Morningside, Gauteng

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Morningside is located in Gauteng
Morningside is located in South Africa
Morningside is located in Africa
 Morningside shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°04′42″S 28°03′45″E / 26.0782°S 28.0625°E / -26.0782; 28.0625Coordinates: 26°04′42″S 28°03′45″E / 26.0782°S 28.0625°E / -26.0782; 28.0625
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Sandton
Established 1950
 • Total 6.24 km2 (2.41 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 15,723
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 28.6%
 • Coloured 2.2%
 • Indian/Asian 18.1%
 • White 48.2%
 • Other 2.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 65.9%
 • Afrikaans 5.7%
 • Zulu 4.3%
 • Tswana 2.4%
 • Other 21.6%
Postal code (street) 2196
PO box 2057

Morningside is a commercial and residential suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa, located in Region E. As a part of the former Sandton municipality, it constitutes many affluent residential areas as well as small and medium business enterprises, clinics, schools, hotels and shopping centres.


The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Zandfontein.[2] It was established on the 8 March 1950.[2] The suburb may be named for a suburb of the same name in southern Edinburgh, Scotland, UK.


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

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