Isando

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Isando
Isando is located in Gauteng
Isando
Isando
Isando is located in South Africa
Isando
Isando
Coordinates: 26°08′38″S 28°12′25″E / 26.144°S 28.207°E / -26.144; 28.207Coordinates: 26°08′38″S 28°12′25″E / 26.144°S 28.207°E / -26.144; 28.207
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityEkurhuleni
Main PlaceKempton Park, Gauteng
Established1949
Area
 • Total6.21 km2 (2.40 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total13
 • Density2.1/km2 (5.4/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African69.2%
 • White30.8%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans45.5%
 • Zulu18.2%
 • Northern Sotho18.2%
 • English9.1%
 • Other9.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
1609
PO box
1600
Area code010

Isando is a town in Ekurhuleni in the Gauteng province of South Africa.

History[edit]

Industrial township south-west of Kempton Park, 22 km east of Johannesburg. It was laid out on the farm Witkoppie and proclaimed on 21 December 1949.[2] The name is of Bantu origin and it is the Zulu name for a hammer.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Isando". Census 2011.
  2. ^ a b Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 223. Retrieved 5 April 2016.