What Is a Place That Starts With the Letter "J"?

Many places begin with the letter "J," including the city of Johannesburg in South Africa. Johannesburg is the largest city in South Africa and is one of the most industrialized cities on the continent. It was established in 1886 and is 129.71 square miles in area.

Johannesburg is the seat of South Africa's Constitutional Court, which is the interpreting body of the country's constitution. As of 2007, the population of Johannesburg is over 4.4 million. Johannesburg has several nicknames among South African residents, including Jozi, Joburg, Joni, eGoli and Joeys. The apartheid government of South Africa was situated in Johannesburg until its dissolution in 1994.