Glenhazel

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Glenhazel
Glenhazel Centre
Glenhazel Centre
Glenhazel is located in Gauteng
Glenhazel
Glenhazel
Glenhazel is located in South Africa
Glenhazel
Glenhazel
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1950
 • Councillor(Demercatic alliance)
Area
 • Total1.29 km2 (0.50 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total2,991
 • Density2,300/km2 (6,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African23.2%
 • Coloured0.5%
 • Indian/Asian0.1%
 • White75.3%
 • Other0.9%
First languages (2011)
 • English76.9%
 • Zulu4.9%
 • Tswana4.3%
 • Northern Sotho3.6%
 • Other10.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2192

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

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Rietfontein and was established in 1950.[2]:121

Geography[edit]

Communities[edit]

Glenhzael is well known for being a suburb with a high ethnic concentration of Jewish people. A large number of synagogues, schools and Jewish seminaries are based in and around the Glenhazel area. Yeshiva College of South Africa is found in the suburb.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Glenhazel". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Musiker, Naomi; Musiker, Reuben (2000). A Concise Historical Dictionary of Greater Johannesburg. Cape Town: Francolin. ISBN 1868590712.