Limpopo

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Limpopo
ILimpopo (in Southern Ndebele)
Province of South Africa
Motto(s): Peace, Unity and Prosperity
Map showing the location of Limpopo in the northern part of South Africa
Location of Limpopo in South Africa
CountrySouth Africa
Established27 April 1994
CapitalPolokwane
Districts
Government
 • TypeParliamentary system
 • PremierStanley Mathabatha (ANC)
Area[1]:9
 • Total125,754 km2 (48,554 sq mi)
Area rank5th in South Africa
Highest elevation2,126 m (6,975 ft)
Population (2011)[1]:18[2]
 • Total5,404,868
 • Estimate (2018)5,797,300
 • Rank5th in South Africa
 • Density43/km2 (110/sq mi)
 • Density rank5th in South Africa
Population groups[1]:21
 • Black African96.7%
 • White2.6%
 • Indian or Asian0.3%
 • Coloured0.3%
Languages[1]:25
 • Northern Sotho52.9%
 • Tsonga17.0%
 • Venda16.7%
 • Afrikaans2.6%
 • Tswana2.0%
 • Southern Ndebele2.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
ISO 3166 codeZA-LP
Websitewww.limpopo.gov.za

Limpopo Province is one of the nine South African provinces. It borders three countries namely Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Census 2011: Census in brief (PDF). Pretoria: Statistics South Africa. 2012. ISBN 9780621413885. Archived (PDF) from the original on 13 May 2015.
  2. Mid-year population estimates, 2018 (PDF) (Report). Statistics South Africa. 31 July 2018. p. 3. Retrieved 29 July 2018.
  3. | South African boy of three drowns in Limpopo toilet - BBC News
  4. | Why are South Africans burning schools in Limpopo? - BBC News