My hometown - Making the Connection

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My hometown - Making the Connection

  1. 2. Environmental Factors <ul><li>The city and surrounding areas suffer from a variety of environmental problems. These include water pollution from factories , air pollution from factories and motor cars, dust mine , litter from the many street traders in the downtown area, and excess refuse caused by overcrowding (which also results in noise pollution). Soweto and the surrounding area have poor air quality due to the burning of coal and high levels of water pollution. Other than Soweto, the greatest environmental problems are. </li></ul>
  2. 3. Historical factors <ul><li>The Dutch East India Company landed the first European settlers on the Cape of Good Hope in 1652, launching a colony that by the end of the 18th century numbered only about 15,000. Known as Boers or Afrikaners, and speaking a Dutch dialect known as Afrikaans, the settlers as early as 1795 tried to establish an independent republic. </li></ul><ul><li>The San people were the first settlers; the Khoikhoi and Bantu-speaking tribes followed. </li></ul><ul><li>After occupying the Cape Colony in that year, Britain took permanent possession in 1815 at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, bringing in 5,000 settlers </li></ul>
  3. 4. Statistics <ul><li>. Johannesburg is the largest city in south Africa. It is also known as Jozi. </li></ul><ul><li>. Johannesburg is the provincial capital of Gauteng. Johannesburg has the largest economy in South Africa. </li></ul><ul><li>Johannesburg does lots of gold and diamond trading. The airport is called O.R. </li></ul><ul><li>Tambo International airport and it is the biggest airport in Africa </li></ul>
  4. 5. Population of Johannesburg <ul><li>Population in Johannesburg is about 4 million people </li></ul><ul><li>When they mean ‘about’ they don’t know because all the illegal immigrants crossing the boarder. </li></ul>
  5. 6. Environmental factors
  6. 7. Historical factors
  7. 8. Population of south Africa
  8. 9. Gold mines
  9. 10. Recourses <ul><li>hhttp://www.globalimsa.com/Images/population%20pie.jpgttp://img2.photographersdirect.com/img/12366/wm/pd340471.jpghttp://hoodiaxs.com/hoodiaxs/images/hoodia-san-people.gifhttp://www.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/7408763/2/istockphoto_7408763-gold-mine-head-gear-in-johannesburg-south-africa.jpg </li></ul>
  10. 11. <ul><li>I hope you liked my slide show now you can see all the things about Johannesburg </li></ul><ul><li>Go see JOHANNESBURG </li></ul>

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