Regents Park, Gauteng

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Regents Park
Regents Park is located in Gauteng
Regents Park
Regents Park
Regents Park is located in South Africa
Regents Park
Regents Park
Coordinates: 26°14′17″S 28°04′08″E / 26.238°S 28.069°E / -26.238; 28.069Coordinates: 26°14′17″S 28°04′08″E / 26.238°S 28.069°E / -26.238; 28.069
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1904
Area
 • Total0.86 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total5,703
 • Density6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African76.3%
 • Coloured7.8%
 • Indian/Asian2.7%
 • White12.6%
 • Other0.7%
First languages (2011)
 • English29.2%
 • Zulu17.4%
 • Xhosa10.4%
 • Afrikaans6.9%
 • Other36.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2197

Regents Park is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. The suburb is found north of The Hill. It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

The suburb is situated on part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Klipriviersberg.[2] It was established in 1904 and was named after Regent's Park London.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Regents Park". 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.