Details of Johannesburg, South Africa

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It is not one of the capital cities of the country, but has the largest economy in Sub Saharan Africa.
The city has a population of 10,267,700 and a land area of 635 sq miles.
Most travelers will pass through Johannesburg at least once during a trip to South Africa, because all roads and all domestic flights from coastal cities to northern and inland regions connect in JHB.

Where is Johannesburg?
Johannesburg is located close to the center of the Country, in the eastern plateau known as the Highveld in the Gauteng Province.
Getting to Johannesburg
Johannesburg has a few airports, some of which are used for private aircraft, but is principally serviced by the OR Tambo International airport for international and domestic flights. Lanseria Airport is used for commercial flights to Cape Town, Durban, Botswana, Sun City and the Kruger National Park.
Getting Around Johannesburg
The best way to get around is with rent a car or a cab, which you have to call before travelling because it is illegal for taxis to drive around and look for customers.
The Gautrain is a new rapid rail system built in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup that runs west and east between OR Tambo International Airport and Sandton. If you are going to Park Station (JHB CBD), Rosebank, Marlboro, Midrand, Pretoria Station or Hatfield, this is a safe and affordable method…

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