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Soweto Map, South Africa

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Soweto Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Soweto with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Soweto useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Soweto!

Soweto History

Other areas were set apart for Blacks to the west of the city in 1918. These areas became more heavily populated during World War II when the war industry was a magnet for unskilled laborers. 1944 saw the first attempt to organize the Black community to improve housing conditions; the Sofasonke movement resulted in Blacks occupying free land and the city of Johannesburg built emergency camps in outlying areas. A... read more

Soweto Travel Guide

Roughly, one-third of the Johannesburg’s total population lives in Soweto and the inhabitants are primarily black and quite poor. Some areas have a mixture of wealthy and poor residents, while other areas have households with low and in some cases, no income. read more

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