Johannesburg is a city situated in South Africa. In fact, it has the largest population in comparison to other cities. Johannesburg is the provincial capital of Gauteng. Johannesburg is also known as Jo'burg or Jozi.
The city of Johannesburg is situated in the north east central region of South Africa on a plateau of Highveld. Johannesburg is around 60 kms away from the South African capital city of Pretoria. Jo'burg is built 550 kms south of South Africa's northernmost tip.
The city is built upon a ridge known as the Witwatersrand. Johannesburg is not built on any water body like a river or lake. Owing to its location, Johannesburg has a sunny climate during summer. During the winter season, the day is generally warm and the nights are cooler.
Major cities around Johannesburg are Soweto, and Boksburg. Central Business District or CBD is one of the prime business centers of Johannesburg. This city is also popular for the gold supply it provides. Also, it is a diamond trade center.