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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.

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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
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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

WakandaHomeStay in Soweto

Address :
WakandaHomeStay in Soweto
894 Mtetwa Street House 894
1868 Soweto
WakandaHomeStay in Soweto is located in Soweto, 7 km from Hector Pieterson Memorial, 3.1 km from Credo Mutwa Cultural Village, and 7 km from Mandela House. This homestay offers barbecue facilities as well as a terrace. Located at 3.37 km from Soweto center.
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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 less than 1 km from Hector Pieterson Memorial and an 11-minute walk from Mandela House. Located at 5.45 km from Soweto center.
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Westcliff Heights Guest house.

Address :
Westcliff Heights Guest house.
7110 Khuele Street 7110
1804 Soweto
Set 700 metres from Hector Pieterson Memorial and 500 metres from Mandela House, Westcliff Heights Guest house. Provides accommodation in Soweto. Guests can also relax in the garden. Credo Mutwa Cultural Village is 3.4 km from the homestay. Located at 5.48 km from Soweto center.
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Lapa la Bakgatlha

Address :
Lapa la Bakgatlha
Spanish Reed Street 11058 Spanish Reeds Protea Glen Ext 12
1834 Soweto
Lapa la Bakgatlha is set in Soweto, 16 km from Hector Pieterson Memorial. The property is located 11 km from Credo Mutwa Cultural Village. Mandela House is 16 km away. At the guest house, every room has a balcony. Located at 5.61 km from Soweto center.
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9227a Soweto

Address :
9227a Soweto
9227 Mbele Street 9227a
1804 Soweto
Featuring garden views, 9227a Soweto features accommodation with a garden, around less than 1 km from Hector Pieterson Memorial. The property is a 20-minute walk from Mandela House and 6 km from Credo Mutwa Cultural Village. The nearest airport is... Located at 6.70 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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