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Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa

Latitude and longitude coordinates are: -26.266111, 27.865833.

Soweto is a city and a large neighborhood of Johannesburg, situated in the state of Gauteng, central South Africa. The name of the city is derived from the location meaning South Western Township. Soweto is situated very close to the area's mining zone, so it is a rather industrial and business hub. The city was established as a small town in the late 19th century and during its quite short history Soweto saw plenty of serious events like the city's uprising and other kinds of unrest, economic and electricity problems, etc. Today, Soweto is a home to about 1.3 million people and it is also an important cultural center of the region. There are numerous cultural events as well as sports related events taking place in the city on the annual basis.

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Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa Lat Long Coordinates Info

The latitude of Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa is -26.266111, and the longitude is 27.865833. Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa is located at South Africa country in the Cities place category with the gps coordinates of 26° 15' 57.9996'' S and 27° 51' 56.9988'' E.

Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa Geographic Information
CountrySouth Africa
DMS Lat26° 15' 57.9996'' S
DMS Long27° 51' 56.9988'' E
UTM Easting586,456.41
UTM Northing7,094,556.40
Country CodeZA
Zoom Level7

Coordinates of Soweto, Gauteng, South Africa is given above in both decimal degrees and DMS (degrees, minutes and seconds) format. The country code given is in the ISO2 format.

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