Thanks Nick! We just wondered the other day whether such a database exists.

From: Nick Roux <>
Sent: Saturday, February 25, 2012 3:56 PM
Subject: Re: [Wikimedia ZA] WikiLovesMonuments SA: first meeting

I like this. Some additional input:

Most monuments in South Africa are also registered as Heritage Sites by the
South African Heritage Resources Agency

Photos and categories on Commons should add the following template,
{{South African Heritage Site|1=xxxx}} where is the SAHRA id for the monument.

SAHRA maintains a searchable database at


On Saturday 25 February 2012 15:26:23 MADe wrote:
> Hey all,
> After my chat with Lourie two weeks ago, I discussed a possible
> WikiLovesMonuments with Lodewijk. He was one of the guys that organised the
> first edition in the Netherlands, and he really helped me organising the
> edition last year in Belgium. The competition will go global this year:
> Europe, India, Chile, Canada, USA, Russia, Israel, Philippines, are sure
> they will participate this list (full list of particating
> countries<
> 2/Participating_countries>). And he was looking forward to see South Africa
> join the competition!
> More information on the competition is on Commons:
> You can
> find a proposed organisational
> timeline<
> /Timeline>that will help us with organising the event.
> Maybe we could meet to chat about the possibilities, and see if we can find
> enough persons that are interested? I had already a first chat with Lourie
> two weeks ago. I propose a meeting, again in Cape Town: see the DOODLE
> Grtz,
> Maarten

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