Pretoria
Clockwise from top left: Pretoria CBD skyline, Front view of the Union Buildings, Voortrekker Monument, Administration Building of the University of Pretoria, Church Square, Loftus Versfeld Stadium and the Palace of Justice.
Clockwise from top left: Pretoria CBD skyline, Front view of theUnion Buildings,Voortrekker Monument, Administration Building of theUniversity of Pretoria,Church Square,Loftus Versfeld Stadiumand thePalace of Justice.
Flag of Pretoria
Flag
Official seal of Pretoria
Seal
Nickname(s):Jacaranda City, PTA (abbreviation)
Motto: Præstantia Prævaleat Prætoria (May Pretoria Be Pre-eminent In Excellence)

Coordinates:25°44′46″S28°11′17″ECoordinates:25°44′46″S28°11′17″E
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Tshwane
Established 1855
Area[1]
•City 687.54km2(265.46sqmi)
•Metro 6,298km2(2,432sqmi)
Elevation 1,339m (4,393ft)
Population(2011)[1]
•City 741,651
•Density 1,100/km2(2,800/sqmi)
Metro 2,921,488
•Metrodensity 460/km2(1,200/sqmi)


First languages(2011)
Afrikaans 47.7%
English 16.4%
Northern Sotho 8.0%
Tswana 5.4%
Other 22.5%
Postal code(street) 0002
PO box 0001
Area code 012
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