Tulisa Park

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Thulisa Park
Thulisa Park is located in Gauteng
Thulisa Park
Thulisa Park
Thulisa Park is located in South Africa
Thulisa Park
Thulisa Park
Coordinates: 26°14′56″S 28°06′00″E / 26.249°S 28.100°E / -26.249; 28.100Coordinates: 26°14′56″S 28°06′00″E / 26.249°S 28.100°E / -26.249; 28.100
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
Established1952
Area
 • Total1.09 km2 (0.42 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,737
 • Density1,600/km2 (4,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African39.5%
 • Coloured6.8%
 • Indian/Asian5.3%
 • White48.0%
 • Other0.5%
First languages (2011)
 • English45.0%
 • Afrikaans26.3%
 • Zulu9.9%
 • Sotho3.5%
 • Other15.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

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

History[edit]

The suburb was established by mining group Gold Fields of South Africa on 24 December 1952.[2]

Economy[edit]

The area is the site of manufacturing facilities for heavy mining equipment including bottom dump off-highway trucks.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Thulisa Park". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.
  3. ^ South African Mining, Coal, Gold & Base Minerals - Page l 1992 "Tulisa Park, yesterday and today: During the 1970s, the management of Hubert Davies recognised the need to establish a stockholding centre and spares depot near to the company's manufacturing works, and therefore purchased a 17-acre centre at Tulisa Park near Alberton. Today, this site contains the manufacturing facilities and the head office of Hubert Davies Equipment."