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Sandton is an affluent area situated within the metro of Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. The name comes from the combination of two of its suburbs, Sandown and Bryanston. In 1969 Sandton was promulgated as a municipality in its own right, but lost its status as an independent town after the re-organisation of South African local governments.

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Johannesburg (also known as Jozi, Jo'burg, eGoli, and Joeys, and abbreviated as JHB) is the largest city in South Africa. It is the provincial capital of Gauteng, which is the wealthiest province in South Africa, having the largest economy of any metropolitan region in Sub-Saharan Africa. The city is one of the 50 largest urban agglomerations in the world, and is also the world's largest city not situated on a river, lake, or coastline. [credit Wikipedia] Photo of Johnannesburg in early morning sunrise over the city of Johannesburg, shot looking East with the M1 Highway in the foreground "A panorama of the Johannesburg CBD at sunrise looking east across the M1 highway" by Dylan Harbour (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons.

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