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Houghton Estate (often simply called Houghton) is a rich suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located north-east of the city center. Houghton Estate has been informally divided into two areas: Upper Houghton, and Lower Houghton. The most famous resident of Houghton Estate was Nelson Mandela. Mandela died here.

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