Glenesk

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Glenesk
Glenesk is located in Gauteng
Glenesk
Glenesk
 Glenesk shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Glenesk is located in Greater Johannesburg
Glenesk
Glenesk
Glenesk is located in South Africa
Glenesk
Glenesk
Glenesk (South Africa)
Glenesk is located in Africa
Glenesk
Glenesk
Glenesk (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°13′55″S 28°02′46″E / 26.232°S 28.046°E / -26.232; 28.046Coordinates: 26°13′55″S 28°02′46″E / 26.232°S 28.046°E / -26.232; 28.046
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1931
Area[1]
 • Total 0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,030
 • Density 1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 49.7%
 • Coloured 12.7%
 • Indian/Asian 2.9%
 • White 33.0%
 • Other 1.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 34.3%
 • English 27.5%
 • Zulu 9.8%
 • Xhosa 7.0%
 • Other 21.4%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2190

Glenesk is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, and is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. The suburb lies just north of Turffontein and is south of the CBD.

History[edit]

The suburb was surveyed in 1928 and then proclaimed on 30 September 1931.[2] The name has a Scottish origin, named after Glenesk House in Scotland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Glenesk". 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.