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ˈblum fɒnˌteɪnbloem·fontein

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  1. the seat of the supreme court


  1. A major city and the judicial capital of South Africa.

    Etymology: From : Bloem or blom: flower + fontein fountain.


  1. Bloemfontein 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. Bloemfontein is popularly and poetically known as "the city of roses", owing to the abundance of these flowers and the annual rose festival held there. The city's Sesotho name is Mangaung, meaning "place of cheetahs" and it has been included in the Mangaung Local Municipality since 2000. Bloemfontein is situated on dry grassland at 29°06′S 26°13′E / 29.100°S 26.217°E, at an altitude of 1,395 m above sea level. The city is home to 369,568 residents, while the Mangaung Local Municipality has a population of 645,455.

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  1. The numerical value of bloemfontein in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. The numerical value of bloemfontein in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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