Introduction to the City of Tshwane
South Africa’s Capital City, the City of Tshwane, is situated in the province of
the economic centre of South Africa. As the seat of government, Tshwane is the
hub and houses 134 embassies, 30 international organisations making it second
only to Washington DC in terms
of the concentration of the diplomatic and foreign missions. It is also home to
over 30 Johannesburg Stock
Exchange-listed companies as well as various multinational companies.
The city is home to four universities and various research institutes and its knowledge and information industry is well-developed. Tshwane has a high literacy rate, a large concentration of financial and business services in the region, support of educational institutions and communication infrastructure, including broadband capacity.
With many tourist attractions and business facilities, The City is a popular destination for travellers with a rich history of offerings that include the Dinokeng Nature Reserve, Groenkloof Nature Reserve, Freedom Park, Union Buildings and the Voortrekker Monument.