Mountain View, Johannesburg

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Mountain View
Mountain View is located in Gauteng
Mountain View
Mountain View
Mountain View is located in South Africa
Mountain View
Mountain View
Mountain View is located in Africa
Mountain View
Mountain View
 Mountain View shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°10′05″S 28°04′55″E / 26.168°S 28.082°E / -26.168; 28.082Coordinates: 26°10′05″S 28°04′55″E / 26.168°S 28.082°E / -26.168; 28.082
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1902
Area[1]
 • Total 0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 358
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 48.5%
 • Coloured 1.9%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 46.0%
 • Other 2.8%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 59.8%
 • Zulu 17.0%
 • Southern Ndebele 5.0%
 • Afrikaans 3.6%
 • Other 14.5%
PO box 2470

Mountain View is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region E.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Klipfontein.[2] It was established in 1902 and was named because of it view of the northern Magaliesberg mountains.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Mountain View". 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.