Hillbrow is an inner city residential neighbourhood of , Gauteng Province, . It is known for its high levels of population density, unemployment, poverty, prostitution and crime.

Notable Places in the Area

The is a tall located in the suburb of Hillbrow in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

Tourist attraction
The precinct is located at 11 Kotze Street in , near the western end of the suburb of Hillbrow. Photo: The Heritage Portal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is an art gallery in Joubert Park in the city centre of , South Africa. Photo: Janek Szymanowski, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Residential building
Ponte City is a skyscraper in the neighbourhood of , , just next to Hillbrow.

Localities in the Area

is a central suburb of , in , seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and some of South Africa's major corporations such as Liberty Holdings Limited, JD Group, Sappi, Bidvest Bank and Hollard. is situated 1¼ km west of Hillbrow. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The encompasses the central districts of , including the tourist areas of Braamfontein, Maboneng, Newtown and Fordsburg.

, informally known as Jozi, Joburg, or "The City of Gold", is the largest city in and one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. Photo: Dylanharbour, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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