Hurlingham, Gauteng

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Hurlingham
Hurlingham is located in Gauteng
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
Hurlingham is located in South Africa
Hurlingham
Hurlingham
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceSandton
Established1938
Area
 • Total2.76 km2 (1.07 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total3,928
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African28.6%
 • Coloured2.0%
 • Indian/Asian5.4%
 • White62.4%
 • Other1.5%
First languages (2011)
 • English70.1%
 • Afrikaans7.2%
 • Zulu5.8%
 • Northern Sotho2.6%
 • Other14.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
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.