Gauteng

Gauteng is one of the provinces in the northeast of . The word "Gauteng" is a Sesotho phrase meaning "Place of gold", referencing to the thriving gold industry following the 1886 discovery of gold in Johannesburg.
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, informally known as Jozi, Joburg, or "The City of Gold", is the largest city in , classified as a megacity, and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. Photo: Dylanharbour, CC BY-SA 3.0.

, the administrative capital of and part of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, is in Gauteng. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The City of Metropolitan Municipality is the metropolitan municipality that forms the local government of northern Gauteng Province, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a suburb of , . is an increasingly popular destination for travellers from around the world, and is home of the Nelson Mandela National Museum. Photo: Digr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The is the name of the urban western part of the that is functionally merged with the conurbation. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is the eastern part of the Gauteng province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

comprises the southern part of Gauteng and straddles the banks of the Vaal River at the border between Gauteng and the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Gauteng

Latitude of center
-26.0833° or 26° 5' south
Longitude of center
28.25° or 28° 15' east
Population
10,100,000
United Nations Location Code
ZA GAU
Elevation
1,652 metres (5,420 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1085594

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Gauteng
  • Afrikaans: Gautengprovinsie
  • Arabic: Gauteng
  • Arabic: خاوتينغ
  • Armenian: Գաուտենգ
  • Asturian: Gauteng
  • Azerbaijani: Qautenq vilayəti
  • Basque: Gauteng
  • Belarusian: Гаўтэнг
  • Bengali: গুটেং
  • Breton: Gauteng
  • Bulgarian: Гаутенг
  • Bulgarian: Хаутенг
  • Catalan: Gauteng
  • Catalan: Província de Gauteng
  • Cebuano: Gauteng
  • Chinese: Gauteng Séng
  • Chinese: 豪滕省
  • Chinese: 豪登
  • Chinese: 豪登省
  • Croatian: Gauteng
  • Czech: Gauteng
  • Danish: Gauteng
  • Dutch: Gauteng
  • English: Gauteng Province
  • English: PWV
  • English: Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging
  • English: Province of Gauteng
  • Esperanto: Gauteng
  • Esperanto: Gautengo
  • Esperanto: Ĥaŭtengo
  • Estonian: Gauteng
  • Estonian: Gautengi provints
  • Finnish: Gauteng
  • French: Gauteng
  • French: Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging
  • Georgian: გაუტენგი
  • German: Gauteng
  • German: Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging
  • Greek: Γκαουτένγκ
  • Gujarati: ગ્વાટેંગ
  • Hakka Chinese: Gauteng-sén
  • Hausa: Gauteng-sén
  • Hebrew: PWV
  • Hebrew: גאוטנג
  • Hebrew: חאוטנג
  • Hebrew: פרובינציית גאוטנג
  • Hindi: ख़ाउतेन्ग प्रान्त
  • Hindi: गौटेंग
  • Indonesian: Gauteng
  • Italian: Gauteng
  • Italian: Provincia del Gauteng
  • Italian: Provincia di Gauteng
  • Japanese: ハウテン州
  • Kannada: ಗೌಟೆಂಗ್
  • Kazakh: Гаутенг
  • Korean: 가우텡 주
  • Korean: 하우텡 주
  • Korean: 하우텡주
  • Latin: Chrysotopia
  • Latin: Gauteng
  • Latvian: Hautena
  • Lithuanian: Gautengas
  • Macedonian: Гаутенг
  • Malagasy: Gauteng
  • Malay: Gauteng
  • Malayalam: ഗൗറ്റെങ്
  • Marathi: ग्वाटेंग
  • Min Nan Chinese: Gauteng Séng
  • Northern Frisian: Gauteng (Prowins)
  • Northern Frisian: Gauteng
  • Norwegian: Gauteng
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Gauteng
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Gauteng
  • Novial: Gauteng
  • Nyanja: Gauteng
  • Pedi: Gauteng
  • Persian: خائوتنگ
  • Persian: خاوتنگ
  • Persian: گائوتنگ
  • Polish: Gauteng
  • Portuguese: Gauteng
  • Portuguese: Província de gauteng
  • Romanian: Gauteng
  • Romanian: Provincia Gauteng
  • Russian: Гаутенг
  • Scots: Gauteng
  • Scots: Gauteng Province
  • Serbian: Hauteng
  • Serbian: Гаутенг
  • Serbian: Покрајина Гаутенг
  • Serbian: Покрајина Хаутенг
  • Serbian: Хаутенг
  • Serbo-Croatian: Gauteng
  • Sinhala: ගවුටෙන්ග්
  • Slovak: Gauteng
  • Somali: Gauteng Gobol
  • Somali: Gauteng Province
  • South Ndebele: iGauteng
  • Southern Sotho: Gauteng
  • Southern Sotho: Kgauteng
  • Spanish: Gauteng
  • Spanish: Pretoria Witwatersrand Vereeniging
  • Spanish: Provincia de Gauteng
  • Swahili: Gauteng
  • Swati: Gauteng
  • Swedish: Gauteng
  • Swedish: Gautengprovinsen
  • Tajik: Гаутенг
  • Tamil: கடெங்
  • Tamil: கவுடேங்
  • Tamil: கவுதெங்
  • Tamil: கௌடேங்
  • Telugu: గౌటెంగ్
  • Thai: กัวเตง
  • Thai: จังหวัดเคาเต็ง
  • Tornedalen Finnish: Gauteng
  • Tsonga: Gauteng
  • Tswana: Gauteng
  • Turkish: Gauteng
  • Ukrainian: Гаутенг
  • Ukrainian: Ґаутенг
  • Urdu: خاؤتنگ
  • Urdu: گاؤتنگ
  • Venda: Gauteng
  • Venetian: Gauteng
  • Vietnamese: Gauteng
  • Volapük: Kautiän
  • Waray (Philippines): Gauteng
  • Welsh: Gauteng
  • Western Panjabi: گاؤتنگ
  • Wu Chinese: 豪登省
  • Xhosa: IPhondo yaRhawuti
  • Yoruba: Gauteng
  • Yue Chinese: 豪登
  • Zulu: EGoli
  • Zulu: Gauteng
  • Zulu: IGauteng
  • Zulu: Izifundazwe sase IGauteng
  • Province of Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging

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