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List of minor planets named after places

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This is a list of minor planets named after places, organized by continent.

Contents

Africa

  • 1193 Africa (Africa)
  • Countries of Africa

  • 1197 Rhodesia (Rhodesia, now Zimbabwe)
  • 1213 Algeria (Algeria)
  • 1268 Libya (Libya)
  • 1278 Kenya (Kenya)
  • 1279 Uganda (Uganda)
  • 1430 Somalia (Somalia)
  • 1432 Ethiopia (Ethiopia)
  • 1638 Ruanda (Rwanda)
  • 1712 Angola (Angola)
  • 1718 Namibia (Namibia)
  • 1816 Liberia (Liberia)
  • 8766 Niger (Niger)
  • 19913 Aigyptios (Ancient Greek name of Egypt)
  • Cities of Africa

  • 790 Pretoria (Pretoria, South Africa)
  • 858 El Djezaïr (Algiers)
  • 859 Bouzaréah (Bouzareah)
  • 6362 Tunis (Tunis)
  • 1431 Luanda (Luanda, city in Angola)
  • 260824 Hermanus (Hermanus, Western Cape, South Africa)
  • Provinces of Africa

  • 1242 Zambesia (Zambezia Province of Mozambique)
  • Asia

  • 67 Asia (Asia)
  • 1157 Arabia (Arabia)
  • 2169 Taiwan (Taiwan)
  • 16563 Ob (Ob River in central Asia)
  • 27596 Maldives (Maldives)
  • Japan

  • 498 Tokio (Tokyo)
  • 1089 Tama (Tama River in Tokyo)
  • 1090 Sumida (Sumida River in Tokyo)
  • 1098 Hakone (Hakone, Kanagawa)
  • 1584 Fuji (Mount Fuji)
  • 2084 Okayama (Okayama)
  • 2247 Hiroshima (Hiroshima)
  • 3319 Kibi (Kibi)
  • 3380 Awaji (Awaji)
  • 3720 Hokkaido (Hokkaidō)
  • 4157 Izu (Izu)
  • 4578 Kurashiki (Kurashiki)
  • 4774 Hobetsu (Hobetsu
  • 5618 Saitama (Saitama)
  • 5881 Akashi (Akashi)
  • 5908 Aichi (Nagoya)
  • 6218 Mizushima (Mizushima)
  • 6255 Kuma (Kumakogen)
  • 6879 Hyogo (Hyōgo)
  • 7253 Nara (Nara)
  • 8120 Kobe (Kobe)
  • 8892 Kakogawa (Kakogawa)
  • 9782 Edo (Edo)
  • 10159 Tokara (Tokara)
  • 10163 Onomichi (Onomichi)
  • 11612 Obu (Ōbu)
  • 17286 Bisei (Bisei)
  • 20625 Noto (Noto)
  • 48736 Ehime (Ehime)
  • Cambodia

