|• Total||35.14 km2 (13.57 sq mi)|
|• Density||650/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||70.1%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)||2499|
Carletonville is a gold-mining town in western Gauteng, South Africa. It is one of the richest gold-producing areas in the world. At 3,749 m, Western Deep Levels holds the record as the world's deepest gold mine.
Developed by various mining companies from 1937 onwards, the town – which was named after the long-serving mining director of Consolidated Gold Fields, Guy Carleton Jones – was not officially incorporated until 1959.
The Elandskraal mine, site of a 3 October 2007 collapse, is located in Carletonville.
- Carletonville mall is the newly opened shopping destination in the town, having opened its door's in 2015 it has over 85 stores and it is anchored by Checkers, Pick n Pay, Woolworths, Truworths and many others. It also has a McDonald's and a KFC drive-through located along the station street also known as R500 road. The GLA of this mall is 25,000m2
- The economy of these town is dominated by large gold mines surrounding the town, it is also the home to one of the world's deepest mines.
- "Main Place Carletonville". Census 2011.
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