|• Total||1.39 km2 (0.54 sq mi)|
|• Density||420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||21.5%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Northern Sotho||3.4%|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
The settlement, located some 5 km from Sasolburg, is a former colliery, and was originally named Coalbrook, probably named after Coalbrookdale in England. It was the scene of the Coalbrook mining disaster on 21 January 1960; 435 workers were buried alive when the mine collapsed.
Richard Hse, a Taiwanese businessman, bought out the old mine village in October 1996, renamed it and turned the place into a hub of factories including clothing, shoes, stoves, wood and paper factories and a sportsfield.
- "Main Place Holly Country". Census 2011.
- "Monument pays tribute to miners". News24 South Africa. 2000-11-04. Retrieved 29 April 2013.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 118.
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