Cullinan, Gauteng

Coordinates: 25°40′22″S 28°31′15″E / 25.67278°S 28.52083°E / -25.67278; 28.52083

Cullinan, Gauteng
Country  South Africa
Province Gauteng
Metro municipality City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Cullinan, Gauteng is located in Gauteng
Cullinan is situated in City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, Gauteng

Cullinan is a small town 30 km east of Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa. Sir Thomas Cullinan discovered a rich diamond pipe here in 1902 and soon afterwards, on 25 June 1905, the famed Cullinan Diamond, the largest in the world at 3,106 carats (621 g), was discovered by Frederick Wells, surface manager of the Premier Diamond Mining Company. It was bought by the Transvaal government and presented to King Edward VII.

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