Hyde Park, Gauteng

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Hyde Park
Hyde Park is located in Gauteng
Hyde Park
Hyde Park
Hyde Park is located in South Africa
Hyde Park
Hyde Park
Coordinates: 26°7′19″S 28°2′26″E / 26.12194°S 28.04056°E / -26.12194; 28.04056Coordinates: 26°7′19″S 28°2′26″E / 26.12194°S 28.04056°E / -26.12194; 28.04056
CountrySouth Africa
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
 • Total2.80 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
 • Total2,431
 • Density870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)

Hyde Park is a very wealthy suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It borders Illovo, Sandhurst, and Craighall Park. Hyde Park is located in Region B of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.


The suburb is named after London's esteemed Hyde Park area, and enjoys the same associations of prestige as its London counterpart. Hyde Park was declared a residential area in 1955, and has since become home to the top echelons of South African society. Its tree-lined streets and multi-acre estates with large and luxurious historic homes live side-by-side with their more modern security estate neighbour's.


Virgin Atlantic Airways has its South Africa office in Hyde Park.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Sub Place Hyde Park". Census 2001.
  2. ^ "South Africa Office." Virgin Atlantic Airways. Retrieved on 14 December 2009.