List of places with "Silicon" names

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The following list contains places with "Silicon" names, that is, places with nicknames actually (or apparently) inspired by the Silicon Valley nickname given to part of the San Francisco Bay Area:




  • Silicon Mallee — Adelaide, Australia (Mallee, an Australian aboriginal word for the land area around Adelaide covered by low, scrubby dwarf eucalyptus 'mallee' vegetation
  • Silicon Welly — Wellington in New Zealand
  • Silicon St, Sydney An inner city colloquial district including Ultimo/Pyrmont along Harris St spanning 10sqkms from UTS to Google including Fishburners



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  1. ^ "BBC News - Silicon Britain: Inside the country's tech clusters". 2012-03-20. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  2. ^ Keegan, Victor (2002-03-07). "Silicon mill rises from the ashes | Technology | The Guardian". London. Retrieved 2012-06-26. 
  3. ^ "Silicon Spa;". Retrieved 2014-06-10. 
  4. ^ Barrenechea, Mark (2014-05-16). "Why Ontario is the Silicon Valley of the North". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 2014-11-09. 
  5. ^ "Is Ottawa still Silicon Valley North?". 29 June 2009. Retrieved 1 October 2014. 
  6. ^ a b "Siliconia -- Part 1". 

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