in City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality of Gauteng, South Africa
- Vredefort Dome (Unesco heritage, 71 mi)
- Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
- -25.745 and 28.188 (Lat./Lng.)
- Coordinates by Time:
- S -25° 44' 41" and E 28° 11' 16"
- Currency and Currency Code:
- Rand - ZAR
- Spoken languages:
- Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda, South Ndebele
- Local electricity:
- 230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
- Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
- 900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
- Local Time: 05:18 AM (Monday)
- Timezone: Africa/Johannesburg
- UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
- Sunrise and Sunset:
- 6:35 am and 5:48 pm
- Antipode Coordinates:
- 20.758 and -155.990 (Lat./Lng.)
- Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to South Africa.
Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning South Africa. Last Update: 2022-08-14 08:13:43
Delve into Pretoria
Pretoria in City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality (Gauteng) with it's 1,619,438 habitants is a city located in South Africa. It's the capital of this country.
Current time in Pretoria is now 05:18 AM (Monday). The local timezone is named Africa / Johannesburg with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 8 airports closer to Pretoria, of which one is a larger airport. The closest airport in South Africa is Wonderboom Airport in a distance of 7 mi (or 11 km), North. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).
There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. It's Vredefort Dome in a distance of 71 mi (or 115 km), North-West. In need of a room? We compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.
Since you are here already, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Brits, Johannesburg, Germiston, Makapanstad and Riverlea. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.
Local weather forecast
Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 16°C / 60 °F
|Morning Temperature||7°C / 45 °F|
|Evening Temperature||16°C / 61 °F|
|Night Temperature||12°C / 53 °F|
|Chance of rainfall||0%|
|Air Pressure||1020 hPa|
|Wind Speed||Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North|
|Cloud Conditions||Broken clouds, covering 54% of sky|
|General Conditions||Broken clouds|
Tuesday, 16th of August 2022
16°C (61 °F)
14°C (57 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Wednesday, 17th of August 2022
20°C (68 °F)
17°C (63 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.
Thursday, 18th of August 2022
18°C (64 °F)
9°C (47 °F)
Sky is clear, moderate breeze, clear sky.
Hotels and Places to Stay
Sheraton Pretoria Hotel
Premier Hotel Pretoria
Ça Ira Wellness Retreat
COURT CLASSIQUE SUITE HOTEL
Maple's Guest House
Waterhouse Guest Lodges 236/230 Bourke Street
Absolute Farenden Apartments
Protea Hotel Pretoria Capital
12 on Brecher
Videos from this area
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Pretoria Church Square: 4 June 2012
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Attractions and noteworthy things
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.
Melrose House is a stately mansion located in Pretoria, South Africa. Built in 1886 by the prosperous Pretoria businessman George Jesse Heys. it was named after the famous Melrose Abbey in Scotland. Melrose House gained fame during the Second Boer War (1899–1902) when Lord Roberts requisitioned it as the headquarters for the British forces after Pretoria was invaded in June 1900. For more than 18 months instructions for the British forces in the field were issued from here.
Church Square, Pretoria
Church Square or Kerkplein, is the historic centre of the city of Pretoria, South Africa. Its most prominent feature is the statue of the Boer leader and president of the South African Republic Paul Kruger at its centre. Statues of four anonymous Boer citizen-soldiers surround that of Kruger's on a lower level of the plinth.
Kruger House, Pretoria
Kruger House is the historical Pretoria residence of the Boer leader and President of the South African Republic, Paul Kruger. It was built in 1884 by architect Tom Claridge and builder Charles Clark. Milk was used, instead of water, for mixing the cement from which the house was constructed, as the cement available was of poor quality. The house was also one of the first in Pretoria to be lit by electricity.
The Ditsong National Museum of Natural History, formerly Transvaal Museum, is a natural history museum situated in Pretoria, South Africa. It was founded as the Staatsmuseum (Afrikaans for "State Museum") of the ZAR on the 1 December 1892, and J. W. B. Gunning was appointed as first director. The museum was located for the first two years in the Ou Raadsaal parliament building.
National Zoological Gardens of South Africa
The National Zoological Gardens of South Africa (also informally known as The Pretoria Zoo) is an 85-hectare zoo located in Pretoria, South Africa. It is the national zoo of South Africa, and was founded by J. W. B. Gunning.
South African Reserve Bank
The South African Reserve Bank is the central bank of South Africa. It was established in 1921 after Parliament passed an act, the "Currency and Bank Act of 10 August 1920," as a direct result of the abnormal monetary and financial conditions which World War I had brought. The SARB was only the fourth central bank established outside the United Kingdom and Europe, the others being the USA, Japan and Java.
Church Street bombing
The Church Street bombing was a car bomb attack on 20 May 1983 by Umkhonto we Sizwe, the military wing of the African National Congress, in the South African capital Pretoria. The bombing killed 19 and wounded 217, and was one of the largest attacks engaged in by the ANC during its armed struggle against apartheid. The attack consisted of a car bomb set off outside the Nedbank Square building on Church Street at 4:30pm on a Friday.
Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pretoria
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Pretoria is the Metropolitan See for the Ecclesiastical province of Pretoria in South Africa.
North Gauteng High Court
The North Gauteng High Court, Pretoria (formerly the Transvaal Provincial Division and commonly known as the Pretoria High Court) is one of the High Courts of South Africa.
Ou Raadsaal (also known as Old Council Chamber, Old Government Building, and Republikeinse Raadsaal) was the Parliament Building of the Transvaal Republic Government in Pretoria, South Africa. The Volksraad sat session in this building at the end of the 19th century when Paul Kruger was the last President of the old Boer Republic. The Renaissance Revival architecture building, designed by Sytze Wierda, is located on the south side of Church Square.
Burgers Park is a park located in the center of Pretoria, South Africa. Founded in the 1870s, it covers four acres and has been declared a South African National Monument. It is named for Thomas François Burgers, fourth president of the South African Republic. A statue of President Burgers stands in the park.
Pretoria City Hall
Pretoria City Hall is a large building in Pretoria city centre which was built in 1931 and inaugurated in 1935. It is located on the Paul Kruger Street south of Church Square and across the street of the Transvaal Museum. The Pretorius Square lies in front of the building including fountains and maintained gardens. Three statues of significant figures decorate the park; Marthinus Wessel Pretorius statue Andries Pretorius statue Chief Tshwane statue
These districts belong to Pretoria.
- Capital Park
- East Lynne
- Lady Selborne
- Lynnwood Manor
- Menlo Park
- Menlyn Park
- Pretoria Central
- Pretoria East
- Pretoria North
- Pretoria South
- Pretoria West
- Waterkloof Glen
- Wonderboom South
- Wylies Farm
These are districts that are close by, but belong to a different city than Pretoria.Popular in vicinity
These are some bigger and more relevant cities in the wider vivinity of Pretoria.
- Marble Hall
Pretoria › South-West, Pretoria (source)
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Jacaranda Agricultural Show
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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
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