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Soweto, South Africa

Soweto is a very large place in the region of Gauteng in South Africa with a population of approximately 1,695,047 people and is one of the largest places in South Africa. Find all facts and information about Soweto.

Facts and figures on Soweto at a glance

Name: Soweto (Soweto)
Status: Very large place
Population: 1,695,047 people
Region name (Level 3): City of Johannesburg
Region name (Level 2): City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality
Region name (Level 1): Gauteng
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

Soweto is located in the region of Gauteng. Gauteng's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 67 km / 41 mi away from Soweto (as the crow flies). The distance from Soweto to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 67 km / 41 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Soweto
PlaceStatusPopulationRegion
Soweto SowetoVery large place1,695,047 peopleGauteng Gauteng

Map of Soweto

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Information on Soweto

Information on Soweto
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Soweto SowetoCity of Johannesburg City of JohannesburgCity of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality City of Johannesburg Metropolitan MunicipalityGauteng GautengSouth AfricaAfrica

Time in Soweto

Time in Soweto
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 - 10:17pmNoThu, 30 Mar 2017 - 10:17pmUTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Soweto

Latitude & Longitude of Soweto
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map26°16'04.1"S (-26.2678100°)27°51'30.6"E (27.8584900°)

Distances from Soweto

Distances from Soweto
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
2,911 km south of the equator2,777 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Soweto

Places around Soweto

6 places found within 5 km around Soweto. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Soweto
PlacePopulationDistanceRoute
Albertynsville Albertynsville-0.9 km 0.5 mishow
Moroka Moroka-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Protea Protea-2.7 km 1.7 mishow
Fordsburg Fordsburg-3.2 km 2.0 mishow
Mofolo Mofolo-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Pimville Pimville-4.9 km 3.0 mishow

Airports around Soweto

No airports found within 15 km around Soweto. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km

External sources of information on Soweto

Soweto on Wikipedia