How Many Names Can A City Have?


Praha
(Belarusian, Czech, Estonian, Finnish, Ido, Indonesian, Nauruan, Norwegian, Slovak, Ukrainian, Lithuanian), Praag (Afrikaans, Dutch), Prag (Bosnian, Croatian, Danish, German, Luxembourgish, Serbian, Swedish, Turkish, Icelandic), Praga (Latin, Basque, Catalan, Italian, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovene, Spanish), Prago (Esperanto), Prága (Hungarian), Prague (English, French, Norman), Puraha – プラハ (Japanese)*, Praga – Прага (Bulgarian, Macedonian, Russian).


Napule (Neapolitan), Napoli (Italian, Finnish, Norwegian, Romanian, Turkish), Napels (Afrikaans, Dutch), Naples (French), Napli (Maltese), Nápoles (Portuguese, Spanish), Napolo (Esperanto), Nápoly (Hungarian), Napulj (Croatian, Serbian), Neapel (German, Swedish), Neapelj (Slovene), Neapol (Azeri, Czech, Polish, Slovak), Neapol’ – Неаполь (Russian, Ukrainian), Neapolis (Latin, Lithuanian).


Reims
 (Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Italian, Romanian, Spanish), Reimsa (Latvian), Reimsas (Lithuanian), Remeš (Czech, Slovak), Remso (Esperanto).


Sankt-Peterburg – Санкт-Петербург 
(Russian), Ayía Petrúpoli – Αγία Πετρούπολη (Greek), Cathair Pheadair (Irish), Shën Petersburg (Albanian), Peterburi (Estonian), Petroburgo(Esperanto), Pietari (Finnish), Saint-Pétersbourg (French), Sankt-Pieciarburh – Санкт-Пецярбург(Belarusian), Sankt-Peterburg (Slovene), Sanktpēterburga (Latvian), Sankt Peterburgas (Lithuanian), Petrohrad (Czech), Sankt Petersborg (Danish), Sankt Petersburg (German, Polish, Romanian, Swedish), San Pietroburgo (Italian), San Pietruburgu (Maltese), São Petersburgo (Portuguese), Sint-Petersburg (Dutch), St. Petersburg (Norwegian), Szentpétervár (Hungarian).


Salzburg 
(Bosnian, Croatian, German, Finnish, Romanian, Serbian, Slovene, Swedish, Turkish)Salisburgo (Italian), Salzbourg (French), Salzburgo (Portuguese, Spanish), Solnograd (old slovene), Solnohrad (Czech), Zalcburga (Latvian).


Thessaloniki – Θεσσαλονίκη 
(Greek), Salonic (Romanian),  Salonicco / Tessalonica (Italian), Salonikai (Lithuanian), Saloniki (Azeri, German, Latvian, Polish, Ladino, alternative Greek name), Saloniki – Салоники (Russian), Saloniki / Thessaloniki (Swedish), Saloniky – Салоніки (Ukrainian), Salonique / Thessalonique (French), Salonka (Maltese),  Solun – Солун (Bulgarian, Croatian, Macedonian, Serbian, Slovene), Soluň (Czech), Solún (Slovak), Sołuń (Polish, historical), Szaloniki / Tesszaloniki (Hungarian), Teasaloinicé (Irish),  Tesalonica (Tagalog*), Tesalónica (Spanish), Tessalónica (Portuguese), Tessalònica (Catalan), Tessaloniki (Finnish).

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