Queenstown

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Queenstown,

Republic of Ireland: see CóbhCóbh
[Irish,=cove], town (1991 pop. 8,219), Co. Cork, S Republic of Ireland, on the south shore of Great Island in Cork Harbour. Originally called Cove of Cork, the town was renamed Queenstown when Queen Victoria visited in 1849. It was named Cóbh in 1922.
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Queenstown

 

a city in the Republic of South Africa, located in Cape Province. Population, 43,800 (1969). Queens-town is the center of a livestock-raising region; wool processing is a major industry. The city has a botanical garden. Queenstown was founded between 1850 and 1853.