Beaconsfield, Kimberley

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Beaconsfield
Beaconsfield is located in South Africa
Beaconsfield
Beaconsfield
 Beaconsfield shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 28°45′25″S 24°46′55″E / 28.757°S 24.782°E / -28.757; 24.782Coordinates: 28°45′25″S 24°46′55″E / 28.757°S 24.782°E / -28.757; 24.782
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Frances Baard
Municipality Sol Plaatje
Main Place Kimberley
Area[1]
 • Total 1.68 km2 (0.65 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,494
 • Density 3,300/km2 (8,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 24.5%
 • Coloured 28.3%
 • Indian/Asian 1.4%
 • White 45.3%
 • Other 0.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 68.4%
 • English 14.9%
 • Tswana 8.5%
 • Xhosa 2.3%
 • Other 5.9%
Postal code (street) 8301
PO box 8315

Beaconsfield is the name of a suburb of Kimberley, South Africa, formerly known as Du Toit's Pan. Beaconsfield was a separate borough from Kimberley itself until its amalgamation with the latter as the City of Kimberley in 1912.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Beaconsfield". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Brian Roberts (1976). Kimberley, turbulent city. Cape Town: David Philip in association with Historical Society of Kimberley and the Northern Cape. ISBN 0-949968-62-5.