Randpark

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Randpark
Randpark is located in Gauteng
Randpark
Randpark
Randpark is located in South Africa
Randpark
Randpark
Coordinates: 26°06′40″S 27°58′12″E / 26.111°S 27.970°E / -26.111; 27.970Coordinates: 26°06′40″S 27°58′12″E / 26.111°S 27.970°E / -26.111; 27.970
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceRandburg
Area
 • Total0.84 km2 (0.32 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,332
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African15.9%
 • Coloured5.0%
 • Indian/Asian5.9%
 • White73.1%
First languages (2011)
 • English67.9%
 • Afrikaans21.8%
 • Zulu3.1%
 • Sotho1.7%
 • Other5.5%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2194

Randpark is a suburb of the city of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in the northern suburbs of the City of Johannesburg.

Randpark is a well established area that is quiet and forms part of an area with road closure for security reasons. It is bordered by several other suburbs including Windsor Glen, Robin Hills, Malanshof and Fontainebleau. It is located in the north-west of Johannesburg within the boundary of the N1 highway.

The suburb is residential, It is well planned and forms part of Johannesburg's sizable man-made forest. It is also the location of the Randpark Golf Club which adds to the beauty of this area. It is proximate to the city centre, Sandton and Randburg and makes it a convenient area to live in.

The area is serviced by one highway, namely the N1 Western Bypass, which connects the vicinity to Sandton and Pretoria to the north and to Roodepoort and Soweto to the south. Major arterial routes include Republic Road and Hans Strijdom Drive (R512).

The closest shopping mall from the Randpark area is the Cresta shopping mall which is located on Republic Rd approx 3 kilometers from Randpark.

Randpark has no schools within its boundaries but there are many schools within surrounding areas including, Robin Hills Primary, Randpark Ridge High, Fontainebleau Laerskool and Randburg Hoërskool

The only public transport from the area is buses and mini taxis.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Randpark". Census 2011.