Norwood, Gauteng

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Norwood is located in Gauteng
 Norwood shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Norwood is located in Greater Johannesburg
Norwood is located in South Africa
Norwood (South Africa)
Norwood is located in Africa
Norwood (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°9′31″S 28°4′28″E / 26.15861°S 28.07444°E / -26.15861; 28.07444Coordinates: 26°9′31″S 28°4′28″E / 26.15861°S 28.07444°E / -26.15861; 28.07444
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1902
 • Total 0.87 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,075
 • Density 3,500/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 30.8%
 • Coloured 2.0%
 • Indian/Asian 11.7%
 • White 53.1%
 • Other 2.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 69.4%
 • Afrikaans 11.1%
 • Zulu 4.9%
 • Tswana 2.5%
 • Other 12.1%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street) 2192
PO box 2117

Norwood is a rapidly gentrifying suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region E of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. It borders the suburbs of Orange Grove and Houghton. It is a garden suburb, with many of its homes dating back to the 1920s and 1930s. It is also one of the more popular dining spots in the city, renowned for its "celebrated restaurants" [1] and ethnic mix of cuisine, mainly based on Grant Avenue. Other suburbs with a similar atmosphere, popular for their streetlife and dining include Melville, Newtown, Parkhurst and Greenside. The suburb has a "distinctive cosmopolitan atmosphere" [2], and the residents comprise a mix of cultures including Jewish, Muslim, and West African. Norwood Primary School is based in the suburb.


  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Norwood". Census 2011.

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