Pretoria North

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Pretoria North is located in Gauteng
Pretoria North
Pretoria North
 Pretoria North shown within Gauteng
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Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
Municipality City of Tshwane
Main Place Pretoria
Established {{#property:P571}}
 • Total 6.16 km2 (2.38 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 12,972
 • Density 2,100/km2 (5,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 26.0%
 • Coloured 2.1%
 • Indian/Asian 0.9%
 • White 70.4%
 • Other 0.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 69.1%
 • English 9.3%
 • Tswana 4.8%
 • Northern Sotho 4.6%
 • Other 12.2%
Postal code (street) 0182
PO box 0116

Pretoria North (Afrikaans: Pretoria-Noord) is a suburb of the city of Pretoria in Gauteng, South Africa, with a population of 12,972 people according to the 2011 census.[1] As the name suggests, it is situated to the north of the city centre. It lies 8 kilometres (5 mi) from Church Square, just north of the Magaliesberg and adjacent to Paul Kruger Street (the M1) and the railway line from Pretoria to Polokwane.

The Onderstepoort campus of the University of Pretoria Faculty of Veterinary Science, and the Wonderboom Airport are nearby.


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