Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein is popularly and poetically known as "the city of roses", for its abundance of these flowers and the annual rose festival held there. The city hosts numerous museums, including the National Women's Monument, the Anglo-Boer War Museum, the National Museum, and the Oliewenhuis Art Museum.
Photo: South African Tourism, CC BY 2.0.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
The Free State Stadium, currently known as the for sponsorship reasons and formerly known as Vodacom Park, is a stadium in Bloemfontein, , used mainly for rugby union and also sometimes for association football. Photo: Graham Maclachlan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Railway station
Bloemfontein central railway station is a railway station located in Bloemfontein, Free State Province, . Photo: Andre Kritzinger, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Building
The is a historic building in Bloemfontein, , which serves as the meeting place of the Free State Provincial Legislature, the legislature of the . Photo: Georgio, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Building
The in Bloemfontein is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the Anglo-Boer Wars of 1899 to 1902. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is a suburb of the city of Bloemfontein in . Photo: Graham Maclachlan, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a suburb of the city of Bloemfontein in .

Bloemfontein

Latitude
-29.1164° or 29° 6' 59" south
Longitude
26.2155° or 26° 12' 55.8" east
Open Location Code
5G28V6M8+C5
Population
370,000
IATA airport code
BFN
United Nations Location Code
ZA BFN
Elevation
1396 metres (4580 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 26938845
Geo­Names ID
1018725
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Also Known As

  • Abkhazian: Bloemfontein
  • Afrikaans: Bloemfontein
  • Albanian: Bloemfontein
  • Amharic: ብሉምፎንቴይን
  • Arabic: Bloemfontein
  • Arabic: بلومفونتاين
  • Arabic: بلومفونتين
  • Arabic: بلويمفونتاين
  • Armenian: Բլումֆոնթեյն
  • Armenian: Բլումֆոնտեյն
  • Arpitan: Bloemfontein
  • Asturian: Bloemfontein
  • Azerbaijani: Blumfonteyn
  • Basque: Bloemfontein
  • Basque: Mangaung
  • Belarusian: Блумфантэйн
  • Belarusian: Блюмфантэйн
  • Bengali: ব্লুমফন্টেইন
  • Bosnian: Bloemfontein
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  • Bulgarian: Блумфонтейн
  • Catalan: Bloemfontein
  • Cebuano: Bloemfontein (kapital sa lalawigan sa Habagatang Aprika)
  • Cebuano: Bloemfontein
  • Central Kurdish: بلوومفۆنتەین
  • Central Kurdish: بلۆیمفۆنتین
  • Chechen: Блумфонтейн
  • Chinese: Bloemfontein
  • Chinese: 布隆方丹
  • Chinese: 布隆泉
  • Croatian: Bloemfontein
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  • Danish: Bloemfontein
  • Danish: Mangaung
  • Dutch: Bloemfontein
  • Eastern Mari: Блумфонтейн
  • Egyptian Arabic: بلومفونتين
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  • Galician: Mangaung
  • Georgian: ბლუმფონტეინი
  • German: Bloemfontein
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  • Hakka Chinese: Bloemfontein
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  • Italian: Mangaung
  • Japanese: ブルームフォンテイン
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  • Javanese: Bloemfontein
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  • Kannada: ಬ್ಲಾಎಂಫಾಂಟೆನ್
  • Kazakh: Блумфонтейн
  • Kildin Sami: Блумфонтейн
  • Korean: 볼룸폰테인
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  • Latin: Bloemfontein
  • Latin: Bloemfonteinum
  • Latvian: Bloemfontein
  • Latvian: Blumfonteina
  • Latvian: Mangaung
  • Ligurian: Bloemfontein
  • Lithuanian: Blufonteinas
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  • Macedonian: Блумфонтејн
  • Malagasy: Bloemfontein
  • Malay: Bloemfontein
  • Malayalam: Bloemfontein
  • Malayalam: ബ്ലൂംഫൊണ്ടെയ്ൻ
  • Malayalam: ബ്ലൂംഫൌണ്ടെയിൻ
  • Malayalam: ബ്ലൂംഫൗണ്ടെയിൻ
  • Malayalam: ബ്ലോംഫൊണ്ടെയ്ൻ
  • Marathi: ब्लूमफाँटेन
  • Marathi: ब्लोएमफाँटेन
  • Min Dong Chinese: Bloemfontein
  • Min Nan Chinese: Bloemfontein
  • Mingrelian: ბლუმფონტეინი
  • Moroccan Arabic: بلومفونطين
  • Neapolitan: Bloemfontein
  • Northern Frisian: Bloemfontein
  • Northern Sami: Bloemfontein
  • Norwegian: Bloemfontein
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bloemfontain
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Bloemfontein
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Bloemfontein
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Mangaung
  • Novial: Blumfonteyn
  • Nyanja: Bloemfontein
  • Occitan (post 1500): Bloemfontein
  • Panjabi: ਬਲੂਮਫੋਂਟੈਨ
  • Pedi: Bloemfontein
  • Pennsylvania German: Bloemfontein
  • Persian: بلومفونتن
  • Persian: بلوم فونتین
  • Persian: بلوم‌فونتین
  • Piemontese: Bloemfontein
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  • Portuguese: Mangaung
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  • Russian: Блумфонтейн
  • Sardinian: Bloemfontein
  • Scots: Bloemfontein
  • Scottish Gaelic: Bloemfontein
  • Serbian: Блумфонтејн
  • Serbo-Croatian: Bloemfontein
  • Shona: Bloemfontein
  • Sinhala: බ්ලොම්ෆොන්ටීන්
  • Skolt Sami: Bloemfontein
  • Slovak: Bloemfontein
  • Slovenian: Bloemfontein
  • Somali: Bloemfontein
  • South Azerbaijani: بلومفونتن
  • Southern Sami: Bloemfontein
  • Southern Sotho: Mangaung
  • Spanish: Bloemfontein
  • Spanish: La ciudad de las rosas
  • Spanish: Mangaung
  • Swahili: Bloemfontein
  • Swahili: Mangaung
  • Swedish: Bloemfontein
  • Swedish: Blœmfontain
  • Tagalog: Bloemfontein
  • Tamil: புளும்பொன்டின்
  • Telugu: బ్లామ్ ఫాంటేయిన్
  • Thai: บลูมฟอนเทน
  • Thai: โบลเอมฟอนเทอิน
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Bloemfontein
  • Tswana: Bloemfontein
  • Turkish: Bloem Fontein
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  • Ukrainian: Блумфонтайн
  • Ukrainian: Блумфонтейн
  • Ume Sami: Bloemfontein
  • Urdu: بلومفونٹین
  • Venda: Bloemfontein
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  • Waray (Philippines): Bloemfontein
  • Waray (Philippines): Mangaung
  • Welsh: Bloemfontein
  • Western Frisian: Bloemfontein
  • Western Panjabi: بلوئمفونٹین
  • Wu Chinese: 布隆方丹
  • Xhosa: EBloemfontein
  • Yoruba: Bloemfontein
  • Yue Chinese: 布隆方丹
  • Zeeuws: Bloemfontein
  • Zulu: Bloemfontein
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