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Number: 3765
Continent: Africa
Region: South
Place Names: Transvaal, South Africa
Year of Origin: 1898
Title: W. & A. K. Johnston's Map to Illustrate THE TRANSVAAL QUESTION
Language: English
Publish Origin: Edinbourgh
Height: 53.3
Width: 84.0
Units: centimeters
Size Class.: Medium
Color Type: Full Color
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Cartographer: Alexander Keith Johnston
Publisher: W. & A.K. Johnston
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Northernmost Latitude: -20.7
Southernmost Latitude: -29.2
Westernmost Longitude: 24.5
Easternmost Longitude: 33.5
Measurement Notes: on map
Notes: Several inset maps on Left half; Board-cover notes: According to the State Almanack of 1898, the Whites numbered 345,397, and the Natives 748,759, and total 1,094, 156. The proportions of Boers and Uitlalnders[Dutch speaking burghers and recent immigrants, chiefly British subjects, ], have bee varioulsly stated' a fair esitmate probably would be that the latter constitue about 2/3 of the white inhabitants. The Capital of the Republc is Potchefstroom , but Pretoria, with a population set down at 10000 is the seat of government. The chief town is Johannesburg, the centre of the gold industry, which , according to the census of July 1896, contained 102,000 inhabitants, of whom more than half were Whites. The president is Stephanus J. Paulus Kruger, who was elected for a fourth termin Feb 1898
Last updated: Nov 20, 2020