New Eersterust shown within Gauteng
|Coordinates: 25°24′39″S 28°8′0″E / 25.41083°S 28.13333°ECoordinates: 25°24′39″S 28°8′0″E / 25.41083°S 28.13333°E|
|Municipality||City of Tshwane|
|• Total||23.64 km2 (9.13 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,500/km2 (3,800/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||99.2%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Northern Sotho||22.3%|
|• S. Ndebele||10.4%|
New Eersterust (Nuwe Eersterus) is a township in northwestern Gauteng province, South Africa, about 39 km northwest of Pretoria. It is bordered to the west by Soshanguve and to the east by Hammanskraal. The township is commonly known as "Eestrus".
It was incorporated into the Gauteng province in 2004 under the jurisdiction of the Tshwane Metro.
The most widely spoken languages are Tswana, Tsonga and Ndebele.
The township is divided in blocks A, B, C, D1, D2, E, F1, F2, F3, F4 and Soutpan and Marikana informal settlement. Tswaing Crater Meseum is also located in New Eersterust
- "Main Place New Eersterust". Census 2011.