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Pretoria (South Africa)

LC control no.n 79023000
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Geographic headingPretoria (South Africa)
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Geographic subdivision usageSouth Africa--Pretoria
Pretorii︠a︡ (South Africa)
Tshwane (South Africa)
Jacaranda City (South Africa)
Pretoria (Gauteng, South Africa)
Other standard no.Q3926
Associated countrySouth Africa
LocatedGauteng (South Africa)
Found inEngelbrecht, S. P. Centenary album, 1952.
Ki︠u︡ranov, T. Voĭnite na Pretorii︠a︡, 1983: t.p. (Pretorii︠a︡)
Economist (London, England : 1843), May 26th/June 1st, 2007: p. 52 (South Africa; a proposal to rename Pretoria as Tshwane so annoyed opposition parties that it has been shelved for now)
CIA The world factbook website, August 11, 2015 (under South Africa: capital: Pretoria (administrative capital); Cape Town (legislative capital); Bloemfontein (judicial capital))
Wikipedia, August 11, 2015 (Pretoria; city in the northern part of Gauteng Province, South Africa; one of the country's three capital cities, serving as the executive (administrative) and de facto national capital (Cape Town is the legislative capital and Bloemfontein the judicial capital); central part of the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality; popularly known as the Jacaranda City; 25°44ʹ46ʺS 28°11ʹ17ʺE)
GEOnet names server, August 11, 2015 (Pretoria, capital of a political entity, South Africa, Gauteng, 25°42ʹ25ʺS, 028°13ʹ46ʺE (-25.706944, 28.229444); also lists a populated place with same name in Eastern Cape province, 30°47ʹ00ʺS, 028°35ʹ41ʺE (-30.783403, 28.594688))
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