More funny names of places

ByIzay Ayesha



July 24, 2022

More funny names of places

Izay Ayesha details interesting facts

It is very interesting to pick up places that have oddly funny names and enjoy their impact. There are many More funny names of places in the world that have funny names, particularly in languages other than English. People are often amazed at the fact that despite pointing out the oddity of such names they are hardly ever changed. Anyway keeping such names as they are provides entertainment to people.

Batman, Turkey
Forget Gotham City, if DC Comics’ caped crusader was going to live anywhere we can only imagine it would be this Turkish town which is located in Batman Province, on the banks of Batman River.

Moron, Argentina
This city, located in the Argentine province of Buenos Aires, was established in the 17th century and actually takes its name from a nearby brook of the same title.

Disappointment Islands, French Polynesia
This arid archipelago in the Pacific Ocean isn’t the nicest place in the world, which is why the islands are so sparsely populated. But that’s not the reason for their unflattering name, which was in fact gifted to them by British explorer John Byron in 1765 on account of the hostile reception he received from natives.

No Name, USA
Made famous for its inclusion in the 1971 film Vanishing Point, it is imagined that No Name, Colorado got its mundane moniker after settlers failed to come up with anything original to call it.

Dab, Pakistan
No doubt this Pakistani place name has risen in popularity since the explosion of the pose by the same name which has become the go-to maneuver for awkward teenagers and people captured on stadium cams ever since it shot to fame in 2015.

Monster, Netherlands
There is still a lot of debate over the exact origins of this Dutch area which can trace its history back to the 13th century. Some believe it is derived from the Latin “Monasterium” which means “monastery,” while others believe it stems from the old duty word “monster” which means “big church.”

Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales
At 58 letters long, this Welsh town’s name is quite a mouthful. Records show that in fact it is the second-longest place name in the world. The tongue-twisting title is actually very descriptive, in Welsh it refers to the town’s exact location translating to “Saint Mary’s Church in the hollow of the white hazel near a rapid whirlpool and the Church of St. Tysilio of the red cave.” TW


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