South Africa is quite big with a corresponding population. Compared to some other countries in the world, the cities in South Africa are known all over the world for their rich cultural heritage, breathtaking beauty together with elements of modernity strewn all over. Here is a list of the largest cities in South Africa and their population density.
Cape Town – Western Cape
The city of Cape Town is well known as one of the most beautiful cities in the world, this seaside playground has all it takes to compete with any major city in the world whether it’s Sydney in Australia or San Francisco in California
Johannesburg – Gauteng
The city of Johannesburg was founded on a gold rush; it’s the financial and entertainment capital of South Africa. Jozi or Joburg as it’s also referred to as rocks in more ways than you can imagine.
Durban is where it’s happening, nice weather, beaches and great cultural mix to its famous curries, Durban is the place to be
Pretoria – Gauteng
If you are looking for somewhere that is stately with a high number of international embassies, monuments and museums, then Pretoria is the place to be, whether it’s sports or lots of entertainment, music and night clubs
Port Elizabeth – Eastern Cape
Popularly Known as the friendly city or the windy city, Port Elizabeth is the home of hospitality and beautiful beaches, It is one of the largest cities in South Africa, situated in the Eastern Cape Province, 770 km (478 mi) east of Cape Town. The city, often shortened to PE and nicknamed stretches for 16 km along Algoa Bay, and is one of the major seaports in South Africa.
Largest cities of South Africa
|4||Durban||KwaZulu-Natal||595,061||14||Port Elizabeth||Eastern Cape||312,392|
|5||Tembisa||Gauteng||463,109||15||Mitchells Plain||Western Cape||310,485|
|6||Cape Town||Western Cape||433,688||16||East London||Eastern Cape||267,007|
|8||Umlazi||KwaZulu-Natal||404,811||18||Bloemfontein||Free State (province)||256,185|
|10||Khayelitsha||Western Cape||391,749||20||iBhayi||Eastern Cape||237,799|