Lindberg Park

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Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park is located in Gauteng
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park is located in South Africa
Lindberg Park
Lindberg Park
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Area
 • Total0.22 km2 (0.08 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,156
 • Density5,300/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African63.8%
 • Coloured9.4%
 • Indian/Asian6.1%
 • White20.7%
First languages (2011)
 • English29.7%
 • Zulu19.2%
 • Afrikaans15.8%
 • Xhosa8.7%
 • Other26.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

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.