Makapanstad

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Makapanstad
Makapanstad is located in South Africa
Makapanstad
Makapanstad
 Makapanstad shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 25°14′20″S 28°06′58″E / 25.239°S 28.116°E / -25.239; 28.116Coordinates: 25°14′20″S 28°06′58″E / 25.239°S 28.116°E / -25.239; 28.116
Country South Africa
Province North West
District Bojanala Platinum
Municipality Moretele
Area[1]
 • Total 20.45 km2 (7.90 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 15,076
 • Density 740/km2 (1,900/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.5%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • White 0.2%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Tswana 82.6%
 • Northern Sotho 5.4%
 • Tsonga 4.7%
 • English 1.5%
 • Other 5.8%
Postal code (street) 0404
PO box 0404
Area code 012

Makapanstad is a village in Bojanala District Municipality in the North West province of South Africa. It is under the leadership of The Makapan Family. They are The Bakgatla Ba Mosetlha and their totem animal is the Kgabo (english translation meaning: their spirit animal is the ape). The most recent Chief of Makapanstad was Kgosi Motshegwa Hendrick. He died on December 26, 2014.

References[edit]

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