Fontainebleau, Gauteng

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Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is located in Gauteng
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau
 Fontainebleau shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Fontainebleau is located in Greater Johannesburg
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau is located in South Africa
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau (South Africa)
Fontainebleau is located in Africa
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau
Fontainebleau (Africa)
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
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Area[1]
 • Total 1.72 km2 (0.66 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,826
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 32.4%
 • Coloured 2.1%
 • Indian/Asian 4.9%
 • White 59.9%
 • Other 0.8%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 45.1%
 • Afrikaans 29.1%
 • Zulu 5.8%
 • Southern Ndebele 3.3%
 • Other 16.7%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
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.