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Things you didn't know
Tuesday, 07 April 2009 02:42
+ Pretoria was first called Pretoriusdorp

+ Pretoria's main street, Church Street, is the longest urban street in South Africa and one of the longest straight streets in the world.

+ The Union Building house the office of the President of South Africa

+ Pretoria has the second largest number of embassies in the world after Washington, D.C.

+ The Voortrekker Monument is 40 metres high, with a base of 40 metres by 40 metres

+ Irene was founded by Alois Hugh Nellmapius and named it after his daughter, Irene Violet
 
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