There are several cities around the world with the weirdest and funniest names. Some of these cities have the most bizarre names that you wouldn’t believe that they even existed. Even though some of them have these weird and funny names, some of these city names aren’t pronounced exactly as the conventional word would. Most city dwellers in these funny and weird named cities take so much pride in their weird and bizarre city names.
In this article we revel to you 5 of the most weirdest, funny and bizarre city names that you didn’t know that existed. Let’s go!
1. FUCKING – AUSTRIA
Yes, you read that correctly! Fucking is a village in Austria belonging to the municipality Tarsdorf. Fucking has a population of 104 residents, but the city draws several tourists coming to the village just to take pictures with the city’s signboard. The signboards in the city is the main tourist attraction of the city.
Even though it’s spelled as the conventional English slang term, this city’s name is pronounced as “fooking”
2. POPCORN – USA Indiana
The Popcorn is a town located in Lawrence County in Indiana USA. The city got its name when a farmer from a neighboring town compared to the corn grown to be bigger than the corn grown in his town, thus the name Popcorn emerged.
As you must have guessed the famous brand of popcorn, popcorn Indiana is from popcorn the town in India. Well I’m sure reading the previous sentence got your brain and tongue to a twist.
3. CONDOM – FRANCE
The Condom is a city in France located in the Gers department. Even though you are laughing right now at the name of the city, this city’s name has been extracted from the Latin word Condominium. Condom is a beautiful city that takes pride in amazing architecture and food.
A fun fact: In france condoms are referred to as préservatif.
4. DING DONG – USA Texas
The Ding Dong is a town situated in the Belly County of Texas, USA. The city got its unique name when two early settlers opened a bell shop. When this shop began an artist arrived to paint a signboard for the bell shop. On this signboard, the artist mentioned the two words ding and dong. Since then this shop’s signboard with time became the town’s main landmark. Gradually the town gained the name of Ding Dong.
5. DILDO – Canada
The dildo is a town located in Newfoundland, Canada. The dildo has a community of almost 250 residents. The city’s obscure name has gained media attention all over the world. In 2019 Jimmy Kimmel brought the attention of viewers to this unique city in Canada. As a result, Jimmy Kimmel was made the honorary mayor of Dildo.