List of places named after peace

The following is a list of geographic names denoting the concept of peace, in their respective language.

Languages in this list

  • makmur – Arabic (’tranquility’)
  • salaam – Arabic
  • 安平 – Chinese, Mandarin (an’ping) or 平安 (ping’an) or simply 安 (an)
  • 长安 – Chinese, Mandarin (chang’an, eternal peace)
  • 和平 – Chinese, Mandarin (he’ping) or 平和 (ping’he)
  • 安 – Chinese, Teochew & Cantonese (on)
  • peace – English
  • paix – French
  • Frieden – German
  • salem – Hebrew
  • béke – Hungarian (cf. békés ’peaceful’)
  • 平安 – Japanese (hei’an)
  • 平和 – Japanese (heiwa)
  • sentosa – Malay
  • aman - Malay
  • paz - Portuguese
  • Shanti, shanthi, santi from Sanskrit
  • mir, myr – Russian, Ukrainian
  • paz – Spanish
  • สันติภาพ, สันติ (santiphap, santi) – Thai and Lao
  • an bình – Vietnamese equivalent of Chinese an’ping
  • hòa bình – Vietnamese equivalent of Chinese he’ping

List

Argentina

Bolivia

Brunei

Canada

China, PRC

  • 安海镇 Anhai Town, Quanzhou city
  • Anping County, of Hengshui, Hebei
  • Anping, Cenxi, in Cenxi City, Guangxi
  • Anping, Anping County, in Anping County, Hebei
  • Anping, Xianghe County, in Xianghe County, Hebei
  • Anping, Zhecheng County, in Zhecheng County, Henan
  • Anping, Anren County, in Anren County, Hunan
  • Anping, Lianyuan, in Lianyuan City, Hunan
  • 安平桥 Anping Bridge, Quanzhou city
  • Beijing (formerly Beiping 北平, or 'Northern Peace')
  • Chang'an Avenue, a major east-west thoroughfare in Beijing
  • Chang'an District, Shijiazhuang, Hebei
  • Chang'an District, Xi'an, Shaanxi
  • Chang'an Subdistrict, Mudanjiang, in Dong'an District, Mudanjiang, Heilongjiang
  • Chang'an Subdistrict, Linxiang, Hunan, in Linxiang City, Hunan
  • Chang'an Subdistrict, Wuxi, in Huishan District, Wuxi, Jiangsu
  • Chang'an Subdistrict, Jiaohe, in Jiaohe City, Jilin
  • Chang'an Subdistrict, Shenyang, in Dadong District, Shenyang, Liaoning
  • Chang'an Subdistrict, Xichang, in Xichang City, Sichuan
  • Chang'an Township, Gansu, in Ganzhou District, Zhangye
  • Chang'an Township, Guizhou, in Huishui County
  • Chang'an Township, Hunan, in Hengyang County
  • Chang'an Township, Linshui County, in Linshui County, Sichuan
  • Chang'an Township, Luzhou, in Longmatan District, Luzhou, Sichuan
  • Chang'an, Anhui, in Jixi County
  • Chang'an, Dongguan, Guangdong
  • Chang'an, Fengkai County, in Fengkai County, Guangdong
  • Chang'an, Guangxi, in Rong'an County, Guangxi
  • Chang'an, Dandong, in Donggang, Liaoning
  • Chang'an, Pingli County, in Pingli County, Shaanxi
  • Chang'an, Haining, in Haining City, Zhejiang
  • Chang'an, Hangzhou, in Fuyang District, Hangzhou, Zhejiang
  • Heping District, Tianjin (和平区)
  • Heping District, Shenyang (和平区), Liaoning
  • Heping County (和平县), of Heyuan, Guangdong
  • Heping Subdistrict (和平街道)
    • Heping Subdistrict, Shaoguan, in Zhenjiang District, Shaoguan, Guangdong
    • Heping Subdistrict, Gaobeidian, Hebei
    • Heping Subdistrict, Handan, in Congtai District, Handan, Hebei
    • Heping Subdistrict, Wuhan, in Hongshan District, Wuhan, Hubei
    • Heping Subdistrict, Baotou, in Donghe District, Baotou, Inner Mongolia
    • Heping Subdistrict, Ulan Hot, Inner Mongolia
    • Heping Subdistrict, Xuzhou, in Quanshan District, Xuzhou, Jiangsu
    • Heping Subdistrict, Meihekou, Jilin
    • Heping Subdistrict, Anshan City, in Tiedong District, Anshan, Liaoning
    • Heping Subdistrict, Fushun, in Wanghua District, Fushun, Liaoning
    • Heping Subdistrict, Fuxin, in Haizhou District, Fuxin, Liaoning
    • Heping Subdistrict, Zibo, in Zhangdian District, Zibo, Shandong
    • Heping Subdistrict, Taiyuan, in Wanbailin District, Taiyuan, Shanxi
    • Heping Subdistrict, Tacheng, Xinjiang
  • Towns named (和平镇)
    • Heping, Shaowu, Fujian
    • Heping, Zhangping, Fujian
    • Heping, Wuwei, in Liangzhou District, Wuwei, Gansu
    • Heping, Yuzhong County, Gansu
    • Heping, Shantou, in Chaoyang District, Shantou, Guangdong
    • Heping, Teng County, Guangxi
    • Heping, Huishui County, Guizhou
    • Heping, Yanhe County, in Yanhe Tujia Autonomous County, Guizhou
    • Heping, Qiongzhong County, in Qiongzhong Li and Miao Autonomous County, Hainan
    • Heping, Tailai County, Heilongjiang
    • Heping, Wudalianchi, Heilongjiang
    • Heping, Guiyang County, Hunan
    • Heping, Huai'an, in Qingpu District, Huai'an, Jiangsu
    • Heping, Fenxi County, Shanxi
    • Heping, Changxing County, Zhejiang
  • Heping Township (和平乡)
    • Heping Township, Yuexi County, Anhui
    • Heping Township, Longxi County, Gansu
    • Heping Township, Longsheng County, in Longsheng Various Nationalities Autonomous County, Guangxi
    • Heping Township, Sanjiang County, in Sanjiang Dong Autonomous County, Guangxi
    • Heping Township, Tongren City, Guizhou
    • Heping Township, Zhaoyuan County, Heilongjiang
    • Heping Township, Hengyang, in Zhuhui District, Hengyang, Hunan
    • Heping Township, Faku County, Liaoning
    • Heping Township, Huangyuan County, Qinghai
    • Heping Township, Anyue County, Sichuan
    • Heping Township, Nanjiang County, Sichuan
    • Heping Township, Xinlong County, Sichuan
    • Heping Township, Zigong, in Da'an District, Zigong, Sichuan
    • Heping Township, Yunxiao County, Zhejiang
  • Ping'an Avenue (平安街), major through route in Beijing, China
  • Ping'an County (平安县), in Qinghai Province, China
  • Ping'an, Lanzhou, in Honggu District, Lanzhou, Gansu
  • Ping'an, Qing'an County, in Heilongjiang
  • Ping'an, Baicheng, in Taobei District, Baicheng, Jilin
  • Ping'an, Shulan, in Jilin
  • Ping'an, Ping'an County, in Qinghai
  • Ping'an Township (平安乡), name of several townships in China
    • Ping'an Township, Fengjie County, in Chongqing
    • Ping'an Township, Pengshui County, in Chongqing
    • Ping'an Township, Zhangjiachuan County, in Zhangjiachuan Hui Autonomous County, Tianshui, Gansu
    • Ping'an Township, Gongcheng County, in Guilin
    • Ping'an Township, Jiamusi, in Jiao District, Jiamusi, Heilongjiang
    • Ping'an Township, Hure Banner, in Tongliao, Inner Mongolia
    • Ping'an Township, Dawa County, in Liaoning
    • Ping'an Township, Zhangwu County, in Liaoning
    • Ping'an Township, Yuechi County, in Guang'an, Sichuan
  • Pinghe County
  • Shanghai Pinghe School
  • 西安 Xi'an (literally, western peace; old name 长安 = everlasting peace)

