South Africa :: Gauteng
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Pretoria is the administrative capital city of South Africa, often referred to as the Jacaranda city because of many Jacaranda trees planted in streets and parks. Situated on the Northern part of Gauteng, within the greater metropolitan area of Tswane. The town was named after the Pretorius family who lived there in the 1850s and today falls under the Tswane Metropolitan Municipality. Various major attractions found in the city includes the Union building, Kruger house museum, Voortrekker-monument, Wonderboom nature reserve & the National Zoological gardens to mention just a few. (Updated Dec-12).
|Address :||Tshwane Tourism Information Centre, Gauteng, South Africa|
|Contact :||Tshwane Tourism Information Centre|
|Tel :||+27(0)12 358 1430|
|Fax :||+27(0)12 358 1485|
|Cellphone Reception :||Good||Main Cellular Network :||MTN. Vodacom & CellC|
|Police Station :||Yes||Police Telephone :||+27(0)12 393 1000|
|Hospital :||Yes||Hospital Telephone :||+27(0)12 440 0600|
|Doctor :||Yes||Doctor Telephone :||+27(0)12 335 2157|
|Embassy :||Yes||Embassy Telephone :||+27(0)12 481 9100|
|Tourist Information :||Yes||Tourist Information Telephone :||+27(0)12 358 1430|
|Petrol :||Yes||Petrol Type :||All.||Petrol Price Index :||R14.16 (2014)|
|Diesel :||Yes||Diesel Type :||All.||Diesel Price Index :||R13.35 (2014)|
|Towing Service :||Yes||Towing Service Telephone:||+27(0)12 377 3351|
|Facilities :||Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Airstrip, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair|
|Other Facilities :||Commercial Offices. Fast Food. Wholesale Services. Government Services.|
|Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Bird Watching|
|Notes on Activities:||(Some activities may be offered nearby).|
Hospital no. for Muelmed Medi Clinic. There are 130 embassies or high commissions in Pretoria. The airport is the OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg. Railway station. Doctor no. for Dr Serus. Steve Biko Public Hospital: +27(0)12 354 1000. Taxi/Shuttle Services.
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