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Johannesburg Destination Guide

Discover Johannesburg in South Africa

Johannesburg in the region of Gauteng with its 2,026,469 habitants is a town located in South Africa - some 33 mi or ( 53 km ) South of Pretoria , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Johannesburg

Local time in Johannesburg is now 04:23 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your flexibility, these larger cities might be interesting for you: Maseru, Mochudi, Gaborone, Mbabane, and Manzini. When in this area, you might want to check out Maseru . We found some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you looking for some initial hints on what might be interesting in Johannesburg ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Videos

DANCING CITY Teaser 2

6:15 min by mmeissonnier
Views: 19020 Rating: 4.98

Un extrait du film "DANCING CITY: JOHANNESBOURG " de Martin Meissonnier qui sera diffusé sur France Ô le 27 novembre 2012 Music by Khotso Mogotlane Images by Martin Meissonnier&Christophe Petit ..

South Africa 27: Gold Reef City Mine (part 1/3)

8:48 min by Yaiyasmin
Views: 8582 Rating: 5.00

Gold Reef City is a mining town which is now a theme park and tourist attraction in Johannesburg. We went down the gold mine with our gold digger guide Mark... ooo spooky! It was actually one of the m ..


Pippie Kruger gets a new skin

1:55 min by IconomySA
Views: 6617 Rating: 5.00

Vision by Light Video Productions was responsible for the filming of the ground breaking operation performed on three year old burn victim Pippie Kruger at Garden City in Johannesburg. For more inform ..

Bring me to 1D! :)

2:01 min by Kyra Elliman
Views: 5013 Rating: 2.43

94.7 Highveld Stereo One Direction Competition Kyra Elliman Bring Me To 1D ..


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Interesting facts about this location

Highveld

The Highveld is the portion of the South African inland plateau which has an altitude above approximately 1500 m, but below 2100 m, thus excluding the Lesotho mountain regions to the south-east of the Highveld. It is home to some of the country's most important commercial farming areas, as well as its largest concentration of metropolitan centers, especially the Gauteng conurbation, which accommodates one-third of South Africa's population.

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Located at -26.20 28.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Afromontane ecoregions, Ecoregions of South Africa, Environment of South Africa, Geography of South Africa, Montane grasslands and shrublands, Natural regions of South Africa

Hekro Towers

Hekro Towers is a skyscraper in the Central Business District of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is 30 storeys tall. The building is owned by the Universal Church of the Kingdom of God, which also owns a church located next door.

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Located at -26.20 28.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Skyscrapers in Johannesburg

Carlton Centre

The Carlton Centre is a skyscraper and shopping centre located in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. At 223 metres, it has been the tallest office building in Africa for 39 years. The Carlton Centre has 50 floors. The foundations of the two buildings in the complex are 5 m in diameter and extend 15 m down to the bedrock, 35 m below street level. The building houses both offices and shops, and has over 46 per cent of the floor area below ground level.

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Located at -26.21 28.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1973, Shopping centres in Johannesburg, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill buildings, Skyscrapers between 200 and 249 meters, Skyscrapers in Johannesburg

IBM Building, Johannesburg

The IBM Building is a skyscraper in the Central Business District of Johannesburg, South Africa. It was built in 1976 to a height of 91 metres. The building was initially built to house the South African headquarters of IBM, but after IBM moved their headquarters to Sandton, the building is unoccupied as of 2005.

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Located at -26.21 28.05 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Buildings and structures completed in 1976, IBM facilities, Skyscrapers in Johannesburg

Old Wanderers

Old Wanderers was a cricket ground in Johannesburg, South Africa. The ground hosted 22 Test matches from 1895 to 1939, before being rebuilt as Johannesburg's Park Station in 1946. It has since been replaced by the nearby New Wanderers Stadium.

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Located at -26.20 28.04 (Lat./Long.); Less than 1 km away
Tags: Defunct cricket grounds in South Africa, Sports venues in Johannesburg, Test cricket grounds in South Africa

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Historical Weather

temperature and rainfall during the year in Johannesburg