Afrikaans name: Centurion
Up until 1995 Centurion was known as Verwoerdburg. With changes in the political landscape, and the ending of the apartheid era, a more suitable name was sort and so it was that residents chose the name Centurion.
Centurion is a sprawling, predominantly residential, area with many residents commuting to Pretoria or Johannesburg for work. New town-house complexes are being developed at a rapid rate. The city is linked to the other cities by a network of freeways and the Gautrain.Accommodation in Centurion
The South African Air Force has two bases in the area. These are Waterkloof Air Force Base and Swartkop Air Force Base. Airshows held at Waterkloof are extremely popular events.
Centurion weatherCENTURION WEATHER
Centurion has a wide variety of accommodation available ranging from luxury hotels to Bed and Breakfast establishments.
Above - Centurion
References and further readingBook of the Road - 4th edition - Author: MapStudio - Year Published: 2019 - Page: 113
Farm Stall to Farm Stall - Author: Jennifer Stern - Year Published: 2014 - Page: 132
On Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 226
Reader's Digest Illustrated Guide to Southern Africa - 4th edition - Author: - Year Published: 1986 - Page: 237
The Pictorial Motoring Atlas of South Africa - Author: Maxwell Leigh - Year Published: 1987 - Page: 92