About South Africa 2017-08-14T00:51:51+00:00
Information of Gauteng Province
Capital City Johannesburg
Population (Johannesburg) 7.807 million
Languages Spoken Zulu: 21,5%      Afrikaans: 16,7%     English: 13%
Area 17 010 km ² which is 1,4% of the total area of South Africa
Places Of Intrest On Johannesburg (Jozi)
Museums Apartheid museum, Museum Africa, Beer world, New Town, Lesedi Cultural Village, Hector Peterson Memorial, Nelson Mandelas old house.
Shopping Centers Cresta, Sandton Square, Sandton City, Waterfront, Fourways Mall, East Gate
Casino’s Monte Casino, Gold Reef City, Carnival City and Caesars
Amusement Parks Gold Reef City, Water World, Johannesburg Zoo
Night Clubs Night Fever, Tovey’s, Hurricanes, Saints, Night Shift, Sutra, Tiger Tiger
Night Life Areas Melville, Rivonia, Fourways, Parkhurst
Museum Africa in Newtown tells the story of life in South Africa from the Stone Age to the Nuclear Age and beyond. The museum is located in the old fruit and vegetable building next to the market theatre.The Market Theatre Complex comprises three theatres, an art gallery, restaurants and pubs.

Kippies Jazz Bar is popular venue for live jazz.

Lesedi Cultural Village in the Swartkops Hills north of Johannesburg gives visitors the opportunity to meet families of different tribes. Visitors can spend the night with the family of there choice.

The Sibaya Zulu Boma located near Johannesburg gives the visitor a historical view of the Zulu people, using the traditional methods of dance, song and story-telling.

The Phumangena Zulu Kraal is an authentic Zulu kraal with traditional Zulu people living and working there.

The Melville koppies in Johannesburg were once the site of a Stone Age African village and iron-smelting works. The flora includes 80% of the species recorded on the Witwatersrand. It is open to the public from September to April only.

Gold Reef City is a reconstruction of Johannesburg during the gold-rush era. Attractions include a Victorian fun fair, pubs, miners’ houses, a brewery, restaurants, a hotel and a stock exchange. Visitors can take trips down an old mine shaft and watch molten gold being poured.

At Santarama Miniland and Entertainment World, visitors can explore some models of South Africa’s most popular beacons, such as Johannesburg International airport, East London Harbour, The Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town, and the union buildings in Pretoria. Work on a model of Robben Island was completed in 1999.

The South African Museum of Military History houses an impressive collection of weaponry and uniforms from the two world wars.

The South African Transport Museum relates to all aspects of South Africa’s transport services.

A large, well-established park surrounds Zoo Lake, which is frequented by breeding bird colonies. Other attractions include jazz concerts, rowing boats for hire, a tea garden and a restaurant.