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Johannesburg by Sergiusz of 3c


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Johannesburg by Sergiusz of 3c

  1. 1. The Largest City in South Africa JOHANNESBURG
  2. 2. Location  Johannesburg is located in the eastern plateau area of South Africa known as the Highveld, at an elevation of 1,753 metres (5,751 ft).
  3. 3.  Johannesburg is about 123 years old. It was established in 1886.
  4. 4. Districts  Johannesburg has 7 districts.  A - Diepsloot F -Inner City  B – Randburg G -Lenasia  C – Roodepoort  D – Doornkop  E – Alexandra
  5. 5. Population  According to the 2001 South African National Census, the population of Johannesburg is 3,225,812 people, though including the East Rand  Black Africans account for 73% of the population, followed by whites at 16%, coloureds at 6% and Asians at 4%.
  6. 6. Current Mayor  Nkhensani Makhobela
  7. 7. Main Tourist Atractions part 1  Johannesburg has not traditionally been known as a tourist destination, but the city is a transit point for connecting flights to Cape Town, Durban, and the Kruger National Park.
  8. 8. Main Tourist Atractions part 2  There is also a large industry around visiting former townships, such as Soweto and Alexandra. Most visitors to Soweto go to see the Mandela Museum, which is located in the former home of Nelson Mandela.
  9. 9. Maint Tourist Atractions part 3  Consequently, most international visitors to South Africa pass through Johannesburg at least once, which has led to the development of more attractions for tourists. Recent additions have centred around history museums, such as the Apartheid Museum and the Hector Pieterson Museum.
  10. 10. Main Tourist Atractions part 4  Gold Reef City, a large amusement park to the south of the Central Business District, is also a large draw for tourists in the city. The Johannesburg Zoo is also one of the largest in South Africa.
  11. 11. Hotels and Restaurants Hotels:  93 on Jan Smuts  Cedar Park Hotel  City Lodge – Bryanston  City Lodge – Morningside Restaurants :  The Melville Grill  Nuno's Portuguese Restaurant  Café MezzaLuna
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