Top 7 Longest Name Places In The World

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3 min readJun 28, 2020

While some place names in the world are very short, there are places with names that are exceptionally long. On the other hand, some places are difficult to pronounce like Worcester or Massachusetts.

But here we have the top 7 longest name places in the world as well as pronouncing them is far behind imagination.

1.Taumatawhakatangihangakoauauotamateaturipukakapikimaungahoronukupokaiwhenuakitanatahu, New Zealand

At number 1, New Zealand with an astonishing 85 letters!

Taumata is the shortened version of this behemoth. It is located on the North of the island and is Māori for “The summit where Tamatea, the man with the big knees, the climber of mountains, the land-swallower who traveled about, played his nose flute to his loved one”.

2.Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, Wales

With 58 characters, Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch is the longest one-word place name in both the United Kingdom and in Europe as well as the world’s second-longest place name. This name is often shortened as Llanfairpwll or Llanfair PG for brevity. This is the name of a large community of villages in Wales found on the Islands of Anglesey. Initially, this community was referred to as Llanfair Pwllgwyngyll before its name was changed in the 1860s for promotional purposes. It was aimed at being a commercial avenue as it was assumed that tourists would come to see the community with the world’s longest name.

3. El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles (Sobre el Rio de la Porciuncula), United States

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