Whites, Free State

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Whites
Whites is located in Free State (South African province)
Whites
Whites
Whites is located in South Africa
Whites
Whites
Coordinates: 28°S 27°E / 28°S 27°E / -28; 27Coordinates: 28°S 27°E / 28°S 27°E / -28; 27
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceFree State
DistrictLejweleputswa
MunicipalityMatjhabeng
Area
 • Total3.46 km2 (1.34 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total366
 • Density110/km2 (270/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African95.9%
 • Coloured3.0%
 • Indian/Asian0.3%
 • White0.8%
First languages (2011)
 • Sotho84.4%
 • Afrikaans4.6%
 • Sign language4.4%
 • Xhosa4.1%
 • Other2.5%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Whites is a settlement in Lejweleputswa District Municipality in the Free State province of South Africa.

Located near Hennenman, the settlement was the site of a cement factory of the Whites South Africa Cement Company dating back to 1913.[2] The company is now owned by Lafarge as part of its South African division.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Whites". Census 2011.
  2. ^ John Brett Cohen (1984). Industrial South Africa: the great achievement. Industrial Pub. Corp. p. 73. ISBN 978-0-620-06596-2.
  3. ^ "Lafarge Lichtenburg Cement Works" (PDF). Lafarge. Retrieved 29 August 2014.