  • 16770 Angkorwat (Angkor Wat, Cambodia)
  • China

  • 1125 China (China)
  • 2045 Peking (Beijing)
  • 2077 Kiangsu (Jiangsu)
  • 2078 Nanking (Nanjing)
  • 2085 Henan (Henan)
  • 2162 Anhui (Anhui)
  • 2184 Fujian (Fujian)
  • 2185 Guangdong (Guangdong)
  • 2197 Shanghai (Shanghai)
  • 2209 Tianjin (Tianjin)
  • 2215 Sichuan (Sichuan)
  • 2230 Yunnan (Yunnan)
  • 2255 Qinghai (Qinghai)
  • 2263 Shaanxi (Shaanxi)
  • 2336 Xinjiang (Xinjiang)
  • 2344 Xizang (Xizang)
  • 2355 Nei Monggol (Inner Mongolia)
  • 2380 Heilongjiang (Heilongjiang)
  • 2387 Xi'an (Xi'an)
  • 2398 Jilin (Jilin)
  • 2425 Shenzhen (Shenzhen)
  • 2503 Liaoning (Liaoning)
  • 2505 Hebei (Hebei)
  • 2510 Shandong (Shandong)
  • 2514 Taiyuan (Taiyuan)
  • 2515 Gansu (Gansu)
  • 2539 Ningxia (Ningxia)
  • 2547 Hubei (Hubei)
  • 2592 Hunan (Hunan)
  • 2617 Jiangxi (Jiangxi)
  • 2631 Zhejiang (Zhejiang)
  • 2632 Guizhou (Guizhou)
  • 2655 Guangxi (Guangxi)
  • 2693 Yan'an (Yan'an)
  • 2719 Suzhou (Suzhou)
  • 2729 Urumqi (Urumqi)
  • 2743 Chengdu (Chengdu)
  • 2778 Tangshan (Tangshan)
  • 2789 Foshan (Foshan)
  • 2851 Harbin (Harbin)
  • 2903 Zhuhai (Zhuhai)
  • 3011 Chongqing (Chongqing)
  • 3024 Hainan (Hainan)
  • 3048 Guangzhou (Guangzhou)
  • 3051 Nantong (Nantong)
  • 3088 Jinxiuzhonghua (Splendid China, themed park in Shenzhen)
  • 3136 Anshan (Anshan)
  • 3139 Shantou (Shantou)
  • 3187 Dalian (Dalian)
  • 3206 Wuhan (Wuhan)
  • 3239 Meizhou (Meizhou)
  • 3297 Hong Kong (Hong Kong)
  • 3335 Quanzhou (Quanzhou)
  • 3494 Purple Mountain (Purple Mountain Observatory)
  • 3613 Kunlun (Kunlun Mountains)
  • 3650 Kunming (Kunming)
  • 3729 Yangzhou (Yangzhou)
  • 4273 Dunhuang (Dunhuang)
  • 7859 Lhasa (Lhasa)
  • 8423 Macao (Macau)
  • 12418 Tongling (Anhui)
  • 12757 Yangtze (Yangtze River)
  • 15001 Fuzhou (Fuzhou)
  • 110297 Yellowriver (Yellow River)
  • Indonesia

  • 536 Merapi (Mount Marapi, West Sumatera)
  • 732 Tjilaki (Cilaki River, West Java)
  • 754 Malabar (Mount Malabar, West Java)
  • 770 Bali (Bali Island)
  • 772 Tanete (Tanete, Sulawesi)
  • 85047 Krakatau (Krakatoa, a volcanic island situated in the Sunda Strait, between Java and Sumatera)
  • 118102 Rinjani (Mount Rinjani, Lombok Island, West Nusa Tenggara)
  • Korea

  • 12252 Gwangju (Gwangju)
  • 34666 Bohyunsan (Bohyeon Mountain)
  • Middle East

  • 697 Galilee (Galilee)
  • 7079 Baghdad (Baghdad, capital of Iraq)
  • 7507 Israel (Israel)
  • 13128 Aleppo (Aleppo, Syria)
  • 13131 Palmyra (Palmyra, Syria)
  • 15417 Babylon (Babylon, capital of ancient Mesopotamia)
  • 22260 Ur (Ur, city-state of ancient Mesopotamia)
  • 56000 Mesopotamia (Mesopotamia)
  • 63163 Jerusalem (Jerusalem)
  • Philippines

  • 13513 Manila (Manila, the capital of the Philippines)
  • 134346 Pinatubo (Mount Pinatubo, volcano on Luzon island in the Philippines)
  • Vietnam

  • 7816 Hanoi (Hanoi)
  • Russia and the former Soviet Union (Asia)

  • 780 Armenia (Armenia)
  • 1094 Siberia (Siberia, Russia)
  • 2120 Tyumenia (Tyumen Oblast, Russia)
  • 2140 Kemerovo (Kemerovo, Russian SFSR, now Russia)
  • 2297 Daghestan (Daghestan, Russia)
  • 2566 Kirghizia (Kirghiz SSR, now Kyrgyzstan)
  • 2584 Turkmenia (Turkmen SSR, now Turkmenistan)
  • 2698 Azerbajdzhan (Azerbaijan)
  • 2700 Baikonur (Baikonur Cosmodrome, Kazakhstan)
  • 5471 Tunguska (Tunguska, Russia)
  • 210271 Samarkand (Samarkand, the ancient city in Uzbekistan)
  • Europe

  • 257 Silesia (Silesia)
  • 1381 Danubia (River Danube)
  • 1391 Carelia (Karelia)
  • 2206 Gabrova (Gabrovo, Bulgaria)
  • 2236 Austrasia (Austrasia, historic region from western Germany to eastern France)
  • 7671 Albis (Latin name for the Elbe)
  • 8020 Erzgebirge (German name for the Ore Mountains)
  • 22618 Silva Nortica (Silva Nortica, a region at the border of Austria and the Czech Republic)
  • Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania)

