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
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1935
Area
 • Total0.10 km2 (0.04 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total242
 • Density2,400/km2 (6,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African29.3%
 • White70.7%
First languages (2011)
 • English72.6%
 • Zulu9.1%
 • Northern Sotho3.7%
 • Sotho2.9%
 • Other11.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

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

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.