|• Total||1.50 km2 (0.58 sq mi)|
|• Density||700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||98.8%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
Holiday resort 39 km south-east of Musina and 86 km north-east of Louis Trichardt. It was developed from 1936. Formerly spelt Chipise, the name is said to be derived from chia fisu, ‘burn’, ‘be hot’, referring to the mineral springs at 65°C.
Tshipise is best known for the resort, Tshipise a Forever Resort, that provides refuge for the Swaeltjies (Swallows), The nickname given to old people travelling north to Tshipise a Forever Resort for the winter months. The Swaeltjies stay at the resorts Caravan Park mostly from April to August as the winter temperatures at Tshipise is around 24°C during the day, making it a perfect winter vacation destination.
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