Galeshewe

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Galeshewe
Galeshewe is located in Northern Cape
Galeshewe
Galeshewe
Galeshewe is located in South Africa
Galeshewe
Galeshewe
Galeshewe is located in Africa
Galeshewe
Galeshewe
 Galeshewe shown within Northern Cape
Coordinates: 28°43′01″S 24°43′30″E / 28.717°S 24.725°E / -28.717; 24.725Coordinates: 28°43′01″S 24°43′30″E / 28.717°S 24.725°E / -28.717; 24.725
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Frances Baard
Municipality Sol Plaatje
Area[1]
 • Total 15.24 km2 (5.88 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 107,920
 • Density 7,100/km2 (18,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 92.1%
 • Coloured 7.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 0.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Tswana 56.8%
 • Afrikaans 24.9%
 • Xhosa 8.1%
 • Sotho 3.4%
 • Other 6.7%
Postal code (street) 8345
PO box 8330

Galeshewe is a township in Kimberley, South Africa, within the Sol Plaatje Local Municipality, Northern Cape Province, South Africa. It was named after Kgosi (Chief) Galeshewe.

The township has a population of ca. 107,920 people; half of the population of the Sol Plaatje Municipality lives in Galeshewe.

References[edit]

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