Top 10 Weirdest City Names in the World
Names are a way to identify someone or a place/city/country. We get too much surprised to hear the weird names of babies. Can you name a few of the cities with weird meanings? I am sure you would be unaware of it. Check the list of top 10 weirdest city names in the world.
10. Dildo, Canada
Dildo is a town situated on the island of Newfoundland in Canada. It was named so back in 17th century. To be honest, the name makes no sense. A number of campaigns were run to change this town’s name but all failed.
9. Llanfairpwllgwyngyllgogerychwyrndrobwllllantysiliogogogoch, United Kingdom
This is the longest name of a place ever with absolutely no meaning. This village is located on the Island of Anglesey, Wales, United Kingdom. It is shortly referred to as Llanfairpwllgwyngyll, Llanfair PG and Llanfairpwll. It was given this name back in 1860.
8. Pee Pee Township, United States
Pee Pee is a township, found in Ohio, United States. Its approximate population is not more than eight thousand people. The name of this city was derived from a creek’s name that is called Pee Pee Creek.
7. Intercourse, United States
Intercourse is one of the weirdest city names in the world. This is located in Pennsylvania, USA. The village was named so during the days when it started social interaction. This small valley is visited by thousands of tourists every year.
6. Truth or Consequences, United States
Truth or Consequences is a spa city of New Mexico, America. This is shortly named by the initials as “T or C”. The original name of the city is Hot Springs, but its name was changed after 1950. There is no reason given of why the city name was changed.
5. Kilmore, Ireland
Kilmore is also written as ‘Killmore’. It is one of the weirdest city names in the world. This is found in County Wexford, Ireland. The name was given for encouraging the residents. There is no meaning of this name, but still this is admired with another named ‘Kilmore Quay’.
4. Fucking, Austria
In Austria, there is a town named Fucking. It was named so in 11th century. Its total population is only a few hundred people. The village’s road signs have become popular tourist attractions. There are a lot of beautiful valleys, mountains, and other things to explore in this Austrian place.
3. Condom, France
Doesn’t this sound idiotic? In France, Condom is also known as Condom-en-Armagnac. It is present in the Via Podiensis. This has two popular castles named the Château de Pouypardin and the Château de Mothes that are known to be the major tourist attractions of this city.
2. Pussy, France
Pussy is a small village of La Léchère, France. This name is derived from the word ‘Pussius’ and was given to this place in Roman era. In English, the word has bad meaning but who cares when it comes to people of France.
1. Hell, Norway
Hell is one of the weirdest city names in the world. This is situated in Norway, and has an estimated population of only 1500 people. The village features a retirement home, grocery store and gas station. It catches the attention of worldwide tourists towards its beautiful place and cool environment.
Do you live in any of these cities?