A to Z – Cities starting and ending with the same letter (UPDATE #2)


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 2 – 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Gatlinburg, TN, USA
  • Geelong, Australia
  • Glenelg, Australia (Thank you, Bushman Jack)
  • Gothenburg, Sweden and NE, USA
  • Greensburg, PA, USA
  • Guiyang, China
  • Hialeah, FL, USA
  • Iasi, Romania
  • Idi, Eritrea
  • Imi, Ethiopia
  • Ipkhi, Georgia
  • Ishurdi, Bangladesh
  • Iwaki, Japan
  • Keokuk, IA, USA
  • Keswick, ON, Canada
  • Kimchaek, North Korea
  • Kortrijk, Belgium (Thank you, Daniel)
  • Krasnoyansk, Russia
  • Kurmuk, Sudan
  • Laval, QC, Canada
  • 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 Jonahtan)
  • Markham, ON, Canada
  • Marsa Alam, Egypt
  • Nakhchivan, Azerbaijan
  • Nelson, New Zealand
  • Neuquen, Argentina
  • 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)
  • 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
  • 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)
  • Tainjan, China
  • Tashkent, Uzbekistan
  • Tivat, Montenegro (Thank you, Kreso)
  • Warsaw, Poland and IN, USA
  • Wicklow, Ireland
  • Wroclaw, Poland
  • Yazoo City, MS, USA
  • Yuba City, CA, USA
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39 Responses to A to Z – Cities starting and ending with the same letter (UPDATE #2)

  1. Daniel says:

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

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  2. ROBERT W. CERVANTES says:

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

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  3. ROBERT W. CERVANTES says:

    Azusa, CA, USA

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  4. Matt says:

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

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  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 –

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  7. Debi says:

    Armada, MI

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  8. Debi says:

    Saugus, CA

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  9. Debi says:

    St. Clair Shores, MI

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  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. 🙂

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  11. Marts says:

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

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  12. Stephen says:

    Orono, Minnesota and Albert Lea, Minnesota

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  13. pooneh says:

    ramsar(Iran)

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  14. Bushman Jack says:

    Glenelg South Australia – also a Palindrome

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  15. Alexys says:

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

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  16. Derek says:

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

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  17. Taha says:

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

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  18. Taha says:

    With A Albania and Austria too, pls do add

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  19. Taha says:

    Albania and Austria too, pls do add

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  20. Fieryrdra says:

    Frankfurt

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  21. Chintan Sampat says:

    Pls add Ohio (USA)

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  22. John Bosward says:

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

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  23. Nizam Ibrahim says:

    Tibet

    Starting and ending with T

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