Dunkeld, Gauteng

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Dunkeld
Dunkeld, Johannesburg, Gauteng.PNG
Dunkeld is located in Gauteng
Dunkeld
Dunkeld
Dunkeld is located in South Africa
Dunkeld
Dunkeld
Coordinates: 26°8′10″S 28°2′21″E / 26.13611°S 28.03917°E / -26.13611; 28.03917Coordinates: 26°8′10″S 28°2′21″E / 26.13611°S 28.03917°E / -26.13611; 28.03917
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceRandburg
Area
 • Total1.38 km2 (0.53 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,473
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African28.6%
 • Coloured1.8%
 • Indian/Asian2.9%
 • White64.4%
 • Other2.4%
First languages (2011)
 • English65.1%
 • Afrikaans11.3%
 • Zulu5.4%
 • Northern Sotho2.8%
 • Other15.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
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[edit]

The Dunkeld suburbs name has it origin in a small town in Perth and Kinross, Scotland..[2] The township was laid out in 1904.[3]:163 The main street through the suburb, Bompass Street, is named after accountant and real estate pioneer Frank W.R. Bompass. [3]:170

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Dunkeld". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Kendall, Ian (Oct 2009). "Scottish Place Names - Johannesburg, South Africa". Ian Kendall. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  3. ^ a b Leyds, Gerald Anton (1964). A History of Johannesburg: The Early Years. Nasional Boekhandel. p. 318.

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