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Following is our collection of super amazing and curious facts and details explaining Pretoria. This list is intended for research in school, for college students or just to feed your brain with. Possible use cases are in quizzes, differences, homework facts legend, cover facts, and many more. But nevertheless learn why is Pretoria so important!

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  1. South Africa has no legally defined capital city. Rather, the country's three branches of government are split over different cities: (Cape Town, Pretoria, and Bloemfontein).

  2. South Africa has no legally defined capital city. Power is shared between Cape Town (Parliament), Bloemfontein (Administrative), Pretoria (President & Cabinet) and Johannesburg (Constitutional Court).

  3. South Africa has three capital cities: Pretoria, Bloemfontein, and Cape Town for the executive, judicial, and legislative branches of government, respectively

  4. South Africa has 3 capitals: Pretoria (administrative and executive), Cape Town (legislative) and Bloemfontein (judicial)

  5. About the White Wolf, a convicted spree killer who was sentenced to death for shooting dead seven black people in Pretoria, South Africa. He received amnesty after the fall of apartheid and now leads a regular life.

  6. South Africa has three capital cities, Pretoria, Cape Town and Bloemfontein, but has no legally defined capital city.

  7. Es'kia Mphahlele is celebrated as the Father of African Humanism and one of the founding figures of modern African literature. He grew up in the slums of Pretoria and his own experiences in and outside South Africa influenced his short stories, fiction, autobiography and history

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  10. South Africa local elections: ANC loses in capital Pretoria - BBC News

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Interesting definitions that can be fact checked.

Elon Musk was actually born in Pretoria, South Africa.

South Africa has three capital cities: Cape Town (legislative), Pretoria (administrative) and Bloemfontein (judiciary) - with the constitutional court being in Johannesburg.

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