  • 1284 Latvia (Latvia)
  • 1541 Estonia (Estonia)
  • 1796 Riga (Riga, Latvia)
  • 2577 Lietuva (Lithuania)
  • 3072 Vilnius (Vilnius, Lithuania)
  • 4163 Saaremaa (Saaremaa, Estonia)
  • 4227 Kaali (Kaali crater, Estonia)
  • 13995 Tõravere (Tõravere, Estonia)
  • 23617 Duna (Riga, Latvia)
  • 24709 Mitau (Jelgava, Latvia)
  • 24794 Kurland (Courland, Latvia)
  • 35618 Tartu (Tartu, Estonia)
  • 37623 Valmiera (Valmiera, Latvia)
  • 73059 Kaunas (Kaunas, Lithuania)
  • 274084 Baldone (Baldone, Latvia)
  • Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxemburg)

  • 1052 Belgica (Belgium)
  • 1132 Hollandia (Holland)
  • 1133 Lugduna (Leiden, Netherlands)
  • 1276 Ucclia (Uccle, Belgium)
  • 1294 Antwerpia (Antwerp, Belgium)
  • 1336 Zeelandia (Zeeland, Netherlands)
  • 2713 Luxembourg (Luxembourg)
  • 9471 Ostend (Ostend, Belgium)
  • 9472 Bruges (Bruges, Belgium)
  • 9473 Ghent (Ghent, Belgium)
  • 30835 Waterloo (Waterloo, Belgium)
  • Czech Republic

  • 371 Bohemia (Bohemia)
  • 1901 Moravia (Moravia)
  • 1942 Jablunka (Jablunka)
  • 2080 Jihlava (Jihlava)
  • 2081 Sázava (Sázava River)
  • 2123 Vltava (Vltava River)
  • 2199 Kleť (Kleť, a hill and its observatory, place of discovery)
  • 2321 Lužnice (Lužnice River)
  • 2337 Boubín (Boubín, a hill)
  • 2367 Praha (Prague)
  • 2390 Nežárka (Nežárka River)
  • 2403 Šumava (Šumava)
  • 2524 Budovicium (Latin name for České Budějovice)
  • 2599 Veselí (Veselí)
  • 2613 Plzeň (Plzeň)
  • 2672 Písek (Písek)
  • 2747 Český Krumlov (Český Krumlov)
  • 2811 Střemchoví (Střemchoví, birthplace of discoverer)
  • 2889 Brno (Brno)
  • 3137 Horky (Horký, a hill)
  • 3735 Třeboň (Třeboň)
  • 4054 Turnov (Turnov)
  • 4249 Křemže (Křemže)
  • 4277 Holubov (Holubov)
  • 4405 Otava (Otava River)
  • 4408 Zlatá Koruna (Zlatá Koruna)
  • 4610 Kájov (Kájov)
  • 4698 Jizera (Jizera River)
  • 4702 Berounka (Berounka River)
  • 4801 Ohře (Ohře River)
  • 4823 Libenice (Libenice)
  • 4824 Stradonice (Stradonice)
  • 5894 Telč (Telč)
  • 6060 Doudleby (Doudleby)
  • 6064 Holašovice (Holašovice)
  • 6802 Černovice (Černovice)
  • 7118 Kuklov (Kuklov)
  • 7204 Ondřejov (Ondřejov)
  • 7440 Závist (Závist)
  • 7498 Blaník (Blaník, a hill)
  • 7532 Pelhřimov (Pelhřimov)
  • 7669 Malše (Malše River)
  • 7694 Krasetín (Krasetín)
  • 7711 Říp (Říp Mountain)
  • 8554 Gabreta (ancient name for Bohemian Forest)
  • 9711 Želetava (Želetava)
  • 9884 Příbram (Příbram)
  • 11128 Ostravia (Latin name for Ostrava)
  • 11134 České Budějovice (České Budějovice)
  • 11163 Milešovka (Milešovka, a mountain)
  • 11167 Kunžak (Kunžak)
  • 11339 Orlík (Orlík a castle and a dam)
  • 11656 Lipno (Lipno Dam)
  • 12406 Zvíkov (Zvíkov Castle)
  • 12468 Zachotín (Zachotín)
  • 12833 Kamenný Újezd (Kamenný Újezd)
  • 13804 Hrazany (Hrazany)
  • 14537 Týn nad Vltavou (Týn nad Vltavou)
  • 14974 Počátky (Počátky)
  • 15890 Prachatice (Prachatice)
  • 15960 Hluboká (Hluboká nad Vltavou, a castle)
  • 16801 Petřínpragensis (Petřín, a hill in Prague)
  • 17600 Dobřichovice (Dobřichovice)
  • 17607 Táborsko (Táborsko, Czech district)
  • 18497 Nevězice (Nevězice)
  • 18531 Strakonice (Strakonice)
  • 20254 Úpice (Úpice)
  • 20964 Mons Naklethi (old name of the hill Kleť)
  • 21257 Jižní Čechy (Jižní Čechy, English: South Bohemia, a Czech Republic region)
  • 21290 Vydra (Vydra River)
  • 21873 Jindřichůvhradec (Jindřichův Hradec)
  • 22450 Nové Hrady (Nové Hrady)
  • 24837 Mšecké Žehrovice (Mšecké Žehrovice)
  • 24838 Abilunon (Abilunon, nowadays non-existing ancient town)
  • 26328 Litomyšl (Litomyšl)
  • 26971 Sezimovo Ústí (Sezimovo Ústí)
  • 27079 Vsetín (Vsetín)
  • 27088 Valmez (Valašské Meziříčí)
  • 30564 Olomouc (Olomouc)
  • 31650 Frýdek-Místek (Frýdek-Místek)
  • 31232 Slavonice (Slavonice)
  • 31238 Kroměříž (Kroměříž)
  • 40206 Lhenice (Lhenice)
  • 43954 Chýnov (Chýnov)
  • 47294 Blanský les (Blanský les, highlands)
  • 49448 Macocha (Macocha Gorge)
  • 61208 Stonařov (Stonařov)
  • 68779 Schöninger (old name for the hill Kleť)
  • 159743 Kluk (Kluk, a Czech hill near Kleť mountain)
  • Denmark

