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Limpopo

Limpopo
Administration
Full nameLimpopo
Official nameThe Province of Limpopo
Settlement typeProvince of South Africa
MottoPeace, Unity and Prosperity
CountrySouth Africa
Established27 April 1994
Government
CapitalPolokwane
TypeParliamentary system
PremierCassel Mathale
Geography
Total Area48541 sq mi (125754 km2)
Area rank5th in South Africa
Highest Elevation6975.1 ft (2126 m)
Demography
Total Population5238286 (5th in South Africa) (2007)
Density (pop.)auto/km2 (4th in South Africa) (0/sq mi)
Pop. Estimate5439600( 2010)
Population groups
Black African97.5%
White2.2%
Coloured0.2%
Indian or Asian0.2%
Northern Sotho54.8%
Tsonga18.1%
Venda16.8%
Afrikaans2.6%
Tswana2.1%
Other information
Time zoneSAST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 codeZA-LP

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Limpopo (c-eniconlɪmˈpoʊpoʊ) is the northernmost province of South Africa. The capital is Polokwane, formerly named Pietersburg. The province was formed from the northern region of Transvaal Province in 1994, and initially named Northern Transvaal. The following year, it was renamed Northern Province, which remained the name until 11 July 2003, when the name of the province was formally changed to the name of its most important river - on the border with Zimbabwe and Botswana - after deliberation by the provincial government and amendment of the Constitution. Another notable consideration for the name was Mapungubwe, the area where the most ancient gold-using civilisation of the province was discovered a few years earlier.

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Half matrics won't have a job by age 24 - Times LIVE Tweet this news
Times LIVE--Banu Sankaran, the acting principal of -Limpopo's- Mbilwi Secondary School, with some of her matric pupils. File Picture. HSRC chief executive Dr Olive ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 11:33:19 GMT+00:00
Taxpayers will fund NHI - Motsoaledi - Sowetan Tweet this news
Sowetan--Motsoaledi, who was addressing the Democratic Nursing Organisation of South Africa's national conference in Bela-Bela in -Limpopo- on Saturday, ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 05:08:32 GMT+00:00
Limpopo victim groups paid out - Mail & Guardian Online Tweet this news
Mail & Guardian Online---Limpopo's- health and social development department has finally agreed to pay subsidies to victim-empowerment organisations in the province, after the Mail ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 08:20:17 GMT+00:00
Limpopo's top drivers crowned - Sowetan Tweet this news
Sowetan--The Matidze Awards is an annual event held in recognition of the late Emmanuel Matidze, a legendary driver in one of the -Limpopo- provincial departments. ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 05:14:07 GMT+00:00
Limpopo housing head roasted - Sowetan Tweet this news
Sowetan--MEMBERS of the -Limpopo- standing committee on public accounts have accused local housing department head Clifford Motsepe of insolence and of resorting to ... - Date : Mon, 25 Oct 2010 05:14:28 GMT+00:00
Grave vandal sentenced - iAfrica.com Tweet this news
iAfrica.com--Francois de Vos (35) pleaded guilty to vandalising the grave earlier this year, -Limpopo- police spokesperson Gerald Mashiane said. ... - Date : Fri, 22 Oct 2010 10:01:17 GMT+00:00
Cool conditions over weekend - News24 Tweet this news
News24--Only -Limpopo- would be experiencing warm to hot temperatures. Rain was expected in the Western Cape, Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Mpumalanga, Gauteng, ... - Date : Fri, 22 Oct 2010 20:56:19 GMT+00:00
Bid to rebuild burnt church - Sowetan Tweet this news
Sowetan--SEVERAL church denominations in -Limpopo- have come together in an effort to rebuild the Beuster Church at Maungani, outside Thohoyandou. ... - Date : Fri, 22 Oct 2010 04:47:46 GMT+00:00
Workers dismiss matron - Sowetan Tweet this news
Sowetan--A MATRON at a -Limpopo- hospital felt the wrath of the workers when she was frog-marched out of the institution and ordered never to set foot there again. ... - Date : Fri, 22 Oct 2010 05:36:17 GMT+00:00
Carbon capture remains a challenge for CTL development - Creamer Media's Engineering News Tweet this news
Creamer Media's Engineering News---...- that, owing to a lack of financially viable methods of CCS, it had decelerated the construction of its Mafutha coal-to-liquids (CTL) plant, in -Limpopo-. ... - Date : Thu, 21 Oct 2010 22:01:56 GMT+00:00


Province of Limpopo, South Africa

District MunicipalitiesCapricorn * Mopani * Sekhukhune * Vhembe * Waterberg
Smaller CitiesAlma * Alldays * Bela Bela * Bosbokrand * Bushbuckridge * Duiwelskloof * Giyani * Gravelotte * Groblersdal * Haenertsburg * Hoedspruit * Lebowakgomo * Lephalale * Letsitele * Leydsdorp * Louis Trichardt * Mahwelereng * Makumeke * Matjitjileng * Modimolle * Mokopane * Mosesetjane * Musina * Naboomspruit * Ofcolaco * Phalaborwa * Seshego * Sibasa * Thabazimbi * Thohoyandou * Tzaneen * Vaalwater * Vivo

Provinces of South Africa




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