Parkmore

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Parkmore
Parkmore is located in Gauteng
Parkmore
Parkmore
Parkmore is located in South Africa
Parkmore
Parkmore
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceSandton
Established1907
Area
 • Total3.10 km2 (1.20 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total6,455
 • Density2,100/km2 (5,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African27.3%
 • Coloured2.1%
 • Indian/Asian8.2%
 • White60.3%
 • Other2.1%
First languages (2011)
 • English69.1%
 • Afrikaans6.4%
 • Zulu4.7%
 • Tswana3.4%
 • Other16.4%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
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.