  • 2117 Danmark (Danmark, Danish for Denmark)
  • 13586 Copenhagen (Copenhagen, Denmark)
  • Eastern Europe

  • 183 Istria (Istria, Croatia)
  • 434 Hungaria (Hungary)
  • 589 Croatia (Croatia)
  • 1160 Illyria (Illyria, Croatia)
  • 1537 Transylvania (Transylvania, Romania)
  • 1989 Tatry (Tatra Mountains)
  • 2315 Czechoslovakia (Czechoslovakia, now the Czech Republic and Slovakia)
  • 2575 Bulgaria (Bulgaria)
  • 9674 Slovenija (Slovenia)
  • 12123 Pazin (Pazin, Croatia)
  • 12124 Hvar (Hvar, Croatia)
  • 13121 Tisza (Tisza River)
  • 38674 Těšínsko (Těšínsko, a region in south-eastern Silesia, nowadays in the Czech Republic and Poland)
  • 178267 Sarajevo (Sarajevo, the capital and largest city of Bosnia and Herzegovina)
  • 187700 Zagreb (Zagreb, Croatia)
  • Finland

  • 1460 Haltia (Halti)
  • 1471 Tornio (Tornio)
  • 1472 Muonio (Muonio)
  • 1473 Ounas (Ounastunturi)
  • 1488 Aura (Aura river)
  • 1494 Savo (Savonia)
  • 1495 Helsinki (Helsinki)
  • 1496 Turku (Turku)
  • 1497 Tampere (Tampere)
  • 1498 Lahti (Lahti)
  • 1499 Pori (Pori)
  • 1500 Jyväskylä (Jyväskylä)
  • 1503 Kuopio (Kuopio)
  • 1504 Lappeenranta (Lappeenranta)
  • 1507 Vaasa (Vaasa)
  • 1518 Rovaniemi (Rovaniemi)
  • 1519 Kajaani (Kajaani)
  • 1520 Imatra (Imatra)
  • 1521 Seinäjoki (Seinäjoki)
  • 1522 Kokkola (Kokkola)
  • 1523 Pieksämäki (Pieksämäki)
  • 1524 Joensuu (Joensuu)
  • 1525 Savonlinna (Savonlinna)
  • 1526 Mikkeli (Mikkeli)
  • 1532 Inari (Lake Inari)
  • 1533 Saimaa (Saimaa)
  • 1534 Näsi (Näsijärvi)
  • 1535 Päijänne (Lake Päijänne)
  • 1536 Pielinen (Pielinen)
  • 1656 Suomi (Finland)
  • 1659 Punkaharju (Punkaharju)
  • 1757 Porvoo (Porvoo)
  • 1758 Naantali (Naantali)
  • 1882 Rauma (Rauma)
  • 1883 Rimito (Rimito)
  • 1928 Summa (Summa)
  • 1929 Kollaa (Kollaa)
  • 2291 Kevo (Kevo)
  • 2292 Seili (Seili)
  • 2299 Hanko (Hanko)
  • 2397 Lappajärvi (Lappajärvi)
  • 2479 Sodankylä (Sodankylä)
  • 2501 Lohja (Lohja)
  • 2512 Tavastia (Tavastia)
  • 2535 Hämeenlinna (Hämeenlinna)
  • 2678 Aavasaksa (Aavasaksa)
  • 2679 Kittisvaara (Kittisvaara)
