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Johannesburg Tourism Overview

About Johannesburg

Johannesburg is one of the most modern, largest and prosperous cities in South Africa. Located at the heart of Gauteng Province, Johannesburg has an economy rooted in the gold industry. Johannesburg was produces one-third of the world's gold. It's a city built on dreams of great wealth literally built on gold and you can even see gold mines on the outskirts. There are also many beautiful examples of architecture and fascinating insight into the country's social history. Johannesburg's city centre is filled with skyscrapers and shopping malls attracting large number of tourists. And while the gold mines are now on the outskirts of the city itself.

Tourist Attractions - Best Places to Visit :

The major Tourist Attractions are : -

  • Gold Reef City : - Gold Reef City is a large amusement park.
  • The Johannesburg Zoo : - The Johannesburg Zoo is also one of the largest in South Africa.
  • Kruger National Park : - Kruger National Park has emerged as one of the popular tourist sites in South Africa.

Other major tourist's sites are :

  • Lesedi Cultural Village.
  • Johannesburg Zoo.
  • James Hall Transport Museum.
  • Gold Reef City.
  • AECI Dynamite Factory Museum.
  • Florence Bloom Bird Sanctuary.
  • South African National Museum of Military History.
  • Witwatersrand Botanical Garden.
  • Apartheid Museum.

Area : 1,644.96 Km2.
Population : The total population is 3,888,180.
Country : South Africa.
Languages : Nguni, Sotho and English.
Currency : Rand.
Region : Gauteng.
Geographic Coordination :

26°12'16"S 28°2'44"E.

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