Olievenhoutbosch

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Olievenhoutbosch

Olieven
Olievenhoutbosch is located in Gauteng
Olievenhoutbosch
Olievenhoutbosch
Olievenhoutbosch is located in South Africa
Olievenhoutbosch
Olievenhoutbosch
Coordinates: 25°54′34″S 28°5′34″E / 25.90944°S 28.09278°E / -25.90944; 28.09278Coordinates: 25°54′34″S 28°5′34″E / 25.90944°S 28.09278°E / -25.90944; 28.09278
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Tshwane
Government
 • CouncillorCedric Tsela
Area
 • Total11.39 km2 (4.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total70,863
 • Density6,200/km2 (16,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African98.0%
 • Coloured0.6%
 • Indian/Asian0.2%
 • White0.1%
 • Other1.2%
First languages (2011)
 • Northern Sotho32.6%
 • Zulu14.2%
 • S. Ndebele8.0%
 • Xhosa7.1%
 • Other38.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
0187
PO box
0175
Websitewww.olievenhoutbosch.co.za

Olievenhoutbosch (also known as 'Oliven") is a township in Centurion, south of Pretoria in Gauteng, South Africa, close to Midrand on the R55 route. It was established in the 1990s and very little is recorded about the area.It is densily populated and is one of the fastest growing townships in the province.[2] It is the furthest township situated from the Pretoria CBD.[citation needed]

In May 2020, during the COVID-19 pandemic in South Africa, people formed lines four kilometers (2.49 miles) long to get food in Olievenhoutbosch.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Olievenhoutbosch". Census 2011.
  2. ^ [1]
  3. ^ "Thousands of Hungry People Line up for Food at Walter Sisulu Primary School in South Africa". US News and World Report. May 2, 2020. Retrieved May 2, 2020.