A to Z – Cities starting & ending with the same letter – UPDATE #6

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 #6 (4/25/21) – new additions to the original post are shown in bold.

  • Aba, Nigeria
  • Abeokuta, Nigeria
  • Ada, OK, USA
  • Abuja, Nigeria * (National Capital)
  • Accra, Ghana * (National Capital)
  • Addis Ababa, Ethiopia * (National Capital)
  • Adwa, Ethiopia
  • Agistata, Azerbaijan
  • Agra, India
  • Aguenda, Portugal
  • Ahangama, Sri Lanka
  • Ajdouscina, Slovenia (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Ajka, Hungary
  • Akhmata, Georgia
  • Alafaya, FL, USA
  • Alajuela, Costa Rica
  • Alma, MI and CO (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Alameda, CA, USA
  • Alamosa, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Alba Iulia, Romania
  • Alcorisa, Spain
  • Alessandria, Italy
  • Alexandria, Egypt, VA, IN, and LA, USA
  • Algora, Spain
  • Alpharetta, GA, USA (Thank you, Lynn)
  • Altadena, CA, USA
  • Altavista, VA
  • Altona, MB, Canada
  • Altoona, PA and IA, USA
  • Ambalangoda, Sri Lanka
  • Ambalantota, Sri Lanka
  • Ancona, Italy
  • Anipernza, Armenia ** (Both city and country begin and end with the same letter)
  • Ankara, Turkey * (National capital)
  • Annaba, Algeria ** (Both city and country begin and end with the same letter)
  • Antalya, Turkey
  • Antofagasta, Chile
  • Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka
  • Aosta, Itlay
  • Apopka, FL, USA
  • Aqaba, Jordan
  • Ara, India (Thank you, Jay)
  • Arborga, Sweden ( Thank you, Silvia)
  • Arcata, CA, USA
  • Aracena, Spain
  • Arequipa, Peru
  • Arriba, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Artesia, CA, USA
  • Arvada, CO, USA
  • Arvika, Sweden (Thank you, Silvia)
  • Asahikawa, Japan
  • Asosa, Ethiopia
  • 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)
  • Avila, Spain
  • Ayora, Spain
  • Azuza, CA, USA (Thank you, Robert)
  • Cadillac, MI, USA
  • Cakovec, Croatia
  • Capac, MI, USA
  • Cognac, France (Thank you, Mojavewolf)
  • Dalesford, PA, USA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • Deland, FL, USA
  • Dortmund, Germany (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Eagle, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Eatonville, ON, Canada
  • Ede, Nigeria
  • Ednire, Turkey
  • Edwardsville, IL, USA
  • Elk Grove, CA, USA
  • Elk Grove Village, IL, USA
  • Empire, CO and MI, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Enschede, Netherlands (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Erie, PA and CO, USA
  • Esperance, Australia
  • Eugene, OR, USA
  • Evansville, IN, USA
  • Flagstaff, AZ, USA (Thank you, Jay)
  • Gaithersburg, MD, USA (Thank you, Dan)
  • Galesburg, IL, USA (Thank you, Jay)
  • Gatlinburg, TN, USA
  • Geelong, Australia
  • Gettysburg, PA, USA (Thank you, Dan)
  • Glenelg, Australia (Thank you, Bushman Jack)
  • Gothenburg, Sweden and NE, USA
  • Greensburg, PA, USA
  • Guiyang, China
  • Hialeah, FL, USA
  • Huntington Beach, California (Thank you, Dan)
  • Iasi, Romania
  • Ibaraki, Japan – added 8/29/20
  • Icheon Si, South Korea – added 8/29/20
  • Idi, Eritrea
  • Ijero Ekiti, Nigeria – added 8/29/20
  • Imi, Ethiopia
  • Ipkhi, Georgia
  • Ishurdi, Bangladesh
  • Itajai, Brazil – added 8/29/20
  • Itami, Japan- added 8/29/20
  • Itapevi, Brazil – added 8/29/20
  • Ise Ekiti, Nigeria – added 8/29/20
  • Itaborai, Brazil – added 8/29/20
  • Itaguei, Colombia – added 8/29/20
  • Iwaki, Japan
  • Izumi, Japan – added 8/29/20
  • Kennebunk, ME, USA (Thank you, Dan)
  • Kennewick, WA, USA (Thank you, Dan)
  • Keokuk, IA, USA
  • Keswick, ON, Canada
  • Kimchaek, North Korea
  • Kodiak, Alaska (Thank you, Mojavewolf)
  • Kortrijk, Belgium (Thank you, Daniel)
  • Krasnoyansk, Russia
  • Kurmuk, Sudan
  • Kursk, Russia (Thank you, Mojavewolf)
  • Laval, QC, Canada and France (Thank you, Dan)
  • Listowel, Ireland
  • Liverpool, UK and NS, Canada
  • Longueuil, QC, Canada
  • Lowell, MA and MI, USA
  • Mannheim, Germany and Manheim, PA, USA (Thank you, Kreso and Jonathan)
  • Markham, ON, Canada
  • Marsa Alam, Egypt
  • Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Neuquen, Argentina
  • New Bern, NC, USA  (Thank you, ‘ell joy)
  • 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)
  • Ogbomosho, Nigeria
  • Omro, WI, USA
  • Ontario, CA and OH, USA
  • Orlando, FL, USA
  • Orebro, Sweden (Thank you, Silvia)
  • Oronoco, Minnesota (Thank you, Mojavewolf)
  • Orono, ME, USA
  • Oruro, Bolivia
  • Oshogbo, Nigeria
  • Oslo, Norway
  • Otranto, Italy (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Ouesso, Republic of Congo
  • Oviedo, FL, USA
  • Owensboro, KY, USA
  • Owo, Nigeria
  • Oyo, Republic of Congo
  • Pahrump, Nevada (Thank you, Mojavewolf)
  • Prilep, Macedonia (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Puyallup, WA, USA
  • Radnor, PA, USA (Thank you, Jonathan)
  • Raipur, India
  • Rangpur, Bangladesh
  • Raymer, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Red Deer, AB, Canada
  • 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
  • St. Thomas, ON, Canada
  • Salinas, CA, USA and Puerto Rico
  • San Jose de Chiquitos, Bolivia
  • San Luis, CO, USA (Thank you, Deborah)
  • Santa Claus, IN, USA
  • Santos, Brazil
  • Saratoga Springs, NY, USA
  • Shady Shores, TX, USA
  • Sicamous, BC, Canada
  • Sines, Portugal
  • 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)
  • Trent, multiple places (Thank you, Mojavewolf)
  • Warsaw, Poland and IN, USA
  • Wicklow, Ireland
  • Winslow, AZ, USA (Thank you, Dan)
  • Wroclaw, Poland
  • Yazoo City, MS, USA
  • Yuba City, CA, USA
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65 Responses to A to Z – Cities starting & ending with the same letter – UPDATE #6

