Gauteng
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Introduction• Gauteng ; Sotho pronunciation [xɑ́.ú. ˈtʼè.ŋ̀]) is one of the nine  provinces of South Africa. It was formed...
Basic Facts•   Capital: Pretoria and Johannesburg•   Premier: Nomvula Mokonyane (ANC)•   Total area: 18,178 km2•   Populat...
Attractions Pretoria area•   Union Buildings•   PTA Zoo•   Freedom park•   Bronkhorstspruit dam•   Voortrekker Monument•  ...
Johannesburg Attractions•   Monte Casino•   Nelson Mandela square•   Sandton city•   Apartheid museum•   Orlando towers bu...
Soweto township tours•   Full Soweto Tour & Lunch Includes:•   Entrance fee into the Hector Pieterson Museum•   Visit an i...
Vaal River wine route•   More than twenty different Venues on and around the banks of the Vaal    River have been carefull...
Events•   Many expo’s and marathons•   Soweto Fashion week (23May)•   Inanda Africa Cup (20 Jul)•   Jacaranda Arts Festiva...
Events•   Many expo’s and marathons•   Soweto Fashion week (23May)•   Inanda Africa Cup (20 Jul)•   Jacaranda Arts Festiva...
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Gauteng

  1. 1. Gauteng
  2. 2. Map
  3. 3. Introduction• Gauteng ; Sotho pronunciation [xɑ́.ú. ˈtʼè.ŋ̀]) is one of the nine provinces of South Africa. It was formed from part of the old Transvaal Province after South Africas first all-race elections on 27 April 1994. It was initially named Pretoria-Witwatersrand- Vereeniging (or PWV) and was renamed "Gauteng" in December 1994.• Situated in the heart of the Highveld, Gauteng is the smallest province in South Africa, with only 1.4% of the land area, but it is highly urbanised, containing the cities of Johannesburg and Pretoria. As of 2011, it had a population of nearly 12.3 million, making it the most populous province in South Africa.
  4. 4. Basic Facts• Capital: Pretoria and Johannesburg• Premier: Nomvula Mokonyane (ANC)• Total area: 18,178 km2• Population: 12,272,263• Languages: Zulu, English Afrikaans, Sotho and Northern Sotho• Economy: Manufacturing, transport, technology, telecommunications, mining• Climate: Sub-Tropical• Divisions: 3 Metropolitan municipalities: City of Tshwane & JHB, Ekuruleni. And two districts: Sedibeng and West Rand.
  5. 5. Attractions Pretoria area• Union Buildings• PTA Zoo• Freedom park• Bronkhorstspruit dam• Voortrekker Monument• Cullinin Diamonds Mine• SA Lipizzaner
  6. 6. Johannesburg Attractions• Monte Casino• Nelson Mandela square• Sandton city• Apartheid museum• Orlando towers bungy• Soccer city• ABSA Money museum• Gold Reef City• JHB Zoo
  7. 7. Soweto township tours• Full Soweto Tour & Lunch Includes:• Entrance fee into the Hector Pieterson Museum• Visit an informal settlement• Drive past Mandela House Museum• Drive past Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital• Walk through the Regina Mundi Church• Drive past Diepkloof ext• Drive past Baragwanath Taxi Rank• Drive past Maponya Shopping Mall• Visit Freedom Square and Freedom Charter Memorial• Drive along Vilakazi Street• Drive past and see the homes of Nobel peace prize winner Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu and Winnie Madikizela- Mandela, the ex-wife of Nelson Mandela• Bottled water• Drive past the Soccer City Stadium• Lunch at a Restaurant in Soweto (excluding beverages)• Visit a local shebeen and taste a beer drunk by the people of Soweto if your older than 18 years• Buffet Menu
  8. 8. Vaal River wine route• More than twenty different Venues on and around the banks of the Vaal River have been carefully selected to showcase the wines from over 50 premier South African Wine Estates. The venues on the Vaal River Meander Wine Route are diverse, fun and interesting and provide for all different tastes and entertainment.
  9. 9. Events• Many expo’s and marathons• Soweto Fashion week (23May)• Inanda Africa Cup (20 Jul)• Jacaranda Arts Festival (4 Aug)• National Marimba Festival (4 Aug)• Incredible India Day (18 Aug)• Standard Bank Jazz Festival (22 Aug)• Capital arts Festivil (28 Aug)• JHB Arts Festival (1 Sept)• Sandton city Fashion Circus (7 Sept)• Avis SA Derby (3 Oct)• SA Open Championship (1 Nov)• And many more one day events.
  10. 10. Events• Many expo’s and marathons• Soweto Fashion week (23May)• Inanda Africa Cup (20 Jul)• Jacaranda Arts Festival (4 Aug)• National Marimba Festival (4 Aug)• Incredible India Day (18 Aug)• Standard Bank Jazz Festival (22 Aug)• Capital arts Festivil (28 Aug)• JHB Arts Festival (1 Sept)• Sandton city Fashion Circus (7 Sept)• Avis SA Derby (3 Oct)• SA Open Championship (1 Nov)• And many more one day events.

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