Itsoseng

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Itsoseng
Itsoseng is located in South Africa
Itsoseng
Itsoseng
 Itsoseng shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 26°04′59″S 25°52′55″E / 26.083°S 25.882°E / -26.083; 25.882Coordinates: 26°04′59″S 25°52′55″E / 26.083°S 25.882°E / -26.083; 25.882
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Ngaka Modiri Molema
Municipality Ditsobotla
Area[1]
 • Total 7.09 km2 (2.74 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 19,959
 • Density 2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.2%
 • Coloured 0.4%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • Other 0.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Tswana 87.2%
 • English 2.8%
 • Sotho 2.6%
 • Xhosa 2.2%
 • Other 5.1%
Postal code (street) 2744
PO box 2744
Area code 018

Itsoseng is a town in Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa.

The town was established in 1963 on the farm De Hoop as a black township, and became part of Bophuthatswana in 1977. At that time, the town was renamed from De Hoop to Itsoseng.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Itsoseng". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Itsoseng". North West History. Retrieved 26 January 2014.