Dates as street and avenue names in Spanish-speaking countries.

And not only Spanish speaking countries

In many Spanish-speaking countries, it is a tradition to name streets, avenues, and even plazas and parks after famous dates in history.

These are some examples:

 

Avenida Cinco de Mayo, also Avenida 5 de Mayo, Mexico City.

After the Cinco de Mayo battle anniversary.

Avenida 5 de Mayo, Mexico City.
Avenida 5 de Mayo, Mexico City.

 

 

Avenida 20 de Noviembre, Mexico City.

After the Revolution Day.

Ave. 20 de Noviembre
Av. 20 de Noviembre, Mexico City.

 

Ave. 20 de Noviembre
Av. 20 de Noviembre, Mexico City

 

Avenida 16 de Septiembre, Mexico City.

After Independence Day.

Ave 16 de Septiembre
Av. 16 de Septiembre, Mexico City

 

Ave 16 de Septiembre
Av. 16 de Septiembre, Mexico City (Time Out Mexico)

 

Av 16 de Septiembre
Avenida 16 de Septiembre, Mexico City.

 

Avenida 9 de Julio, Buenos Aires.

After Independence Day.

Av 9 de Julio
Av 9 de Julio, Buenos Aires.

 

Av-9-de-Julio-Buenos-Aires
Av 9 de Julio, Buenos Aires (BBC)

 

Avenida 18 de Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay.

After Constitution Day.

Av 18 Julio Montevideo
Av. 18 Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay.

 

Av 18 Julio Montevideo
Avenida 18 Julio, Montevideo, Uruguay (Wikipedia)

 

This tradition is also observed in France, Italy, Brazil, and other countries.

Rue du 14 Juillet, Paris.

After Bastille Day.

Rue 14 Juillet Paris
Rue du 14 Juillet Paris

 

Rue 14 Juillet Paris
Rue du 14 Juillet, Paris (Google Maps)

 

Avenida Nove de Julho (July 9th),  São Paulo, Brasil.

After Constitutionalist Revolution in Sao Paulo.

Avenida 9 de Julho Sao Paulo
Avenida 9 de Julho, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

 

Avenida 9 de Julho Sao Paulo
Avenida 9 de Julho, Sao Paulo Brazl. (Google Maps)

 

 

 

 

 

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