Johannesburg, 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.

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is a township of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality in Gauteng, South Africa, bordering the city's mining belt in the south. 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.

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Ellis Park Stadium is a rugby union and association football stadium in the city of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, . is situated 2 km east of Johannesburg. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.0.

The , Johannesburg, is a multi-campus public research university situated in the northern areas of central Johannesburg. is situated 2½ km northwest of Johannesburg. Photo: Samuella99, Copyrighted free use.

The Carlton Centre is a 50 story skyscraper and shopping centre located in downtown Johannesburg, South Africa. Photo: Thuvack, CC BY-SA 3.0.

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is an inner city residential neighbourhood of Johannesburg, Gauteng Province, . is situated 1½ km north of Johannesburg. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is a central suburb of Johannesburg, in , seat of the 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.

is a suburb of Johannesburg, . It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality, and is one of five tourism developments aimed at inner-city regeneration. Photo: Tyler Yeo, CC BY 2.0.


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