We all call Southend, Basildon and Essex home but did you know there are many other places with the same name across the whole world.

According to the website Geotargit, there are four places called Southend on the planet - with some Canada and Australia.

It also shows there are three places called Basildon - with all in the UK.

There are also 21 places in the world called Essex - stretching as far America and Jamaica.

Here we look at all of them, to see how our home towns and county compares to the others.

Southend - Essex UK


Southend - Argyll and Bute ScotEcho:

Southend - Saskatchewan Canada

Southend - Queensland Australia


Here are the places called Basildon

Basildon - Essex


Basildon - West Berkshire


Upper Basildon - West Berkshire