Practical International Data Management - thoroughfare names

Also called odonyms.

Definition

Thoroughfare names are those complete names given to thoroughfares, consisting of one or more elements such as a name string, thoroughfare type and thoroughfare number.

Considerations and idiosyncrasies


   Bischöflich-Geistlicher-Rat-Josef-Zinnbauer-Straße
   84130 DINGOLFING
   GERMANY

   Burgemeester Baron van Voerst van Lyndenstraat
   GRAMSBERGEN
   THE NETHERLANDS


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   The longest street name in The Netherlands - 55 characters


   A
   OTTOLAND
   THE NETHERLANDS


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   In this example, in the city of Sir, Brazil, the street names are a single letter or a letter with a number. (Note: R.=Rua):

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Ochtrup, Germany

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Source: The Global Sourcebook for International Data Management


         Universität Mannheim
         A5, 6
         68159 MANNHEIM


         Source: The Global Sourcebook for International Data Management


image A single thoroughfare in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, with a different name for each carriageway


However, this may also be found in single carriageway thoroughfares, such Oxford/Cambridge Terrace in Gateshead, United Kingdom:


image A single thoroughfare in Gateshead, United Kingdom, with a different name for each side of the thoroughfare.

   Paul Plowman has listed other examples of these in the United Kingdom here


   Piccadilly
   LONDON
   W1J 9PN
   UNITED KINGDOM


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   Hill Street
   Park Lane
   Church Hill Road

   Dyke Road Avenue

image The street Street in Cumbria, United Kingdom.


         Hauptstraße when the municipality of Ilversgehofens became part of Erfurt.
         Poststraße between 1912 and 1933.
         Horst-Wessel-Straße between 1933 and 1945.
         Straße der Guten Hoffnung in 1945/46.
         Weißenseer Allee between 1946 and 1950.
         Stalinallee between 1950 and 1961.
         Karl-Marx-Allee between 1961 and 1990.
         Magdeburger Allee since 1990.


Source: WikipediaSource: Wikipedia

   A thoroughfare with a trilingual name in Tel-Aviv-Yafo, IsraelA thoroughfare with a trilingual name in Tel-Aviv-Yafo. Source: Wikipedia


   Stralsund, Germany
   Stralsund, Germany

     Bad Bentheim, Germany


   This information from March, David, For Who The Bell Tolls - One Man's Quest for Grammatical Perfection External 


Salubrious Passage, Swansea

Cavalier Approach, Leeds

imageThe Street, Bredgar, Kent



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