Leslie, Mpumalanga

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Leslie
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Leslie is located in Mpumalanga
Leslie
Leslie
Leslie is located in South Africa
Leslie
Leslie
Leslie is located in Africa
Leslie
Leslie
 Leslie shown within Mpumalanga
Coordinates: 26°21′58″S 28°55′01″E / 26.366°S 28.917°E / -26.366; 28.917Coordinates: 26°21′58″S 28°55′01″E / 26.366°S 28.917°E / -26.366; 28.917
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Gert Sibande
Municipality Govan Mbeki
Main Place Leandra, Mpumalanga
Area[1]
 • Total 2.19 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 190
 • Density 87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 71.1%
 • Indian/Asian 4.2%
 • White 23.2%
 • Other 1.6%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 41.9%
 • Afrikaans 31.6%
 • English 10.3%
 • Southern Ndebele 6.6%
 • Other 9.6%
Postal code (street) 2265
PO box 2265
Area code 017

Leslie is a town in Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.It is part of Leandra Leslie got so many sections or extensions like there The village is 63 km west of Bethal, Mpumalanga and 56 km east-south-east of Springs, Guteng. Administered by a village council, it was laid out on the farm Brakkefontein and proclaimed in December 1939, an extension being proclaimed in December 1957. The village is thought to be named after Leslie in Fife, Scotland. Marsh-gas from subterranean sources occurs; one has been burning continuously since 1936.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Leslie". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 277.