Buffelshoek

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Buffelshoek
Bolla-Tau
Buffelshoek is located in Mpumalanga
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek is located in South Africa
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek is located in Africa
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek
 Buffelshoek shown within Mpumalanga
Coordinates: 24°37′51″S 31°08′18″E / 24.63083°S 31.13833°E / -24.63083; 31.13833Coordinates: 24°37′51″S 31°08′18″E / 24.63083°S 31.13833°E / -24.63083; 31.13833
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Bushbuckridge
Area[1]
 • Total 11.70 km2 (4.52 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 12,703
 • Density 1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Northern Sotho 92.0%
 • Tsonga 4.8%
 • Sotho 1.2%
 • Other 2.0%

Buffelshoek is a town in Bushbuckridge Local Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The legal name was changed to Bolla-Tau in 2008.[2] [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Buffelshoek". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Approved names, September 2000 – January 2010". Department of Arts and Culture, Government of South Africa. October 2010. Archived from the original (.xls) on 22 September 2011. 
  3. ^ Lubbe, Johan & du Plessis, Theodorus (2014). South African Language Rights Monitor 2010: Ninth report on the South African Language Rights Monitor Project / Negende verslag van die Suid-Afrikaanse Taalregtemonitor. Bloemfontein: Sun Media. p. 45. ISBN 978-1-920382-56-8.