Johannesburg

Johannesburg, informally known as Jozi, Joburg, or "The City of Gold", is the largest city in , classified as a megacity, and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world.
Photo: Evan Bench, CC BY 2.0.

Popular Destinations

is a suburb of Johannesburg, . is an increasingly popular destination for travellers from around the world, and is home of the Nelson Mandela National Museum. Photo: Digr, CC BY-SA 4.0.

is an affluent suburb and business centre in Johannesburg. Photo: Andresdewet, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The encompasses the central districts of Johannesburg, including the tourist areas of Braamfontein, Maboneng, Newtown and Fordsburg. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

Notable Places in the Area

Stadium
is a rugby union and association football stadium in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

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

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

Observatory
also known as Johannesburg Observatory is a defunct astronomical observatory in Johannesburg, that was operated between 1903 and 1971.

Localities in the Area

Suburb
is an inner city residential neighbourhood of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, . Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Suburb
is a central suburb of Johannesburg, 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. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Johannesburg

Latitude
-26.205° or 26° 12' 18" south
Longitude
28.0497° or 28° 2' 59" east
Population
4,430,000
IATA airport code
JNB
United Nations Location Code
ZA JNB
Elevation
1767 metres (5797 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 261833893
Geo­Names ID
993800
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Joburg
  • Afrikaans: Johannesburg
  • Albanian: Johanesburg
  • Albanian: Johannesburg
  • Amharic: ጆሃነስበርግ
  • Amharic: ጆሃንስበርግ
  • Arabic: Johannesburg
  • Arabic: جوهانزبرغ
  • Arabic: جوهانسبرج
  • Arabic: جوهانسبرغ
  • Arabic: جوهانسبـرغ
  • Arabic: جوهانسبورج
  • Arabic: جوهانسبورغ
  • Arabic: جوهانسبيرغ
  • Arabic: جوهنسبرغ
  • Arabic: يوهانسبرغ
  • Arabic: يوهانسبورغ
  • Armenian: Ճոհանեսպուրկ
  • Armenian: Յոհաննեսբուրգ
  • Arpitan: J·ohanesbôrg
  • Asturian: Johannesburgu
  • Azerbaijani: Yohanesburq
  • Azerbaijani: Yohannesburq
  • Azerbaijani: Yoxanesburq
  • Basque: Johannesburg
  • Basque: Johannesburgo
  • Belarusian: Ёганесбург
  • Belarusian: Ёганэсбург
  • Belarusian: Ёганэсбурґ
  • Belarusian: Іаганесбург
  • Belarusian: Йаганесбург
  • Belarusian: Йаханесбург
  • Belarusian: Яганэсбург
  • Bengali: জোহানেসবার্গ
  • Bosnian: Johannesburg
  • Breton: Johannesbourc'h
  • Breton: Johannesburg
  • Bulgarian: Йоханесбург
  • Burmese: ဂျိုဟန္နက်စဗတ်မြို့
  • Catalan: Johannesburg
  • Catalan: Johannesburgo
  • Cebuano: Johannesburg
  • Central Kurdish: جۆھانسبێرگ
  • Chechen: Йоханнесбург
  • Chinese: Johannesburg
  • Chinese: 約翰內斯堡
  • Chinese: 約翰内斯堡
  • Chinese: 約翰尼斯堡
