fochville is a farming and mining town located in the gauteng province of south africa. it is part of the merafong city local municipality, which also includes kokosi, carletonville and khutsong.the area surrounding fochville contains sotho or tswana ruins. tlokwe ruins are the remains of sotho-tswana settlements on the hills surrounding fochville that were inhabited until the 1820s.
nelson rolihlahla mandela / m æ n ˈ d ɛ l ə /; xhosa: xolíɬaɬa mandɛ̂ːla ; 18 july 1918 – 5 december 2013 was a south african anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader, and philanthropist who served as president of south africa from 1994 to 1999. he was the country's first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election.
germiston is a small city in the east rand region of gauteng, south africa, administratively forming part of the city of ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality since the latter's establishment in 2000. it functions as the municipal seat of ekurhuleni, hosting the municipal council and administration.
south africa's cities and main towns. remarks/new name. n l'agulhas or agulhas. also see cape agulhas. northwest of pretoria. township north of johannesburg. edikeni in xhosa.
this is a list of the heritage sites in gauteng as recognized by the south african heritage resource agency. the building was designed in 1889, two years after the establishment of the town of boksburg by sytze wierda, the 'goverenements ingenieur en architect' of the south african republic, to accommodate the mining commissioner, the post of.
vanderbijlpark is an industrial city with 95 000 inhabitants on the vaal river in the south of the gauteng province of south africa.. named after hendrik van der bijl, an electrical engineer and industrialist, vanderbijlpark is home to vanderbijlpark steel previously part of iscor south african iron and steel corporation , now part of the global company arcelormittal .
krugersdorp afrikaans for kruger's town is a mining city in the west rand, gauteng province, south africa founded in 1887 by marthinus pretorius.following the discovery of gold on the witwatersrand, a need arose for a major town in the west of the reef.the government bought part of the paardekraal farm and named the new town after the transvaal president, paul kruger.
paarl / ˈ p ɑːr l /; afrikaans: ˈpɑːrl̩ ; derived from parel, meaning 'pearl' in dutch is a city with 191,013 inhabitants in the western cape province of south africa.it is the third-oldest city and european settlement in the republic of south africa after cape town and stellenbosch and the largest town in the cape winelands.due to the growth of the mbekweni township, it is now a .
westonaria is a town in the west of gauteng province of south africa.it is situated in the rand west city local municipality, part of the west rand district municipality.during the apartheid era, blacks lived outside town in bekkersdal.the town is some 45 km west of johannesburg and 18 km south of randfontein.. history. it was formed in 1948 by the amalgamation of the townships venterspost .
randburg is an area located in the north west of johannesburg, gauteng, south africa.formerly a separate municipality, its administration devolved to the newly created city of johannesburg metropolitan municipality, along with neighbouring sandton and roodepoort, in the late 1990s.during the transitional period of 1996–2000, randburg was part of the northern metropolitan local council mlc .
this is a list of cities and towns in gauteng province, south africa. most towns are no longer separate municipalities, their local governments having been merged into larger structures .
orange farm 'farma' is a township located approximately 45 km 28 mi from johannesburg, gauteng province, south africa. it is the southernmost township of the city of johannesburg metropolitan municipality. its name, a misnomer given that oranges are grown in orchards instead of farms, has dutch origins. it is one of the youngest townships .
kempton park is a main place of ekurhuleni in the gauteng province, south africa. kempton park has been part of the city of ekurhuleni metropolitan municipality since the year 2000. kempton park is located on the western city limits of ekurhuleni and shares its administrative boundaries with johannesburg, south africa's largest city.
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midrand was established as a municipality in 1981 in an area known as halfway house, after its position between pretoria and johannesburg , but ceased to be an independent town in the restructuring of local government that followed the end of apartheid in 1994. it was incorporated in the city of johannesburg metropolitan municipality in 2000
west rand district municipality is one of the districts of gauteng province of south africa, that covers the west rand area, with the exception of roodepoort which was moved into the city of johannesburg metropolitan municipality .the seat of the district municipality is randfontein. the most spoken among its population of 820,995 is tswana 2011 census .
mabopane is a township in south africa. it is situated in the tshwane metropolitan municipality, in the north of gauteng . 1.1 proclamation. 1.2 bophuthatswana. 1.3 post-apartheid. 4 local government. 5.1 primary and high schools. 5.2 higher education. mabopane was proclaimed in 1959 as a black-only residential settlement by the then transvaal .