Newtown is a suburb of , . It is located in Region F of the , and is one of five tourism developments aimed at inner-city regeneration.

Notable Places in the Area

Museum Africa or is an historical museum in Newtown, Johannesburg, . Photo: Thomas.macmillan, CC BY 3.0.

The , based in the downtown bohemian suburb of Newtown in , , was opened in 1976, operating as an independently, anti racist theatre during the country’s apartheid regime. Photo: Bobbyshabangu, CC BY-SA 4.0.

The in Newtown, Johannesburg in is a public space named after Mary "Pickhandle" Fitzgerald, who is considered to have been the first female trade unionist in the country.

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Photo: Axel Bührmann, CC BY-SA 2.0.

Localities in the Area

The encompasses the central districts of , including the tourist areas of Braamfontein, Maboneng, Newtown and Fordsburg.

is a suburb of , .

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. is situated 1¼ km north of Newtown. Photo: NJR ZA, CC BY-SA 3.0.


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