The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.
a city in the Republic of South Africa, in the province of the Transvaal. Population, 114,200 (1970). A center of the Witwatersrand mining region, the city has metalworking, cement, and textile-manufacturing enterprises.
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