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Capital City Johannesburg

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Located in South Africa :: Gauteng :: Johannesburg
Category: Places :: Capital City

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The vibrant city of Johannesburg, or also Jozi, Joburg, Joni, eGoli or Joeys, is the business centre of South Africa, and the second biggest city with 3 million business people. Johannesburg's area was first inhabited by the San, then the Bantu-speaking nomads, then Sotho-Tswana communities, then the Ndebele (Matabele) and then the Dutch. Gold was found in 1880 which triggered the gold rush, from which Gauteng grew to become one of the wealthiest provinces in South Africa.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : Gauteng, South Africa
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : All major networks.

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)11 497 7000
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)11 677 8500
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)11 482 4833
Embassy : Yes   Embassy Telephone : +27(0)11 290 3000
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)11 214 0700
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : All.   Petrol Price Index : R14.11 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : All.   Diesel Price Index : R13.43 (2014)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)11 616 2348
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, Airfield, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Game Drives, Night Drives, Quad Bikes, 4WD Trails, Tours and Excursions, Picnics, Wine Tasting, Cellar Tours, Hiking Trails, Guided Walks, Mountain Biking, Horse Trails, Golf, Fishing, Swimming, Diving, Snorkelling, Sandboarding, Water Skiing, Canoeing, Boat Trips, Bird Watching, Stargazing
More Activities: Bowling. Go-Kart. Dirt ride.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Embassy number for the US Consulate-General only. (Mar-14). Bus Terminal/s. Doctor no for Dr. Woolson & Prof Boffard. Hospital no. for Life Bedford Gardens Hospital.


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