List of former Swakopmund street names

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In the first years after independence of Namibia in 1990, the Swakopmund council changed many of the original German and Afrikaans street names to honor SWAPO leaders, supporters, and current government leaders:[1]

new name original name
Albertina Amathila Ave. Brücken (Bruecken) Str.
Anton Lubowski Ave. Lazarett Str.
Daniel Tjongarero Str. Post Str.
Franzizka Van Neel Str. Mosely Ave./ Uraan Str.
Hendrik Witbooi Str. Schul / Roon Str.
Hidipo Hamutenya Ave. Feld Str.
Mandume Ya Ndemufayo Str. Schlosser Str.
Moses Garoeb Str. Nordring / Südring
Nathaniel Maxuilili Str. Breite Str
Nelson Mandela Ave. Winter Str.
Rakota Str. Kolonel / Knobloch / Garnison Str.
Sam Nujoma Ave. Kaiser-Wilhelm-Str.
Theo-Ben Gurirab Ave. Bahnhof Str.
Tobias Hainyeko Str. Mittel / Garnison / Moltke Str.
Vrede Rede Ave. Louis Botha Str./ Dante Ave.

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