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Transvaal (Colony)

LC control no.n 80061133
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Geographic headingTransvaal (Colony)
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See alsoPredecessor: South African Republic
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Successor: Transvaal (South Africa)
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Beginning date1902
Ending date1910
Special noteSUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Transvaal (South Africa).
Found inWeb. geog. (Transvaal; earlier, as independent state, South African Republic. Former province, NE Rep. of South Africa. History: Estab. as South African Republic 1856; annexed by British 1877-81; rebellion of Boers 1880-81 and restoration of republic 1881; as Transvaal annexed by British 1900 and later made crown colony; granted self-government 1906; joined Union (now Rep.) of South Africa 1910. Ceased to exist as an administrative entity 1994 and roughly split into Eastern Transvaal (now Mpumalanga) and Northern Transvaal (now Northern) provs.)
Wikipedia, March 11, 2020 (Transvaal Colony; the name used to refer to the Transvaal region during the period of direct British rule and military occupation, between the end of the Second Boer War in 1902 when the South African Republic was dissolved, and the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910; the physical borders of the Transvaal Colony were larger than that of the South African Republic; in 1910 the entire territory became the Transvaal Province of the Union of South Africa)
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