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Welkom, South Africa

Welkom is a large place in the region of Orange Free State in South Africa with a population of approximately 431,944 people and is one of the largest places in South Africa. Find all facts and information about Welkom.

Facts and figures on Welkom at a glance

Name: Welkom (Welkom)
Status: Large place
Population: 431,944 people
Region name (Level 3): Matjhabeng
Region name (Level 2): Lejweleputswa District Municipality
Region name (Level 1): Orange Free State
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

Welkom is located in the region of Orange Free State. Orange Free State's capital Bloemfontein (Bloemfontein) is approximately 137 km / 85 mi away from Welkom (as the crow flies). The distance from Welkom to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 287 km / 178 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Welkom
Welkom WelkomLarge place431,944 peopleOrange Free State Free State

Map of Welkom

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Information on Welkom

Information on Welkom
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Welkom WelkomMatjhabeng MatjhabengLejweleputswa District Municipality Lejweleputswa District MunicipalityOrange Free State Free StateSouth AfricaAfrica

Time in Welkom

Time in Welkom
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 30 May 2023 - 2:09pmNoTue, 30 May 2023 - 2:09pmUTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Welkom

Latitude & Longitude of Welkom
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map27°58'38.7"S (-27.9774200°)26°44'06.2"E (26.7350600°)

Distances from Welkom

Distances from Welkom
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
3,101 km south of the equator2,625 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Welkom

Places around Welkom

2 places found within 5 km around Welkom. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Welkom
Bedelia Bedelia-2.1 km 1.3 mishow
Dagbreek Dagbreek-2.3 km 1.4 mishow

Airports around Welkom

1 airport found within 15 km around Welkom. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Welkom
Welkom Airport Welkom AirportFAWM, WEL6.8 km 4.2 mishow

External sources of information on Welkom

Welkom on Wikipedia