Brits, North West Province, South Africa

🇿🇦 Brits is a town situated in a fertile citrus, vegetable and grain-producing area that is irrigated by the waters of the Hartbeespoort Dam in North West Province of South Africa. It is close to the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality in Gauteng, which includes Pretoria, and it has the same dialling code as Pretoria. In addition to being a centre for agriculture, the city is home to several heavy industries. A factory of the Italian car manufacturer Alfa Romeo produced cars for the domestic market and export to Asia from 1974 to 1985. The city also plays an important role in the South African mining industry: 94% of South Africa's platinum comes from the Rustenburg and Brits districts, which together produce more platinum than any other single area in the world. In addition, there is a large vanadium mine in the district.

Mothotlung, Letlhabile, and Oukasie are the black townships, with Oukasie founded in 1931 being one of the oldest townships in South Africa.The Indian area in Brits is Primindia. Brits is part of the Madibeng Local Municipality.

Brits is linked to Sandton by the R511 and to Randburg by the R512, and to Pretoria by the R513 and the R514. Freeway access is by the N4 Highway (Bakwena Toll Route), which was constructed in the early 2000s.

Johannesburg Time 
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Image: Photo by Clodagh Da Paixao on Unsplash

Brits has a population of over 53,511 people. Brits also forms the centre of the wider Madibeng Municipality which has a population of over 477,381 people.

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Antipodal to Brits is: -152.233,25.633

Locations Near: Brits 27.7667,-25.6333

🇿🇦 Pretoria 28.185,-25.746 d: 43.8  

🇿🇦 Soshanguve 28.172,-25.425 d: 46.7  

🇿🇦 Krugersdorp 27.768,-26.098 d: 51.6  

🇿🇦 Mogale 27.771,-26.103 d: 52.2  

🇿🇦 Centurion 28.168,-25.878 d: 48.5  

🇿🇦 Midrand 28.111,-25.977 d: 51.4  

🇿🇦 Randburg 27.982,-26.099 d: 56.1  

🇿🇦 Randfontein 27.701,-26.182 d: 61.4  

🇿🇦 Sandton 28.054,-26.106 d: 59.9  

🇿🇦 Alexandra 28.083,-26.1 d: 60.8  

Antipodal to: Brits -152.233,25.633

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