The Hill, Gauteng
|Municipality||City of Johannesburg|
|• Total||1.64 km2 (0.63 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||29.7%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||6525|
The Hill is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. The area lies to the south of the Johannesburg CBD and is surrounded by the suburbs of Regents Park, Rosettenville and Linmeyer. It is located in Region F.
It contains a government high school, called The Hill High School. Another school in the suburb is an independant Anglican school called St. Martin's School. W.H. Coetzer Primary School opened in 1952 and is named after a South African artist W.H. Coetzer.
Parks and green-space
Moffat Park lies to east the suburb and was land donated to the City of Johannesburg by Johan Abram Moffat and on 19 May 1936 became a park named after him. The park consisted of a portion of land once part of an old Witwatersrand farm called Klipriviersberg. The park, consisting of natural veld, is now earmarked for housing development.
- "Sub Place The Hill". Census 2011.
- Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.
- "Moffat Park - History". Stop Moffat Park Development. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
- "Map Moffat Park". Stop Moffat Park Development. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
- "South Rand Hospital: Profile". Gauteng Province Health. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
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