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I can't figure which one is grammatically correct.

The names of the places I visited in the country are...
The name of the places I visited in the country are...

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    "Places" are in the plural, so it should be "names". Jul 25, 2015 at 9:11
  • P.S. Although I've found several instances of "the name of the places" at Google Books, they probably differ a bit in meaning from your intended statement. Jul 25, 2015 at 9:34
  • @CopperKettle I think those are cases where the subject is a general or group term, for example "What is the name of the places were the tectonic plates meet?". The answer might be *A plate boundary" but this does not indicate a specific name of one place.
    – user3169
    Jul 25, 2015 at 17:58

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You could use name only if all the places had the same name (not really possible).
Since there will be more than one name involved, you have to use names:

The names of the places I visited in the country are...

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