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Popular City, State, and Country Names Around the World

Updated on August 14, 2016
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Lena Kovadlo is a writer for various content sharing websites. She's an author of 10 books and helps other authors publish their books.

What do Brooklyn, Moscow, and Rome have in common? They are all popular city names that have been used to name other cities around the world. So, when someone tells you they are from Brooklyn, Moscow, or Rome that doesn't mean they are from New York, Russia, or Italy. They can actually hail from other parts of the world. That's because there are cities in other parts of the world that have the same name.

It's not only city names that are used to name other cities around the world. Country and state names have been used to name cities as well. Below are a list of cities around the world that have been named after popular or well-known cities, states, and countries.

Cities with the name Athens, Rome, Venice, Milan, and Florence around the world

Athens (Greece)
Rome (Italy)
Venice (Italy)
Milan (Italy)
Florence (Italy)
Mississippi (USA)
New York (USA)
California (USA)
Quebec (Canada)
Montana (USA)
Alabama (USA)
Georgia (USA)
Florida (USA)
Tennessee (USA)
Massachusetts (USA)
Arkansas (USA)
Illionois (USA)
Illinois (USA)
Missouri (USA)
New Jersey (USA)
California (USA)
Indiana (USA)
Louisiana (USA)
 
Oregon (USA)
New York (USA)
Iowa (USA)
New York (USA)
 
South Carolina (USA)
Ohio (USA)
Maine (USA)
 
 
Missouri (USA)
Pennsylvania (USA)
Maryland (USA)
 
 
Mississippi (USA)
Georgia (USA)
Ohio (USA)
 
 
Minnesota (USA)
Illinois (USA)
Oregon (USA)
 
 
Kentucky (USA)
Indiana (USA)
Pennsylvania
 
 
Kansas (USA)
Kansas (USA)
Wisconsin
 
 
Indiana (USA)
Wisconsin (USA)
 
 
 
Illinois (USA)
West Virginia (USA)
 
 
 
Colorado (USA)
Louisiana (USA)
 
 
 
Arizona (USA)
Vermont (USA)
 
 
 
Alabama (USA)
Texas (USA)
 
 
 
 
Tennessee (USA)
 
 
 
 
Ontario (Canada)
 
 
 
 

Cities with the name Moscow, St. Petersburg, Warsaw, Paris, and Jerusalem around the world

Moscow (Russia)
St. Petersburg (Russia)
Warsaw (Poland)
Paris (France)
Jerusalem (Israel)
Idaho (USA)
Florida (USA)
Ontario (Canada)
Arkansas (USA)
Ohio (USA)
Arkansas (USA)
Pennsylvania (USA)
Indiana (USA)
Idaho (USA)
Arkansas (USA)
Iowa (USA)
 
New York (USA)
Illinois (USA)
Rhode Island (USA)
Kansas (USA)
 
Virginia (USA)
Kentucky (USA)
England (UK)
Michigan (USA)
 
Kentucky (USA)
Maine (USA)
 
Ohio (USA)
 
Missouri (USA)
Michigan (USA)
 
Pennsylvania (USA)
 
Montana (USA)
Missouri (USA)
 
Tennessee (USA)
 
Ohio (USA)
New York (USA)
 
Texas (USA)
 
North Carolina (USA)
Ohio (USA)
 
 
 
Illionois (USA)
Pennsylvania (USA)
 
 
 
 
Tennessee (USA)
 
 
 
 
Texas (USA)
 
 
 
 
Virginia
 

Cities with the name Philadelphia, Brooklyn, Miami, Providence, and Dallas around the world

Philadelphia (Pennsylvania, USA)
Brooklyn (New York, USA)
Miami (Florida, USA)
Providence (Rhode Island, USA)
Dallas (Texas, USA)
Missouri (USA)
Connecticut (USA)
Arizona (USA)
Alabama (USA)
Oregon (USA)
New York (USA)
Michigan (USA)
Indiana (USA)
Kentucky (USA)
Pennsylvania (USA)
Mississippi (USA)
Pennsylvania (USA)
Missouri (USA)
New York (USA)
Georgia (USA)
Tennessee (USA)
Wisconsin (USA)
New Mexico (USA)
North Carolina (USA)
West Virginia (USA)
New Mexico (USA)
Alabama (USA)
Oklahoma (USA)
Utah (USA)
South Dakota (USA)
Brandenburg (Germany)
Indiana (USA)
Texas (USA)
 
Iowa (USA)
England (UK)
Iowa (USA)
West Virginia (USA)
 
North Carolina (USA)
 
Mississippi (USA)
Manitoba (Canada)
 
Wisconsin (USA)
 
Illionois (USA)
 
 
 
 
Ohio (USA)
 
 
 

Cities with the name Italy, France, Russia, China, Israel, Egypt around the world

Italy
France
Russia
Israel
Egypt
New York (USA)
Idaho (USA)
New York (USA)
West Virginia (USA)
Texas (USA)
Texas (USA)
Vila Real (Portugal)
Ohio (USA)
 
Arkansas (USA)
South Carolina (USA)
 
 
 
 
Toliara (Madagascar)
 
 
 
 

Cities with the name Alaska and Ontario around the world

Alaska (USA)
Ontario (Canada)
 
New Mexico (USA)
California (USA)
 
Wisconsin (USA)
Oregon (USA)
 
Minnesota (USA)
Ohio (USA)
 
Indiana (USA)
New York (USA)
 
Pennsylvania (USA)
Wisconsin (USA)
 
San Jose (Costa Rica)
Illinois (USA)
 
 
Virginia (USA)
 
 
Kansas (USA)
 
 
Ohio (USA)
 

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    • rauffray profile image

      rauffray 4 years ago from BC, Canada

      Interesting stuff, Lena. I suppose it is a tribute to the original cities (places) that their name is used over and over again throughout the world. Thanks for sharing this information.

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      carol stanley 4 years ago from Arizona

      Interesting and something worth printing out and keeping ..Great work.

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      Martin Kloess 4 years ago from San Francisco

      Thank you for sharing this. Great idea. You have opened possibilities.