Sasolburg town, in the northern Free State province, South Africa, south of Johannesburg. Established in 1954, it was built by Sasol Ltd. (the former South African Coal, Oil, and Gas Corporation Ltd.) to house employees at the world’s first oil-from-coal plant producing commercial quantities of oil. The location was selected for its proximity to large coal deposits, the Vaal River, and the Witwatersrand markets. A variety of petrochemicals are also produced.
Sasolburg attained official town status in 1967.
Sasolburg is a sizeable town, measuring just less than 80 square kilometres in area that is situated in the South African province of the Free State.
Sasolburg is further sub-divided into three areas: Sasolburg proper, Vaalpark (a more affluent cluster of suburbs located about 5 km north of the Sasolburg CBD), Roodia industrial area and Zamdela.
Sasolburg and Vaal Park has their shopping centres, schools etc.
The Vaal River plays a big role in the property market of town houses and flat on the river.
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