Africa

A world named after Mandela

  • 11 December 2013
  • From the section Africa

From Africa to Asia and Europe to the Americas, hundreds of streets, buildings and other community facilities have been named after former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Here, using data from Google maps and lists held by the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, we have located many of them. Click on the pins to find out more. Do you know of another Mandela-named place? Use the form below the map to submit details.

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From Africa to Asia and Europe to the Americas, hundreds of streets, buildings and other community facilities have been named after former South African President Nelson Mandela.

Here, using data from Google maps and the Nelson Mandela Centre of Memory, we have located many of them. See the content below to find out more.

Note: This content is best viewed on desktop. Visit the desktop version to submit any places named after Mandela that we have missed.

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Notes on the data:Some listed places that could not be located are not included. Some locations are approximate.

Produced by Lucy Rodgers, Christopher Ashton, Sophia Domfeh, Helene Sears and Mark Bryson. Image: Getty.

Notes on the data: Some listed places that could not be located are not included. Some locations are approximate.

Produced by Lucy Rodgers, Christopher Ashton, Sophia Domfeh, Helene Sears and Mark Bryson. Image: Getty.

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Do you know of any other Mandela-named places we have not mapped? If so, let us know.

Please include the name of the place, the village/town/city and country were it is located, the type of place it is (is it a hotel or a road?) and, if possible, the latitude and longitude. Most smartphones will be able to provide geolocations or you could find the latitude and longitude using online mapping tools, such as Google maps.

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