Booysens, Pretoria

Place in Gauteng, South Africa
25°42′40″S 28°07′33″E / 25.71111°S 28.12583°E / -25.71111; 28.12583Coordinates: 25°42′40″S 28°07′33″E / 25.71111°S 28.12583°E / -25.71111; 28.12583CountrySouth AfricaProvinceGautengMunicipalityCity of TshwaneMain PlacePretoriaEstablished1905Area • Total1.67 km2 (0.64 sq mi)Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total3,926 • Density2,400/km2 (6,100/sq mi)Racial makeup (2011) • Black African15.7% • Coloured2.1% • Indian/Asian0.7% • White81.3% • Other0.2%First languages (2011) • Afrikaans80.8% • English4.8% • Tswana3.2% • Northern Sotho3.2% • Other8.1%Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)Postal code (street)
0082
PO box
n/a
Area code012

Booysens is a western suburb of Pretoria, South Africa.

History

The suburb lies on an old farm called Zandfontein and was developed from 1905, named after the owner C.H.Z. Booysens.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Booysens". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E.; Moller, Lucie A.; du Plessis, Theodorus L. (2014). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 1412. ISBN 9781868425501.
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