Alldays, Limpopo

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Alldays
Alldays is located in Limpopo
Alldays
Alldays
Alldays is located in South Africa
Alldays
Alldays
Alldays is located in Africa
Alldays
Alldays
 Alldays shown within Limpopo
Coordinates: 22°40′S 29°6′E / 22.667°S 29.100°E / -22.667; 29.100Coordinates: 22°40′S 29°6′E / 22.667°S 29.100°E / -22.667; 29.100
Country South Africa
Province Limpopo
District Capricorn
Municipality Blouberg
Area[1]
 • Total 2.42 km2 (0.93 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,987
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 97.7%
 • Coloured 0.1%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 1.6%
 • Other 0.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Northern Sotho 85.8%
 • Venda 4.9%
 • English 1.9%
 • Afrikaans 1.6%
 • Other 5.9%
Postal code (street) 0909
PO box 0909
Area code 015

Alldays is a small town in the Limpopo province of South Africa that serves a large area of private game and hunting farms. It has a population of 2,987.

The Venetia Diamond Mine is situated close to Alldays, located within the 360 square kilometre Venetia Limpopo Nature Reserve. It is one of De Beers’ six remaining diamond mines in South Africa and the only major diamond mine to be developed in the country during the past 25 years. Citrus farming on the banks of the Limpopo River is an important economic activity in the district.[citation needed]

The area of is known for its arid bushveld and Mopane bush. Several large game farms are located around Alldays, many of which are known as trophy hunting destinations.[2] The hunting practices carried out at an Alldays game farm sparked significant public outcry in September 2015; however, the Limpopo environmental department found the farm to be compliant with South African hunting legislation.[3] The town is served by the Alldays Airport.[4]

The Blouberg ('blue mountain') mountain range is situated close to Alldays, and is a popular rock climbing destination.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Alldays". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Alldays killing fields 'barbaric'". The Citizen. 11 September 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Limpopo hunting farm did nothing wrong - environment dept". News24.com. 8 September 2015. Retrieved 11 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Airport information for Alldays Airport (FAAL). DAFIF. October 2006.