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Soweto overview

Soweto is located in Gauteng and has 1,695,047 inhabitants which represent 16.85 % of the population of Gauteng. Soweto time zone is Africa/Johannesburg.

Soweto currency is Rand (ZAR) and the dialing code is +27.

For tourist or business needs here is a hotels list in Soweto.

Current local time in Soweto

Soweto
Time zone : Africa/Johannesburg

Zone : SAST South African Standard Time | UTC : +02:00 hours | DST : +02:00 hours

Local time :
Local time in Soweto
Time zone :
Africa/Johannesburg
Capital :
Johannesburg
Population :
1,695,047
Elevation :
1632 m
Currency :
Rand
Dial code :
+27

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  • Sunrise : 19 h 00
  • Sunset : 19 h 00
  • Daylight hours : 00 h 00

Airports near Soweto

AirportCityDistance
Rand AirportJohannesburg29 km / 18.2 mi
Vereeniging AirportVereeniging35 km / 21.6 mi
Lanseria AirportJohannesburg37 km / 23.2 mi
OR Tambo International AirportJohannesburg41 km / 25.6 mi
Grand Central AirportMidrand42 km / 26.2 mi

Soweto closest cities and places

PlacePopulationDistance from SowetoRoadmap
Durban3,120,282 inhabitants507 km / 315 mi Distance from Soweto to Durban
Johannesburg2,026,469 inhabitants20 km / 12 mi Distance from Soweto to Johannesburg
Pretoria1,619,438 inhabitants67 km / 42 mi Distance from Soweto to Pretoria
Pietermaritzburg750,845 inhabitants448 km / 279 mi Distance from Soweto to Pietermaritzburg
Benoni605,344 inhabitants47 km / 29 mi Distance from Soweto to Benoni
Tembisa511,655 inhabitants48 km / 30 mi Distance from Soweto to Tembisa
Vereeniging474,681 inhabitants46 km / 28 mi Distance from Soweto to Vereeniging
Bloemfontein463,064 inhabitants357 km / 222 mi Distance from Soweto to Bloemfontein
Boksburg445,168 inhabitants41 km / 25 mi Distance from Soweto to Boksburg
Welkom431,944 inhabitants220 km / 137 mi Distance from Soweto to Welkom
Newcastle404,838 inhabitants264 km / 164 mi Distance from Soweto to Newcastle
Krugersdorp378,821 inhabitants22 km / 14 mi Distance from Soweto to Krugersdorp
Diepsloot350,000 inhabitants40 km / 25 mi Distance from Soweto to Diepsloot
Randburg337,053 inhabitants24 km / 15 mi Distance from Soweto to Randburg
Botshabelo309,714 inhabitants352 km / 219 mi Distance from Soweto to Botshabelo
Brakpan305,692 inhabitants51 km / 32 mi Distance from Soweto to Brakpan
Witbank262,491 inhabitants144 km / 90 mi Distance from Soweto to Witbank
Vanderbijlpark246,754 inhabitants49 km / 31 mi Distance from Soweto to Vanderbijlpark
Centurion233,386 inhabitants56 km / 35 mi Distance from Soweto to Centurion
Roodepoort225,000 inhabitants12 km / 7 mi Distance from Soweto to Roodepoort
Springs186,394 inhabitants54 km / 34 mi Distance from Soweto to Springs
Carletonville182,304 inhabitants47 km / 29 mi Distance from Soweto to Carletonville
Klerksdorp178,921 inhabitants135 km / 84 mi Distance from Soweto to Klerksdorp
Midrand173,009 inhabitants41 km / 26 mi Distance from Soweto to Midrand
Westonaria156,831 inhabitants22 km / 13 mi Distance from Soweto to Westonaria
Middelburg154,706 inhabitants170 km / 106 mi Distance from Soweto to Middelburg
Vryheid150,012 inhabitants335 km / 208 mi Distance from Soweto to Vryheid
Orkney145,801 inhabitants142 km / 88 mi Distance from Soweto to Orkney
Kimberley142,089 inhabitants411 km / 255 mi Distance from Soweto to Kimberley
eMbalenhle141,741 inhabitants124 km / 77 mi Distance from Soweto to eMbalenhle

Alternates names : Mpanzaville, Souehto, Soueto, Sovetas, Soveto, Soweto, sou~eto, soweto, suo wei tuo, swwtw, swytw, Σοβέτο, Совето, Соуэто, סווטו, سويتو, სოვეტო, ソウェト, 索韦托, 소웨토

Hotels and accommodation in Soweto

The House Soweto

Address :
The House Soweto
Khuele Street 7104
1804 Soweto
Situated in Soweto, The House Soweto features free bikes, BBQ facilities and free WiFi. The property is set an 8-minute walk from Hector Pieterson Memorial and a 7-minute walk from Mandela House. Located at 5.45 km from Soweto center.
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At 34 Switch

Address :
At 34 Switch
34 Switch Street
1808 Soweto
Located 3.6 km from Hector Pieterson Memorial, At 34 Switch offers a garden and free WiFi. There is also a kitchen in some of the units equipped with a microwave and a toaster. Guests can make use of the business centre or relax in the bar. Located at 6.68 km from Soweto center.
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Authentic Bicycle Tours and Backpackers

Address :
Authentic Bicycle Tours and Backpackers
Mbele street 9228a
1804 Soweto
Authentic African Bicycle Tours and Back Packers is situated in Soweto, 2 km from Orlando Stadium. The property has a garden with thatched roof and barbecue facilities. Located at 6.75 km from Soweto center.
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