Largest places in South Africa

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Largest places in South Africa
Johannesburg Johannesburg1.Gauteng Gauteng5,635,127
Cape Town Cape Town2.Western Cape Western Cape4,710,000
Durban Durban3.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal3,120,282
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
Bloemfontein Bloemfontein9.Orange Free State Orange Free State556,000
Tembisa Tembisa10.Gauteng Gauteng511,655
East London East London11.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape478,676
Vereeniging Vereeniging12.Gauteng Gauteng474,681
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
Randburg Randburg17.Gauteng Gauteng337,053
Roodepoort Roodepoort18.Gauteng Gauteng326,416
Botshabelo Botshabelo19.Orange Free State Orange Free State309,714
Brakpan Brakpan20.Gauteng Gauteng305,692
Emalahleni Emalahleni21.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga262,491
Richards Bay Richards Bay22.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal252,968
Vanderbijlpark Vanderbijlpark23.Gauteng Gauteng246,754
Centurion Centurion24.Gauteng Gauteng236,580
Uitenhage Uitenhage25.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape228,912
Paarl Paarl26.Western Cape Western Cape190,000
Carletonville Carletonville27.Gauteng Gauteng182,304
Klerksdorp Klerksdorp28.North-West North-West178,921
George George29.Western Cape Western Cape157,394
Westonaria Westonaria30.Gauteng Gauteng156,831
Middelburg Middelburg31.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga154,706
Vryheid Vryheid32.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal150,012
Pinetown Pinetown33.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal144,026
Kimberley Kimberley34.Northern Cape Northern Cape142,089
eMbalenhle eMbalenhle35.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga141,741
Nigel Nigel36.Gauteng Gauteng140,644
Mpumalanga Mpumalanga37.KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu-Natal140,121
Bhisho Bhisho38.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape137,287
Randfontein Randfontein39.Gauteng Gauteng133,654
Worcester Worcester40.Western Cape Western Cape127,597
Rustenburg Rustenburg41.North-West North-West124,064
Polokwane Polokwane42.Limpopo Limpopo123,749
Potchefstroom Potchefstroom43.North-West North-West123,669
Virginia Virginia44.Orange Free State Orange Free State122,502
Brits Brits45.North-West North-West122,497
Alberton Alberton46.Gauteng Gauteng121,536
Mabopane Mabopane47.Gauteng Gauteng110,972
Nelspruit Nelspruit48.Mpumalanga Mpumalanga110,159
Phalaborwa Phalaborwa49.Limpopo Limpopo109,468
Queenstown Queenstown50.Eastern Cape Eastern Cape105,309

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