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Town Medium Centurion

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Located in South Africa :: Gauteng :: Pretoria
Category: Places :: Town Medium

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Centurion is within the City of Tshwane Municipality in Gauteng province of South Africa. The town was previously known as Verwoerdburg, named after Hendrik Verwoerd. The town has grown to include businesses, offices and for an exceptional shopping experience, visit Centurion with shopping malls, shopping centers and major retailers. The town is situated midway between Pretoria and Midrand. Suburbs have sprouted throughout the town over the years. Some of the suburbs include Blyttelton, Clubview, Irene, Raslouw and Sunderland Ridge. The town is also conveniently situated close to major highways linking it to Johannesburg, Midrand, Krugersdorp, Pretoria and Oliver Tambo International airport. There is no tourist office in this town and for more information travelers can contact the Tshwane Tourism Association Board. (May-15)

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Gauteng, South Africa
Contact : Secretary (Tshwane Tourism Association Board)
Tel : +27(0)12 841 3820
Main Cellular Network : MTN.CellC.Vodacom.

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Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)12 644 8600
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)12 677 8000
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)12 683 3000
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : ALL   Petrol Price Index : ZAR12.61 per Litre (May-15)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : ALL   Diesel Price Index : ZAR11.29 per Litre (May-15)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)12 653 4696
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Airstrip, Airfield, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Internet, Wireless Networking

Activities [ correction ]
Tours and Excursions, Golf, Bird Watching
More Activities: Visit the Irene Village Theater. Smuts House Museum. Irene Dairy farm and go shopping at the malls. Enjoy a tour of the Swartkop Air Force Museum. Centurion art gallery and enjoy Obstacle courses and ziplines for adults and kids at the Acrobranch in Centurion. (May-15)

Travelling Information

ACCOMMODATION:
A choice of hotels, guest house, self catering and camping sites are available as accommodation options in Centurion. (May-15)

CAR RENTALS:
There is a Europcar car rental services. Tel: +27(0)12 643 1523. Avis car rentals Tel: +27(0)12 663 1347. (May-15)

DOCTOR:
Doctor's contact is for Dr Page, Jeremy Jon situated at the Centurion mall. (May-15)

FOOD:
Shopping malls and shopping centers in Centurion have a range of restaurants serving various cuisines. (May-15)

FUEL:
There are fuel stations in Centurion selling all types of petrol and diesel. (May-15)

INTERNET AND WIFI:
Internet services are provided for a small fee at the Chats-Odyssey Internet, Tel: +27(0)12 643 0879. The Introdata offers internet services as well as computer training courses. Tel +27(0)12 654 5052. Most hotels, guest houses and lodges offered free WIFI to their guests. (May-15)

MECHANICAL REPAIRS/ TOW IN SERVICES:
Visit the Motor guru in Hennopspark, Centurion for vehicle mechanical repairs. Cell: +27(0)79 515 1556. There is also a Car Service City branch. Tel: +27(0)12 653 8810. The towing services contact added is for the Five Star Towing available 24/7. (May-15)

PHARMACY/HOSPITAL/HEALTH CARE:
Hospital contact is for the UNITAS Hospital, which is part of the Netcare group and is considered the largest private hospital on the African continent. The hospitals have a helipad and on-site Netcare paramedics. There is also the Intercare Medical & Dental Center at Southdown Shopping centre for all medical attention. Tel: +27(0)12 685 5500. Pharmacies are all over the town in all the suburbs. There is the Panorama pharmacy Tel +27(0)12 657 1407 and Rooihuiskraal Pharmacy Tel: +27(0)12 661 2523 just to mention a few. (May-15)

POLICE:
Police contact is for the SAPS in the suburb of Lyttelton. There is also SAPS at the Wierda Bridge Police: +27(0)12 564 2121. (May-15)

SHOPPING:
The town is a major shopping hub in Gauteng with malls such as Centurion Mall and the [email protected] and the Centurion Lifestyle Center (May-15)

TOUR OPERATORS:
Ulysses Tours and Safaris. Tel: +27(0)12 653 0018 provide transport services and customized tours and safaris. There is also Amazing SA. Cell: +27(0)82 789 0239 organizing African bush expeditions. (May-15)

TRANSPORT:
Taxis and trains station are available in various suburbs. The Gautrain, one of the fastest train services in South Africa have a station in Centurion. The Waterkloof Air Force Base and the Swartkop Air Force are located in Centurion. (May-15)

TYRE SALES AND REPAIRS:
There is a branch of the Centurion Autoquip. Tel: +27(0)12 663 4339 and the famous Tiger Wheels and Tyres in the CBD. Tel: +27(0)12 663 1690. (May-15)


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