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  • (noun): The seat of the supreme court.

Bloemfontein

Bloemfontein ( /ˈblʊmfɒnteɪn/, ; Dutch for "fountain of flowers" – lit., "blooms") is the capital city of the Free State Province of South Africa; and, as the judicial capital of the nation, one of South Africa's three national capitals – the other two being Cape Town, the legislative capital, and Pretoria, the administrative capital.

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Bloemfontein - Community Service Organizations
... Round Table 158 Bloemfontein The first Round Table was formed in Norwich, England in 1927 ... Child Welfare Bloemfontein Child Welfare Bloemfontein Childline Free State is a non-profit organisation that was founded in 1914 by a group of volunteers who ... In 2004, Child Welfare Bloemfontein celebrated its 90th birthday ...
Bloemfontein Airport
... Bloemfontein Airport (IATA BFN, ICAO FABL) is located in Bloemfontein, a city in the Free State province of South Africa ... Bloemfontein airport, like many others in South Africa, underwent R46 million in construction and upgrading of the whole airport in preparation for the 2010 ...
Bishop Of Kimberley And Kuruman - Formation of The Diocese
1870s, was at first administered from Bloemfontein, initially under Bishop Alan Becher Webb, the oldest parish here being St Mary's, Barkly West ... however, there was a feeling in some quarters that the Diocese of Bloemfontein was too big and there were proposals for the formation of a separate Bishopric with its ... the missionary Diocese of Mashonaland instead - an area also up until then administered from Bloemfontein ...
Sanna's Post - Background
... In early 1900, the British army, in overwhelming strength, had occupied Bloemfontein, capital of the Orange Free State, and were preparing to drive north to Pretoria, capital of the. 30 March 1900 a 2,000-man Boer force led by Christiaan De Wet advanced in the direction of Bloemfontein ... of British troops at Sanna’s Post, 23 miles east of Bloemfontein, which held Bloemfontein's water works ...
St. Michael's School, Bloemfontein
... St ... Michael's School, established in 1874 by the Community of St Michael and All Angels, is a public school with a boarding option for girls located in Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa ...