Albertville, Gauteng

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Albertville
Albertville is located in Gauteng
Albertville
Albertville
 Albertville shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Albertville is located in Greater Johannesburg
Albertville
Albertville
Albertville is located in South Africa
Albertville
Albertville
Albertville (South Africa)
Albertville is located in Africa
Albertville
Albertville
Albertville (Africa)
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
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.88 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,649
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 49.6%
 • Coloured 12.4%
 • Indian/Asian 5.1%
 • White 32.4%
 • Other 0.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 35.2%
 • Afrikaans 31.7%
 • Zulu 7.8%
 • Northern Sotho 5.2%
 • Other 20.1%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)

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.