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Orange Free State, South Africa

Orange Free State is one of 9 primary administrative regions in South Africa with a population of approximately 2,740,946 people.

Facts and figures on Orange Free State at a glance

Region name: Orange Free State (Free State)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 2,740,946 people
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Orange Free State (Free State) is located in the regional capital Bloemfontein (Bloemfontein) with a population of 463,064 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Orange Free State's regional capital Bloemfontein to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 422 km (262 mi).

Facts and figures about Orange Free State
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Orange Free State Free State2,740,946 peopleBloemfontein Bloemfontein463,064 people

Compare with other regions in South Africa.

Map of Orange Free State

Map of Orange Free State

Information on Orange Free State

Information on Orange Free State
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Orange Free State Free StateBloemfontein Bloemfontein5South AfricaAfrica

Time in Orange Free State

Time in Orange Free State
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 30 May 2023 - 12:25pmNoTue, 30 May 2023 - 12:25pmUTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Orange Free State

Latitude & Longitude of Orange Free State
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map29°00'00.0"S (-29.0000000°)26°00'00.0"E (26.0000000°)

Subregions in Orange Free State

There are 5 administrative subregions in Orange Free State.
Subregions in Orange Free State
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Fezile Dabi District Municipality Fezile Dabi District Municipality1.474,089Sasolburg Sasolburg77,016
Lejweleputswa District Municipality Lejweleputswa District Municipality2.639,651Welkom Welkom431,944
Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality3.752,906Bloemfontein Bloemfontein463,064
Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality Thabo Mofutsanyana District Municipality4.753,344Phuthaditjhaba Phuthaditjhaba84,258
Xhariep District Municipality Xhariep District Municipality5.153,069Trompsburg Trompsburg-

External sources of information on Orange Free State

Orange Free State on Wikipedia