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Nasrec Road next to Soccer City
Nasrec is located in Gauteng
 Nasrec shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Nasrec is located in Greater Johannesburg
Nasrec is located in South Africa
Nasrec (South Africa)
Nasrec is located in Africa
Nasrec (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°14′S 27°59′E / 26.24°S 27.98°E / -26.24; 27.98Coordinates: 26°14′S 27°59′E / 26.24°S 27.98°E / -26.24; 27.98
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Johannesburg
 • Total 1.83 km2 (0.71 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5
 • Density 2.7/km2 (7.1/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 100.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Tswana 80.0%
 • Sotho 20.0%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)

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

The name "Nasrec" is an abbreviation for "National Recreation Center".[2][3] Nasrec is the last station on its branch line of the Johannesburg metro railway line and is home to the Johannesburg Soccer City and Johannesburg Expo Centre.

South African lexicon[edit]

Within the South African lexicon the name of the suburb has become synonymous with the Expo Centre. The 54th National Conference of the African National Congress is also referred to by the name of the suburb as the conference was held at the Expo Centre.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Nasrec". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Thompson, J. H. (2009). Dit was oorlog : van afkak tot bosbefok ; Suid-Afrikaanse dienspligtiges praat (in Dutch). Zebra. ISBN 9781770220096.
  3. ^ "Glossary of South African Military Terms". The Observation Post. 2016-05-20. Retrieved 2017-12-18.

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