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These 10 Streets in abroad are named after various cities in Pakistan !

You are probably thinking that streets are usually named after popular people or historical sites or places but How many People knew that in Abroad streets are named after the popular Cities of Pakistan !

Below is my hunt in finding the hidden streets that are for real named after the cities of Pakistan.

Let’s get started.

I started out by looking up a list of cities in Pakistan and on another tab I looked up a city name accompanied by a search term like ‘road’, ‘street’, ‘avenue’, ‘court’, etc. This process was lengthy but definitely fun.

Google Search

Here’s what I found:

1. Lahore, Virginia, U.S.A.

Lahore, Virginia

This town has shockingly existed before Pakistan was even a country. This street was named by a couple who visited Lahore and were so impressed, they came back and named it after the ancient city.

2. Peshawar Street San Antonio, Texas, U.S.A.

Peshawar Street, San Antonio
Source: Google Maps

There is not much information available about the origins of the name of this street.

3. North Punjab Avenue Clovis, California, U.S.A.

North Punjab Avenue Clovis, California
Source: Google Maps


4. Punjab Street Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A.

Punjab Street Raleigh, North Carolina
Source: Google Maps

5. Rawalpindi Place Ralston, Alberta, Canada

Rawalpindi Place Ralston, Alberta
Source: Google Maps

Considering Canada is full of us Pakistanis, it does not come as a surprise that this street exists.

6. Karachi Drive Markham, Ontario, Canada

Karachi Drive Markham, Ontario
Source: Google Maps

7. Pindi Court South Guildford, Western Australia, Australia

Pindi Court South Guildford, Western Australia


8. Chitral Terrace South Plympton, Southern Australia, Australia

Chitral Terrace South Plympton, Southern Australia
Source: Google Maps

9. Gilgit Road Epsom, Auckland, New Zealand

Gilgit Road Epsom, Auckland
Source: Google Maps

10. Quetta Street Ngaio, Wellington, New Zealand

Quetta Street Ngaio, Wellington
Source: Google Maps

These are few of the places we found out in our research if you know any more of such places, we would love to learn about them also, if you know about their stories of origin, please do let us know in the comment section below !

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