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|• Total||7.20 km2 (2.78 sq mi)|
|• Density||7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||98.7%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||1759|
Mohlakeng is a township south of Randfontein in Gauteng, South Africa. A local authority was established in 1984. Mohlakeng is where the large part of the Randfontein population is situated. It lies 7 kilometres south of Randfontein, and around 38 kilometres West of Johannesburg. Mohlakeng has now grown about 15% in size in 2012 as compared to 2002. The Executive Mayor of The West Rand District Municipality hails from Mohlakeng. Other well-known people that come from Mohlakeng include:
Terror Mathebula, the first African World WBA Light-Weight Boxing Champion, Oupa Manyisa (Orlando Pirates Football Player) Donald Khuse (Kaizer Chiefs Football Legend) and the late footballer Patrick Ntsoelengoe amongst others.
There are four high schools and eight primary schools in Mohlakeng. The community is served with a Post Office, Police Station, Mohlakeng Medical Centre, a refurbished Ramosa Hall, an all-purpose sports stadium and a Recreation Centre. Mohlakeng is surrounded by Soweto in the East, Randfontein in the North and Westonaria in the South. Mohlakeng is accessible by the R28 Main Reef Road and the R559 Main Road. With the Gauteng Government's Vision 2016, Mohlakeng, together with the surrounding townships an local Municipalities will be merged to create a single Metropolitan Municipality, this includes Mogale City, Randfontein, Merafong City Local Municipality and Westonaria.
Mohlakeng is home to some of the most popular nightlife spots. 649 Pub and Grill, situated on Nandi Street is among these.
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