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Questions tagged [place-names-and-spelling]
Questions about choosing which name of a place to use, or which spelling of a name. (Not for questions just about how to format or disambiguate tags for placenames.)
We have had some discussions before about Native placenames vs English placenames and placenames with accents, umlauts, diacritics.
But this question is about a different case.
In English many ...
Dec 8, 2014 at 5:22
Updated September 2020
The original request has been declined by a moderator arguing that:
And our current standard is to use Wikipedia for reference, which lists the city as Kiev currently. Once ...
May 25, 2018 at 22:15
Names can be controversial. The government of Burma/Myanmar changed the countries' name to Myanmar, but many people choose to say Burma for political reasons. Another example would be Dersim/Tunceli ...
Aug 5, 2013 at 12:43
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