Marydale

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Marydale
Marydale is located in Northern Cape
Marydale
Marydale
Marydale is located in South Africa
Marydale
Marydale
Marydale is located in Africa
Marydale
Marydale
 Marydale shown within Northern Cape
Coordinates: 29°24′20″S 22°6′18″E / 29.40556°S 22.10500°E / -29.40556; 22.10500Coordinates: 29°24′20″S 22°6′18″E / 29.40556°S 22.10500°E / -29.40556; 22.10500
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Pixley ka Seme
Municipality Siyathemba
Established 1903
Area[1]
 • Total 63.35 km2 (24.46 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,623
 • Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 10.9%
 • Coloured 84.8%
 • Indian/Asian 1.3%
 • White 2.7%
 • Other 0.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 96.0%
 • Xhosa 1.0%
 • Other 3.0%
Postal code (street) 8910
PO box 8910
Area code 054

Marydale is a town in the Northern Cape province in western South Africa. Established in 1903 by the Dutch Reformed Church, Marydale was named after the wife of Mr GP Snyman, owner of the farm on which the town was laid out. The town is 76 km north-west of Prieska.

Village 75 km north-west of Prieska and 120 km south-east of Upington. Established in 1902 on the farm Kalkput and named after Mary Snyman, wife of the owner.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Marydale". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 300. 

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