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Business district of Hammanskraal
|Municipality||City of Tshwane|
|• Total||7.60 km2 (2.93 sq mi)|
|• Density||2,800/km2 (7,300/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||98.3%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Northern Sotho||18.1%|
|Postal code (street)||0400|
Hammanskraal is a small town in northern Gauteng, South Africa which serves a large community. It was named after Hamman, a cattleman who, to protect his livestock from predators, set up a stockade here.
The town also serves as a shopping centre for surrounding locations such as Kekana Gardens, Mandela Village, Ramotse, Marokolong, Kanana, Temba, Leboneng, Unit D, Maubane, Portion 9, Majaneng, Bosplaas, Makapanstad, Dilopye, Suurman, Lephengville, Sekampaneng and other nearby villages. Majaneng in Hammanskraal is a rural village with a chief. It is also the site of schools such as Tipfuxeni Secondary school, Hammanskraal high school, Mphe Batho Primary School, Thabo Ya Batho Middle and Kgapamadi High School and many more.
Aubrey Bongani Ngoma (Footballer)
Saul Molapo (Footballer)
Aubrey Lekoane (Footballer)
Justice Malala (ENCA)
George Maupe Matjila (Politician)
Doctor Malinga (Musician)
Thapelo Aphiri (Actor)
Tshepo Motshegoa (Bantu soul) (Musician/Actor)
Bongani Madondo (Author, Journalist, Social Commentator)
- "Main Place Hammanskraal". Census 2011.
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