Change names on geographical names list

Geographical names are names of features on earth that are natural or manmade and adapted. Geographical names South African Geographical Names Council Database include streets, municipal buildings and squares, local parks and cemeteries, and privately owned buildings, towns, suburbs, human settlements, post offices, stations, airports, harbours and highways, as well as natural landforms such as mountains, streams, rivers, bays, points, islands, wetlands and national parks. To have a geographical name changed, apply at your nearest South African Geographical Names Council or your provincial geographical names council.

Find out more about applying to change names on the South African Geographical Names Council Database or contact the Department of Arts and Culture on 012 441 3255 / 3000.