Johannesburg is a large metropolis and is South Africa's largest city. Johannesburg is split into eight administrative regions. These exclude the city of Ekurhuleni which traditionally was considered part of Johannesburg but has been split for administrative purposes.
Soweto is located in Johannesburg, South Africa. The name Soweto was first used in 1963 to describe the groups of townships to the south west of Johannesburg and is an acronym for South Western Townships.