Cottesloe, Johannesburg

Cottesloe is a small suburb west of downtown Johannesburg, around 3 km northwest of City Hall, west of Braamfontein, north of Vrededorp and Jan Hofmeyer, and south of Parktown. It is named by the first Minister of Lands, Adam Jameson, after Cottesloe, Western Australia, around 11 km southwest of Perth.

Cottesloe
Cottesloe is located in Gauteng
Cottesloe
Cottesloe
Cottesloe's location in Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°11′42″S 28°2′3″E / 26.19500°S 28.03417°E / -26.19500; 28.03417
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
CityJohannesburg
Area
 • Total0.33 km2 (0.1 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,403
 • Density4,252/km2 (11,012.6/sq mi)
Races
 • White7.6%
 • Asian2.3%
 • Cape Coloured3.4%
 • Black86.0%
 • Other0.8%
Languages
 • Tswana16.7%
 • English15.9%
 • Zulu14.5%
 • Southern Ndebele12.3%
 • Other11.6%

In 1960, the neighborhood became famous as the site of the Cottesloe Consultation.

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

  • Raper, Peter Edmund (2004). New Dictionary of South African Place Names. Johannesburg/Cape Town: Jonathan Ball Publishers.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Subplek Cottesloe". Sensus 2011.