Newlands, Johannesburg

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Newlands
Newlands is located in Gauteng
Newlands
Newlands
Newlands is located in South Africa
Newlands
Newlands
Coordinates: 26°10′19″S 27°57′47″E / 26.172°S 27.963°E / -26.172; 27.963Coordinates: 26°10′19″S 27°57′47″E / 26.172°S 27.963°E / -26.172; 27.963
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceRandburg
Established1897
Area
 • Total1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total11,295
 • Density5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African39.4%
 • Coloured32.1%
 • Indian/Asian1.6%
 • White24.7%
 • Other2.1%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans36.7%
 • English27.8%
 • Tswana10.1%
 • Zulu7.5%
 • Other17.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2092
PO box
n/a
Area code011

Newlands is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in the province of Gauteng.

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 Waterval.[2]:199 The suburb was established in 1897 by J.J.P. Ackermann.[2]:199

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Newlands". Census 2011.
  2. ^ a b Musiker, Naomi; Musiker, Reuben (2000). A Concise Historical Dictionary of Greater Johannesburg. Cape Town: Francolin. ISBN 1868590712.