AMUSING AND ODD PLACE NAMES ON EARTH
Added on: 5th Oct 2016
Though Ganja can be found in Colorado and Amsterdam,
only Ganja can be found in Azerbaijan. Though it might seem
to be a strange place name, to the locals it’s not strange, it’s
even the second largest city with over 1 million Ganjans.
Chinatowns exist in major cities all around the world, but in
Wisconsin, a city on Long Lake’s north eastern shore is
actually named Chinatown.
Bitchfield is actually a combination of Bitchfield and Lower
Bitchfield in eastern England, both of which used to be larger
in medieval times.
Located in the northern tip of Kentucky, Beaverlick was named
for quite clean reasons: it’s located along the Beaver
Branch of Big Bone Creek.
More than just a comic book hero, Batman is a city in
southwestern Turkey in the Batman Province named after the
Batman River, a major tributary of the Tigris River. Beyond its
major oil refineries, Batman also has a major military airbase,
something Bruce Wayne could use if he ever decided to
relocate from Gotham.
A small town in County Wexford, Bastardstown is a picturesque
seaside Irish village just down the road from Rackardstown.
A gorgeous seaside village in the northernmost parts of Norway,
A is also the name of six other Norwegian towns as well as
one Swedish and one Danish town. The towns were called
Aa until standardization of the Norwegian language in
1917 turned aa into a.
Dating back to the 1770’s, Accident in West Maryland was an
actual accident! King George II of England owed a debt to
George Deakins which he repaid with 600 acres of land.
Two surveyors were sent to the area to find the best land,
unknowingly marking the same oak tree as a reference point.
People from the town are called Accidentals.