is part of the Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality, which is the local government for most of the East Rand
of the greater Gauteng
Boksburg is found on the Witwatersrand, east of Joburg, bordering Alberton
, Benoni Brakpan
and Kempton Park
. It is easily accessible via the N12, N17 and N3 highways, making the area convenient for residents who commute for work.
This densely populated industrial town is much like the other surrounding towns on the East Rand; Boksburg was established to serve the local gold mines and to provide housing for those employed in the mines.
Today, Boksburg continues to provide a prosperous industrial and mining centre, with a reputation as the top area in the East Rand for gold mining. Boksburg has also become a fast-growing suburban area with many housing developments being established.
Interested home Buyers can look for affordable, value-for-money housing in the following areas: Sunward Park
, Windmill Park
, Impala Park
, Beyers Park, Berton Park
While Boksburg is best known for its origins as a mining town, there is so much more available when it comes to this flourishing Gauteng town. Boksburg is also within close proximity to the East Rand Mall, a popular shopping destination for many Gauteng residents. In the mall, you will find a variety of restaurants, boutique shops, convenience stores and entertainment areas. Fun can be found for anyone living in the East Rand of Jozi by visiting the Wild Waters theme park: the perfect place for a family outing.