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Sonderwater in Gauteng (region) is a place in South Africa - about 20 mi (or 31 km) East of Pretoria, the country's capital city.

Current time in Sonderwater is now 09:46 AM (Friday). The local timezone is named "Africa / Johannesburg" with an UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your travel modalities, these larger places might be interesting for you: Maseru, Gaborone, Mbabane, Manzini, Pretoria or Greenview. While being here, make sure to check out Sonderwater, Rayton, Meule, Cullinan, Forfar and Van der Merwe as well. We know of 5 airports near Sonderwater. The clostest airport we discovered is Wonderboom Airport (IATA: PRY) with a distance of 20 mi (or 32.2 km) West of the city centre of Sonderwater.

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Location insights

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 15°C / 59 °F

Morning Temperature -4°C / 25 °F
Evening Temperature 17°C / 62 °F
Night Temperature -1°C / 31 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 36%
Air Pressure 864.8 hPa
Wind Speed Light breeze with 5 km/h (3 mph) from North-East
Cloud Conditions Clear sky, covering 0% of sky
General Conditions Clear sky
Clear sky

Saturday, July 30th 2016

Clear sky Day: 16°C (60 °F)
Night: 1°C (34 °F)
Clear sky, light breeze.

Sunday, July 31st 2016

Clear sky Day: 15°C (59 °F)
Night: 2°C (36 °F)
Clear sky, light breeze.

Monday, August 1st 2016

Clear sky Day: 18°C (64 °F)
Night: 2°C (35 °F)
Clear sky, moderate breeze.

Map of local sightseeing hints

Distances are based on the centre of the city/town and sightseeing location. This list contains brief abstracts about monuments, holiday activities, national parcs, museums, organisations and more from the area as well as interesting facts about the region itself. Where available, you'll find the corresponding homepage. Otherwise the related wikipedia article.

Premier Mine

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 3 mi away.
More reading: Premier Mine homepage

The Premier Mine is an underground diamond mine owned by Petra Diamonds. It is situated in the town of Cullinan, 40 kilometres east of Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa. Established in 1902, it was renamed the Cullinan Diamond Mine in November 2003 in celebration of its centenary. The mine rose to prominence in 1905, when the Cullinan Diamond — still the largest rough diamond of gem quality ever found — was discovered here. It is also the only significant source of blue diamonds in the world.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Diamond mines in South Africa
  • Underground mines in South Africa

Reeva Steenkamp

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 12 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Reeva Rebecca Steenkamp was a South African model. On 14 February 2013, she was shot dead by Olympic and Paralympic athlete Oscar Pistorius, whom she had been dating since November 2012.

This attraction is classified as:

  • 1983 births
  • 2013 deaths
  • Deaths by firearm in South Africa
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University alumni
  • People from Cape Town
  • People from Port Elizabeth
  • Reality television participants
  • South African female models
  • White South African people

HM Pitje Stadium

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

HM Pitje Stadium is a multi-purpose stadium located in Mamelodi, a suburb of City of Tshwane, South Africa. It is currently used mostly for football matches and is set to be utilized as a training field for teams participating in the 2010 FIFA World Cup after being renovated in 2009 and brought up to FIFA standards. In the past, it was the part-time home stadium of Mamelodi Sundowns who now play at the Loftus Versfeld Stadium. The stadium was named after Hezekiel Mothibe Pitje, the first mayor of Mamelodi.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Soccer venues in South Africa

CVO Skool Pretoria

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 13 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

CVO Skool Pretoria

CVO Skool Pretoria is a private Christian school in the Calvinist and "Boer" tradition. The school is located in Lynnwood, Pretoria, South Africa. It was founded in 1992 and the school leavers write the "Onafhanklike Afrikaanse Eksamenraad" or OAER (previously the BCVO Exam Board) Senior Certificate exam. It has about 300 pupils ranging from the grade 0 to grade 12.

CVO Skool Pretoria is a private Christian school in the Calvinist and "Boer" tradition. The school is located in Lynnw... Read details

This attraction is classified as:

  • Educational institutions established in 1992
  • Presbyterian schools in South Africa
  • Private schools in Gauteng

Nan Hua Temple

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 15 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Nan Hua Temple (南華寺, Nanhua Si) is the largest Buddhist temple and seminary in Africa, and is situated in the Cultura Park suburb of Bronkhorstspruit, South Africa. It is the African headquarters of the Fo Guang Shan (Buddha's Light Mountain) Order, covering over 600 acres . Fo Guang Shan was established in 1967 by Venerable Master Hsing Yun, and is a Mahayana Chinese Buddhism monastic order. The Temple, like its mother order in Taiwan, follows the Linji Chan school of Buddhism as well as the Pure Land School.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Buddhism in South Africa
  • Buddhist temples in Africa
  • Buildings and structures in Gauteng
  • Fo Guang Shan temples
  • Places of worship in South Africa
  • Religious buildings completed in 2007
  • Visitor attractions in Gauteng
  • Visitor attractions in South Africa

Bronkhorstspruit Dam

Located at -25.69, 28.54 (Lat. / Lng.), less than 18 mi away.
More reading: Wikipedia Article

Bronkhorstspruit Dam is a concrete-arch type dam on the Bronkhorst Spruit, near Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng, South Africa. It was established in 1950 and its main purpose is for domestic supply and industrial use.

This attraction is classified as:

  • Dams completed in 1950
  • Dams in South Africa

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Videos from the area

These are videos related to the place based on their coordinates. Check the Sonderwater video gallery for a broader collection..

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published: December 07, 2008 length: 09:17 min
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author: fjsnijman

Silver Kawasaki Ninja zx14 leaving Premier Hotel in Cullinan back to Pretoria

Trailseeker #2 MTB 2013 Nikon aw110

published: July 08, 2013 length: 55:23 min
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author: deneys van dyk

Nissan Trailseeker 2, in the lovely town of Callinan, Gauteng. Also called the diamond rush takes you across loads of jeep track with a bit of singletrack. The best looking parts of the track

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Sonderwater is located in South Africa (Africa). More details:

A brief summary of interesting events comming up in Sonderwater during the next days.


Wedding, Food & Wine Festival

Starting at: 09:00 am (09:00).
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Here are some basic travel facts about Sonderwater in a single report for your convenience.

Closest Airports:
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-25.69 and 28.54 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -25° 41' 22" and E 28° 32' 33"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rand - ZAR
Spoken languages:
Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, , English, Tswana, Sotho, Southern, Tsonga
Local electricity:
220V - 50Hz
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900, 1800
Local Time: 02:20 AM (Saturday)
Timezone: Africa / Johannesburg
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
6:46 am and 5:38 pm
Antipode Coordinates (Decimal):
25.69 and -151.46 (Lat./Lng.)

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Sonderwater is known by different spellings and names throughout the world. These are the ones we know of.

Sonderwater, Zonderwater