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Soweto Travel Guide  

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Soweto is an English Syllabic Abbreviation of South Western Townships, located in South Africa. It constitutes a part of the urban area of the city of Johannesburg, in Gauteng.
Situated in Johannesburg, Soweto also experiences a dry climate, where the temperatures are mild. The average temperature in summer ranges between 26ºC and 16ºC, and in winters, the average temperature is 4ºC. 
The township of Soweto has an approximate population of 897,000 individuals, spread over an area of 63 sq km.
Soweto’s history basically comprises of struggle against apartheid and the gold rush. In fact, Soweto is home to Nelson Mandela and Hector Pieterson, unarguably the two most famous names in South Africa’s resistance against apartheid.

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Overall Guide : To experience and learn more about our history, culture and how, where and what happened in the apartheid era in South-Africa. Best restaurants and excursions throughout Soweto.
Not to be missed Hector Pietersen memorial , vilakazi street , Route of the 1976 uprising
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Overall Guide : So nice to be in and so facinating to see
Not to be missed orlando towers , vilakazi street , dube
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