Ulco, Northern Cape

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Ulco
Ulco is located in Northern Cape
Ulco
Ulco
Ulco is located in South Africa
Ulco
Ulco
Ulco is located in Africa
Ulco
Ulco
 Ulco shown within Northern Cape
Coordinates: 28°19′00″S 24°13′00″E / 28.316667°S 24.216667°E / -28.316667; 24.216667Coordinates: 28°19′00″S 24°13′00″E / 28.316667°S 24.216667°E / -28.316667; 24.216667
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Frances Baard
Municipality Dikgatlong
Area[1]
 • Total 9.86 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 860
 • Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 63.4%
 • Coloured 15.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.5%
 • White 19.0%
 • Other 2.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Tswana 55.7%
 • Afrikaans 35.9%
 • English 2.2%
 • Sotho 2.1%
 • Other 4.1%
Postal code (street) 8390
PO box 8390
Area code 053

Ulco is a town in Frances Baard District Municipality in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. The town is some 15 km northwest of Delportshoop and 60 km west-southwest of Warrenton, and is a site of extensive limeworks. The name is derived from Union Lime Company.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Ulco". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 444.