Where is Pretoria Located?
Pretoria is the capital of South Africa, is located at about 1,400 m above sea level and yet is completely in the shadow of Cape Town, The Secret capital and the parliamentary seat of South Africa.
With just over 800,000 inhabitants on 580 square kilometres, Pretoria is the largest city in South Africa and still has a provincial character!
What Country is Pretoria in?
Between the rolling hills along the Apies River, Pretoria has secretly developed into a large city and in the streets of the city center you will find countless good Cafes, galleries, museums and Restaurants.
The countless Parks, the many green spaces between the many historic buildings, the Clean Streets and the quiet lifestyle of the inhabitants reinforce this impression.
Pretoria is only about 60 kilometers north, about 400 meters lower than Johannesburg and is at the same time the whole opposite! Here in the city center Reigns the correctness of the officials and not the hustle and bustle of a big city.
In the course of the land reforms decided in 1999, countless suburbs of Pretoria have been assigned to the city in administrative terms in recent years. This administrative unit now bears the name Tshwane, has an area of about 2,200 square kilometers, and live approximately 2 million inhabitants.
The name Pretoria remains, however, a Synonym for the former city borders and is the seat of government of South Africa.
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