Bophelong

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Bophelong
Bophelong is located in Gauteng
Bophelong
Bophelong
 Bophelong shown within Gauteng
Coordinates: 26°41′S 27°48′E / 26.683°S 27.800°E / -26.683; 27.800Coordinates: 26°41′S 27°48′E / 26.683°S 27.800°E / -26.683; 27.800
Country South Africa
Province Gauteng
District Sedibeng
Municipality Emfuleni
Area[1]
 • Total 9.67 km2 (3.73 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 46,089
 • Density 4,800/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.1%
 • Coloured 0.5%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 0.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Sotho 69.4%
 • Xhosa 10.7%
 • Zulu 9.3%
 • Afrikaans 1.7%
 • Other 9.0%
Postal code (street) 1911
PO box 1913

Bophelong is a township near Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa. It was established in 1955 to house black residents who worked in Vanderbijlpark and Vereeniging.

The location has now been extended by another location right next to it called Muvhango with 17 extensions.

References[edit]

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