Midrand at a glance
Midrand, also commnly referred to as Halfway House because of its location halfway between Johannesburg and Pretoria (Tshwane), is situated between Centurion and Kyalami and forms part of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality since it was founded in 1981 but was incorporated into the City of Johannesburg Mertopolitan Municipality in 2000. Midrand grew from two urban complexes, Halfway House and Olifantsfontein.
The city covers an area of approximately 153 square kilometres and is home to 87 000 people. Geographically Midrand refers to the suburbs around the N1 freeway north of the Jukskei River up to the City of tshwane (Pretoria) Metropolitan Municipality.
The area has received much growth over the last decade with many businesses relocating there due to its proximity to highway links and its location in the economic centre of Gauteng Province.
Midrand is also home to the African Union's Pan-African Parliament as well as large industries including, textile, motor car, medical and information technology due to the fact that its a very well located business hub.
The Mall of Africa, the largest single phase shopping centre to be built in Africa is located in Waterfall City, Midrand and features 131 000 square metres of retail area on a 550 000 square metre site. It's also home to the Boulders Shopping Centre as well as Gallagher Convention Centre, one of South Africa's busiest and largest convention centres.
Kyalami Racing Circuit is also located in Midrand, this is one of the countries most well known racing circuits and was host to very popular Grand Prix and Formula One races in previous years.
Popular industrial and commercial areas in Midrand include, Kyalami, Randjespark, Corporate Park North and South, Olifantsfontein and Clayville.
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