List of places named after Queen Victoria

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A large number of places which were once in the former British Empire were named after the British monarch who reigned over it for the greater part of its most dominant period, Queen Victoria. As such, Victoria is one of the most commemorated individuals in place-names around the world.

Other places that have the name "Victoria", without the association with Queen Victoria, tend to be derived from the Spanish language word for 'victory', see Victoria (geographical disambiguation).

Commonwealth realms[edit]

Australia[edit]

Belize[edit]

Canada[edit]

During the process of Confederation, "Victorialand" and "Victorialia" were among the alternative suggestions to Canada as to what the name of the new Dominion should be. "[1][2]

New Zealand[edit]

Papua New Guinea[edit]

United Kingdom[edit]

Note: this is only a small sample of the hundreds of locations in the United Kingdom with the name 'Victoria'.

England[edit]

Northern Ireland[edit]

Scotland[edit]

Isle of Man[edit]

Jersey[edit]

Outside the Commonwealth realms[edit]

Burma[edit]

Cameroon[edit]

  • Limbe, was known as Victoria until 1982

France[edit]

The Gambia[edit]

  • Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital, Banjul

Ghana[edit]

Greece[edit]

Hong Kong[edit]

India[edit]

Republic of Ireland[edit]

Kenya[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

Malta[edit]

  • Victoria, capital of the island of Gozo, also known locally as Rabat

Mauritius[edit]

Nigeria[edit]

  • Victoria Island, Lagos
  • Victoria Garden City, Lagos
  • Victoria Cemetery, Lagos

Pakistan[edit]

Seychelles[edit]

Singapore[edit]

South Africa[edit]

Sri Lanka[edit]

Tanzania[edit]

Uganda[edit]

United States[edit]

Zambia[edit]

David Livingstone named the great Mosi-oa-Tunya falls after Queen Victoria.

Zimbabwe[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]