Darrenwood

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Darrenwood
Darrenwood is located in Gauteng
Darrenwood
Darrenwood
 Darrenwood shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Darrenwood is located in Greater Johannesburg
Darrenwood
Darrenwood
Darrenwood is located in South Africa
Darrenwood
Darrenwood
Darrenwood (South Africa)
Darrenwood is located in Africa
Darrenwood
Darrenwood
Darrenwood (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°07′48″S 27°58′37″E / 26.130°S 27.977°E / -26.130; 27.977Coordinates: 26°07′48″S 27°58′37″E / 26.130°S 27.977°E / -26.130; 27.977
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 801
 • Density 2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 25.7%
 • Coloured 4.6%
 • Indian/Asian 8.0%
 • White 60.7%
 • Other 1.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 55.3%
 • Afrikaans 26.8%
 • Zulu 4.3%
 • Northern Sotho 2.8%
 • Other 10.9%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2194

Darrenwood is a suburb in Randburg, South Africa. It lies against the boundary of Johannesburg. Neighbouring suburbs include Linden, Cresta (and the Cresta Shopping Centre), Aldara Park and Blackheath.

Darrenwood is predominantly residential, although the Darrenwood Sports Centre, Darrenwood Shops and the Darrenwood Dam also exist.

It was really only in the 1960s that a substantial number of people started setting up home in Darrenwood.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Darrenwood". Census 2011.