Of all the cities in South Africa, Bloemfontein has the most “flowerific” name, with the literal English translation of its name being “Fountain of flowers”! The flower associations with Bloemfontein – the provincial capital of the Free State province and judicial capital of South Africa - do not end there, as the city of often called the City of Roses in reference to the abundance of these flowers throughout the city.
Bloemfontein is the closest big city to the point that would be regarded as the centre of South Africa, and is situated on the dry Free State grassland plains. The city is part of the Mangaung Metropoltain Municipality which has a population of around 700,000 people. Mangaung means the “Place of Cheetahs” and recalls a less-developed time when those magnificent and speedy cats prowled the plains. Today, the local Free State rugby team are still known as the Cheetahs.
Bloemfontein was officially founded as a city in 1846, but had a long and varied prior history with the area having been occupied by various groups such as the Griquas, the Basuto and Trek Boers from the Cape Colony.
The city is home to a number of museums, such as the Anglo-Boer War Musuem, the National Museum, the Queen’s Fort Military Museum, the Oliewenhuis Art Museum and the Free State National Botanical Garden.
Many famous people were born in Bloemfontein - the list includes such varied members as Hansie Cronje and Francois Pienaar (former captains of the South African national cricket and rugby teams respectively), Olympic swimming gold medallist, Ryk Neethling, two of the founding members of international rock band Seether, and most famously, J.R.R. Tolkien, author of The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, who left the city aged three after the death of his father.
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