Glenhazel

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Glenhazel
Little Jerusalem
Glenhazel is located in Gauteng
Glenhazel
Glenhazel
Glenhazel is located in South Africa
Glenhazel
Glenhazel
Glenhazel is located in Africa
Glenhazel
Glenhazel
 Glenhazel shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°8′34″S 28°6′2″E / 26.14278°S 28.10056°E / -26.14278; 28.10056Coordinates: 26°8′34″S 28°6′2″E / 26.14278°S 28.10056°E / -26.14278; 28.10056
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Area[1]
 • Total 1.29 km2 (0.50 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,991
 • Density 2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 23.2%
 • Coloured 0.5%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 75.3%
 • Other 0.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 76.9%
 • Zulu 4.9%
 • Tswana 4.3%
 • Northern Sotho 3.6%
 • Other 10.4%
Postal code (street) 2192

Glenhazel is a suburb of the Municipality of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region 3[needs update], bordering Fairmount, Sandringham, Lydhurst and Percelia. The area lies on a sloping hill with a park in the valley.

Glenhazel is the religious hub of a large Jewish and Orthodox community; over 90%[citation needed] of Glenhazel's residents are Jewish. A large number of synagogues, schools and yeshivas are based in and around the Glenhazel area. The largest religious (orthodox) school being the Yeshiva College of South Africa.

The suburb houses a public school called, Glenhazel Primary School. The majority of pupils are taxied into the area and does not resemble or represent the local community of Glenhazel. You will not see a white student attend the school. The local community only uses the school for voting in elections.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Glenhazel". Census 2011.