Gillview

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Gillview
Gillview is located in Gauteng
Gillview
Gillview
 Gillview shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Gillview is located in Greater Johannesburg
Gillview
Gillview
Gillview is located in South Africa
Gillview
Gillview
Gillview (South Africa)
Gillview is located in Africa
Gillview
Gillview
Gillview (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°15′50″S 28°01′34″E / 26.264°S 28.026°E / -26.264; 28.026Coordinates: 26°15′50″S 28°01′34″E / 26.264°S 28.026°E / -26.264; 28.026
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1963
Area[1]
 • Total 0.32 km2 (0.12 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,027
 • Density 3,200/km2 (8,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 29.8%
 • Coloured 20.9%
 • Indian/Asian 24.2%
 • White 24.1%
 • Other 1.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 65.8%
 • Afrikaans 6.4%
 • Sotho 6.3%
 • Zulu 5.9%
 • Other 15.6%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street) 2091

Gillview is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on a old Witwatersrand farm of Turffontein.[2] It was proclaimed as a suburb on 27 November 1963 and is named after the lands developer, Gilbert 'Gill' Tunmer and view of the valley.[2]

References[edit]

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