Penge, Limpopo

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Mabulane
Penge
Mabulane is located in Limpopo
Mabulane
Mabulane
 Mabulane shown within Limpopo
Mabulane is located in South Africa
Mabulane
Mabulane
Mabulane (South Africa)
Mabulane is located in Africa
Mabulane
Mabulane
Mabulane (Africa)
Coordinates: 24°22′59″S 30°19′01″E / 24.383°S 30.317°E / -24.383; 30.317Coordinates: 24°22′59″S 30°19′01″E / 24.383°S 30.317°E / -24.383; 30.317
Country South Africa
Province Limpopo
District Greater Sekhukhune
Municipality Greater Tubatse
Area[1]
 • Total 28.54 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,819
 • Density 99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.4%
 • Coloured 0.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 0.3%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Northern Sotho 94.8%
 • Zulu 1.3%
 • English 1.1%
 • Other 2.9%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 1160

Mabulane Penge is a township in Sekhukhune District Municipality in the Limpopo province of South Africa.

Mining village on the Lepelle River, 37 km north of Burgersfort. It was established after amosite was discovered there in 1907. Named after Kgoshi Mabulane of Roka motshana tribal authority or alternatively Penge, a suburb of London.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Mabulane". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 363.