Cities with all the vowels


Source: tourdeprofit.com

Source: tourdeprofit.com

Here’s my list of cities whose name contains all five of the vowels (a, e, i, o, u) in the Latin/Roman alphabet. A couple of interesting findings among the list:

  • The majority of city names with all the vowels consist of multiple words.
  • Six cities were found to contain all five vowels in a one word name – these are highlighted in bold.
  • If you included “y” as a vowel, only three of the cities on the list would remain (two are located in France and one in Saudi Arabia. These are shown in italics.
  • City names with “Mountain” included in it appears to have the best chance of including all five vowels in the USA – four such cities are listed.
  • The largest cities whose name contains all five vowels are both Spanish in origin: Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City), Mexico and Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Any additions are most welcome, but please limit them to cities of at least 10,000 residents. Cheers!

  • Ain Oussera, Algeria
  • Ain Temouchent, Algeria
  • Alexandroupoli, Greece
  • Apache Junction, AZ, USA
  • Baie-Comeau, QC, Canada
  • Berrouaghia, Algeria
  • Boulogne-Billancourt, France
  • Boumhelel-Bassatine, Tunisia
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina
  • Castro-Urdiales,aspain
  • Ciudad Madero, Mexico
  • Ciudad de Mexico, Mexico
  • Cote-Saint-Luc, QC, Canada
  • Dogubeyazit, Turkey
  • Donaueschingen, Germany
  • Essaouira, Morocco
  • Fountenay-sous-Bois, France
  • Guidonia Montecelio, Italy
  • Hasbrouck Heights, NJ, USA
  • Huntington Beach, CA USA
  • Inezgane Ait Melloul, Morocco
  • Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
  • King Abdullah Economic City, Saudi Arabia
  • Mediouna, Morocco
  • Menzel Bourguiba, Tunisia
  • Modiin-Maccabinn-Reut, Israel
  • Mogi das Cruzes, Brazil
  • Mountain Grove, MO, USA
  • Mountain Home, AR and ID, USA
  • Mountain View, CA, USA
  • Oued Zenati, Algeria
  • Pedro Aguirre Cerda, Chile
  • Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  • Port Saint Lucie, FL, USA
  • Runeil-Malmaison, France
  • Quince Orchard, MD, USA
  • Saint-Bruno-de-Montarville, QC, Canada
  • Saint-Laurentidu-Maroni, France
  • Saint-Maur-des-Fosses, France
  • Six-Fours-les-Plages, France
  • South Padre Island, TX, USA
  • Stone Mountain, GA, USA
  • Sunrise Manor, NV, USA
  • Upper Arlington, OH, USA
  • Washington Court House, OH, USA
  • West Columbia, SC, USA
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4 Responses to Cities with all the vowels

  1. David Roberts says:

    Do You think 10000 is an appropriate population to be a city?

    Like

  2. CAROL says:

    GOUVEIA, PORTUGAL CONTAINS ALL 5 VOWELS

    Like

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