Gauteng is one of the provinces in the northeast of . The word "Gauteng" is a Sesotho phrase meaning "Place of gold", referencing to the thriving gold industry following the 1886 discovery of gold in Johannesburg.

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, 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.

, the administrative capital of and part of City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality, is in Gauteng. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The City of Metropolitan Municipality is the metropolitan municipality that forms the local government of northern Gauteng Province, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The City of Metropolitan Municipality is a metropolitan municipality that forms the local government of the East Rand region of Gauteng, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


is the name of the urban western part of the Witwatersrand that is functionally merged with the conurbation. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

comprises the southern part of Gauteng and straddles the banks of the Vaal River at the border between Gauteng and the . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

District Municipality was, from 2000 till 18 May 2011, a district municipality in Gauteng province, South Africa. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.


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