Bagleyston

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Bagleyston
Bagleyston is located in Gauteng
Bagleyston
Bagleyston
Bagleyston is located in South Africa
Bagleyston
Bagleyston
Coordinates: 26°9′2″S 28°5′13″E / 26.15056°S 28.08694°E / -26.15056; 28.08694Coordinates: 26°9′2″S 28°5′13″E / 26.15056°S 28.08694°E / -26.15056; 28.08694
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1947
Area
 • Total0.11 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total229
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African57.2%
 • Coloured1.7%
 • White35.8%
 • Other5.2%
First languages (2011)
 • English56.5%
 • Zulu12.6%
 • Southern Ndebele8.7%
 • Tswana6.5%
 • Other15.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2192

Bagleyston is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It lied north-east of the Johannesburg CBD and is surrounded by Sydenham, Rouxville and Orchards. It is located in Region E of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Klipfontein.[2] It was established in 1947 and named after the original owner Herbert Bagley.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Bagleyston". 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.