  • Chinese: 约堡
  • Chinese: 约翰内斯堡
  • Chinese: 约翰奈斯堡
  • Chuvash: Йоханнесбург
  • Corsican: Johannesburg
  • Corsican: Johannesburgu
  • Croatian: Johannesburg
  • Czech: Johanesburg
  • Czech: Johannesburg
  • Danish: Joburg
  • Danish: Johannesburg
  • Dimli (individual language): Johannesburg
  • Dutch: Johannesburg
  • Eastern Mari: Йоханнесбург
  • Egyptian Arabic: جوهانسبيرج
  • English: Jo'anna
  • English: Jo'burg
  • English: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
  • English: Johannesburg, Gauteng
  • English: Johannesburg, South Africa
  • English: Jozi
  • English: ZAJNB
  • English: eGoli
  • Esperanto: Johanesburg
  • Esperanto: Johanesburgo
  • Esperanto: Johannesburg
  • Esperanto: Johannesburgo
  • Esperanto: Johannisburg
  • Estonian: Johannesburg
  • Faroese: Johannesburg
  • Fiji Hindi: Johannesburg
  • Finnish: Johannesburg
  • French: Johanesburg
  • French: Johannesbourg
  • French: Johannesburg
  • Galician: Johannesburg
  • Galician: Johannesburgo
  • Galician: Xohanesburgo
  • Georgian: იოჰანესბურგი
  • German: EGoli
  • German: IRhawutini
  • German: Joburg
  • German: Johannesburg
  • Gothic: 𐌹𐍉𐌷𐌰𐌽𐌽𐌹𐍃𐌱𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌲𐍃
  • Greek: Γιοχάνεσμπουργκ
  • Greek: Γιοχάννεσμπουργκ
  • Greek: Γιοχαννεσμπούργκ
  • Gujarati: જોહાનિસબર્ગ
  • Hakka Chinese: Yok-hon-nì-sṳ̂-páu
  • Hausa: Johannesburg
  • Hebrew: יוהאנסבורג
  • Hebrew: יוהנסבורג
  • Hindi: जोहन्नेस्बर्ग
  • Hindi: जोहांसबर्ग
  • Hindi: जोहानिसबर्ग
  • Hindi: जोहान्सबर्ग
  • Hungarian: Johannesburg
  • Icelandic: Jóhannesarborg
  • Ido: Johannesburg
  • Inari Sami: Johannesburg
  • Indonesian: Johannesburg
  • Interlingua (International Auxiliary Language Association): Johannesburg
  • Interlingue: Johannesburg
  • Irish: Johannesburg
  • Italian: Joburg
  • Italian: Johannesburg
  • Italian: Jozi
  • Japanese: ヨハネスバーグ
  • Japanese: ヨハネスブルク
  • Japanese: ヨハネスブルグ
  • Javanese: Johannesburg
  • Kabiyè: Yowanɛsɩbuuri
  • Kannada: ಜೊಹಣೆಸ್ಬೆರ್ಗ್
  • Kannada: ಜೊಹಾನ್ಸ್‌ಬರ್ಗ್‌
  • Kazakh: Йоханнесбург
  • Kirghiz: Йоханнесбург
  • Korean: 요하네스버그
  • Korean: 요하네스버그 시
  • Korean: 요하네스뷔르그
  • Latin: Ioannesburgum
  • Latin: Ioannisburgum
  • Latin: Johannesburg
  • Latvian: Johannesburga
  • Lezghian: Йогьаннесбург
  • Lezghian: Йоханнесбург
  • Lingala: Johannesburg
  • Lithuanian: Johanesburgas
  • Lithuanian: Johannesburg
  • Luxembourgish: Johannesbuerg
  • Macedonian: Јоханесбург
  • Malagasy: Johannesburg
  • Malay: Johannesburg
  • Malayalam: Johannesburg
  • Malayalam: ജൊഹാനസ്ബർഗ്
  • Malayalam: ജൊഹാനസ്‌ബർഗ്
  • Malayalam: ജോഹന്നാസ്ബർഗ്
  • Marathi: जोबर्ग
  • Marathi: जोहानसबर्ग
  • Marathi: जोहान्सबर्ग
  • Mazanderani: ژوهانسبورگ
  • Min Nan Chinese: Johannesburg
  • Mongolian: Йоханнесбург
  • N'Ko: ߖߏߤߊߣߍߛߑߓߐߙߜ߭
  • N'Ko: ߖߏߴߓߎߙߜ߭
  • N'Ko: ߗ߭ߏߤߊߣߍߛߑߓߎߙߜ߭
  • Nepali: जोहन्नेस्बर्ग
  • Newari: जोहन्नेस्बर्ग
  • Northern Frisian: Johannesburg
  • Norwegian: Johannesburg
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Joburg
