Raedene Estate

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Raedene Estate
Raedene Estate is located in Gauteng
Raedene Estate
Raedene Estate
Raedene Estate is located in South Africa
Raedene Estate
Raedene Estate
Raedene Estate is located in Africa
Raedene Estate
Raedene Estate
 Raedene Estate shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°08′53″S 28°05′31″E / 26.148°S 28.092°E / -26.148; 28.092Coordinates: 26°08′53″S 28°05′31″E / 26.148°S 28.092°E / -26.148; 28.092
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1935
Area[1]
 • Total 0.10 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 242
 • Density 2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 29.3%
 • White 70.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 72.6%
 • Zulu 9.1%
 • Northern Sotho 3.7%
 • Sotho 2.9%
 • Other 11.6%

Raedene Estate is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. Its found just north of Sydenham. It is located in Region E.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Klipfontein.[2] Named after the land owner Rae Sandler and dene meaning a valley, it became a suburb in 13 February 1935.[2]

References[edit]

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