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Place name resources for Finnish


Kotimaisten kielten keskus publishes an updated list of country names, capitals and nationalities.

 

A previous PDF list by Kotimaisten kielten tutkimuskeskus is also available and might be more handy to use in some situations, but it is no longer updated. Last version is from 2003.

 

Kotimaisten kielten keskus also publishes a list of country names in seven languages.

Also, there is a page for Swedish placenames in Finland.

 

Kielikello has announced it will publish its foreign place names book “Pariisista Papukaijannokkaan” in electronic form online during 2016. It is unclear at the moment whether this will be restricted to payable access only.

 

Kotimaisten kielten keskus publication on Russian Federation place names in PDF format.

 

J. Korpela has published a list of U.S. State names.

 

Information on formation and treatment of foreign place names from Kielikello 4/1994.

 

Useful and brief reference on inflection and case endings in foreign place names.