Ferndale, Gauteng

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Ferndale
Ferndale is located in Gauteng
Ferndale
Ferndale
 Ferndale shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Ferndale is located in Greater Johannesburg
Ferndale
Ferndale
Ferndale is located in South Africa
Ferndale
Ferndale
Ferndale (South Africa)
Ferndale is located in Africa
Ferndale
Ferndale
Ferndale (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°4′56″S 27°58′57″E / 26.08222°S 27.98250°E / -26.08222; 27.98250Coordinates: 26°4′56″S 27°58′57″E / 26.08222°S 27.98250°E / -26.08222; 27.98250
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Established 1909
Area[1]
 • Total 7.72 km2 (2.98 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 19,373
 • Density 2,500/km2 (6,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 51.7%
 • Coloured 4.1%
 • Indian/Asian 14.7%
 • White 28.2%
 • Other 1.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 49.0%
 • Afrikaans 11.8%
 • Zulu 8.6%
 • Tswana 5.3%
 • Other 25.3%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2194
PO box 2160

Ferndale is a suburb of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region B of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality. The area, located in the region of Randburg is very central and has a good mix of residential homes, shops and commercial property. It is very close to Sandton with its main route, Wlliam Nicol, extending to Bryanston and Fourways.

History[edit]

The suburb origantes from around 1909 and the suburbs name originates from ferns in a valley.[2]

References[edit]

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