Vorna Valley

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Vorna Valley
Vorna Valley is located in Gauteng
Vorna Valley
Vorna Valley
Vorna Valley is located in South Africa
Vorna Valley
Vorna Valley
Vorna Valley is located in Africa
Vorna Valley
Vorna Valley
 Vorna Valley shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 25°59′54″S 28°06′26″E / 25.99833°S 28.10722°E / -25.99833; 28.10722Coordinates: 25°59′54″S 28°06′26″E / 25.99833°S 28.10722°E / -25.99833; 28.10722
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Midrand
Government
 • Councillor Candice Christine James
Area[1]
 • Total 3.44 km2 (1.33 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 12,446
 • Density 3,600/km2 (9,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 53.4%
 • Coloured 4.2%
 • Indian/Asian 25.0%
 • White 16.3%
 • Other 1.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 54.8%
 • Zulu 9.3%
 • Afrikaans 5.4%
 • Tswana 5.0%
 • Other 25.5%
Postal code (street) 1686
PO box 1686

Vorna Valley is a suburb of Midrand, South Africa. It is located in Region A.

The area was developed by Louis Galaun and named after his birthplace in Lithuania, Varniai, or Vorna (וואָרנע) in Yiddish. Harry Galaun Drive in the suburb was named after Louis' brother.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Vorna Valley". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Rabbi Moshe Silberhaft (23 September 2003). "Memorial Service for the late Abe Galaun - 2003". African Jewish Congress. Retrieved 5 February 2014.