Bordeaux, Gauteng

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Bordeaux
Bordeaux is located in Gauteng
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
 Bordeaux shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Bordeaux is located in Greater Johannesburg
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Bordeaux is located in South Africa
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Bordeaux (South Africa)
Bordeaux is located in Africa
Bordeaux
Bordeaux
Bordeaux (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°05′51″S 28°00′51″E / 26.09750°S 28.01417°E / -26.09750; 28.01417Coordinates: 26°05′51″S 28°00′51″E / 26.09750°S 28.01417°E / -26.09750; 28.01417
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Established 1940
Area[1]
 • Total 1.57 km2 (0.61 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,790
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 35.3%
 • Coloured 3.8%
 • Indian/Asian 8.8%
 • White 50.4%
 • Other 1.6%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 65.3%
 • Zulu 6.6%
 • Afrikaans 5.8%
 • Northern Sotho 3.3%
 • Other 19.0%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street) 2194

Bordeaux is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. Found north of the Johannesburg CBD, it is next to the suburbs of Ferndale, Blairgowrie and Hurlingham. It is located in Region B of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.[2][3]

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Klipfontein 479.[4] It was established in April 1940 and named after the French city of Bordeaux.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Bordeaux". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Map of Johannesburg-Randburg" (PDF). Joburg-archive.co.za. Johannesburg Public Archive. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  3. ^ "City of Johannesburg - Region B". joburg.org.za. City of Johannesburg. Retrieved 5 December 2013. 
  4. ^ 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.