Transvaal (province)

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The Province of the Transvaal (Provinsie van die Transvaal), commonly referred to as the Transvaal, was a province of South Africa from 1910 until the end of apartheid in 1994, when a new constitution subdivided it.wikipedia
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Transvaal Colony

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The Transvaal Colony, which had been formed out of the bulk of the old South African Republic after the Second Boer War, became the Transvaal Province in the new union.
In 1910 the entire territory became the Transvaal Province of the Union of South Africa.

Pretoria

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Its capital was Pretoria, which was also the country's executive capital.
Between 1910 and 1994, the city was also the capital of the province of Transvaal.

Apartheid

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The Province of the Transvaal (Provinsie van die Transvaal), commonly referred to as the Transvaal, was a province of South Africa from 1910 until the end of apartheid in 1994, when a new constitution subdivided it. The name "Transvaal" refers to the province's geographical location to the north of the Vaal River.
Its urban losses in the nation's most populous province, the Transvaal, proved equally devastating.

Gauteng

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The PWV (Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging) conurbation in the Transvaal, centred on Pretoria and Johannesburg, became South Africa's economic powerhouse, a position it still holds today as Gauteng Province. The south-central portion (including the PWV) became Gauteng, the northern portion became Limpopo and the southeastern portion became Mpumalanga.
Gauteng was formed from part of the old Transvaal Province after South Africa's first multiracial elections on 27 April 1994.

Vereeniging

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The PWV (Pretoria-Witwatersrand-Vereeniging) conurbation in the Transvaal, centred on Pretoria and Johannesburg, became South Africa's economic powerhouse, a position it still holds today as Gauteng Province.
It is also one of the constituent parts of the Vaal Triangle region and was formerly situated in the Transvaal province.

Limpopo

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The south-central portion (including the PWV) became Gauteng, the northern portion became Limpopo and the southeastern portion became Mpumalanga.
The province was formed from the northern region of Transvaal Province in 1994, and was initially named Northern Transvaal. The following year, it was renamed Northern Province, which remained the name until 2003, when it was formally changed to Limpopo after deliberation by the provincial government and amendment of the South African Constitution.

South African Republic

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The Transvaal Colony, which had been formed out of the bulk of the old South African Republic after the Second Boer War, became the Transvaal Province in the new union.
Following the establishment of the Union of South Africa in 1910, the Transvaal Colony became Transvaal Province.

South Africa

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Half a century later, in 1961, the union ceased to be part of the Commonwealth of Nations and became the Republic of South Africa.
They migrated to the future Natal, Orange Free State, and Transvaal regions.

Mpumalanga

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The south-central portion (including the PWV) became Gauteng, the northern portion became Limpopo and the southeastern portion became Mpumalanga.
Before 1994, it was part of the now-defunct Transvaal Province.

Vaal River

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The Province of the Transvaal (Provinsie van die Transvaal), commonly referred to as the Transvaal, was a province of South Africa from 1910 until the end of apartheid in 1994, when a new constitution subdivided it. The name "Transvaal" refers to the province's geographical location to the north of the Vaal River. The Transvaal province lay between the Vaal River in the south, and the Limpopo River in the north, roughly between 22 1⁄2 and 27 1⁄2 S, and 25 and 32 E. To its south it bordered with the Orange Free State and Natal provinces, to its west were the Cape Province and the Bechuanaland Protectorate (later Botswana), to its north Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe), and to its east Portuguese East Africa (later Mozambique) and Swaziland.
Historically, the river formed the northern border of Moshoeshoe I's Basotho kingdom at its height in the mid-19th century, then became the boundary between two Boer republics: The South African Republic (later the Transvaal province) and the Orange Free State.

Cape Province

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The Transvaal province lay between the Vaal River in the south, and the Limpopo River in the north, roughly between 22 1⁄2 and 27 1⁄2 S, and 25 and 32 E. To its south it bordered with the Orange Free State and Natal provinces, to its west were the Cape Province and the Bechuanaland Protectorate (later Botswana), to its north Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe), and to its east Portuguese East Africa (later Mozambique) and Swaziland. Parts of Bophuthatswana were also in the Transvaal, with other parts in Cape Province and Orange Free State.
At the time of the formation of the Union of South Africa, South Africa consisted of four provinces: Transvaal (formerly the South African Republic), Natal, Orange Free State and the Cape Province.

