Norwood, Gauteng

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Norwood
Norwood is located in Gauteng
Norwood
Norwood
Norwood is located in South Africa
Norwood
Norwood
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1902
Area
 • Total0.87 km2 (0.34 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total3,075
 • Density3,500/km2 (9,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African30.8%
 • Coloured2.0%
 • Indian/Asian11.7%
 • White53.1%
 • Other2.4%
First languages (2011)
 • English69.4%
 • Afrikaans11.1%
 • Zulu4.9%
 • Tswana2.5%
 • Other12.1%
Time zoneUTC+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.

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

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