Roodepoort is a city in the Johannesburg region, it falls within Gauteng, South Africa. Johannesburg's beutifull famous botanical garden, Walter Sisulu National Botanical Gardens, is situated in Roodepoort.
Residential areas in the new developing parts of Roodepoort are expanding at a faster pace than anywhere else in South Africa.
Roodepoort has an ever increasing student population with having Monash University on it's doorstep. Areas of interest for entertainment include the Silverstar Casino, Clear Water Mall, Cradle Stone Mall, Featherbrooke Village Shopping centre which is one of the student hotspots. Roodepoort has a wide variety of restaurants and entertainment venues. In the Greater Roodepoort area, which is made up mostly of residential suburbs, it also contains agricultural holdings in the north, part of the mining belt in the south, and some areas of commercial activity such as Westgate, Constantia and Laser Park.
The Roodepoort region is known as one of the most attractive residential areas in Johannesburg. It offers charming suburbs amid rolling hills, many with breathtaking views of the city to the east and the Magaliesburg to the west. Wit an abundance of spaces, golf courses.
Although the area is situated far to the west of the city centre, dual-carriage highways offer easy to use transport routes. Roodepoort is conveniently situated for access to famous Gauteng attractions such as the Cradle of Humankind, The Big 5 game reserve, Magaliesburg and Pilanesburg.