Johannesburg is in the province of Gauteng in the Highveld region of South Africa, a plateau about 6000 feet above sea level. Johannesburg is most often abbreviate by locals to Jo’burg or even Jozi. It’s African name is Egoli (place of Gold). The Highveld is renown for late afternoon thunder showers which can be quite refreshing after the heat of the day.
Johannesburg is in a summer rainfall area and usually at around 4pm the rain comes down briefly for 10 minutes washing the heat of the day away and leaving the streets with steam rising from the heat stored in the tar. The afternoon thundershowers leave Joburg and Gauteng smelling all clean and fresh again.
The best parts of Johannesburg are the northern suburbs. Area’s like Sandton attract a mix of wealthier shopping malls, palatial residences and office parks. All the the best addiction treatment facilities re in the Northern Suburbs of Johannesburg.