Soekmekaar

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Soekmekaar

Morebeng
Soekmekaar is located in Limpopo
Soekmekaar
Soekmekaar
Soekmekaar is located in South Africa
Soekmekaar
Soekmekaar
Coordinates: 23°29′46″S 29°55′44″E / 23.496°S 29.929°E / -23.496; 29.929Coordinates: 23°29′46″S 29°55′44″E / 23.496°S 29.929°E / -23.496; 29.929
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceLimpopo
DistrictCapricorn
MunicipalityMolemole
Area
 • Total53.31 km2 (20.58 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total2,371
 • Density44/km2 (120/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African96.5%
 • Indian/Asian0.2%
 • White2.7%
 • Other0.5%
First languages (2011)
 • Northern Sotho73.4%
 • Venda8.0%
 • Tsonga6.9%
 • Afrikaans3.1%
 • Other8.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
0810
PO box
0810
Area code015

Soekmekaar (also known as Morebeng) is a small, rural town in the Molemole Local Municipality of the Capricorn District Municipality of the Limpopo province of South Africa. It is located about 65 km southeast of Louis Trichardt. Afrikaans for "look for each other", the name has been explained in a variety of ways.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Soekmekaar". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 409.