Hendrina

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Hendrina
Hendrina is located in South Africa
Hendrina
Hendrina
 Hendrina shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 26°9′S 29°43′E / 26.150°S 29.717°E / -26.150; 29.717Coordinates: 26°9′S 29°43′E / 26.150°S 29.717°E / -26.150; 29.717
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Nkangala
Municipality Steve Tshwete
Established 1914
Area[1]
 • Total 6.28 km2 (2.42 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,359
 • Density 380/km2 (970/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 29.2%
 • Coloured 1.5%
 • Indian/Asian 1.8%
 • White 66.1%
 • Other 1.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 69.0%
 • Zulu 11.2%
 • English 5.8%
 • Swazi 2.4%
 • Other 11.6%
Postal code (street) 1095
PO box 1095
Area code 013

Hendrina is a settlement in Nkangala District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

Town 53km north-west of Ermelo, 40km west-south-west of Carolina and 53km south-east of Middelburg. It was founded in 1914 on the farm Grasfontein, administered by a health committee from 1919, and by a village council since 1926. It was named after Hendrina Beukes, wife of Gert Beukes, who owned the farm.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Hendrina". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 203.