Blackheath, Gauteng

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Blackheath
Blackheath is located in Gauteng
Blackheath
Blackheath
Blackheath is located in South Africa
Blackheath
Blackheath
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceRandburg
Established1903
Area
 • Total1.02 km2 (0.39 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total2,407
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African42.2%
 • Coloured4.1%
 • Indian/Asian10.1%
 • White41.5%
 • Other2.0%
First languages (2011)
 • English46.2%
 • Afrikaans15.9%
 • Zulu8.2%
 • Tswana5.3%
 • Other24.5%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
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.