Darrenwood

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Darrenwood
Darrenwood is located in Gauteng
Darrenwood
Darrenwood
Darrenwood is located in South Africa
Darrenwood
Darrenwood
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceRandburg
Area
 • Total0.36 km2 (0.14 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total801
 • Density2,200/km2 (5,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African25.7%
 • Coloured4.6%
 • Indian/Asian8.0%
 • White60.7%
 • Other1.0%
First languages (2011)
 • English55.3%
 • Afrikaans26.8%
 • Zulu4.3%
 • Northern Sotho2.8%
 • Other10.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
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.