  • 2733 Hamina (Hamina)
  • 2737 Kotka (Kotka)
  • 2750 Loviisa (Loviisa)
  • 2774 Tenojoki (Tenojoki)
  • 2820 Iisalmi (Iisalmi)
  • 2840 Kallavesi (Kallavesi)
  • 2841 Puijo (Puijo)
  • France

  • 20 Massalia (old name of Marseille)
  • 21 Lutetia (old name of Paris)
  • 138 Tolosa (old name of Toulouse)
  • 3317 Paris (Paris)
  • 4690 Strasbourg (Strasbourg)
  • 6268 Versailles (Versailles)
  • 8371 Goven (Goven)
  • 9381 Lyon (Lyon)
  • 9385 Avignon (Avignon)
  • 100033 Taizé (Taizé)
  • Germany

  • 241 Germania (Germany)
  • Cities and towns:

  • 325 Heidelberga (Heidelberg)
  • 386 Siegena (Siegen)
  • 526 Jena (Jena)
  • 449 Hamburga (Hamburg)
  • 811 Nauheima (Bad Nauheim)
  • 2424 Tautenburg (Tautenburg)
  • 3539 Weimar (Weimar)
  • 5199 Dortmund (Dortmund)
  • 5816 Potsdam (Potsdam)
  • 5820 Babelsberg (Potsdam-Babelsberg)
  • 9336 Altenburg (Altenburg)
  • 10114 Greifswald (Greifswald)
  • 10746 Mühlhausen (Mühlhausen)
  • 10774 Eisenach (Eisenach)
  • 10775 Leipzig (Leipzig)
  • 10801 Lüneburg (Lüneburg)
  • 52334 Oberammergau (Oberammergau)
  • 149884 Radebeul (Radebeul)
  • 204852 Frankfurt (Frankfurt)
  • 241418 Darmstadt (Darmstadt, Hesse)
  • 295565 Hannover (Hannover)
  • 301061 Egelsbach (Egelsbach)
  • 301394 Bensheim (Bensheim)
  • 405207 Konstanz (Konstanz)
  • Regions:

  • 301 Bavaria (Bavaria)
  • 418 Alemannia (Alemannia)
  • 930 Westphalia (Westphalia)
  • 5616 Vogtland
  • 5628 Preussen
  • 5846 Hessen
  • 5866 Sachsen
  • 5904 Württemberg
  • 6068 Brandenburg
  • 6070 Rheinland
  • 6099 Saarland
  • 6120 Anhalt
  • 6124 Mecklenburg
  • 6209 Schwaben
  • 6293 Oberpfalz
  • 6305 Helgoland
  • 6320 Bremen
  • 6332 Vorarlberg
  • 6396 Schleswig
  • 6402 Holstein
  • 21074 Rügen
  • 22322 Bodensee
  • Greece

  • 582 Olympia (Olympia)
  • 1119 Euboea (Euboea)
  • 1138 Attica (Attica)
  • 1142 Aetolia (Aetolia)
  • 1150 Achaia (Achaea)
  • 1151 Ithaka (Ithaca)
  • 1161 Thessalia (Thessaly)
  • 4356 Marathon (Marathon)
  • 4357 Korinthos (Corinth)
  • 73769 Delphi (Delphi, archaeological site and modern town)
  • Hungary

