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This is a list of alternate placenames, alter-towns etc. from the Interference TL, obviously up to the epoch I'm writing. I'll regularly update this also, every century or so on. Keep in mind I'm not sure if name will remain the same up to the assumed *present whence the TL is narrated.

Africa

Placename OTL equivalent
Zenete Desert Sahara, at least the western part
Mauretania, later in shorter Mauria or (preferred. less literary) Mornavia Morocco
Septem -> Sefta Ceuta
Rawel Rif mountains
Ulili Volubilis, Morocco, not abandoned in TTL
Warzazata Ouarzazate
Lesvallia Kabylia
Murnathya, Mornavia (a name for Mauria/Mauretania, OTL Morocco) Marrakech
Gadir Agadir
M'luvi river Moulouya river, Morocco
Gasfr Sifna not existing OTL, a castle in central Atlas, Morocco
Guarda Catòlica da Moreia, later Moreia Casablanca
Mauretania Ultima Mauritania
Numidia Algeria
Ikhuzi or St. James of Ikhuzi Algiers
Nat'Rathen Larba, Algeria
Igilgi Jijel, Algeria
Stifa Sétif
Ifrigia, later Punia Tunisia
Bardapolis Tunis
Byzacena -> Visaddine eastern central Ifrigia, *OTL Tunisia
Djirva Djerba
Bagradas river Medjerda river, Tunisia
Gavissa Gafsa
Thermeli Hammamet
Kirvana Qairawan, Tunisia
Kerkunia Kerkouane, Tunisia
Jarthousa Bizert, Tunisia
Tafrura Sfax
Ziqqwana Zaghouan, Tunisia
Kaladiopi Marsa Ibrahim, Eritrea; "Ethiopian Port" established by Templars from Egypt
Gold Coast Ghana
Jeliba Niger river
Moon islands Comoros

Asia Minor

Placename OTL equivalent
Melitene Malatya
Theodosiopolis Erzerum
Sebastea Sivas
Tephrike Divriği
Caesarea (Latin/Greek) / Mazhak (Armenian) Kayseri, Turkey
Edessa Urfa/Sanliurfa, Turkey
Claudiopolis -> Bithynion Bolu, Bithynia, Turkey
Blekiokastron Birecik
Sebastopolis Sulusaray, Turkey
Loristan northern Armenia
Basiliokastron not existing in OTL, a city-fortress in the western Taurus, south Anatolia
Perrhai Adıyaman
Pelagamborion Seddülbahir: in TTL it is a thriving custom port.
Ahlat Armenia, at least its southern and southwestern parts
Frangonica Yenişehir, western Turkey
Kappadokios river Delice river, central Turkey
Karakilisa Vanadzor/Kirovakan
Kotiaion (Cotyaeum) Kütahya

British Isles

Placename OTL equivalent
Alba Scottish Highlands, "Pictavia"
Alban Islands collective name for Shetlands, Orkneys, Hebrides
Yorwich York
Mona Anglesey
Moeleicoel Coleshill
Penfro Pembroke, Wales
Cumbria Cumberland
Northumbria Yorkshire
Inverair Ayr
DunBrython Dumbarton

France

Placename OTL equivalent
Brevasque Dauphiné
Peyra-Lada Pierrelatte, Drôme, Rhône Alpes
Momadrouna pass an alt-Occitan name for OTL Montgenèvre/Monginevro pass
Robertingians Capetingians
Chateau-Lunain not existing OTL, somewhere south of Paris
Septimania. Later supersided by Languedoc - linguistic definition - and increasingly Gadary - land of Cathars - to indicate the whole OTL French extreme Midi Roussillon
Norman style Gothic style in art
Bordèu Bordeaux
Balz-Arenjo Baux-Orange