Colombia

Costa Rica

Cyprus

Egypt

El Salvador

Germany

Haiti

Honduras

Hungary

Note that another county in Hungary (approx. 30 mi northeast of Békés) has a name with a quasi-opposite meaning, Heves, i.e. ’vehement.’

India

Indonesia

  • Province of Aceh, full name Naggroe Aceh Darussalam

Iran

Israel, Palestine

Japan

  • 平和の森公園 Heiwanomori Park - Peace Forest Park, Tokyo
  • 平和島駅 Heiwajima Station (railway), Tokyo
  • 広島平和記念公園 Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Hiroshima City
  • Kyoto City, (known in classical times as 平安京 Heian'kyo = 'Capital of Peace')
  • 平和公園 Heiwa Park, Nagasaki Peace Park
  • 平和通り Heiwa Dori, 'Peace Avenue', Naha, Okinawa
  • 平和台駅, Heiwadai Station (Railway), Tokyo
  • Nara City, (known in classical times as 平城京 Heijo'kyo = 'Capital Fortress of Peace')

Malaysia

Mali

Mexico

North Korea

  • Hwapyong County, cognate of Chinese He’ping
  • Pyongan Province, North Korea (평안 = 平安 meaning peace)
  • Pyongyang, 평양 derived from 平壤, Peaceful Land (once formerly Chang’an; or 'eternal peace')

Philippines

Portugal

  • Beja, Portugal (from Latin Pax Julia via Arabic Baja)

Singapore

South Africa

Spain

  • Badajoz, Spain (from Civitas Pacis, "town of peace" via Arabic)
  • Salem, Valencia

Sri Lanka

  • Shanthipura, Nuwara Eliya, Sri Lanka from Sanskrit 'Shanti' meaning peace

Sweden

Taiwan, ROC

Tanzania

Thailand

United Kingdom

United States

Ukraine

Uruguay

Vietnam

Other

List of places indirectly named after peace

See also

References

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