Lindberg Park

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Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park is located in Gauteng
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park
 Lindberg Park shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Lindberg Park is located in Greater Johannesburg
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park is located in South Africa
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park (South Africa)
Lindberg Park is located in Africa
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°15′11″S 28°01′55″E / 26.253°S 28.032°E / -26.253; 28.032Coordinates: 26°15′11″S 28°01′55″E / 26.253°S 28.032°E / -26.253; 28.032
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.22 km2 (0.08 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,156
 • Density 5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 63.8%
 • Coloured 9.4%
 • Indian/Asian 6.1%
 • White 20.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 29.7%
 • Zulu 19.2%
 • Afrikaans 15.8%
 • Xhosa 8.7%
 • Other 26.6%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)

Lindberg Park is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the suburb lay on land on one of the original farms called Turffontein.[2] It became a suburb on 20 May 1955.[2] Originally called Turf Club Extension it was eventually named after Albert Victor Lindberg a CNA bookstore director.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Lindberg Park". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ a b c Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.