Literal Translations of Places in the U.S. and Canada (Map)

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Where do places get their name?

Everywhere it seems!

The U.S. and Canada was settled by scores of immigrants in the past two centuries. These cultures greatly influenced place names.

Also this map doesn’t go into detail on what the languages the translations are sourced from, they all are very interesting.

Map infographic courtesy of Expedia.ca:

Infographic source

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