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    Gauteng

    The Gauteng Province in South Africa is alive with opportunity. With major cities such as Johannesburg and Pretoria at the centre of this region, the province overflows with industries and businesses that contribute on a large scale to the economy of South Africa. Gauteng might be known as an economic and political center, but it has an endless supply of tourist attractions and historical ...

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    Johannesburg

    Known affectionately as the City of Gold, Johannesburg has been associated with wealth, opportunity and prosperity since gold was discovered on Langlaagte farm in 1886. It is a city that bustles with life and activity, and is the heart of South Africa in regard to politics, industry and the economy. But there is more to Johannesburg than just the serious side of life, as it is filled with ...

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    Soweto

    South Africa's most prominent township, Soweto, is a place of tremendous contrasts. The area has the only street in the world where two Nobel Peace Prize winners - Desmond Tutu and Nelson Mandela - once lived. It is the richest townships in South Africa, but this is also contrasted by some of the most desperate poverty. It is also the most political township and has played a major role ...

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    Sandton

    Johannesburg is known to be the heart of South Africa, and inside Johannesburg there is a district that acts as pacemaker: Sandton. Once a district of small farms and affluent homes, Sandton has evolved into a home for the upper-class and a significant financial centre. Major financial groups and the Johannesburg Stock Exchange can be found in Sandton, as well as a number of attractions and ...

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    Cities

    Cape Town Western Cape Cape Town, the epitome of a cosmopolitan community, is a city of opposites. The old 19th Century culture in the Bo Kaap area, is contrasted with the incredibly modern foreshore developments. Whichever your preference, you'll be amply pleased with variety that the City Bowl has to offer. By the world of standards.