B@Home guest house
is situated on the Southern side of Springs on the
East Rand - close to Nigel and Delmas (35 kms).
Longitude: 28°29"26.16' (28.490600)
Physical address: 5 Lyster Avenue, Daggafontein X.
Quick fact sheet about
Country: South Africa
District municipality: Ekurhuleni
Local municipality: Springs
Time zone: SAST (UTC+2)
28°26'E) (5,340 ft) is a city on the East Rand
in the Gauteng province of South Africa. It is part
of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality. It lies
50 km east of Johannesburg. The name of the city derives
from the large number of springs in the area; it has
a population of more than 200,000.
Springs is currently one of the industrial centers
of the Witwatersrand. Mining has been replaced by
manufacturing and engineering industries of economic
importance; products of the region include processed
metals, chemicals, paper and foodstuffs. The only
Kellogg's factory in South Africa is situated in Springs.
Springs is also home to Impala Platinum's precious
and base metal refineries as well as PFG Building
Glass, the only producer of float glass on the continent.
PAM Brink Stadium is a sports stadium currently used
for soccer and rugby.
Springs is part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality,
which includes much of the East Rand