Booysens, Pretoria

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Booysens
Booysens is located in Gauteng
Booysens
Booysens
Booysens is located in South Africa
Booysens
Booysens
Coordinates: 25°42′40″S 28°07′33″E / 25.71111°S 28.12583°E / -25.71111; 28.12583Coordinates: 25°42′40″S 28°07′33″E / 25.71111°S 28.12583°E / -25.71111; 28.12583
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Tshwane
Main PlacePretoria
Established1905
Area
 • Total1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total3,926
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African15.7%
 • Coloured2.1%
 • Indian/Asian0.7%
 • White81.3%
 • Other0.2%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans80.8%
 • English4.8%
 • Tswana3.2%
 • Northern Sotho3.2%
 • Other8.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
0082
PO box
n/a
Area code012

Booysens is a western suburb of Pretoria, South Africa.

History[edit]

The suburb lies on an old farm called Zandfontein and was developed from 1905, named after the owner C.H.Z. Booysens.[2]

References[edit]

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