Bloemfontein

2013-06-25 14:31
Bloemfontein is the judicial capital of South Africa and is the seat for the Supreme Court of Appeal. It is poetically translated from Dutch as “fountain of flowers”.

The economy of Bloemfontein is dependent on tinned fruit, furniture, glass products, railway technology, and plastics.

The city is home to approximately 370 000 residents. Bloemfontein is serviced by the Bram Fischer International Airport.

Bloemfontein is situated  on the edge of the Highveld with a landscape which is generally flat with occasional hills. The climate is semi-arid with hot summer days and cooler, dry winters.

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