Hesperia / America

Placename OTL equivalent
Helluland Baffin island
Markland Labrador
Vinlandria a later Euro corruption for OTL Newfoundland proper, island
Thorfinnsvìk not existing OTL, some 50 kms due west of OTL St.Anthony, Newfoundland, Canada
Helluland Sound Baffin Bay
New Palestine Massachussetts, New Hampshire and Maine
Thorsteinsflo town in OTL Dingwall Bay, Cape Breton, Canada
Marksey Cape Breton island, Canada
Rauthljudar (Red Screamers) Beothuks of Newfoundland, more or less mixed with Norsemen
Eiriksnes, first successful Euro settlement in mainland Hesperia A town on OTL Cape George Point
Skraelingarland, later Screlingia Acadia
Vesteyjar ("Western Isles") An early Norse name for Hesperia
Rwadhas Mandans
Markseyfjordur Bras d'Or Lake, Cape Breton, Canada
Bakkland Québec and Ontario
Kandarvannsvìk near OTL Québec city
Kandarvannà river St. Lawrence river
Nipinniswi Cahokia
Mayambeck river Ohio river
Midhimikkmà Little Southwest Miramichi river, New Brunswick, Canada: "middle Micmac river"

Iberia

Placename OTL equivalent
Rio Grande Guadalquivir
Gallastria Spanish Galicia plus Asturias
Arx Roderici -> Arrodriga Gibraltar
Elbira Granada
Transierra Extremadura, Spain
Arrogadana Badajoz
Sardubia Marbella, Spain
Matxados de Areistana near OTL Moura, Portugal
Santa Cruz Madeira island
St. James' island Alboràn island
Gumbusdeira Santiago de Compostela, in Gallastrian
San Pedro de las Lagunas Daimiel, Spain
Los Secados la Mancha, Spain
Atlantides the Azores
Laobrivia Algarve, Portugal
Tamaràn Gran Canaria island
Porto Lucente Alicante, Spain

Italy

Placename OTL equivalent
Zividal tal Friul Cividale del Friuli
Friul Friuli
Murgia Basilica not existing OTL, inner central Puglia
Castroleone Campo Tenese, Calabria, Italy
Brischna Bressanone/Brixen
Trient Trento
Gurizberg (formal), Grizza (Ladin Friulian) Gorizia
Lombard plain Padan plain
Fiumara Rossa a Sicilian river on the northern coast not existing OTL with this name
Castiglione Canossa Castiglione delle Stiviere
Udena Udine, Italy
Comagne western Friuli, the “magredi” area: "Lesser Cumania"

Sklaviniai / Balkans

Placename OTL equivalent
Zahumlje, later Hum/Dukovina Hercegovina
Dioclea -> Duklja, later Zeta, eventually Melanoria Montenegro
Vlakorai/Vlachorai Balkan range proper
Dyrrachion Dūrres; nonetheless called the Albanian way by inhabitants?
Skupiokastritsa Skopje
Hemochorion not existing OTL, a place somewhere in OTL Stara Planina, Balkans proper
Travunja/Trivalja a medieval sub-kingdom due north of OTL Montenegro
Cumania Moldavia
Demetriada Svilengrad, Bulgaria


East Asia

Placename OTL equivalent
Asman Tau/Tenghri Tagh Tien Shan
Champa southern Vietnam
Xijian Lanzhou, Gansu, NW China
Vijaya Binh Dinh, Vietnam
Dadu/Khanbaliq (still to be stated if subsequently renamed Beijing as per OTL) Beijing
Suvarnapura (“the golden city”) Jhang, Pakistan
Muang Sua Luang Prabang
Suvarnapura Jhang

diverse

Placename OTL equivalent
Taurida Crimea
Taurocherson Sebastopol, Crimea
Romancia Graubünden/Grigioni, Switzerland, plus Valtellina, Vorarlberg and Sankt Gallen, maybe Glarus?
Muwahiddin The Druzes
Arousion Kheurbet al-Aarous; only Byzantine name? Turks and Syriac own names?
San Gall Ladin-Rumantsch for OTL Sankt Gallen
Alamannia northern Switzerland
Selonia/Selene eastern Latvia and Lithuania?
Hordebruck Landshut, Bavaria
Zwanstenhafen Königsberg
Brasta/Berestye Brest-Litovsk
Chremis Krems an der Donau
Mersk Galich, Kostroma Oblast, Russia

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