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Korean-Chinese Dictionary of Place Names

We maintain the world's largest CJK bilingual bidirectional databases of proper nouns. These are used by some of the world's major IT companies for a wide variety of applications, such as:

  • machine translation (MT)
  • information retrieval (IR)
  • morphological analysis (MA)
  • electronic dictionaries (ED)
  • input method editors (IME)
  • named entity recognition (NER)

Coverage

Our Korean-Chinese database of Korean and non-Korean personal and place names contains over 1,880,000 entries, broken down as follows:

ResourceQty.
Chinese Personal Names1,000,000
Chinese Place Names13,000
Korean Personal Names240,000
Korean Place Names20,000
Japanese Personal Names — Surnames149,000
Japanese Personal Names — Given Names376,000
Japanese Place Names74,000
Western Personal Names9,800
Western Place Names1,800
TOTAL1,883,600

This database of place names includes various attributes, many not shown here, such as the frequency of occurrence, the pinyin reading for Chinese names, and the romanized equivalent as well as the hanja (Chinese characters used in Korean).

See also our Korean-Chinese Database of Personal Names.

Data Sample - Korean-Chinese Database of Chinese and Korean Place Names

Chinese Places
Type Chinese Pinyin Hanja Korean
P东关 dōngguān 東關둥관
P东营 dōngyíng 東營둥잉
P东阳 dōngyáng 東陽둥양
P东阿 dōng'ē 東阿둥아
P东安 dōng'ān 東安둥안
P东源 dōngyuán 東源둥위안
P东湖 dōnghú 東湖둥후
P东港 dōnggǎng 東港둥강
P东山 dōngshān 東山둥산
P东川 dōngchuān 東川둥촨
Korean Places
Type Chinese Pinyin Hanja Korean
P古今面 gǔjīnmiàn 古今面고금면
P高南面 gāonánmiàn 高南面고남면
P高潭洞 gāotándòng 高潭洞고담동
P高大面 gāodàmiàn 高大面고대면
P古德洞 gǔdédòng 古德洞고덕동
P古德面 gǔdémiàn 古德面고덕면
P高登洞 gāodēngdòng 高登洞고등동
P高等洞 gāoděngdòng 高等洞고등동
P古浪洞 gǔlàngdòng 古浪洞고랑동
P高灵郡 gāolíngjùn 高靈郡고령군

Data Sample - Korean-Chinese Database of Japanese and Western Place Names

Japanese
Type Chinese Pinyin Hanja Korean
P北九州 běijiǔzhōu 北九州 기타큐슈
P伊香保 yīxiāngbǎo 伊香保이카호
P贝冢 bèizhǒng 貝冢 가이즈카
P札幌 zháhuǎng 札幌 삿포로
P新座 xīnzuò 新座 니이자
P神栖 shénqī 神棲 가미스
P大洲 dàzhōu 大洲 오즈
P都贺 dūhè 都賀 쓰가
P东京 dōngjīng 東京 도쿄
P丰田 fēngtián 豐田 도요타
Western
Type Chinese Pinyin Korean
P土库曼 tǔkùmàn
투르크메니스탄
P尼日利亚 nírìlìyà 나이지리아
P哈里斯堡 hālǐsībǎo 해리스버그
P布宜诺斯艾利斯 bùyínuòsī'àilìsī 부에노스아이레스
P布鲁克林 bùlǔkèlín 브루클린
P贝塞斯达 bèisāisīdá 베데스다
P柏林 bólín 베를린
P博茨瓦那 bócíwǎnà 보츠와나
P马斯喀特 mǎsīkātè 무스카트
P马拉维 mǎlāwéi 말라위