Tshwane is an economic and political centre. Tshwane is South Africa’s executive capital. Stretching almost 121 km from east to west and 108 km from north to south, it covers an area of 6 345 km². Regarded as the jewel of the South African north, this cultural hub is viewed by the regional, national, and international business community as one of the most desirable areas in the country to do business in. During 2017, Tshwane contributed 28, 4 percent to the provincial economy. Moreover, Tshwane accounted for 10 percent of the Country’s economy.