Trichardt

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Trichardt
Trichardt is located in South Africa
Trichardt
Trichardt
 Trichardt shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 26°29′00″S 29°13′00″E / 26.483333°S 29.216667°E / -26.483333; 29.216667Coordinates: 26°29′00″S 29°13′00″E / 26.483333°S 29.216667°E / -26.483333; 29.216667
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Gert Sibande
Municipality Govan Mbeki
Area[1]
 • Total 25.30 km2 (9.77 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,851
 • Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 20.0%
 • Coloured 3.1%
 • Indian/Asian 14.3%
 • White 61.6%
 • Other 1.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 59.9%
 • English 19.9%
 • Zulu 7.2%
 • Sotho 1.9%
 • Other 11.1%
Postal code (street) 2300
PO box 2300

Trichardt is a town in Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

Village 34km west of Bethal and 32km west-south-west of Leandra, several kilometres north-east of Secunda. It originated as a settlement of the Dutch Reformed Church and was proclaimed in 1906. Named after Carolus Johannes Trichardt (1811-1901), son of the Voortrekker Louis Trichardt.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Trichardt". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 435.