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

Nasrec Road next to Soccer City
Nasrec is located in Gauteng
Nasrec is located in South 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
CountrySouth Africa
MunicipalityCity of Johannesburg
Main PlaceJohannesburg
 • Total1.83 km2 (0.71 sq mi)
 • Total5
 • Density2.7/km2 (7.1/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African100.0%
First languages (2011)
 • Tswana80.0%
 • Sotho20.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

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 lexiconEdit

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.

See alsoEdit


  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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