|• Type||Part of Municipality|
|• Mayor||Sebenzile Ngangelizwe (ANC)|
|• Total||13.22 km2 (5.10 sq mi)|
|• Density||850/km2 (2,200/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||49.2%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||9459|
It is named after Jan van Riebeeck and was established as an upper-class suburb, void of mine shafts, for people working in Welkom or on the Free State goldfields. The suburb is the largest in the city of Welkom and has a significant white population. Afrikaans is most spoken language in the suburb followed by Sesotho and English. The suburb is located few kilometres from the Central University of Technology in Welkom.
- "Main Place Riebeeckstad". Census 2011.
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