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Germiston

(jûr`mĭstən), city, now part and seat of EkurhuleniEkurhuleni,
metropolitan municipality (2011 pop. 3,178,470), Gauteng prov., NE South Africa. Ekurhuleni largely encompasses the East Rand region of Gauteng. Germiston is the municipal seat; other communities include Katlehong, Tembisa, Boksburg, Vosloorus, Tsakane, Daveyton,
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 metropolitan municipality, Gauteng prov., NE South Africa, on the WitwatersrandWitwatersrand
[Afrik.,=white water ridge] or the Rand,
region, Gauteng prov. (formerly a part of Transvaal), South Africa. The area, which forms the watershed between the Vaal and Olifants rivers, is c.
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. The chief industries are gold mining and processing and the manufacture of liquid oxygen; other chemicals, machinery, textiles, and clothing are also produced. Germiston is South Africa's most important railroad hub.

Germiston

 

a city, in Transvaal Province, Republic of South Africa. Located in Witwatersrand region. Population, 197,000 (1968, not including suburbs). Inhabited primarily by Africans and mulattoes; there are 65,200 Europeans. Germiston is a satellite city of Johannesburg. It is an important railroad and air-transportation junction. Railroad repair shops and a gold-refining plant are located there. It also has chemical, metalworking, glass, garment, food-processing, and cotton-ginning industries. Germiston is the site of a technical college.

Germiston

a city in South Africa, southeast of Johannesburg: industrial centre, with the world's largest gold refinery, serving the Witwatersrand mines. Pop.: 139 721 (2001)
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Then the skeletal railings on their left, beyond them the railway to Germiston, Brakpan, Benoni.
Yet, as it turned out, the election was almost entirely free of violence and, with the exception of a number of high profile car bombings in the PWV region -- in central Johannesburg, in Germiston and at Jan Smuts airport -- the terrorist right proved to be wholly ineffective spoilers; a classic case of `the dog that didn't bark.
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Michael, 21, from Germiston, Glasgow, was stabbed to death in the city centre earlier this month as he walked from one cleaning job to another.
The lowdown South Africa's premier two-year-old sale takes place from Friday to Sunday at the Thoroughbred Breeders' Association Sales Complex at Gosforth Park in Germiston, South Africa.
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At least 7 different Bunyamwera serogroup viruses have been isolated from humans, usually from blood, including Bunyamwera, Germiston, Ilesha, and Shokwe viruses in Africa; Xingu virus in South America; Wyeomyia virus and a Cache Valley-like virus in Central America; and CVV in the southeastern United States (1,2,5, 7,8).