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