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Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand is located in Gauteng
Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand
 Bloubosrand shown within Gauteng
Location within Greater Johannesburg
Bloubosrand is located in Greater Johannesburg
Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand is located in South Africa
Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand (South Africa)
Bloubosrand is located in Africa
Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand
Bloubosrand (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°1′36″S 27°58′0″E / 26.02667°S 27.96667°E / -26.02667; 27.96667Coordinates: 26°1′36″S 27°58′0″E / 26.02667°S 27.96667°E / -26.02667; 27.96667
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Johannesburg
Main Place Randburg
Area[1]
 • Total 2.36 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 10,879
 • Density 4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 85.9%
 • Coloured 1.8%
 • Indian/Asian 2.5%
 • White 9.2%
 • Other 0.6%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 15.8%
 • Zulu 15.2%
 • Tsonga 11.2%
 • Northern Sotho 10.7%
 • Other 47.1%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 2188
PO box 2153

Bloubosrand is a suburb northwest of Johannesburg, South Africa. It is located in Region A of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan Municipality.[2]

SCHOOLS

Located midway between the Fourways and Northgate shopping malls, the suburb has excellent access to schools such as Fourways HIgh School, the British International College, North Riding High School and Cooper College.

There are several creches in the area, including Montessori and Pet's Christian Academy.

SECURITY

The area is patrolled by a dedicated vehicle from SysControl and several other security companies including ADT and NIghtGuard are also active in the area.

There is also a volunteer neighbourhood watch which is aligned to both the security companies, Douglasdale SAPS and Douglasdale CPF.

COMMUNITY

In the last year, the community has got together to form a residents association, the tenets of which are based on care and assistance for each other. Several WhatsApp groups are in operation to share information and create a platform for helping each other. Whether it's charity drives to help local people in need, the odd joke, or the sharing of contact details for local service providers - it's happening all the time in this busy suburb!

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Bloubosrand". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Watch: JMPD cop v Motorist". Times LIVE.