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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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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
Cape Town3,433,441 inhabitants1,245 km / 773 mi Distance from Soweto to Cape Town
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
Port Elizabeth967,677 inhabitants880 km / 547 mi Distance from Soweto to Port Elizabeth
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
East London478,676 inhabitants751 km / 467 mi Distance from Soweto to East London
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
Botshabelo309,714 inhabitants353 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
Richards Bay252,968 inhabitants499 km / 310 mi Distance from Soweto to Richards Bay
Vanderbijlpark246,754 inhabitants49 km / 31 mi Distance from Soweto to Vanderbijlpark
Centurion233,386 inhabitants56 km / 35 mi Distance from Soweto to Centurion
Uitenhage228,912 inhabitants867 km / 539 mi Distance from Soweto to Uitenhage
Roodepoort225,000 inhabitants12 km / 7 mi Distance from Soweto to Roodepoort
Paarl190,000 inhabitants1,192 km / 741 mi Distance from Soweto to Paarl
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
George174,582 inhabitants1,001 km / 622 mi Distance from Soweto to George
Midrand173,009 inhabitants41 km / 26 mi Distance from Soweto to Midrand

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

Lebo's Soweto Backpackers

Address :
Lebo's Soweto Backpackers
10823A Pooe Street, Orlando West
1804 Soweto
Featuring free WiFi, Lebo's Soweto Backpackers offers accommodation in Pimville. Johannesburg is 13 km from Lebo's Soweto Backpackers, while Magaliesburg is 45 km from the property. Located at 7.30 km from Soweto center.
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