Orange Free State

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The Transvaal province lay between the Vaal River in the south, and the Limpopo River in the north, roughly between 22 1⁄2 and 27 1⁄2 S, and 25 and 32 E. To its south it bordered with the Orange Free State and Natal provinces, to its west were the Cape Province and the Bechuanaland Protectorate (later Botswana), to its north Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe), and to its east Portuguese East Africa (later Mozambique) and Swaziland. Parts of Bophuthatswana were also in the Transvaal, with other parts in Cape Province and Orange Free State.
Following a period of direct rule by the British, it joined the Union of South Africa in 1910 as the Orange Free State Province, along with the Cape Province, Natal, and the Transvaal.

Gazankulu

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Several Bantustans were entirely inside the Transvaal: Venda, KwaNdebele, Gazankulu, KaNgwane and Lebowa.
It was located in both the Northern Transvaal, now Limpopo province and Eastern Transvaal, now Mpumalanga province.

Lebowa

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Several Bantustans were entirely inside the Transvaal: Venda, KwaNdebele, Gazankulu, KaNgwane and Lebowa.
Lebowa was a bantustan ("homeland") located in the Transvaal in north eastern South Africa.

Bophuthatswana

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Parts of Bophuthatswana were also in the Transvaal, with other parts in Cape Province and Orange Free State.
Its territory constituted a scattered patchwork of enclaves spread across what was then Cape Province, Orange Free State and Transvaal.

Venda

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Several Bantustans were entirely inside the Transvaal: Venda, KwaNdebele, Gazankulu, KaNgwane and Lebowa.
Venda was initially a series of non-contiguous territories in the Transvaal, with one main part and one main exclave.

Rhodesia

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The Transvaal province lay between the Vaal River in the south, and the Limpopo River in the north, roughly between 22 1⁄2 and 27 1⁄2 S, and 25 and 32 E. To its south it bordered with the Orange Free State and Natal provinces, to its west were the Cape Province and the Bechuanaland Protectorate (later Botswana), to its north Rhodesia (later Zimbabwe), and to its east Portuguese East Africa (later Mozambique) and Swaziland.
Refugee camps had been prepared in the Transvaal.

Schweizer-Reneke

Schweizer Renecke
Schweizer-Reneke: 46,893
Schweizer-Reneke was formerly part of the old Transvaal province.

Golden Lions

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Examples of this include the Blue Bulls (formerly Northern Transvaal), which governs rugby in Pretoria (now part of Gauteng) as well as Limpopo Province and the Golden Lions (formerly 'Transvaal') formed in 1889.
The team is governed by the Golden Lions Rugby Union (GLRU), and was originally known as Transvaal (after Transvaal Province), before changes to the political landscape in South Africa forced a name change to the Gauteng Lions, before again being changed to the Golden Lions.

North West (South African province)

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Most of the North West came from the southwestern portion of the old Transvaal, and tiny segment of the Transvaal joined KwaZulu-Natal.
North West was created after the end of Apartheid in 1994, and includes parts of the former Transvaal Province and Cape Province, as well as most of the former Bantustan of Bophuthatswana.

Transvaal Provincial Council

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The Transvaal Provincial Council was the provincial council of the Transvaal Province in South Africa.

Provinces of South Africa

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(The latter two were, before the Second Boer War, independent republics known as the South African Republic and the Orange Free State.) These colonies became the four original provinces of the Union: Cape Province, Transvaal Province, Natal Province and Orange Free State Province.

Musina

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Messina: 22,959
In January 1905, he founded, and chaired, the Messina (Transvaal) Development Company, which became one of the largest companies in South Africa.

Northerns (cricket team)

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Cricket teams from the former Transvaal include Transvaal (later Gauteng) which represented the southern parts of the province, and Northern Transvaal (later Northerns) that represents the northern parts of Gauteng, including Pretoria, as well as areas further north.
It removed "Transvaal" from its name after the Transvaal became Gauteng.

Union of South Africa

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In 1910, four British colonies united to form the Union of South Africa.