Gauteng is one of the provinces in the north-east 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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is a large metropolis and is 's largest city.

, the administrative capital of and part of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, is in .

OR Tambo International Airport is located in , about 20 km east of downtown and serves as the major sub-Saharan hub.


is the metro area that includes , and other nearby areas.

is the eastern part of the province.

The is the western part of the province of .


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Arabic:  خاوتينغ Bulgarian:  Гаутенг Chinese:  豪登省 Esperanto:  Ĥaŭtengo Estonian:  Gautengi provints Hakka Chinese:  Gauteng-sén Hebrew:  חאוטנג Japanese:  ハウテン州 Kazakh:  Гаутенг Korean:  하우텡 주 Latin:  Chrysotopia Latvian:  Hautena Lithuanian:  Gautengas Macedonian:  Гаутенг Marathi:  ग्वाटेंग Persian:  خاوتنگ
Romanian:  Provincia Gauteng Russian:  Гаутенг Serbian:  Хаутенг Somali:  Gauteng Gobol South Ndebele:  iGauteng Southern Sotho:  Kgauteng Ukrainian:  Ґаутенг Urdu:  گاؤتنگ Volapük:  Kautiän Western Panjabi:  گاؤتنگ Xhosa:  IPhondo yaRhawuti Zulu:  IGauteng PWV Province of Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging ZAGAU

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