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Largest places in South Africa

The largest cities and places in South Africa at a glance on one page. Have a closer look at the largest places in South Africa.

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Largest places in South Africa
PlaceNoRegionPopulation
Cape Town Cape Town1.Western Cape Western Cape3,433,441
Durban Durban2.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal3,120,282
Johannesburg Johannesburg3.Gauteng Gauteng2,026,469
Soweto Soweto4.Gauteng Gauteng1,695,047
Pretoria Pretoria5.Gauteng Gauteng1,619,438
Port Elizabeth Port Elizabeth6.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape967,677
Pietermaritzburg Pietermaritzburg7.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal750,845
Benoni Benoni8.Gauteng Gauteng605,344
Tembisa Tembisa9.Gauteng Gauteng511,655
East London East London10.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape478,676
Vereeniging Vereeniging11.Gauteng Gauteng474,681
Bloemfontein Bloemfontein12.Orange Free State Orange Free State463,064
Boksburg Boksburg13.Gauteng Gauteng445,168
Welkom Welkom14.Orange Free State Orange Free State431,944
Newcastle Newcastle15.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal404,838
Krugersdorp Krugersdorp16.Gauteng Gauteng378,821
Botshabelo Botshabelo17.Orange Free State Orange Free State309,714
Brakpan Brakpan18.Gauteng Gauteng305,692
Witbank Witbank19.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga262,491
Richards Bay Richards Bay20.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal252,968
Vanderbijlpark Vanderbijlpark21.Gauteng Gauteng246,754
Centurion Centurion22.Gauteng Gauteng233,386
Uitenhage Uitenhage23.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape228,912
Roodepoort Roodepoort24.Gauteng Gauteng225,000
Paarl Paarl25.Western Cape Western Cape190,000
Carletonville Carletonville26.Gauteng Gauteng182,304
Klerksdorp Klerksdorp27.North-West North-West178,921
George George28.Western Cape Western Cape174,582
Midrand Midrand29.Gauteng Gauteng173,009
Westonaria Westonaria30.Gauteng Gauteng156,831
Middelburg Middelburg31.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga154,706
Vryheid Vryheid32.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal150,012
Mossel Bay Mossel Bay33.Western Cape Western Cape150,000
Orkney Orkney34.North-West North-West145,801
Kimberley Kimberley35.Northern Cape Northern Cape142,089
eMbalenhle eMbalenhle36.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga141,741
Nigel Nigel37.Gauteng Gauteng140,644
Mpumalanga Mpumalanga38.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal140,121
Bhisho Bhisho39.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape137,287
Randfontein Randfontein40.Gauteng Gauteng133,654
Worcester Worcester41.Western Cape Western Cape127,597
Rustenburg Rustenburg42.North-West North-West124,064
Polokwane Polokwane43.Limpopo Limpopo123,749
Potchefstroom Potchefstroom44.North-West North-West123,669
Virginia Virginia45.Orange Free State Orange Free State122,502
Brits Brits46.North-West North-West122,497
Nelspruit Nelspruit47.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga110,159
Phalaborwa Phalaborwa48.Limpopo Limpopo109,468
Queenstown Queenstown49.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape105,309
Kroonstad Kroonstad50.Orange Free State Orange Free State103,992

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