Newlands, Johannesburg

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Newlands
Newlands is located in Gauteng
Newlands
Newlands
 Newlands shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Newlands is located in Greater Johannesburg
Newlands
Newlands
Newlands is located in South Africa
Newlands
Newlands
Newlands (South Africa)
Newlands is located in Africa
Newlands
Newlands
Newlands (Africa)
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
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Established 1897
Area[1]
 • Total 1.98 km2 (0.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 11,295
 • Density 5,700/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 39.4%
 • Coloured 32.1%
 • Indian/Asian 1.6%
 • White 24.7%
 • Other 2.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 36.7%
 • English 27.8%
 • Tswana 10.1%
 • Zulu 7.5%
 • Other 17.9%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2092
PO box n/a
Area code 011

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.