List of places named after Queen Victoria

Many 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.

Places named after Queen Victoria (in red)

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 (disambiguation).

Commonwealth realmsEdit

AustraliaEdit

Australian Capital TerritoryEdit

New South WalesEdit

QueenslandEdit

South AustraliaEdit

VictoriaEdit

Western AustraliaEdit

The BahamasEdit

BangladeshEdit

BarbadosEdit

BelizeEdit

CameroonEdit

  • Limbe, was known as Victoria until 1982

CanadaEdit

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]

AlbertaEdit

British ColumbiaEdit

OntarioEdit

  • Queen Street, Toronto, Ontario
  • Victoria Street, Toronto
  • Victoria Park Avenue, Toronto
  • Queen Victoria Park, Niagara Falls, Ontario
  • Victoria Street (N and S), Kitchener, Ontario
  • Victoria Street, London, Ontario
  • Victoria Avenue, Windsor, Ontario
  • Victoria College, U of Toronto
  • Queen Victoria PS, Toronto
  • Queen streets and Victoria streets in almost every city or town
  • Royal Victoria Regional Health Centre, Barrie
  • Victoria Gardens Long Term Care, Hamilton

ManitobaEdit

New BrunswickEdit

Newfoundland and LabradorEdit

Nova ScotiaEdit

Prince Edward IslandEdit

QuebecEdit

SaskatchewanEdit

TerritoriesEdit

The GambiaEdit

  • Royal Victoria Teaching Hospital, Banjul

GhanaEdit

Hong KongEdit

Hong Kong was a British colony from 1840s to 1997.

IndiaEdit

JamaicaEdit

MalaysiaEdit

MaltaEdit

MauritiusEdit

New ZealandEdit

Ross DependencyEdit

NigeriaEdit

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

PakistanEdit

  • Empress Market, Karachi.
  • Victoria Road, Karachi. (renamed as Abdullah Haroon Road)
  • Queen's Road, Karachi (now Moulvi Tamizuddin (M.T.) Khan Road)
  • Victoria Museum (now defunct), Karachi.
  • Bahawal-Victoria Hospital Bahawalpur.
  • Victoria Tower Jacobabad.
  • Haranpur (Victoria ) Bridge.
  • Victoria Memorial Hall, Sibi, Balochistan.

Papua New GuineaEdit

SeychellesEdit

Sierra LeoneEdit

  • Victoria Park, Freetown (since mid 2017 Freetown Amusement Park)

SingaporeEdit

South AfricaEdit

Sri LankaEdit

TanzaniaEdit

Trinidad and TobagoEdit

UgandaEdit

United KingdomEdit

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

EnglandEdit

Northern IrelandEdit

ScotlandEdit

WalesEdit

Isle of ManEdit

JerseyEdit

ZambiaEdit

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

ZimbabweEdit

Outside the Commonwealth realmsEdit

Note that Burma and Ireland were within the British Empire at the time many of the listed places were named.

Burma / MyanmarEdit

ChileEdit

FranceEdit

GermanyEdit

GreeceEdit

IrelandEdit

RomaniaEdit

SwitzerlandEdit

United StatesEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ How Canada Got Its Name - Origin of the Name Canada
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ Preetha, M. Soundariya (2012-01-28). "Victoria Town Hall stands tall after restoration". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 2018-07-16.
  4. ^ "Albert Victor Bridge".
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-03-08. Retrieved 2007-02-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  6. ^ http://durban.kzn.org.za/durban/about/102.html