Tshwane is the 5th biggest city in South Africa and the 3rd in Gauteng Province
after Johannesburg and Ekurhuleni by size of population. The City has a
population of 3.53 million people which represents 24% of the provincial
population. The working age population is the biggest grouping within the
City’s population with over 60% under the age of 35.
Being the administrative capital of the South Africa, The City is home to about 134 embassies and close to 30 international organisations. This makes Tshwane second to Washington DC in terms of the concentration of the diplomatic and foreign missions.
Over 30 Johannesburg Stock Exchange listed companies have their domestic and global headquarters in Tshwane as well as various multinational companies that include Daimler, Nissan, Ford Motor Company, Barloworld, OUTsurance, Momentum, Telkom and the Public Investment Corporation. The City accounts for over 40% of the country’s automotive production; over 70% of the aerospace and defence output;and close to 80% of industrial and scientific research output.
With a number of tourist and business attractions, The City is a popular destination for traveller with a rich history of offerings that include the Dinokeng Nature Reserve, Groenkloof Nature Reserve, Freedom Park, Union Buildings and the Voortrekker Monument.