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Capricorn District Municipality

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Country  South Africa
Time zone  SAST (UTC+2)
Area  21,705 kmĀ²
Black african population  96.1%
Province  Limpopo
Seat  Polokwane
Municipal code  DC35
White population  2.8%
Native afrikaans speakers  3%
Capricorn District Municipality httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Local municipalities  List Blouberg Molemole Polokwane Lepelle-Nkumpi
Colleges and Universities  University of Limpopo, University of Limpopo, Turfloop
Points of interest  Polokwane Game Reserve, Polokwane Art Museum, Blouberg Nature Reserve, Lekgalameetse Nature Reserve, Bakone Malapa Northern

Capricorn is one of the 5 districts of Limpopo province of South Africa. The district is named after the Tropic of Capricorn which runs through it. The seat of Capricorn is Polokwane. The majority of its 1 154 673 people speak Northern Sotho (2001 census). The district code is DC35.


Map of Central, South Africa


Capricorn is surrounded by:

  • Vhembe (DC34) to the north-east
  • Mopani (DC33) east
  • Sekhukhune (CBDC3) to the south
  • Waterberg (DC36) to the west
  • Local municipalities

    The district contains the following local municipalities:


    The following statistics are from the 2011 census.

    Election results

    Election results for Capricorn in the South African general election, 2004.

  • Population 18 and over: 601 852 [52.12% of total population]
  • Total votes: 341 004 [29.53% of total population]
  • Voting % estimate: 56.66% votes as a % of population 18 and over
  • References

    Capricorn District Municipality Wikipedia

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