Sequential double “AA” city and town names



The following list identifies those cities and towns from 20 countries around the world that have a sequential “double a” in their name. Two of the communities included in the list actually have two (2) sequential “double a’s” in their name which is quite rare. Even rarer is the one (1) community with a sequential “triple a” name – Kaaawa, Hawaii, USA.

Laayoune, Western Sahara – Source:

These places tend to be most common the Netherlands, Denmark, Algeria, South Africa, Germany and in only one (1) state – Hawaii. As always, if you know of other cities or towns that were missed, please feel free to pass them along so they may be included. Enjoy!

  • Aabenraa, Denmark – Double/Double A
  • Aabybro, Denmark
  • Aachen, Germany
  • Aalborg, Denmark
  • Aalten, Netherlands
  • Aarhus, Denmark (see photo below)
  • Aarosund, Denmark
  • Ait Chafaa, Algeria
  • Akaa, Finland
  • Aka’aka, Wallis & Fortuna
  • Al Majma’ah, Saudi Arabia
  • Baarle Nassau, Netherlands – added 4/2/20 – thank you, Dan
  • Baata, Algeria
  • Bou Saada, Algeria
  • Brasschaat, Belgium
  • Burgh-Haamstede, Netherlands
  • Dadaab, Kenya
  • Daggakraal, South Africa
  • Daraa, Syria
  • Faaborg, Denmark
  • Fua’amotu, Tonga
  • Gansbaai, South Africa
  • Geraardsbergen, Belgium
  • Graaf-Reinet, South Africa
  • Graafwater, South Africa
  • Haaksbergen Netherlands
  • Haapsalu, Estonia
  • Haarlem, Netherlands
  • Haasts Bluff, Australia
  • Hassi Zahana, Algeria
  • Heerhugowaard, Netherlands
  • Honokaa, Hawaii, USA
  • Hyvinkaa, Finland
  • Jarvanpaa, Finland
  • Kaaawa, Hawaii, USA – triple “a”
  • Kaanapali, Hawaii, USA
  • Kaarina, Finland
  • Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands
  • Kankaanpaa, Finland – Double/Double A
  • Kapa’a, Hawaii, USA
  • Kapaau, Hawaii, USA
  • Khams Djouamaa, Algeria
  • Langebaan, South Africa
  • Larbaa, Algeria
  • Larbaa Nath Irathen, Algeria
  • Laayoune, Western Sahara (see photo above)
  • Lempaala, Finland
  • Loimaa, Finland
  • Maalaea, Hawaii, USA
  • Ma’an, Jordan
  • Maasband, Netherlands
  • Maasmechelen, Belgium
  • Maastricht, Netherlands
  • Maatkas, Algeria
  • Naalehu, Hawaii, USA
  • Naantali, Finland
  • Naujaat, Nunavut, Canada
  • Odendaalsrus, South Africa
  • Oldenzaal, Netherlands
  • Oudenaarde, Belgium
  • Ouled Boujemaa, Algeria
  • Paarl, South Africa
  • Raab, Austria – added 4/2/20- Thank you, Dan!
  • Raalte, Netherlands
  • Roosendaal, Netherlands
  • Rufaa, Sudan
  • Saacow, Somalia
  • Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
  • Saarbrucken, Germany
  • Saarburg, Germany
  • Saarlouis, Germany
  • Sana’a, Yemen
  • Sidi Naamane, Algeria
  • Soumaa, Algeria
  • Stadskanaal, Netherlands
  • Vaasa, Finland
  • Valkenswaard, Netherlands
  • Vantaa, Finland
  • Waalwijk, Netherlands
  • Xabaalo Barbar, Somalia

Aarhus, Denmark – Source:

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4 Responses to Sequential double “AA” city and town names

  1. Dan Tilque says:

    Raab, Austria
    Baarle Nassau/Hertog, Netherlands/Belgium (the place with the strangest national borders in the world)
    These two came to mind without me using a reference. There’s lots and lots more in the index of my European road atlas, but they’re all really small and not worth the effort to post them.

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