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
Regents Park is located in Africa
Regents Park
Regents Park
 Regents Park shown within Gauteng
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
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1904
Area[1]
 • Total 0.86 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,703
 • Density 6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 76.3%
 • Coloured 7.8%
 • Indian/Asian 2.7%
 • White 12.6%
 • Other 0.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 29.2%
 • Zulu 17.4%
 • Xhosa 10.4%
 • Afrikaans 6.9%
 • Other 36.0%
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.

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.