Eldorado Park, Gauteng

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Eldorado Park
Eldorado Park is located in Gauteng
Eldorado Park
Eldorado Park
Eldorado Park is located in South Africa
Eldorado Park
Eldorado Park
Coordinates: 26°17′20″S 27°53′46″E / 26.289°S 27.896°E / -26.289; 27.896Coordinates: 26°17′20″S 27°53′46″E / 26.289°S 27.896°E / -26.289; 27.896
CountrySouth Africa
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
 • Total9.12 km2 (3.52 sq mi)
 • Total65,698
 • Density7,200/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African12.37%
 • Coloured85.06%
 • Indian/Asian1.13%
 • White0.18%
 • Other1.26%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans56.9%
 • English35.7%
 • Zulu1.6%
 • Northern Sotho1.6%
 • Setswana1.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
PO box

Eldorado Park is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region G of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. It lies on the southern boundary of Soweto and prior to 1994, was a Coloured township during Apartheid.


In 1965, the land was declared an area for the exclusive settlement of the Coloured South Africans under the Group Areas Act.[2]:111 It became part of Johannesburg in 1970.[2]:111


  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Eldorado Park". Census 2011.
  2. ^ a b Musiker, Naomi; Musiker, Reuben (2000). A Concise Historical Dictionary of Greater Johannesburg. Cape Town: Francolin. ISBN 1868590712.