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Information on Midrand a popular town in Gauteng for conference venues and location of Pembi Midrand-Centurion Conference Centre
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Midrand

Midrand, a relatively modern city situated in the Gauteng province, has experienced much growth in the last decade. Many businesses have relocated to Midrand due to its proximity to good highway links and its location in the economic centre of Gauteng Province. Midrand's development has meant there is little break between the outskirts of Johannesburg and those of Pretoria, and the Gauteng Provincial Government envisages that, according to current growth trends, much of the province will be city by 2015.

Midrand is the location of the African Union's Pan-African Parliament and is home to large-scale industries such as textiles and motor vehicles, it is a superbly located business venue. Midrand includes the Boulders Shopping Centre and the Gallagher Estate, where there is a large exhibition centre. Midrand Airport is a general aviation airport and is situated to the East of the N1 highway. The western suburbs of Midrand are all agricultural and constitute the highest equestrian area of South Africa. The more central suburbs of the area host the headquarters of many large technology and medical companies.

Suburbs that are generally assumed to be in Midrand include among others: Carlswald, Crowthorne, Glen Austin, Halfway House, Kyalami and Randjesfontein.

History of Midrand
Midrand grew from two urban complexes: Halfway House and Olifantsfontein. In the early 1980s, these were joined under a single administration. Ivory Park, a planned informal settlement nearby, is an impoverished community and poverty eradication, development, job opportunities, economic growth and improved quality of life the main concerns ...read more

Midrand Attractions
Some must see attractions in Midrand include amongst others the Glen Austin Bird Sanctuary, Kyalami Country Club, Kyalami Racing Circuit, Midrand Graduate Institute, South African Lipizzaners, Lory Park Animal and Owl Sanctuary and the Midrand Urban Market.

Accommodation in Midrand
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