Toponymic guidelines for map and other editors

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In support of the United Group of Experts on Geographical Names (UNGEGN) in its aims towards the standardisation of geographical names, South Africa as a member state of the Africa South Division acknowledges the Resolutions adopted at the UN Conferences on the Standardisation of Geographical Names.

It was recognised inter alia that national standardisation is an essential preliminary to international standardisation (Resolution II/31(2).

For more information on the guidelines and approved geographical names click on the link below:

List of approved names 2016

Toponymic guidelines for map and other editors