Lawley, Gauteng

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Lawley
Soweto township
Lawley is located in Gauteng
Lawley
Lawley
 Lawley shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Lawley is located in Greater Johannesburg
Lawley
Lawley
Lawley is located in South Africa
Lawley
Lawley
Lawley (South Africa)
Lawley is located in Africa
Lawley
Lawley
Lawley (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°22′52″S 27°48′29″E / 26.381°S 27.808°E / -26.381; 27.808Coordinates: 26°22′52″S 27°48′29″E / 26.381°S 27.808°E / -26.381; 27.808
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Government
 • Councillor Sakhile Tshenge
Area[1]
 • Total 6.09 km2 (2.35 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 33,136
 • Density 5,400/km2 (14,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 95.3%
 • Coloured 4.1%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • White 0.3%
 • Other 0.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 28.8%
 • Sotho 20.7%
 • Tsonga 13.7%
 • Xhosa 8.9%
 • Other 28.0%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 1830
PO box 1824

Lawley is a township in City of Johannesburg in the Gauteng province of South Africa. Education 1. Thuto-lefa Secondary School Township some 8 km south of Lenasia. Named after Sir Arthur Lawley, Lieutenant-Governor of Transvaal from 1902 to 1906, when he became Governor of Madras.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Lawley". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 274.