About Johannesburg in South Africa
Located in the northeast part of the South Africa, Johannesburg is the capital of of Gauteng province. It is the country's largest and most populous city, with a population of around 3.2 million. Johannesburg is a major commercial, industrial, economic, financial and media center, and transport hub of South Africa. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Africa. The city of Johannesburg has a relatively dry, sunny climate most of the time.
Johannesburg is a modern, vibrant city full of contrast. The Johannesburg Art Gallery features South African and European art and paintings, including works by Picasso, Van Gogh, Rodin, El Greco and Henry Moore. The Apartheid Museum documents the history of struggle for freedom. The Museum Africa memorizes the history of the city of Johannesburg, and has a large collection of rock art. Located to the south of the Central Business District., Gold Reef City is a large amusement park and one of the most popular tourist attraction in the city. The Johannesburg Zoo, which is one of the largest in South Africa,
keeps over 300 species of mammals, birds and reptiles. Other main attractions include Hector Pieterson Museum, Adler Museum of the History of Medicine, the Market Theatre complex and Zoo Lake.