Hurlingham, Gauteng

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Hurlingham
Hurlingham is located in Gauteng
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
 Hurlingham shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Hurlingham is located in Greater Johannesburg
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
Hurlingham is located in South Africa
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
Hurlingham (South Africa)
Hurlingham is located in Africa
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
Hurlingham (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°06′14″S 28°01′44″E / 26.104°S 28.029°E / -26.104; 28.029Coordinates: 26°06′14″S 28°01′44″E / 26.104°S 28.029°E / -26.104; 28.029
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Sandton
Established 1938
Area[1]
 • Total 2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,928
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 28.6%
 • Coloured 2.0%
 • Indian/Asian 5.4%
 • White 62.4%
 • Other 1.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 70.1%
 • Afrikaans 7.2%
 • Zulu 5.8%
 • Northern Sotho 2.6%
 • Other 14.3%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2196
PO box 2070

Hurlingham is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. Hurlingham has traditionally been an upmarket residential suburb. This residential suburb is located just outside the Sandton central business district.[2] It is located in Region B of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The land was proclaimed as a suburb on 25 May 1938 and is named after an English polo-field.[3] The land is situated on a portion of an old Witwatersrand farm called Zandfontein.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Hurlingham". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Hurlingham - Seeff Properties."
  3. ^ 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.