Soweto black African community outside Johannesburg, South Africa, formed from first letters of South Western Townships.

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  • Soweto — is an urban area in the City of Johannesburg, in Gauteng, South Africa. Its name is an English syllabic abbreviation, short for South Western Townships .HistoryThe history of African townships south west of Johannesburg that would later form… …   Wikipedia

  • Soweto — Soweto …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Soweto — es un área urbana próxima a Johannesburgo, en la provincia Gauteng (Sudáfrica). Durante los tiempos del apartheid, Soweto fue construida con el fin de alojar a los africanos negros que hasta entonces vivían en áreas designadas por el gobierno… …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Soweto —   [englisch sə weɪtəʊ; Abkürzung für englisch South Western Township »südwestlich Township«], Wohnstadt für Schwarze, südwestlicher Stadtteil von Johannesburg, Republik Südafrika; die Einwohnerzahl kann wegen des nicht genehmigten Zuzugs… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Soweto — (acronyme de South West Township, ville du Sud Ouest ) v. d Afrique du Sud, dans la banlieue de Johannesburg; 2 millions d hab. env. Le 16 juin 1976, une manifestation de lycéens donna lieu à un massacre par la police …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Soweto — 26° 14′ 54″ S 27° 52′ 26″ E / 26.2482267, 27.8740203 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Soweto — Este artículo o sección necesita referencias que aparezcan en una publicación acreditada, como revistas especializadas, monografías, prensa diaria o páginas de Internet fidedignas. Puedes añadirlas así o avisar …   Wikipedia Español

  • Soweto — /seuh wee toh, way /, n. a group of townships in NE South Africa, SW of and administered by Johannesburg: constructed in the 1950s and early 1960s to provide housing and services for black Africans. 550,000; 26 sq. mi. (67 sq. km). * * * Township …   Universalium

  • Soweto — Original name in latin Soweto Name in other language Mpanzaville, Souehto, Soueto, Sovetas, Soveto, Soweto, souSowetoeto, soweto, suo wei tuo, swwtw, Соуэто State code ZA Continent/City Africa/Johannesburg longitude 26.26781 latitude 27.85849… …   Cities with a population over 1000 database

  • Soweto — So|wet|o a large ↑township that was established near Johannesburg in South Africa for black people to live in, because they were not allowed to live in Johannesburg under the old system of ↑apartheid, although they were allowed to work there. In… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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