Three Rivers Proper

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Three Rivers Proper
Coordinates: 26°39′50″S27°58′19″E / 26.664°S 27.972°E / -26.664; 27.972 Coordinates: 26°39′50″S27°58′19″E / 26.664°S 27.972°E / -26.664; 27.972
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
District Sedibeng
Municipality Emfuleni
Main Place Vereeniging
Area
[1]
  Total3.09 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population
(2011) [1]
  Total2,547
  Density820/km2 (2,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
[1]
   Black African 21.9%
   Coloured 0.7%
   Indian/Asian 0.5%
   White 76.2%
  Other0.7%
First languages (2011)
[1]
   Afrikaans 58.5%
   English 23.1%
   Sotho 9.0%
   Zulu 3.9%
  Other5.4%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)

Three Rivers Proper is a suburb of Vereeniging, Gauteng, South Africa.

Gauteng Province of South Africa

Gauteng, which means "place of gold", is one of the nine provinces of South Africa.

The suburb lies on the eastern side of the Klip River and is bordered by Three Rivers East to the east and Three Rivers to the north. Its southern border is formed by a wildlife conservation area and the Sugarbush River and the Vaal River on its western side.

Three Rivers East Place in Gauteng, South Africa

Three Rivers East is a suburb of Vereeniging, Gauteng. The suburb lies on the easternmost end of the city and is bordered by the Sugarbush river to the south and east and by an eco estate called Summerview Estate to the West.

Vaal River river in South Africa

The Vaal River is the largest tributary of the Orange River in South Africa. The river has its source near Breyten in Mpumalanga province, east of Johannesburg and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) north of Ermelo and only about 240 kilometres (150 mi) from the Indian Ocean. It then flows westwards to its conjunction with the Orange River southwest of Kimberley in the Northern Cape. It is 1,120 kilometres (700 mi) long, and forms the border between Mpumalanga, Gauteng and North West Province on its north bank, and the Free State on its south.

Many of Vereeniging's wealthiest families live here, and together with Three Rivers East contribute to the majority of the tax income by local municipality. Many of its most notable properties lie on the banks of the Sugarbush- and Vaal- Rivers and has been home to many public figures, including F.W. de Klerk.

The regional River Square Shopping mall is located in Three Rivers Proper and it is also home to Milton Primary School and the Midvaal Private Hospital.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Sub Place Three Rivers Proper". Census 2011.