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 Springs:
Country: South Africa
District municipality: Ekurhuleni
Local municipality: Springs
Time zone: SAST (UTC+2)
Springs (26°15'S; 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 centres 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 Mining has been replaced by manufacturing and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.
Springs is part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, which
includes much of the East Rand.