Bloemfontein, South Africa

Bloemfontein is a large place in the region of Orange Free State in South Africa with a population of approximately 556,000 people and is one of the largest places in South Africa. Find all facts and information about Bloemfontein.

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Name: Bloemfontein (Bloemfontein)
Status: Large place and regional capital
Population: 556,000 people
Region name (Level 3): Mangaung
Region name (Level 2): Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality
Region name (Level 1): Orange Free State
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

Bloemfontein is located in the region of Orange Free State and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Bloemfontein to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 422 km / 262 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Bloemfontein
Bloemfontein BloemfonteinLarge place / Regional capital556,000 peopleOrange Free State Free State

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Information on Bloemfontein

Information on Bloemfontein
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Bloemfontein BloemfonteinMangaung MangaungMangaung Metropolitan Municipality Mangaung Metropolitan MunicipalityOrange Free State Free StateSouth AfricaAfrica

Time in Bloemfontein

Time in Bloemfontein
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Thu, 30 May 2024 - 3:16pm (15:16h)NoThu, 30 May 2024 - 3:16pm (15:16h)UTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Bloemfontein

Latitude & Longitude of Bloemfontein
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map29°07'15.9"S (-29.1210700°)26°12'50.4"E (26.2140000°)

Distances from Bloemfontein

Distances from Bloemfontein
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
3,228 km south of the equator2,546 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Bloemfontein

Places around Bloemfontein

15 places found within 5 km around Bloemfontein. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Bloemfontein
Willows Willows-0.8 km 0.5 mishow
Wilgehof Wilgehof-1.9 km 1.2 mishow
Batho Batho-2.4 km 1.5 mishow
Brandwag Brandwag-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
Generaal de Wet Generaal de Wet-2.6 km 1.6 mishow
Heidedal Heidedal-3.1 km 1.9 mishow
Park West Park West-3.1 km 1.9 mishow
Bochabela Bochabela-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Bochebela Bochebela-3.4 km 2.1 mishow
Universitas Universitas-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Fichardtpark Fichardtpark-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Dan Pienaar Dan Pienaar-4.0 km 2.5 mishow
Tempe Tempe-4.1 km 2.5 mishow
Gardenia Park Gardenia Park-4.3 km 2.7 mishow
Noordhoek Noordhoek-4.5 km 2.8 mishow

Airports around Bloemfontein

2 airports found within 15 km around Bloemfontein. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Bloemfontein
Bloemfontein Airport Bloemfontein AirportBFN, FABL9.2 km 5.7 mishow
Airport Tempe Tempe-11.3 km 7.0 mishow

External sources of information on Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein on Wikipedia