Luistxo Fernandez lists place names from all over the world in minority languages, which usually never appear in maps. [Basque and English].
A collection of links by Arizona State University.
Global searchable database set up by the National Imagery and Mapping Agency (NIMA), US. Foreign place names as approved by the US Board of Geographic Names, other name variants. Approx. 3.3 million entries
Compiled by the Getty Research Institute, TGN is a structured vocabulary developed primarily for the field of art history, but can be used in any in many other applications. The thesaurus contains nearly 1 million place names representing approximately 900,000 places.
Enter a city, country or river name for which to search. ESRI stands for Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc.
A list of names for existing countries and some regions and islands that differ from the standard international and/or English nomenclatures.
An outline of the world's political divisions, organized by continent, nation, national subdivision, and further geographic areas.
United Nations Group of Experts on Geographical Names. Contains information and resolutions on the issue of place names.
Government site lists geographical naming principles and policy, how to propose a geographical name, access to the BC Geographical Names Information System (BCGNIS), links to BC-history/related sites, and to toponymy sites.
A database of place-names from the classical Greek and Roman sources, with comments on their etymology, in English, plus toponymy of the Abruzzese Appennine in Italian.