Westminster, Free State

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Westminster
Westminster is located in Free State (South African province)
Westminster
Westminster
Westminster is located in South Africa
Westminster
Westminster
Westminster is located in Africa
Westminster
Westminster
 Westminster shown within Free State
Coordinates: 29°09′58″S 27°09′00″E / 29.166°S 27.15°E / -29.166; 27.15Coordinates: 29°09′58″S 27°09′00″E / 29.166°S 27.15°E / -29.166; 27.15
Country South Africa
Province Free State
Municipality Mangaung
PO box 9765
Area code 051

Westminster is a village 98 km east of Bloemfontein and 40 km west of Ladybrand. It was founded after the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) by the Duke of Westminster to settle British ex-soldiers, and named after him.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 472. Retrieved 28 August 2013.