The City of Tshwane is the second largest municipality in Gauteng and is among the six biggest metropolitan municipalities in South Africa.
The following towns and townships form part of the Municipality\’s area: Pretoria, Centurion, Akasia, Soshanguve, Mabopane, Atteridgeville, Ga-Rankuwa, Winterveld, Hammanskraal, Temba, Pienaarsrivier, Crocodile River and Mamelodi. Pretoria, as one components of Tshwane, is the administrative capital of South Africa and houses the Union Buildings.
Government plays an important role in Tshwane’s economy, but there are many other sectors that are doing extremely well. In fact, the city has adapted to globalisation remarkably well and has all the elements of a smart city. Tshwane has positioned itself as Africa’s leading capital city of excellence.