Soweto

Soweto

Soweto (/səˈwɛtoʊ, -ˈweɪt-, -ˈwiːt-/[2][3]) is a township of the city of Johannesburg in Gauteng, South Africa, bordering the city's mining belt in the south. Its name is an English syllabic abbreviation for South Western Townships.[4] Formerly a separate municipality, it is now incorporated in the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, Suburbs of Johannesburg.

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