  • 434 Hungaria
  • 908 Buda (Buda)
  • 2242 Balaton (Balaton)
  • 3103 Eger (Eger)
  • 28196 Szeged (Szeged)
  • 82071 Debrecen (Debrecen)
  • 107052 Aquincum (Aquincum)
  • 129259 Tapolca (Tapolca)
  • 157141 Sopron (Sopron)
  • Iceland

  • 39529 Vatnajökull (Vatnajökull (Glacier of Lakes), the largest glacier in Iceland)
  • Italy

  • 416 Vaticana (Vatican City)
  • 472 Roma (Rome)
  • 477 Italia (Italy)
  • 487 Venetia (Venice)
  • 704 Interamnia (Teramo)
  • 1191 Alfaterna (Nocera Inferiore, previously called Nuceria Alfaterna)
  • 2601 Bologna (Bologna)
  • 3122 Florence (Florence)
  • 4335 Verona (Verona)
  • 4464 Vulcano (Vulcano, Italy)
  • 4695 Mediolanum (Latin name of Milano)
  • 10001 Palermo (Palermo, the capital of Sicily)
  • 11249 Etna (Mount Etna, Sicily)
  • 14486 Tuscia (the ancient name of Tuscany, region in central Italy)
  • 40134 Marsili (Marsili, a large undersea volcano in the Tyrrhenian Sea)
  • Poland

  • 1112 Polonia (Poland)
  • 1352 Wawel (Wawel - Kraków)
  • 16689 Vistula (Latin name Vistula River)
  • Cities:

  • 690 Wratislavia (Latin name Wrocław)
  • 764 Gedania (Latin name Gdańsk)
  • 1110 Jaroslawa (Paul Herget The Names of the Minor Planets Jarosław?)
  • 1263 Varsavia (Latin name Warsaw)
  • 1419 Danzig (German name Gdańsk)
  • 1572 Posnania (Latin name Poznań)
  • 12999 Toruń (Toruń)
  • 19981 Bialystock (Białystok)
  • 46977 Krakow (Kraków)
  • Regions:

  • 257 Silesia (Silesia)
  • 38674 Těšínsko (Těšínsko, a region in south-eastern Silesia, nowadays in the Czech Republic and Poland)
  • Portugal

  • 3933 Portugal (Portugal)
  • 13599 Lisbon (Lisbon)
  • Russia and the former Soviet Union (Europe)

  • 232 Russia (Russia)
  • 787 Moskva (Moscow, Russia)
  • 951 Gaspra (Gaspra, Ukraine)
  • 1140 Crimea (Crimea, Ukraine)
  • 1146 Biarmia (Bjarmaland, historical region in northern Russia)
  • 1147 Stavropolis (Stavropol, Russia)
  • 1149 Volga (Volga River)
  • 1284 Latvia (Latvia)
  • 1479 Inkeri (Ingria)
  • 1480 Aunus (Olonets, Russia)
  • 1541 Estonia (Estonia)
  • 2046 Leningrad (Leningrad, now Saint Petersburg)
  • 2121 Sevastopol (Sevastopol, Ukraine)
  • 2141 Simferopol (Simferopol, Ukraine)
  • 2170 Byelorussia (Belarus)
  • 2171 Kiev (Kiev, Ukraine)
  • 2250 Stalingrad (Stalingrad, now Volgograd)
  • 2258 Viipuri (Vyborg, Russia)
  • 2419 Moldavia (Moldavia)
  • 2577 Litva (Lithuania)
  • 2606 Odessa (Odessa, Ukraine)
  • 2699 Kalinin (Kalinin, now Tver, Russia)
  • 2922 Dikan'ka (Dykanka, Ukraine)
  • 2983 Poltava (Poltava, Ukraine)
  • 3012 Minsk (Minsk, Belarus)
  • 3072 Vilnius (Vilnius, Lithuania)
  • 3799 Novgorod (Veliky Novgorod, Russia)
  • 4163 Saaremaa (Saaremaa, Estonia)
  • 4227 Kaali (Kaali crater, Estonia)
  • 73059 Kaunas (Kaunas, Lithuania)
  • 160013 Elbrus (Mount Elbrus, the highest mountain of the Caucasus in Russia)
  • Scandinavia

