Parkmore

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Parkmore
Parkmore is located in Gauteng
Parkmore
Parkmore
 Parkmore shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Parkmore is located in Greater Johannesburg
Parkmore
Parkmore
Parkmore is located in South Africa
Parkmore
Parkmore
Parkmore (South Africa)
Parkmore is located in Africa
Parkmore
Parkmore
Parkmore (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°6′0″S 28°2′31″E / 26.10000°S 28.04194°E / -26.10000; 28.04194Coordinates: 26°6′0″S 28°2′31″E / 26.10000°S 28.04194°E / -26.10000; 28.04194
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Sandton
Established 1907
Area[1]
 • Total 3.10 km2 (1.20 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 6,455
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 27.3%
 • Coloured 2.1%
 • Indian/Asian 8.2%
 • White 60.3%
 • Other 2.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 69.1%
 • Afrikaans 6.4%
 • Zulu 4.7%
 • Tswana 3.4%
 • Other 16.4%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2196

Parkmore is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region B of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

It was established as a suburb in 1907 and takes its name from two farms, Hurl Park and Benmore Farm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Parkmore". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.