Fontainebleau, Gauteng

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Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is located in Gauteng
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is located in South Africa
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau
Coordinates: 26°06′13″S 27°58′36″E / 26.1037°S 27.9766°E / -26.1037; 27.9766Coordinates: 26°06′13″S 27°58′36″E / 26.1037°S 27.9766°E / -26.1037; 27.9766
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceRandburg
Area
 • Total1.72 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total2,826
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African32.4%
 • Coloured2.1%
 • Indian/Asian4.9%
 • White59.9%
 • Other0.8%
First languages (2011)
 • English45.1%
 • Afrikaans29.1%
 • Zulu5.8%
 • Southern Ndebele3.3%
 • Other16.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2194
PO box
2032

Fontainebleau is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region 3.

History[edit]

Named after the famous French palace called Fontainebleau by the surveyor of the suburb called W.H. Auret Pritchard after a visit to France.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Fontainebleau". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.