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Benoni is a town in Ekurhuleni municipality, Gauteng, South Africa.

Benoni
The CBD of Benoni
The CBD of Benoni
Benoni is located in Gauteng
Benoni
Benoni
Benoni is located in South Africa
Benoni
Benoni
Coordinates: 26°11′18″S 28°19′14″E / 26.18833°S 28.32056°E / -26.18833; 28.32056Coordinates: 26°11′18″S 28°19′14″E / 26.18833°S 28.32056°E / -26.18833; 28.32056
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityEkurhuleni
Established1881
Area
 • Total175.55 km2 (67.78 sq mi)
Elevation
1,645 m (5,397 ft)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total158,777
 • Density900/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African45.2%
 • Coloured2.1%
 • Indian/Asian13.9%
 • White38.1%
 • Other0.8%
First languages (2011)
 • English53.89%
 • Afrikaans11%%
 • Zulu17.1%
 • Northern Sotho5.3%
 • Other17.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
1501
PO box
1500
Area code011

Benoni was also the setting for the MTV-inspired movie Crazy Monkey: Straight Outta Benoni, released internationally in 2005.[2]

People from BenoniEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Benoni". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Crazy Monkey Presents Straight Outta Benoni". IMDb.com. 1 August 2005. Retrieved 21 December 2010.
  3. ^ "Jewish Report : Lieberman being sidelined as Israeli foreign minister" (PDF). Sajr.co.za. 10 July 2009. Retrieved 2017-01-25.
  4. ^ Smith, David (15 July 2015). "Don't mess with Grace Mugabe – she could be the next president of Zimbabwe". The Guardian. Retrieved 4 July 2016.

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