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The 20 Longest Place Names in the World

The 20 Longest Place Names in the World

Place name: Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateapokaiwhenuakitanatahu.

Story: The name belongs to a hill and comes from the Maori language, and is often shortened to “Taumata”.

Country: New Zealand/ The North Island

Letters: 85

Place name: Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch

Story: It refers to a quiet town on the island of Anglesey off the northwest coast of North Wales. Locals abbreviated called this place as Llanfairpwll (or Llanfair PG for short).

Country: The United Kingdom/ Wales

Letters: 58

Place name: Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg

Country: The United States/ Massachusetts

Letters: 45

Place name: Tweebuffelsmeteenskootmorsdoodgeskietfontein

Country: South Africa/ North West Province

Letters: 44

Place name: Azpilicuetagaraycosaroyarenberecolarrea

Country: Spain/ Navarra

Letters: 39

Place name: Äteritsiputeritsipuolilautatsijänkä

Country: Finland/ Lapland

Letters: 35

Place name: Pekwachnamaykoskwaskwaypinwanik

Country: Canada/ Manitoba

Letters: 31

Place name: Venkatanarasimharajuvaripeta

Country: India/ Andhra Pradesh

Letters: 28

Place name: Bovenendvankeelafsnysleegte

Country: South Africa/ Karoo

Letters: 27

Place name: Schmedeswurtherwesterdeich

Country: Germany/ Schleswig-Holstein

Letters: 26

Place name: Mamungkukumpurangkuntjunya

Country: Australia/ South Australia

Letters: 26

Place name: Bullaunancheathrairaluinn

Country: Ireland/ County Galway

Letters: 25

Place name: Gasselterboerveenschemond

Country: Netherlands/ Drenthe

Letters: 25

Place name: Staronizhestebliyevskaya

Country: Russia/ Krasnodar Krai

Letters: 24

Place name: Verkhnenovokutlumbetyevo

Country: Russia/ Orenburg Oblast

Letters: 24

Place name: Kvernbergsundsødegården

Country: Norway/ Buskerud

Letters: 23

Place name: Nizhnenovokutlumbetyevo

Country: Russia/ Orenburg Oblast

Letters: 23

Place name: Nunathloogagamiutbingoi

Country: The United States/ Alaska

Letters: 23

Place name: Onafhankelijkheidsplein

Country: Suriname/ Paramaribo

Letters: 23

Place name: Svalbarðsstrandarhreppur

Country: Iceland

Letters: 23

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