Category LOCATIONS

About Belgrade

Belgrade, capital of Serbia

‘City of the Future’ in Southern Europe. Financial Times has rated European cities and regions of the future for 2007/08 and, after winning the second round, Belgrade is gaining recognition.

Serbia is located in the Balkans (a historical and geographical region of southeastern Europe) and in the Pannonian Plain (a region of central Europe). It shares borders with Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, the Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, and Romania. It is landlocked, although access to the Adriatic is available through Montenegro, and the Danube River provides shipping access to inland Europe and the Black Sea.

Belgrade (Beograd) is the capital and largest city of Serbia...

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About Johannesburg

Johannesburg, South Africa

 

Johannesburg also known as Jozi or Jo’burg, is the largest city in South Africa. Johannesburg is the provincial capital of Gauteng, the wealthiest province in South Africa, having the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa. The city is one of the 40 largest metropolitan areas in the world and it is one of Africa’s only two global cities. While Johannesburg does not form one of South Africa’s three capital cities, it does house the Constitutional Court – South Africa’s highest court.

Johannesburg is the source of a large-scale gold and diamond trade, due to its location on the mineral-rich Witwatersrand range of hills. Johannesburg is served by O.R...

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