Glenesk

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Glenesk
Glenesk is located in Gauteng
Glenesk
Glenesk
Glenesk is located in South Africa
Glenesk
Glenesk
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1931
Area
 • Total0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,030
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African49.7%
 • Coloured12.7%
 • Indian/Asian2.9%
 • White33.0%
 • Other1.7%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans34.3%
 • English27.5%
 • Zulu9.8%
 • Xhosa7.0%
 • Other21.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
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.