Albertville, Gauteng

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Albertville
Albertville is located in Gauteng
Albertville
Albertville
Albertville is located in South Africa
Albertville
Albertville
Coordinates: 26°09′52″S 27°58′37″E / 26.16444°S 27.97694°E / -26.16444; 27.97694Coordinates: 26°09′52″S 27°58′37″E / 26.16444°S 27.97694°E / -26.16444; 27.97694
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceRandburg
Area
 • Total0.88 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total4,649
 • Density5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African49.6%
 • Coloured12.4%
 • Indian/Asian5.1%
 • White32.4%
 • Other0.5%
First languages (2011)
 • English35.2%
 • Afrikaans31.7%
 • Zulu7.8%
 • Northern Sotho5.2%
 • Other20.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Albertville is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region 4.

History[edit]

The suburb is named after the previous landowner Hendrick Abraham Alberts with the land being surveyed in 1896.[2] The land is situated on a portion of an old Witwatersrand farm called Waterval.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Albertville". Census 2011.
  2. ^ a b Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.