Mamelodi

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Mamelodi
View of Mamelodi
View of Mamelodi
Mamelodi is located in Gauteng
Mamelodi
Mamelodi
 Mamelodi shown within Gauteng
Mamelodi is located in South Africa
Mamelodi
Mamelodi
Mamelodi (South Africa)
Mamelodi is located in Africa
Mamelodi
Mamelodi
Mamelodi (Africa)
Coordinates: 25°42′08″S 28°19′39″E / 25.70222°S 28.32750°E / -25.70222; 28.32750Coordinates: 25°42′08″S 28°19′39″E / 25.70222°S 28.32750°E / -25.70222; 28.32750
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceGauteng
MunicipalityCity of Tshwane
Established1945[1]
Area
 • Total45.19 km2 (17.45 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[2]
 • Total334,577
 • Density7,400/km2 (19,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African98.9%
 • Coloured0.4%
 • Indian/Asian0.2%
 • White0.1%
 • Other0.3%
First languages (2011)
 • Northern Sotho42.3%
 • Zulu12.2%
 • Tsonga10.7%
 • S. Ndebele8.8%
 • Other26.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
0122
PO box
0101
Area code+27 (0)12
Websitewww.powerfulone.webs.com

Mamelodi is a black township in South Africa. It was formed by the South African Apartheid government to resettle black South Africans. It has a population of about 300,000 people.[3][4]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Mamelodi Heritage Route Launched". South African Ministry for Environmental Affairs and Tourism. 2000-09-22. Archived from the original on 2011-07-16. Retrieved 2009-08-14. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Main Place Mamelodi". Census 2011.
  3. | South Africans' anger over land set to explode - BBC News
  4. | South Africa orphanage worker charged in poisoning - BBC News