The City of human Origin
LIVING IN MOGALE CITY
Mogale City inherited it’s name from Chief Mogale wa Mogale, the last pre-colonial leader to rule over the region from Hartbeespoort in the North West up to Magaliesburg. Gold played a major role in the history of Mogale City, particularly during the first half of the twentieth century when there were numerous clashes between the British and the Boers over the ownership of the area. The city is located in the Western quadrant of Gauteng Province and is made up of 10 areas namely, Krugersdorp, Hekpoort, Kagiso, Rietvallei, Magaliesburg, Muldersdrift, Munsieville, Swaneville, Tarlton and Azaadville. Mogale City is accessible from all the major urban and rural centres of Gauteng and the North West Province namely Johannesburg, Pretoria, Midrand, Hartebeespoort Dam, Randfontein and Soweto. It does however have the strongest functional urban linkages with the City of Johannesburg whilst places such as Kagiso and Krugersdorp are primary urban complexes that form part of the Corridor of Freedom in Gauteng. The strongest East-West transport linkages between Mogale City and the City of Johannesburg are along the R24 while the N14/R28 highway links Mogale City with the City of Tshwane. Apart from it’s central and convenient location, modern-day infrastructure, cultural diversity, vibrant small economy and other unique offerings, Mogale City boasts a World Heritage Site in the Cradle of Humankind. This global tourism hotspot brought forth other complimenting hospitality offerings such as hotels, conferencing, adventure, high-end and unique residential establishments and other extraordinary attributes that make the city an attractive place to live in, work, invest, play, trade and for leisure.
This is Mogale City, the City of Human Origins.