Blackheath, Gauteng

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Blackheath
Blackheath is located in Gauteng
Blackheath
Blackheath
 Blackheath shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Blackheath is located in Greater Johannesburg
Blackheath
Blackheath
Blackheath is located in South Africa
Blackheath
Blackheath
Blackheath (South Africa)
Blackheath is located in Africa
Blackheath
Blackheath
Blackheath (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°08′S 27°58′E / 26.133°S 27.967°E / -26.133; 27.967Coordinates: 26°08′S 27°58′E / 26.133°S 27.967°E / -26.133; 27.967
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Established 1903
Area[1]
 • Total 1.02 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,407
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 42.2%
 • Coloured 4.1%
 • Indian/Asian 10.1%
 • White 41.5%
 • Other 2.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 46.2%
 • Afrikaans 15.9%
 • Zulu 8.2%
 • Tswana 5.3%
 • Other 24.5%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 7580
PO box 7581

Blackheath is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region B of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. Situated north-west of the Johannesburg CBD, it is north of the suburb of Northcliff.

History[edit]

The suburb originates in 1903 with 277 stands laid out over 84.5ha.[2]:70 It is named after Blackheath in London.[2]:70

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Blackheath". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ a b Musiker, Naomi; Musiker, Reuben (2000). A Concise Historical Dictionary of Greater Johannesburg. Cape Town: Francolin. ISBN 1868590712.