Penge, Limpopo

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Mabulane

Penge
Mabulane is located in Limpopo
Mabulane
Mabulane
Mabulane is located in South Africa
Mabulane
Mabulane
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceLimpopo
DistrictGreater Sekhukhune
MunicipalityGreater Tubatse
Area
 • Total28.54 km2 (11.02 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total2,819
 • Density99/km2 (260/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African99.4%
 • Coloured0.2%
 • Indian/Asian0.1%
 • White0.3%
 • Other0.1%
First languages (2011)
 • Northern Sotho94.8%
 • Zulu1.3%
 • English1.1%
 • Other2.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
1160

Mabulane, alternatively known as 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.