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___ Satellite View and Map of the City of Johannesburg, Gauteng province, South Africa

Johannesburg - Central Business District seen from Carlton Center
Johannesburg, Central Business District seen from Carlton Center.
Image: Lars Haefner

Searchable Map of Johannesburg using Google Earth Data (45-degree view available)

Satellite View is showing Johannesburg, the capital of the province of Gauteng, largest city and the industrial and mining capital of South Africa.
The city, also known as Jo'burg or Jozi, is located on the Highveld, a plateau region in South Africa, at an elevation of 1,750 m (5,740 ft).

Johannesburg is the seat of the provincial government and the site of several government branch offices, consular offices and other governmental institutions, it is home to the Constitutional Court – South Africa's highest court. The city became famous for so many acts of defiance against the apartheid government.

Jo'burg is the center of a large-scale gold and diamond trade. The gateway to South Africa's northern provinces and Southern Africa is famous for Gold Reef City, a large amusement park, and for Johannesburg Lion Park, housing a wide variety of lions and other wild animals.

According to GaWC Research is Johannesburg in their ranking of Global Cities the only World City on the African Continent.

Johannesburg has a population of almost 4 million inhabitants and 7 million people live in the Greater Johannesburg Metropolitan Area.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup finals have been held in Johannesburg's Soccer City, located in the Soweto area.
Joburg became the focus of international attention again in Dec 2013, when Nelson Mandela died in his home in Houghton Estate on the 5th December 2013.

The Map shows a city map of Johannesburg with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out (-) to find Johannesburg OR Tambo International Airport (IATA code: JNB) northeast of the city center.

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Local Time Johannesburg:
Thursday-April-24  15:32  
Time zone: South Africa Standard Time (SAST) :: UTC/GMT +2 hours
 
Google Map: Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Johannesburg, South Africa.
 
City Coordinates: 26°12′16″S 28°2′44″E
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center):

More about South Africa:

Maps of other major Cities in South Africa:
Bloemfontein Cape Town Durban
Nelspruit Port Elizabeth Pretoria
Rustenburg

Country:
Searchable map/satellite view of South Africa
Political Map of South Africa
Map of South Africa Provinces

South Africa Country Profile
South African Provinces
South Africa in numbers
South Africa key statistical data.
History of South Africa

Continent:
Political Map of Africa
Relief Map of Africa
Google Earth Searchable Map of Africa
 Countries of Africa
Capitals of Africa
Flags of Africa
Languages of Africa


External Links
City of Johannesburg
Johannesburg's official web site.
Johannesburg International Airport
OR Tambo International Airport (JNB)

Wikipedia: Johannesburg
Wikipedia article about Johannesburg.
 
Current Weather Conditions Johannesburg

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