Jericho, North West

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Jericho
Jericho is located in North West (South African province)
Jericho
Jericho
Jericho is located in South Africa
Jericho
Jericho
Coordinates: 25°19′55″S 27°48′14″E / 25.332°S 27.804°E / -25.332; 27.804Coordinates: 25°19′55″S 27°48′14″E / 25.332°S 27.804°E / -25.332; 27.804
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceNorth West
DistrictBojanala Platinum
MunicipalityMadibeng
Area
 • Total11.66 km2 (4.50 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total8,612
 • Density740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African98.9%
 • Coloured0.3%
 • Indian/Asian0.4%
 • White0.1%
 • Other0.2%
First languages (2011)
 • Tswana76.0%
 • Tsonga8.9%
 • Northern Sotho5.0%
 • Zulu2.5%
 • Other7.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
0189
Area code012

Jericho (also known as Mmatope-a-Seretsana in Setswana) is a village in Bojanala Platinum District in the North West province of South Africa. It is under the Bakwena ba Mogopa tribal authority.

Schools[edit]

  • Charles Mmamogale Primary School
  • Mmatope Primary School
  • Mafale Primary School
  • Kwena Ya Madiba High School now known as Madiba A Toloane.

References[edit]

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