Dendron, Limpopo

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Dendron
Dendron is located in South Africa
Dendron
Dendron
 Dendron shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 23°22′05″S 29°19′23″E / 23.368°S 29.323°E / -23.368; 29.323Coordinates: 23°22′05″S 29°19′23″E / 23.368°S 29.323°E / -23.368; 29.323
Country South Africa
Province Limpopo
District Capricorn
Municipality Molemole
Area[1]
 • Total 4.73 km2 (1.83 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,045
 • Density 860/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 94.4%
 • Coloured 1.0%
 • Indian/Asian 0.4%
 • White 3.5%
 • Other 0.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Northern Sotho 83.5%
 • Afrikaans 3.5%
 • English 2.9%
 • Zulu 2.1%
 • Other 8.1%
Postal code (street) 0715
PO box 0715
Area code 015

Dendron (officially Mogwadi) is a town in Capricorn District Municipality in the Limpopo province of South Africa.

Village some 68 km north of Pietersburg, managed by a health committee. Laid out on the farm Duitsland. The name is derived from the Greek word for ‘tree’ and refers to the abundance of indigenous trees in the area.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Dendron". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 134.