Roodepoort is a city in the Gauteng province of South Africa, located west of Johannesburg. It is part of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality and has a diverse population. Roodepoort was initially established as a gold-mining settlement in the late 19th century, following the discovery of gold in the Witwatersrand region.
Today, Roodepoort is a suburban area with a mix of residential, commercial, and industrial zones. The city is home to several shopping centers, parks, schools, and recreational facilities. The Walter Sisulu National Botanical Garden, one of South Africa's nine National Botanical Gardens, is a popular attraction in Roodepoort, offering a picturesque and serene environment for visitors to enjoy local flora and fauna.