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
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Area
 • Total0.23 km2 (0.09 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total435
 • Density1,900/km2 (4,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African51.8%
 • Coloured6.2%
 • Indian/Asian12.0%
 • White22.8%
 • Other7.1%
First languages (2011)
 • English61.3%
 • Zulu9.4%
 • Tswana6.9%
 • Northern Sotho5.8%
 • Other16.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Raumarais Park is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. The suburb lies north of Bramley. 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 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.