Rosebank, Gauteng

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Rosebank
A hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg
A hotel in Rosebank, Johannesburg
Rosebank is located in South Africa
Rosebank
Rosebank
 Rosebank shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 26°8′43″S 28°2′26″E / 26.14528°S 28.04056°E / -26.14528; 28.04056Coordinates: 26°8′43″S 28°2′26″E / 26.14528°S 28.04056°E / -26.14528; 28.04056
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.82 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,085
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 48.7%
 • Coloured 4.7%
 • Indian/Asian 6.5%
 • White 36.6%
 • Other 3.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 56.3%
 • Zulu 11.9%
 • Afrikaans 7.4%
 • Tswana 5.0%
 • Other 19.4%
Postal code (street) 2196
Area code 011

Rosebank is a cosmopolitan commercial and residential suburb to the north of central Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region B, and is the location of a Gautrain station.

Its several high-end shopping malls make it a popular hangout and shopping destination for young professionals, celebrities, designers, and the gay community. Rosebank has a thriving nightlife with cafes, bars and clubs around the Design District such as Moloko, Capital Cafe, The Bank, and Latinova. The African Craft Market, and the popular Rooftop Market ("Rosebank Flea Market") are popular tourist destinations; various high end hotels are also located in the suburb. The annual Joburg Gay Pride Parade also passes through the streets of Rosebank, then heads to Zoo Lake.

Economy[edit]

Nu Metro Cinemas has its head office in Rosebank.[2] Total S.A. has its South Africa offices in the TOTAL House.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Rosebank". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Nu Metro Head Office." Nu Metro Cinemas. Retrieved on 27 September 2011. "4 Biermann Avenue btw Cradock Ave & Bath Ave Rosebank 2196 Gauteng Johannesburg South Africa" and "Lat: -26.1437 Lon: 28.0406 Location: -26.1437,28.0406 "
  3. ^ "Contact Us!" Total South Africa. Retrieved on 26 September 2011. "TOTAL House 3 Biermann Avenue Rosebank"