Crown Gardens

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Crown Gardens
Crown Gardens is located in Gauteng
Crown Gardens
Crown Gardens
Crown Gardens is located in South Africa
Crown Gardens
Crown Gardens
Coordinates: 26°15′04″S 28°00′20″E / 26.25111°S 28.00556°E / -26.25111; 28.00556Coordinates: 26°15′04″S 28°00′20″E / 26.25111°S 28.00556°E / -26.25111; 28.00556
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1950
Area
 • Total0.80 km2 (0.31 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total4,110
 • Density5,100/km2 (13,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African25.4%
 • Coloured16.9%
 • Indian/Asian21.8%
 • White28.9%
 • Other7.0%
First languages (2011)
 • English45.2%
 • Afrikaans22.6%
 • Zulu7.6%
 • Sotho3.3%
 • Other21.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2091

Crown Gardens is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of two old Witwatersrand farms called Ormonde and Vierfontein.[2] It was established on 2 March 1950 and takes its name from Crown Mines.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Crown Gardens". Census 2011.
  2. ^ 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.