Soekmekaar

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Soekmekaar
Soekmekaar is located in South Africa
Soekmekaar
Soekmekaar
 Soekmekaar shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 23°29′44″S 29°55′45″E / 23.495556°S 29.929167°E / -23.495556; 29.929167Coordinates: 23°29′44″S 29°55′45″E / 23.495556°S 29.929167°E / -23.495556; 29.929167
Country South Africa
Province Limpopo
District Capricorn
Municipality Molemole
Established 1916
Area[1]
 • Total 53.31 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,371
 • Density 44/km2 (120/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 96.5%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • White 2.7%
 • Other 0.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Northern Sotho 73.4%
 • Venda 8.0%
 • Tsonga 6.9%
 • Afrikaans 3.1%
 • Other 8.6%
Postal code (street) 0810
PO box 0810
Area code 015

Soekmekaar (also known as Morebeng) is a settlement in Capricorn District Municipality in the Limpopo province of South Africa.

Village some 65 km south-east of Louis Trichardt. Afrikaans for ‘look for each other’, the name has been explained in a variety of ways.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Soekmekaar". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 409.