Tir 水星 Udu-idim-gu-ud Merkuri عطارد Merkurius Suising

Merkur Mercuur uMetyhuri Budha बुध

Mekhuri uMekhyuri Mercurius

Mercury


Downsystem: Venus


Mercury is the closest planet to the sun.

Names given to Mercury are often associated with messengers or speed.

While it travels fast around the sun, it rotates so slowly you would only need to travel at 11 kmph on the equator to stay in the night-side of the planet.


Mercury has 474 named features from 88 nations/peoples.

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Feature Type
Naming Convention
Feature Type
Naming Convention
Radio telescope facilities.
Deceased artists, musicians, painters, and authors who have made outstanding or fundamental contributions to their field and have been recognized as art historically significant figures for more than 50 years.
Deceased scientists who have contributed to the study of Mercury.
Significant works of architecture.
Word for "hot" in various languages.
Names for Mercury (either the planet or the god) in various languages.
Ships of discovery or scientific expeditions.
Abandoned cities (or towns or settlements) of antiquity.

Feature Name Origins

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1 nation/people have their only name contribution on this world: Flemish (4),

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