Amalia, North West

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Amalia
Amalia is located in South Africa
Amalia
Amalia
 Amalia shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 27°14′53″S 25°2′45″E / 27.24806°S 25.04583°E / -27.24806; 25.04583Coordinates: 27°14′53″S 25°2′45″E / 27.24806°S 25.04583°E / -27.24806; 25.04583
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati
Municipality Mamusa
Area[1]
 • Total 2.35 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 226
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 24.0%
 • Coloured 5.8%
 • Indian/Asian 2.2%
 • White 67.6%
 • Other 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 74.3%
 • Tswana 22.1%
 • English 2.2%
 • Other 1.3%
Postal code (street) 2786
PO box 2786
Area code 053

Amalia is a town in Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa.

The town was founded in 1927 and named for Amalia Faustmann, a well-known local church figure.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Amalia". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Adrian Room (2008). African placenames: origins and meanings of the names…. McFarland & Co. p. 21. ISBN 978-0-7864-3546-3.