Member of mountain biosphere
Located inland near the economic hub of Johannesburg, our biosphere has mountains and caves and a rich biodiversity which includes several threatened ecosystem-types, and flagship species.
A lot has happened in this wonderful corner of Southern Africa, that encompasses an ancient geological paleontological and archaeological heritage. Recent histories have seen the occupation and integration of different groups in the area, resulting in a diverse cultural landscape today.
Country: South Africa
Year of declaration: 2015
Surface area: 357,870 ha
Population: 1,000,000 inhabitants
Coordinates: 25°53’45.9″S 27°48’57.8″E