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Victoria may refer to:

Given name

  • Victoria (name), a female given name (includes a list of people with this name)
  • Queen Victoria (1819–1901), Queen of the United Kingdom (1837–1901), Empress of India (1876–1901)
  • Victoria, Crown Princess of Sweden (born 1977)
  • Victoria of Baden (1862–1930), queen-consort of Sweden as wife of King Gustaf V
  • Victoria (Gallic Empire) (died 271), a 3rd century figure in the Gallic Empire
  • Victoria, Lady Welby (1837–1912), an English philosopher of language, musician and artist
  • Queen Victoria (disambiguation): several queens named Victoria
  • Princess Victoria (disambiguation): several princesses named Victoria

Surname

  • Guadalupe Victoria (died 1843), first president of Mexico and hero of the Independence War
  • Manuel Victoria (died 1833), Mexican governor of Alta California in 1831
  • Tomás Luis de Victoria (c. 1548–1611), Renaissance-era composer

Places

Argentina

  • Victoria, Buenos Aires
  • Victoria, Entre Ríos
  • Victoria Department

Australia

  • Victoria (Australia), a state of the Commonwealth of Australia
  • Victoria Settlement or New Victoria, alternate names for Port Essington in the Northern Territory

Brazil

Cameroon

  • Limbe, Cameroon, known as "Victoria" until 1982

Canada

  • Victoria, British Columbia, provincial capital
    • Greater Victoria, British Columbia, metropolitan around the provincial capital
    • Victoria Harbour (British Columbia)
  • Victoria Trail, Edmonton
  • Victoria, Manitoba
  • Victoria, New Brunswick in Glenelg Parish
  • Victoria, Newfoundland and Labrador
    • Victoria River (Newfoundland)
  • Victoria, Nova Scotia
  • Victoria Island (Canada), Nunavut/Northwest Territories
  • Victoria, Prince Edward Island

Canadian electoral districts

  • Victoria (electoral districts), a list of other provincial and former federal electoral districts
  • Victoria (electoral district), a federal electoral district in British Columbia
  • Victoria City (electoral district), historical federal electoral constituency in Canada
  • Victoria City (provincial electoral district), historical provincial electoral constituency
  • Victoria (Alberta electoral district)
  • Victoria (Alberta provincial electoral district)
  • Victoria (New Brunswick electoral district) (1867-1914)
  • Victoria (Nova Scotia electoral district)
  • Victoria (Ontario electoral district) (1903-1966)
  • Canadian Senate divisions named Victoria (in Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia, Nova Scotia, New Brunswick) and Victoria-Carelton (in New Brunswick)

Chile

  • Victoria, Chile, a city in Malleco Province, southern Chile

Colombia

  • Victoria, Caldas, a town and municipality in the Department of Caldas

El Salvador

  • Victoria, Cabañas, a municipality in the department of Cabañas

Grenada

Guyana

  • Victoria, Guyana

Honduras

  • Victoria, Yoro

Hong Kong

Malaysia

Malta

Mexico

  • Victoria, Guanajuato
  • Victoria Municipality, Guanajuato
  • Victoria Municipality, Tamaulipas

Moldova

  • Victoria, Sărăteni, Leova district

New Zealand

Philippines

  • Victoria, Laguna
  • Victoria, Northern Samar
  • Victoria, Oriental Mindoro
  • Victoria, Tarlac
  • Victorias City, Negros Occidental
  • Victoria, Roxas, Oriental Mindoro, Philippines, a barangay

Romania

  • Victoria, Braşov, a town in Braşov County
  • Victoria, Brăila, a commune in Brăila County
  • Victoria, Iași, a commune in Iaşi County
  • Victoria, a village in Hlipiceni Commune, Botoşani County
  • Victoria, a village in Stăuceni Commune, Botoşani County
  • Victoria, a village in Nufăru Commune, Tulcea County

South Africa

  • Victoria, Gauteng, South Africa

Seychelles

United Kingdom

United States

Other

Transport

Aviation

  • Vickers Victoria, troop transport aircraft of the British Royal Air Force

Automotive

Rail

  • Victoria station (disambiguation), several railway stations
  • London Victoria station, the second busiest rail terminus in London
  • GWR Victoria Class, type of steam locomotive

Road

  • Victoria (carriage), open carriage named after Queen Victoria
  • Victoria (body), designation for several automobile body styles and automobile model designations (e.g. Adams-Farwell, Packard One-Twenty, Packard Eight)
  • Victoria (motorcycle), a now defunct German bicycle and motorcycle manufacturer

