Petrus Steyn

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Petrus Steyn
Petrus Steyn Church
Petrus Steyn Church
Petrus Steyn is located in South Africa
Petrus Steyn
Petrus Steyn
 Petrus Steyn shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 27°39′00″S 28°08′00″E / 27.65000°S 28.13333°E / -27.65000; 28.13333Coordinates: 27°39′00″S 28°08′00″E / 27.65000°S 28.13333°E / -27.65000; 28.13333
Country South Africa
Province Free State
District Thabo Mofutsanyane
Municipality Nketoana
Established 1912
Area[1]
 • Total 11.0 km2 (4.2 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 12,893
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 95.7%
 • Coloured 0.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.5%
 • White 3.4%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Sotho 83.2%
 • Zulu 7.4%
 • Afrikaans 4.6%
 • Sign language 2.0%
 • Other 2.8%
Postal code (street) 9640
PO box 9640
Area code 058

Petrus Steyn is a small farming town between Tweeling and Kroonstad in the Free State province of South Africa.

Town 45km north-east of Lindley. Named after the owner of the farm on which it was laid out in 1914.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Sum of the Main Places Petrus Steyn and Mamafubedu from Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 364.