  • 2191 Uppsala (Uppsala and Uppsala University, Sweden)
  • 2676 Aarhus (Århus, Denmark)
  • 6795 Örnsköldsvik (Örnsköldsvik, Sweden)
  • 6796 Sundsvall (Sundsvall, Sweden)
  • 6797 Östersund (Östersund, Sweden)
  • 9358 Faro (Fårö, small island off of Gotland)
  • 10549 Helsingborg (Helsingborg, Sweden)
  • 10550 Malmö (Malmö, Sweden)
  • 10551 Göteborg (Gothenburg, Sweden)
  • 10552 Stockholm (Stockholm, Sweden)
  • 11870 Sverige (Sverige, Swedish name for Sweden)
  • 11871 Norge (Norge, Bokmål name for Norway)
  • Slovakia

  • 1807 Slovakia (Slovakia)
  • 4018 Bratislava (Bratislava)
  • 9543 Nitra (Nitra)
  • 11118 Modra (Modra)
  • 20495 Rimavská Sobota (Rimavská Sobota)
  • 22185 Štiavnica (Banská Štiavnica)
  • 24260 Kriváň (Kriváň, a mountain)
  • 25384 Partizánske (Partizánske)
  • 59419 Prešov (Prešov)
  • Spain

  • 804 Hispania
  • 945 Barcelona (Barcelona)
  • 1159 Granada (Granada)
  • 2189 Zaragoza (Zaragoza)
  • 5879 Almeria (Almeria)
  • 5941 Valencia (Valencia)
  • 7742 Altamira (Cave of Altamira)
  • 9453 Mallorca (Majorca)
  • 13260 Sabadell (Sabadell)
  • 14967 Madrid (Madrid)
  • 99193 Obsfabra (Fabra Observatory in Barcelona)
  • 321024 Gijon (Gijon)
  • 325366 Asturias (Asturias)
  • Cities and villages

  • 1313 Berna (Bern, capital of Switzerland)
  • 1938 Lausanna (Lausanne)
  • 1935 Lucerna (Lucerne)
  • 1936 Lugano (Lugano)
  • 1937 Locarno (Locarno)
  • 1775 Zimmerwald (Zimmerwald)
  • 13025 Zürich (Zürich)
  • Regions (Cantons)

  • 1687 Glarona (Glarus)
  • 1768 Appenzella (Appenzell)
  • Turkey

  • 25 Phocaea (Foça)
  • 1174 Marmara (Sea of Marmara)
  • 1457 Ankara (Ankara capital of Turkey)
  • 96205 Ararat (Mount Ararat)
  • United Kingdom

  • 2830 Greenwich (Greenwich)
  • 5805 Glasgow (Glasgow)
  • 7603 Salopia (Shropshire)
  • 8837 London (London)
  • 8849 Brighton (Brighton)
  • 16481 Thames (Thames River)
  • 11626 Church Stretton (Church Stretton)
  • Canada

  • 6714 Montréal (Montreal, Québec)
  • 12310 Londontario (London, Ontario)
  • 35165 Québec (Quebec City, Québec)
  • 96192 Calgary (Calgary, Alberta)
  • 96193 Edmonton (Edmonton, Alberta)
  • 176710 Banff (Banff, Alberta)
  • 176711 Canmore (Canmore, Alberta)
  • 223950 Mississauga (Mississauga, Ontario)
  • Ecuador

  • 30797 Chimborazo (Mount Chimborazo)
  • 48451 Pichincha (Mount Pichincha, an active stratovolcano in Ecuador)
  • United States of America

  • 886 Washingtonia (Washington, D.C.)
  • 916 America (United States of America)
  • 2322 Kitt Peak (Kitt Peak, Arizona)
  • 4337 Arecibo (Arecibo Observatory, Puerto Rico)
  • 21651 Mission Valley (Mission Valley, San Diego)
  • 49272 Bryce Canyon (Bryce Canyon National Park, Utah)
  • States:

  • 50 Virginia (Virginia)
  • 341 California (California)
  • 359 Georgia (Georgia)
  • 439 Ohio (Ohio)
  • 793 Arizona (Arizona)
  • 797 Montana (Montana)
  • 1602 Indiana (Indiana)
  • 3124 Kansas (Kansas)
  • 4547 Massachusetts (Massachusetts)
  • 10195 Nebraska (Nebraska)
  • 13688 Oklahoma (Oklahoma)
  • 19148 Alaska (Alaska)
  • 26715 South Dakota (South Dakota)
  • 35352 Texas (Texas)
  • 48575 Hawaii (Hawaii)
  • 114703 North Dakota (North Dakota)
  • Cities and towns:

