Johannesburg is one amongst 40 largest metropolitan areas in the world. Johannesburg is also known as Jozi, Joburg or eGoli. Most of the largest cities in the world are situated on a river, lake or coastline but Johannesburg is the largest city in Africa not situated on any river, lake or coastline. There are a few well known air ports in Johannesburg, O.R. Tambo International Airport is the largest and busiest airport in Africa is situated in Johannesburg; other airports include Rand Airport, Grand Central Air port and Lanseria Airport. Where Lanseria Airport is used for commercial flights to Cape Town, Durban, Part Elizebth, Sun City and Botswana.
Johannesburg is one of the worlds largest economies. It is a large scale trade center of gold and diamond. Johannesburg is divided into 11 administrative regions. Unfortunately South Africa is suffering with some of the worlds worst level of violent crime with 55,000 rapes, 22,000 robberies each year, 52 people murdered every 24 hours, but crime level in Africa has been dropped as the economy began to grow. So, its comparatively a safer city for tourists. Some of the opening and closing matches of the 2010 Fifa World Cup will be played in the city .all airlines flying to Johannesburg are offering special flights to Johannesburg for fifa 2010 you can get information on http://www.flightstojohannesburg.org.uk/ about fifa 2010 flights to Johannesburg.
The city has a dry, sunny climate; snow falling can also be enjoyed rarely. The population of Johannesburg is around 7 million according to the 2001 South African National Census, 73% of the population is of Black Africans, 16% white, 6% coloureds and 4% Asians. 91% of Black Africans Population is unemployed, 53% of the total population belong to main stream Christian Churches, 24% are not affiliated with any religion, 14% belong to African Independent Churches, 3% are Muslims, 1% Hindu and 1% are Jewish.
The Johannesburg Easter festival will run from 3 to 13 April and MTN Cell Phone Company will sponsor it. It is claimed that this Easter will be a family festival.
The organizer of the festival said in a press statement that it would become a prominent feature on Johannesburg social calendar for the year. The exhibitor in this festival will include distributors, importers, retailer, manufacturer as well as specialist service providers. Music, comedy, childrens theatre production, drum majorettes, daily band parades, fun fair, the Zip Zap circus and floats competition is just some of the planned entertainment. There also would be a Kiddies World and play ground equipment etc.visit
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Author Bio: I love to celebrate festivals, its a golden chance to fully enjoy this Easter in Johannesburg, and Ill recommend you to spend your Easter in Johannesburg
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