About Pretoria (Tshwane)Pretoria (Tshwane) is South Africa's administrative capital and is located in Gauteng Province. Over 2 million people live in Pretoria and this is also where all the foreign embassies are located. It's a well planned out, large city, see map. The main street, Church Street is 26 km (16 miles) long. Many of the hotels, museums and restaurants are in the center around Church square, to the east in Arcadia and south in the upscale suburb of Waterkloof.
Getting to Pretoria/TshwaneThe Johannesburg International Airport about a 40 minute drive from Pretoria and shuttle buses offer frequent service.
Renting a car is easy, it's about a 40 minute drive from Johannesburg, 5 hours from Bloemfontein, 15 hours from Cape Town. Five major highways meet nearby, so it's easy to get to from anywhere in the country.