Hillbrow is an inner city residential neighbourhood of , Gauteng Province, . It is known for its high levels of population density, unemployment, poverty, prostitution and crime.

Notable Places in the Area

is a rugby union and association football stadium in the city of , Gauteng Province, . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Tourist attraction
The precinct is located at 11 Kotze Street in , near the western end of the suburb of Hillbrow. Photo: The Heritage Portal, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a tall tower located in the suburb of Hillbrow in , . Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY 2.5.

The is an art gallery in Joubert Park in the city centre of , South Africa. Photo: Janek Szymanowski, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

is a central suburb of , in , seat of the Constitutional Court of South Africa and some of South Africa's major corporations such as Liberty Holdings Limited, JD Group, Sappi, Bidvest Bank and Hollard. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The encompasses the central districts of , including the tourist areas of Braamfontein, Maboneng, Newtown and Fordsburg. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 2.5.

, informally known as Jozi, Joburg, or "The City of Gold", is the largest city in , classified as a megacity, and is one of the 50 largest urban areas in the world. Photo: Dylanharbour, CC BY-SA 3.0.


-26.1881° or 26° 11' 17" south
28.0483° or 28° 2' 54" east
Open Location Code
1790 metres (5873 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 262706997
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Hillbrow
  • Chinese: 希尔布罗
  • Chinese: 希爾布羅
  • Dutch: Hillbrow
  • French: Hillbrow
  • German: Hillbrow
  • Hungarian: Hillbrow
  • Japanese: ヒルブロウ
  • Norwegian: Hillbrow
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Hillbrow
  • Pedi: Hillbrow
  • Russian: Хиллброу

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  • Residential building in England, United Kingdom

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