Lawley, Gauteng

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Lawley

Soweto township
Lawley is located in Gauteng
Lawley
Lawley
Lawley is located in South Africa
Lawley
Lawley
Coordinates: 26°22′52″S 27°48′29″E / 26.381°S 27.808°E / -26.381; 27.808Coordinates: 26°22′52″S 27°48′29″E / 26.381°S 27.808°E / -26.381; 27.808
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Government
 • CouncillorSakhile Tshenge
Area
 • Total6.09 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total33,136
 • Density5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African95.3%
 • Coloured4.1%
 • Indian/Asian0.2%
 • White0.3%
 • Other0.2%
First languages (2011)
 • Zulu28.8%
 • Sotho20.7%
 • Tsonga13.7%
 • Xhosa8.9%
 • Other28.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
1830
PO box
1824

Lawley is a township in City of Johannesburg in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Education 1. Thuto-lefa Secondary School Township some 8 km south of Lenasia. Named after Sir Arthur Lawley, Lieutenant-Governor of Transvaal from 1902 to 1906, when he became Governor of Madras.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Lawley". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 274.