Lenyenye

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Lenyenye
Lenyenye is located in South Africa
Lenyenye
Lenyenye
 Lenyenye shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 23°58′19″S 30°16′08″E / 23.972°S 30.269°E / -23.972; 30.269Coordinates: 23°58′19″S 30°16′08″E / 23.972°S 30.269°E / -23.972; 30.269
Country South Africa
Province Limpopo
District Mopani
Municipality Greater Tzaneen
Area[1]
 • Total 8.81 km2 (3.40 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 12,099
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.2%
 • Coloured 0.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Northern Sotho 87.8%
 • Sotho 3.8%
 • Tsonga 1.7%
 • Zulu 1.4%
 • Other 5.2%
Postal code (street) 0857
PO box 0857
Area code 015

Lenyenye is a town in Mopani District Municipality in the Limpopo province of South Africa. Lenyenye is best known as the place where Mamphela Ramphele was banished to under the apartheid regime and lived during the period 1977 - 1984.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Lenyenye". Census 2011.