 00 W
Essequibo (region; claimed by Venezuela)Guyana6 59 N58 23 W
Etorofu (island; also Iturup)Russia (de facto)44 55 N147 40 E
Europa IslandIndian Ocean22 20 S40 22 E
NameEntry in the World FactbookLatitude (DEG MIN)Longitude (DEG MIN)
Farquhar Group (island group; also Atoll de Farquhar)Seychelles10 10 S51 10 E
Fashoda (town; also Kodok)South Sudan9 53 N32 7 E
Fergana ValleyKyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan41 00 N72 00 E
Fernando de Noronha (island group)Brazil3 51 S32 25 W
Fernando Po (island; see Bioko)Equatorial Guinea3 30 N8 42 E
Filipinas (local name for the Philippines; also Pilipinas)Philippines13 00 N122 00 E
Finland, Gulf ofAtlantic Ocean (Baltic Sea)60 00 N27 00 E
Fiume (city; former name for Rijeka)Croatia45 19 N14 25 E
Florence (city)Italy43 46 N11 16 E
Flores (island)Indonesia8 45 S121 00 E
Flores SeaPacific Ocean7 40 S119 45 E
Florida, Straits ofAtlantic Ocean25 00 N79 45 W
Fongafale (largest island of Funafuti)Tuvalu8 30 S179 12 E
Former Soviet Union (FSU)Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Estonia, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan - -
Formosa (island)Taiwan23 30 N121 00 E
Formosa Strait (see Taiwan Strait)Pacific Ocean24 00 N119 00 E
Foroyar (local name for Faroe Islands)Faroe Islands62 00 N7 00 W
Fort-de-France (regional capital)France (Martinique)14 36 N61 04 W
Frankfurt am Main (city)Germany50 07 N8 41 E
Franz Josef Land (island group)Russia81 00 N55 00 E
Freetown (capital)Sierra Leone8 30 N13 15 W
French Cameroon (former name for Cameroon)Cameroon6 00 N12 00 E
French Guinea (former name for Guinea)Guinea11 00 N10 00 W
French Indochina (former name for French possessions in southeast Asia)Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam15 00 N107 00 E
French Morocco (former name for Morocco)Morocco32 00 N5 00 W
French Somaliland (former name for Djibouti)Djibouti11 30 N43 00 E
French Sudan (former name for Mali)Mali17 00 N4 00 W
French Territory of the Afars and Issas (or FTAI; former name for Djibouti)Djibouti11 30 N43 00 E
French Togoland (former name for Togo)Togo8 00 N1 10 E
French West Indies (former name for French possessions in the West Indies)Guadeloupe, Martinique16 30 N62 00 W
Friendly IslandsTonga20 00 S175 00 W
Frisian IslandsDenmark, Germany, Netherlands53 35 N6 40 E
Frunze (city; former name for Bishkek)Kyrgyzstan42 54 N74 36 E
Funafuti (capital, atoll)Tuvalu8 30 S179 12 E
Fundy, Bay ofAtlantic Ocean45 00 N66 00 W
Futuna Islands (Hoorn Islands/Iles de Horne)Wallis and Futuna14 19 S178 05 W
Fyn (island)Denmark55 20 N10 25 E
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