Southdale, Gauteng

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Southdale
Southdale is located in Gauteng
Southdale
Southdale
 Southdale shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Southdale is located in Greater Johannesburg
Southdale
Southdale
Southdale is located in South Africa
Southdale
Southdale
Southdale (South Africa)
Southdale is located in Africa
Southdale
Southdale
Southdale (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°14′24″S 28°01′19″E / 26.240°S 28.022°E / -26.240; 28.022Coordinates: 26°14′24″S 28°01′19″E / 26.240°S 28.022°E / -26.240; 28.022
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Established 1964
Area[1]
 • Total 0.38 km2 (0.15 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 647
 • Density 1,700/km2 (4,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 31.9%
 • Coloured 9.1%
 • Indian/Asian 21.5%
 • White 27.8%
 • Other 9.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 54.8%
 • Afrikaans 13.5%
 • Zulu 6.7%
 • Sotho 4.0%
 • Other 21.1%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2091
PO box 2135

Southdale is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region F of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.

History[edit]

Prior to the discovery of gold on the Witwatersrand in 1886, the suburb lay on land on one of the original farms called Turffontein.[2] It became a suburb on 8 July 1964.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Southdale". 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.