Devon, Gauteng

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Devon
Devon is located in Gauteng
Devon
Devon
Devon is located in South Africa
Devon
Devon
Coordinates: 26°21′23″S 28°47′06″E / 26.356389°S 28.785°E / -26.356389; 28.785Coordinates: 26°21′23″S 28°47′06″E / 26.356389°S 28.785°E / -26.356389; 28.785
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
DistrictSedibeng
MunicipalityLesedi
Area
 • Total1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total347
 • Density250/km2 (660/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African44.7%
 • Coloured2.3%
 • Indian/Asian8.9%
 • White42.4%
 • Other1.7%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans41.9%
 • Zulu26.2%
 • English11.6%
 • S. Ndebele7.0%
 • Other13.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
2260
Area code017

Devon is a settlement in Sedibeng District Municipality in the Gauteng province of South Africa.

History[edit]

Village some 18 km west of Leslie and 40 km east-south-east of Springs. Named after the home county in England of the surveyor who laid it out. Important for natural gas in the vicinity.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Devon". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 136.