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
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1902
Area
 • Total0.25 km2 (0.10 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total358
 • Density1,400/km2 (3,700/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African48.5%
 • Coloured1.9%
 • Indian/Asian0.8%
 • White46.0%
 • Other2.8%
First languages (2011)
 • English59.8%
 • Zulu17.0%
 • Southern Ndebele5.0%
 • Afrikaans3.6%
 • Other14.5%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
2470

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

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.