Where Is Bloemfontein In South Africa

What is Bloemfontein?

Bloemfontein, also known as Bloem, is one of South Africa’s three capital cities and the capital of the Free State province.


It serves as the country’s judicial capital, along with the legislative capital Cape Town and administrative capital Pretoria. Bloemfontein is the seventh-largest city in South Africa.

Where Is Bloemfontein In South Africa

Bloemfontein is located in South Africa (Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality, Orange Free State) and time zone Africa/Johannesburg. Places nearby are Botshabelo, Brandfort, and Thaba Nchu.

Which province is Bloemfontein located in?

Free State province

Bloemfontein, city, capital of Free State province (formerly Orange Free State) and judicial capital of the Republic of South Africa.

Is Bloemfontein in Johannesburg?

Distance from Bloemfontein to Johannesburg.

The driving distance between Bloemfontein and Johannesburg is 398.6km and it would take you 4 Hours and 59 minutes if you average 80 km/h (49 mph). The Flying time between Bloemfontein and Johannesburg is 0 Hours 25 minutes since you would need to travel 370.7 km.

Is Bloemfontein a good place to live?

There is minimal traffic, good public schools, and friendly people around every corner. Bloemfontein is affectionately known as “The City of Roses” as the entrances to the city have beautiful flowers, so much so that the name Bloemfontein actually directly translates to “fountain of flowers”.

Is Bloemfontein beautiful?

Bloemfontein gives a unique panoramic view of Naval Hill where visitors go to have their firsthand experience of abundant wildlife and great scenic views.

Is Bloemfontein a safe city?

Yes, Bloemfontein is safer than 80% of South African cities according to 2021 crime statistics. The rate of crime in Bloemfontein is 66.73 per 1,000 residents during 2021. In Bloemfontein, you have a 1 in 15 chance of becoming a victim of crime.