Diepkloof

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For the archeological site, see Diepkloof Rock Shelter.
Diepkloof
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Diepkloof
Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital in Diepkloof
Diepkloof is located in Gauteng
Diepkloof
Diepkloof
Diepkloof is located in South Africa
Diepkloof
Diepkloof
Diepkloof is located in Africa
Diepkloof
Diepkloof
 Diepkloof shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°14′56″S 27°56′46″E / 26.249°S 27.946°E / -26.249; 27.946Coordinates: 26°14′56″S 27°56′46″E / 26.249°S 27.946°E / -26.249; 27.946
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Area[1]
 • Total 9.46 km2 (3.65 sq mi)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 95,067
 • Density 10,000/km2 (26,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.7%
 • Coloured 0.2%
 • White 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 34.3%
 • Tswana 14.6%
 • Sotho 12.8%
 • Tsonga 12.4%
 • Other 25.9%
Postal code (street) 1862
PO box 1864

Diepkloof is a large zone of Soweto township in the southwest Johannesburg in the Gauteng province of South Africa. It is also sometimes referred to as Diepmeadow, if considered as a single township with the nearby Meadowlands. Diepkloof was established in 1959 to accommodate people being removed from Alexandra.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Main Place Diepkloof". Census 2001. 
  2. ^ STATS SA. "Census 2011".