Former Region 1 (Johannesburg)

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Former Administrative Regions
(2000- 2006)
Johannesburg region map with names.jpg
Region 1
Region 2
Region 3
Region 4
Region 5
Region 6
Region 7
Region 8
Region 9
Region 10
Region 11

Region 1 was an administrative district in the city of Johannesburg, South Africa, from 2000 to 2006. It is known as the Diepsloot region. It bordered Region 2 (Midrand), Region 3 (Sandton), and Region 5 (Roodepoort). The region was abolished with a reorganisation of regions in 2006.[1]

Region 1 was over 82 km² and is sparsely populated. It is mainly agricultural. The main population centre is Diepsloot with a population of 56,000 people. 76% of people live in informal housing in this region.

References[edit]

  1. ^ City of Johannesburg.The seven regions. Archived 2008-02-25 at the Wayback Machine Accessed 20 February 2008.