Victoria, Gauteng

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Victoria
Victoria is located in Gauteng
Victoria
Victoria
Victoria is located in South Africa
Victoria
Victoria
Victoria is located in Africa
Victoria
Victoria
 Victoria shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°09′50″S 28°04′30″E / 26.164°S 28.075°E / -26.164; 28.075Coordinates: 26°09′50″S 28°04′30″E / 26.164°S 28.075°E / -26.164; 28.075
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
Area[1]
 • Total 0.18 km2 (0.07 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,288
 • Density 7,200/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 73.9%
 • Coloured 3.5%
 • Indian/Asian 9.8%
 • White 12.8%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 29.3%
 • Northern Sotho 25.0%
 • Zulu 9.2%
 • Tswana 7.5%
 • Other 28.9%
Postal code (street) 2192

Victoria is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region E. It is a small suburb located north-east of the city centre surrounded by Norwood to its north, the Houghton Estate to its west and south, while Orange Grove lies to the east.

History[edit]

Victoria lies on land that once made up the farm called Klipfontein, one of many large farms that make what is Johannesburg and its suburbs. The suburb was proclaimed in 1902.[2]:163

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Victoria". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Leyds, Gerald Anton (1964). A History of Johannesburg: The Early Years. Nasional Boekhandel. p. 318.