7 of the Best Cities in South Africa

South Africa is the most developed African country and a popular destination for travelers. In the past it was both a Dutch and a British colony. In 1961 it become independent from Britain. South Africa has vast amounts of mineral reserves and very beautiful nature. It is also home to many different animals.

In this post we will show you some of 7 best cities in South Africa: Johannesburg, Cape Town, Durban, Port Elizabeth, Nelspruit, Pretoria and Pietermaritzburg that are wort visiting. Not only these cities are interesting to visit, but also you should see nature and animal resorts around these cities.

Here are few pictures of each city, enjoy!


Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa with population of about 4.4 million. It is located in northern part of country.

Cape Town

Cape Town is the second largest city in South Africa with population of about 3.7 million, located in western part of country on the coast of Atlantic ocean. It was established in 1652 by European settlers.


Durban is located in eastern part of South Africa on the coast of the Indian Ocean. It is a very important manufacturing hub.

Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth was founded  in 1820 by British settlers and got name from the British queen Elizabeth.


Nelspruit is located in northeastern South Africa on the Crocodile River. It is surrounded with amazing nature and rich wild life.


Pretoria is located in the northern part of South Africa. It was established by Dutch colonists in 1855.


Pietermaritzburg is located in eastern part of South Africa with population of about 220,000.

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