Raumarais Park

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Raumarais Park
Raumarais Park is located in Gauteng
Raumarais Park
Raumarais Park
Raumarais Park is located in South Africa
Raumarais Park
Raumarais Park
Raumarais Park is located in Africa
Raumarais Park
Raumarais Park
 Raumarais Park shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°07′12″S 28°04′44″E / 26.120°S 28.079°E / -26.120; 28.079Coordinates: 26°07′12″S 28°04′44″E / 26.120°S 28.079°E / -26.120; 28.079
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.23 km2 (0.09 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 435
 • Density 1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 51.8%
 • Coloured 6.2%
 • Indian/Asian 12.0%
 • White 22.8%
 • Other 7.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 61.3%
 • Zulu 9.4%
 • Tswana 6.9%
 • Northern Sotho 5.8%
 • Other 16.6%

Raumarais Park is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. The suburb lies north of Bramley. It is located in Region E.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Syferfontein.[2] Its is named after the land owner Magdelena Johanna Rautenbach nee Marais.[2] It became a suburb on 30 July 1947.[2]

References[edit]

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