|Municipality||City of Johannesburg|
|• Total||1.38 km2 (0.53 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||28.6%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Northern Sotho||2.8%|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
|Postal code (street)||2196|
Dunkeld is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region 3. It is bordered by the suburbs of Hyde Park and Illovo to the north, Melrose to the east, Rosebank in the south and to the west, Dunkeld West.
Origin of the name
The Dunkeld suburbs name has it origin in a small town in Perth and Kinross, Scotland.. The township was laid out in 1904.:163 The main street through the suburb, Bompass Street, is named after accountant and real estate pioneer Frank W.R. Bompass. :170
- "Sub Place Dunkeld". Census 2011.
- Kendall, Ian (Oct 2009). "Scottish Place Names - Johannesburg, South Africa". Ian Kendall. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
- Leyds, Gerald Anton (1964). A History of Johannesburg: The Early Years. Nasional Boekhandel. p. 318.
- Scottish Place Names in Johannesburg, South Africa lists suburbs with Scottish placenames.
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