Devon, Gauteng

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Devon
Devon is located in South Africa
Devon
Devon
 Devon shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 26°21′23″S 28°47′06″E / 26.356389°S 28.785°E / -26.356389; 28.785Coordinates: 26°21′23″S 28°47′06″E / 26.356389°S 28.785°E / -26.356389; 28.785
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
District Sedibeng
Municipality Lesedi
Area[1]
 • Total 1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 347
 • Density 250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 44.7%
 • Coloured 2.3%
 • Indian/Asian 8.9%
 • White 42.4%
 • Other 1.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 41.9%
 • Zulu 26.2%
 • English 11.6%
 • S. Ndebele 7.0%
 • Other 13.4%
PO box 2260
Area code 017

Devon is a settlement in Sedibeng District Municipality in the Gauteng province of South Africa.

Village some 18 km west of Leslie and 40 km east-south-east of Springs. Named after the home county in England of the surveyor who laid it out. Important for natural gas in the vicinity.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Devon". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 136.