Maritime

  • Victoria (ship) (also known as Nao Victoria and Vittoria), the first ship to circumnavigate the world
  • HMCS Victoria (SSK 876), a Canadian submarine
  • HMS Victoria, four ships of the British Royal Navy
  • HMVS Victoria, two ships of the Victorian Naval Force
  • Lake Victoria ferries of Kenya, Tanzania and Uganda
  • MV Princess Victoria, a ferry that sank on 31 January 1953
  • Queen Victoria (ship) (disambiguation)
  • RMS Victoria, a Lake Victoria ferry now called MV Victoria
  • Spanish frigate Victoria (F82), a Spanish frigate
  • Victoria, a ferry that sank 24 May 1881 in London, Ontario (see List of Canadian disasters by death toll)
  • Victoria (sternwheeler) a paddle steamer from the upper Fraser River
  • SS Victoria (Liberty), a Panamanian liberty ship in service 1947-50
  • SS Victoria (1870), a coastal passenger liner operated by the Alaska Steamship Company
  • SS Victoria (1907), a Cross-Channel and Isle of Man ferry
  • Victoria Class (disambiguation), various ship classes named Victoria
  • Victoria class submarine, a class of Canadian military submarines
  • Victoria-class battleship, a class of British battleships

Titles, brands and popular culture

Cinema

  • Victoria (1917 film), a Russian silent film directed by Olga Preobrazhenskaya, based on the Knut Hamsun novel
  • Victoria (1935 film) [no], a German film directed by Carl Hoffmann, based on the Knut Hamsun novel
  • Victoria (1972 film), a 1972 Mexican film based on Henry James' 1880 novel Washington Square
  • Victoria (1979 film), a 1979 Swedish film based on the Knut Hamsun novel
  • Victoria (1988 film) [lv] or Viktoriya, a Soviet film directed by Olgerts Dunkers, based on the Knut Hamsun novel
  • Victoria (2008 film), a 2008 French-Canadian film
  • Victoria (2013 film), a 2013 Norwegian film
  • Viktoria (film), a 2014 Bulgarian-Romanian film
  • Victoria (2015 film), a 2015 German film
  • In Bed with Victoria (original title: Victoria), a 2016 French drama film

Television

  • Viktoria (1957 film), a West German TV movie starring Elisabeth Müller, based on the Knut Hamsun novel
  • Victoria (Colombian telenovela), a 2007 soap opera
  • Victoria (TV series), a 2016 British television series

Computing

  • Victoria (3D figure), the articulated 3D figure by DAZ 3D
  • Victoria: An Empire Under the Sun, computer game by Paradox Interactive
  • Victoria II, the sequel from Paradox Interactive
  • Victoria (birthing simulator), a medical-education simulator by Gaumard Scientific

Literature

  • Victoria (novel), an 1898 novel by Knut Hamsun
  • Victoria (Sami Michael novel), 1993, novel by Sami Michael

Theatre

  • Victoria (theatre company), a Belgian theatre company

Music

  • "Victoria" (Magnus Uggla song), a 1993 Magnus Uggla song
  • "Victoria" (song), a 1969 song about Queen Victoria by The Kinks
  • "Victoria" (Dance Exponents song) (1982)

Beverages

  • Victoria (soda) a fruit-flavored soda available in Querétaro (México) and owned by The Coca-Cola Company
  • Victoria Bitter, a bitter Australian lager
  • Victoria (Cervecería Centro Americana), a pale Guatemalan lager
  • Victoria (Grupo Modelo), a dark Mexican lager
  • Victoria (Damm) [es], a Spanish lager

Characters

  • Victoria Lord, the principal character in the long-running soap opera One Life to Live
  • Victoria the White Cat from Andrew Lloyd Webber's musical Cats
  • Victoria, a fictional character in Zip Zip
  • Victoria (Twilight), an antagonist from the Twilight series by Stephenie Meyer
  • Victoria Winters, the young governess in Dark Shadows
  • Victoria Regina Phibes (played by Caroline Munro) in The Abominable Dr. Phibes

Species

  • Victoria (moth), a moth genus in the family Geometridae
  • Victoria (plant), a waterlily genus in the family Nymphaeaceae
  • Victoria perch (Lates niloticus), a fish species found in Africa
  • Victoria plum (disambiguation)

Other uses

  • Province of Victoria, Anglican ecclesiastical province in Australia
  • Victoria (mythology), Roman goddess of Victory
  • Victoria (grape), another name for the German/Italian wine grape Trollinger
  • 12 Victoria, asteroid
  • Victoria (crater), in the Meridiani Planum, Mars, named after one of Ferdinand Magellan's ships
  • The Victoria, Bayswater, London pub
  • The Victoria, Great Harwood, Lancashire pub

See also

  • All pages beginning with "Victoria"
  • All pages with titles containing "Victoria"
  • Queen Victoria (disambiguation)
  • Princess Victoria (disambiguation)
  • List of places named after Queen Victoria
  • La Victoria (disambiguation)
  • Lake Victoria (disambiguation)
  • Mount Victoria (disambiguation)
  • Port of Victoria (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Avenue (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Building (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Bridge (disambiguation)
  • Victoria College (disambiguation)
  • Victoria County (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Dam (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Dock (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Hospital (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Island (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Memorial (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Park (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Peak (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Road (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Square (disambiguation)
  • Victoria station (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Street (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Theatre (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Tower (disambiguation)
  • Victoria Township (disambiguation)
  • Victoria University (disambiguation)
  • Victorian (disambiguation)
  • Victor (disambiguation)
  • Viktoria (disambiguation)


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