  1. Daniel says:

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

    Liked by 1 person


    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,

    Liked by 1 person

  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 –

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  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

    Liked by 1 person

  23. Nizam Ibrahim says:


    Starting and ending with T


  24. GOUTAM says:

    why you don’t give a state of ‘INDIA’……😡😡😡😾😾🙍🙍


  25. Jerr says:

    Add Alaska and Antarctica


  26. Jerry says:

    Put Ara in India for the person in front of me


  27. Jay says:

    Flagstaff, AZ and Galesburg, IL


  28. Mojavewolf says:

    Kursk, Russia
    Krasnoyarsk, Russia
    Pahrump, Nevada
    Kodiak, Alaska
    Trent, (many places)
    Cognac, France
    Oronoco, Minnesota

    Liked by 1 person

  29. ‘ell joy says:

    Hi, I’m really enjoying your site. I have a city for you. New Bern, NC, USA.
    ‘ell joy

    Liked by 1 person

  30. Dan Tilque says:

    Gettysburg PA
    Gaithersburg MD
    Huntington Beach CA
    Kennewick WA
    Laval, France

    For Z, which someone requested, there’s a locality (way too small to be a city) in Manitoba named Zbaraz. Named after Zbarazh, Ukraine, who’s terminal H disqualifies it.

    Liked by 1 person

  31. Leeland Lowery says:

    I live in Northampton, England.


  32. Saad Chauhan says:

    When I went to India there was a place AMBALA. You can add it.


  33. Pratyush says:

    Add them:


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