A to Z – Cities starting and ending with the same letter (UPDATE)

Source: 2020site.org

Source: 2020site.org

Below is my list of cities whose name, in English, starts and ends with the same letter of the alphabet. Based on the list below, cities stating and ending with the letter “A” seems to be the most common by a large margin.

As this is an incomplete list, any additions are most welcome. Cheers!

UPDATE – additions to the original post are shown in bold.

  • Aba, Nigeria
  • Ada. OK, USA
  • Abuja, Nigeria
  • Accra, Ghana
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
  • Ajdouscina, Slovenia (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Alafaya, FL, USA
  • Alma, MI and CO (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Alameda, CA, USA
  • Alamosa, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Alexandria, Egypt, VA, and LA, USA
  • Alpharetta, GA, USA (Thank you, Lynn)
  • Altavista, VA
  • Altona, MB, Canada
  • Altoona, PA and IA, USA
  • Ankara, Turkey
  • Annaba, Algeria
  • Apopka, FL, USA
  • Aqaba, Jordan
  • Arborga, Sweden ( Thank you, Silvia)
  • Arcata, CA, USA
  • Arriba, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Arvada, CO, USA
  • Arvika, Sweden (Thank you, Silvia)
  • Asrhara, Eritrea
  • Assiniboia, SK, Canada
  • Atlanta, GA, USA
  • Augusta, GA and ME, USA
  • Aurora, CO, IL, etc., USA and ON, Canada
  • Aventura, FL, USA
  • Avesta, Sweden (Thank you, Silvia)
  • Azuza, CA, USA (Thank you, Robert)
  • Cadillac, MI, USA
  • Dalesford, PA, USA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • Deland, FL, USA
  • Dortmund, Germany (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Eagle, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Edwardsville, IL, USA
  • Elk Grove, CA, USA
  • Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
  • Empire, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Enschede, Netherlands (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Erie, PA and CO, USA
  • Esperance, Australia
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • Evansville, IN, USA
  • Gatlinburg, TN, USA
  • Geelong, Australia
  • Glenelg, Australia (Thank you, Bushman Jack)
  • Gothenburg, Sweden and NE, USA
  • Greensburg, PA, USA
  • Gulyang, China
  • Hialeah, FL, USA
  • Keokuk, IA, USA
  • Keswick, ON, Canada
  • Kortrijk, Belgium (Thank you, Daniel)
  • Krasnoyansk, Russia
  • Laval, QC, Canada
  • Liverpool, UK and NS, Canada
  • Longueuil, QC, Canada
  • Lowell, MA and MI, USA
  • Mannheim, Germany and Manheim, PA, USA (Thank you, Kreso and Jonahtan)
  • Markham, ON, Canada
  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • New Britain, CT, USA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • New Haven, CT and IN, USA
  • New London, CT, USA
  • Newman, Australia and CA, USA
  • Newnan, GA, USA (Thank you, Robert)
  • Newton, MA and IA, USA
  • New Wilmington, PA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • Nijmengen, Netherlands (Thank you, Jacques)
  • Nipawin, SK, Canada
  • Norristown, PA, USA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • Northglenn, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • North Warren, PA, USA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • Nunn, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Nynashamn, Sweden (Thank you, Silvia)
  • Omro, WI, USA
  • Ontario, CA, USA
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Orebro, Sweden (Thank you, Silvia)
  • Orono, ME, USA
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Otranto, Italy (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Oviedo, FL, USA
  • Owensboro, KY, USA
  • Prilep, Macedonia (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Puyallup, WA, USA
  • Radnor, PA, USA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • Raymer, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Red Deer, AB, Canada
  • Rio Cuarto, Argentina
  • Rochester, NY, MN, IN, etc. USA and UK
  • St. Catharines, ON, Canada
  • Saint-Gilles, Belgium (Thank you, Daniel)
  • St. John’s, NF, Canada
  • St. Louis, MO and MI, USA
  • Salinas, CA, USA
  • San Luis, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Santa Claus, IN, USA
  • Santos, Brazil
  • Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
  • Sicamous, BC, Canada
  • Sint Niklaas, Belgium (Thank you, Daniel)
  • Sioux Falls, SD, USA
  • Snowmass, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Steamboat Springs, CO, USA (thank you, Deborah)
  • Sterling Heights, MI, USA
  • Strangnas, Sweden (Thank you, Silvia)
  • Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Tivat, Montenegro (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Warsaw, Poland and IN, USA
  • Yazoo City, MS, USA
  • Yuba City, CA, USA
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38 Responses to A to Z – Cities starting and ending with the same letter (UPDATE)

  1. Daniel says:

    You can add following one in Belgium:
    – Kortrijk
    – Saint-Gilles
    – Sint-Niklaas



    To Newman, Australia & Georgia, please add Newman, CA.



    Azusa, CA, USA


  4. Matt says:

    In Michigan: Armada, Alpena, Cadillac, Owosso, Sturgis,


  5. Adekanye Sola says:

    Addition – 1. Ondo in Nigeria, 2. Owo in Nigeria, 3. Oyo in Nigeria, 4. Abeokuta in Nigeria, 5. Oshogbo in Nigeria,

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  6. Rachel Clyne says:

    Owasso, OK, USA – Alva, OK, USA – Harrah, OK, USA – Norman, OK, USA – Orlando, OK (& FL), USA – Agra, OK, USA – Arcadia, OK, USA – Drummond, OK, USA – (Not sure if these count – Sand Springs, OK and East Duke, OK) Kendrik, OK, USA – Loyal, OK, USA – Mangum, OK, USA – Sparks, OK, USA – Taft, OK, USA – Willow, OK, USA – Wicklow, Ireland – Navan, Ireland – Macroom, Ireland – Ahakista, Ireland – Ardara, Ireland – Hillsborough, Ireland – Howth, Ireland – Kanturk, Ireland – Knock, Ireland –


  7. Debi says:

    Armada, MI


  8. Debi says:

    Saugus, CA


  9. Debi says:

    St. Clair Shores, MI


  10. Natalia says:

    There are several in Panama, Central America. Some names: Agua Buena, Atalaya, David, Icantí, Ipetí, Nuevo Arraijan and Sabanitas. This is fun. 🙂


  11. Marts says:

    Here are a few from Trinidad and Tobago:
    Arima, Arouca, Delaford, Enterprise, Ecclesville…


  12. Stephen says:

    Orono, Minnesota and Albert Lea, Minnesota


  13. pooneh says:



  14. Bushman Jack says:

    Glenelg South Australia – also a Palindrome


  15. Alexys says:

    Anyone have one that starts with and ends with z? Email me Annabethtinkandruby@gmail.com


  16. Derek says:

    How does “Rio Cuarto, Argentina” start and end with the same letter ?!


  17. Taha says:

    with {a}Austria and Albania in Europe, please do add

    Liked by 1 person

  18. Taha says:

    With A Albania and Austria too, pls do add

    Liked by 1 person

  19. Taha says:

    Albania and Austria too, pls do add

    Liked by 1 person

  20. Fieryrdra says:



  21. Chintan Sampat says:

    Pls add Ohio (USA)


  22. John Bosward says:

    How about another one for the A’s Alba Iulia in Romania


  23. Nizam Ibrahim says:


    Starting and ending with T


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