  • 334 Chicago (Chicago)
  • 484 Pittsburghia (Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)
  • 508 Princetonia (Princeton University)
  • 516 Amherstia (Amherst College, Massachusetts)
  • 581 Tauntonia (Taunton, Massachusetts)
  • 691 Lehigh (Lehigh University, Pennsylvania)
  • 716 Berkeley (Berkeley, California)
  • 736 Harvard (Harvard University)
  • 1345 Potomac (Potomac)
  • 2118 Flagstaff (Flagstaff, Arizona)
  • 2224 Tucson (Tucson, AZ)
  • 2284 San Juan (San Juan, Puerto Rico)
  • 3031 Houston (Houston, Texas)
  • 3043 San Diego (San Diego, California)
  • 3512 Eriepa (Erie, Pennsylvania)
  • 6216 San Jose (San Jose, California)
  • 7041 Nantucket (Nantucket, Massachusetts)
  • 10379 Lake Placid (Lake Placid, New York)
  • 11739 Baton Rouge (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)
  • 12382 Niagara Falls (Niagara Falls)
  • 12464 Manhattan (Manhattan)
  • 32570 Peruindiana (Peru, Indiana)
  • 58221 Boston (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • 82332 Las Vegas (Las Vegas, Nevada)
  • 397279 Bloomsburg (Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania)
  • México

  • 6035 Citlaltépetl (Citlaltépetl, a dormant volcano and the highest mountain (5636 m) in Mexico)
  • 10799 Yucatán (Yucatán, Mexico)
  • 10806 Mexico (Mexico)
  • 14217 Oaxaca (Oaxaca)
  • Oceania

  • 3563 Canterbury (Canterbury, New Zealand)
  • 40227 Tahiti (Tahiti, the largest island in French Polynesia)
  • 81203 Polynesia (French Polynesia)
  • 171183 Haleakala (Haleakala, volcano on the island of Maui)
  • 188534 Mauna Kea (Mauna Kea, volcano on the island of Hawaii)
  • 221465 Rapa Nui (Rapa Nui, the name of Easter Island in the Polynesian Rapanui language)
  • 386622 New Zealand (New Zealand)
  • Australia:

  • 525 Adelaide (Adelaide)
  • 3953 Perth (Perth)
  • 5277 Brisbane (Brisbane)
  • 8088 Australia (Australia)
  • 11304 Cowra (Cowra, New South Wales, Australia)
  • 15550 Sydney (Sydney)
  • 336698 Melbourne (Melbourne)
  • Polar regions

  • 1031 Arctica (The Arctic)
  • 2404 Antarctica (Antarctica)
  • South and Central America

  • 293 Brasilia (Brazil)
  • 469 Argentina (Argentina)
  • 1008 La Paz (La Paz)
  • 1029 La Plata (La Plata)
  • 1042 Amazone (Amazon River)
  • 4636 Chile (Chile)
  • 8277 Machu-Picchu (Machu Picchu, Peru)
  • 8279 Cuzco (Cuzco, Peru)
  • 9357 Venezuela (Venezuela)
  • 10071 Paraguay (Paraguay)
  • 10072 Uruguay (Uruguay)
  • 10792 Ecuador (Ecuador
  • 10797 Guatemala (Guatemala)
  • 10866 Peru (Peru)
  • 10867 Lima (Lima, Peru)
  • 11055 Honduras (Honduras)
  • 11083 Caracas (Caracas, Venezuela)
  • 11094 Cuba (Cuba)
  • 11095 Havana (Havana, Cuba)
  • 11193 Mérida (Mérida, Venezuela)
  • 11334 Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil)
  • 11335 Santiago (Santiago, Chile)
  • 11908 Nicaragua (Nicaragua)
  • 12325 Bogota (Bogotá, Colombia)
  • 13509 Guayaquil (Guayaquil, Ecuador)
  • 366272 Medellin (Medellin, Colombia)
  • Fictional places

  • 279 Thule (Thule)
  • 1198 Atlantis (Atlantis)
  • 1282 Utopia (Utopia)
  • 1309 Hyperborea (Hyperborea )
  • 5405 Neverland (Neverland)
  • 9500 Camelot (Camelot)
  • References

    List of minor planets named after places Wikipedia


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