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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)