Delareyville

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Delareyville
Delareyville is located in North West (South African province)
Delareyville
Delareyville
Delareyville is located in South Africa
Delareyville
Delareyville
Delareyville is located in Africa
Delareyville
Delareyville
 Delareyville shown within North West
Coordinates: 26°41′0″S 25°28′0″E / 26.68333°S 25.46667°E / -26.68333; 25.46667Coordinates: 26°41′0″S 25°28′0″E / 26.68333°S 25.46667°E / -26.68333; 25.46667
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Ngaka Modiri Molema
Municipality Tswaing
Established 1914
Area[1]
 • Total 36.53 km2 (14.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 10,630
 • Density 290/km2 (750/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 88.2%
 • Coloured 2.0%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 8.3%
 • Other 0.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Tswana 77.7%
 • Afrikaans 10.3%
 • English 5.1%
 • Sotho 2.3%
 • Other 4.6%
Postal code (street) 2770
PO box 2770
Area code 053

Delareyville is a maize and peanut farming town situated in North West Province of South Africa.

Town 96 km south-west of Lichtenburg, 82 km north-east of Vryburg, 114 km north-west of Wolmaransstad, and 61 km north of Schweizer-Reneke. It was laid out in 1914 and declared a border industry area in 1968. It was named after Jacobus Herculaas (Koos) de la Rey (1847-1914), General of the Boer forces in the Anglo-Boer War.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Delareyville". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 133.