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Johannesburg
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: EGoli
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: JHB
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Joburg
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Johannesburg
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Jozi
  • Novial: Johannesburg
  • Nyanja: Johannesburg
  • Occitan (post 1500): Johannesburg
  • Ossetian: Йоханнесбург
  • Pampanga: Johannesburg
  • Panjabi: ਜੋਹਾਨਿਸਬਰਗ
  • Pedi: Johannesburg
  • Pennsylvania German: Joburg
  • Pennsylvania German: Johannesburg
  • Persian: ژوهانسبورگ
  • Persian: یوهانسبورگ
  • Polish: Joburg
  • Polish: Johannesburg
  • Polish: eGoli
  • Portuguese: Joanesburgo
  • Portuguese: Johanesburgo
  • Portuguese: Johannesburg
  • Portuguese: Johannesburgo
  • Pushto: ژوهانسبورگ
  • Romanian: Johannesburg
  • Russian: Иоганнесбург
  • Russian: Иоханнесбург
  • Russian: Йоханесбург
  • Russian: Йоханнесбург
  • Samogitian: Johanesburgo
  • Sardinian: Johannesburg
  • Scots: Johannesburg
  • Scottish Gaelic: Johannesburg
  • Serbian: Johannesburg
  • Serbian: Јоханезбург
  • Serbian: Јоханесбург
  • Serbo-Croatian: Johanesburg
  • Serbo-Croatian: Johannesburg
  • Shona: Johannesburg
  • Sicilian: Johannesburg
  • Silesian: Johannesburg
  • Sinhala: ජොහැන්නස්බර්ග්
  • Slovak: Johannesburg
  • Slovenian: Johannesburg
  • Somali: Johannesburg
  • South Azerbaijani: ژوهانسبورق
  • Spanish: EGoli
  • Spanish: Igoli
  • Spanish: Johanesburgo
  • Spanish: Johannesburg
  • Spanish: Johannesburgo
  • Swahili: Johannesburg
  • Swati: IJohannesburg
  • Swedish: Johannesburg
  • Tagalog: Johannesburg
  • Tajik: Йоҳаннесбург
  • Tamil: ஜொகானஸ்பர்க்
  • Tamil: ஜொஹனஸ்பர்க்
  • Tamil: ஜொஹன்னஸ்பர்க்
  • Tamil: ஜோகனஸ்பேர்க்
  • Tamil: ஜோகன்னஸ்பெர்க்
  • Tamil: ஜோகானஸ்பேர்க்
  • Tamil: ஜோகார்னஸ்பேக்
  • Tatar: Yohannesburg
  • Tatar: Йоһаннесбург
  • Telugu: జోహాన్స్బర్గ్
  • Thai: Johannesburg
  • Thai: โจฮันเนสเบิร์ก
  • Thai: โยฮันเนสเบิร์ก
  • Tsonga: Joni
  • Tswana: Johannesburg
  • Turkish: Johannesburg
  • Turkmen: Ýohannesburg
  • Uighur: Yohannésburg
  • Uighur: يوھاننېسبۇرگ
  • Ukrainian: Йоганесбург
  • Ukrainian: Йоганнесбург
  • Ukrainian: Йоганнесбурґ
  • Ukrainian: Йоханесбург
  • Ukrainian: Йоханнесбург
  • Ukrainian: Йоґанесбург
  • Urdu: جوہانسبرگ
  • Urdu: جوہانس برگ
  • Urdu: یوہانس برگ
  • Urdu: یوہانسبرگ
  • Uzbek: Yoxannesburg
  • Venda: Johannesburg
  • Veps: Johannesburg
  • Vietnamese: Johannesburg
  • Volapük: Johannesburg
  • Waray (Philippines): Johannesburg
  • Welsh: Johannesburg
  • Western Armenian: Յոհաննեսբուրգ
  • Western Frisian: Jehannesburch
  • Western Panjabi: یوہانس برگ
  • Wu Chinese: 约翰内斯堡
  • Xhosa: EGoli
  • Yakut: Йоханнесбург
  • Yiddish: יאהאניסבורג
  • Yiddish: יאהאנעסבורג
  • Yoruba: Johannesburg
  • Yue Chinese: 約翰尼斯堡
  • Zeeuws: Johannesburg
  • Zulu: EGoli
  • Zulu: IGoli
  • Zulu: Johannesburg
  • Zulu: iGoli

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