Information on the Limpopo Province province of South Africa
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About the Limpopo Province Province of South Africa
The Limpopo Province was formed from the northern parts of the former Transvaal province in 1994 and was originally named Northern Transvaal. In 1995, it was renamed the Northern Province; the name remained until 2003, when the name of the province was formally changed to Limpopo Province.
History of Limpopo Province
The Limpopo Province is area of legend and romance that intrigue visitors with tales of ancient tribes and fearless pioneers who braved the unknown in the days of old. To this day the province is the home of the enigmatic rain queen who, as the legends of her people proclaim, has the mystical power to make rain ....Limpopo Province History
Limpopo Province Geography
Limpopo Province shares international borders with provinces and districts of three countries - Botswana's Central and Kgatleng provinces, Zimbabwe's Matabeleland and Masvingo provinces, and Mozambique's Gaza Province. Limpopo province is the link between South Africa and other countries further afield in sub-Saharan Africa. The province shares its borders with the South Arican provinces of North-West, Gauteng, and Mpumalanga. Limpopo province is at the heart of international, national and regional developing markets.....Limpopo Province Geography
Limpopo Province Climate
Limpopo Province lies at South Africa’s northernmost area and is bisected by the tropic of Capricorn. Visitors to the province can expect dry days and long summer afternoons for most of their stay. The subtropical conditions of the Lowveld provide weather more suited to forests......Limpopo Province Climate
Limpopo Province Economy
The bushveld region of the Limpopo Province is cattle country. Extensive ranching operations are often supplemented by controlled hunting and 80% of South Africa's hunting industry is found in the province. Peanuts, cotton, maize and sunflowers are cultivated in the Modimolle and Bela-Bela areas. Modimolle also produces table-grape crops......Limpopo Province Economy
Education in Limpopo Province
Universities : University of Limpopo, Comprehensive University of Venda.....Limpopo Province Education
Limpopo Province Demographics
The population of Limpopo consists of various ethnic groups distinguished by customs, language and race; 97.3% of the population is Black, 2.4% is White, 0.2% is Coloured, and 0.1% is Indian/Asian. The Northern Sotho or Sepedi ethnic groups make up the largest number, being nearly 57%, and the Shangaan or Tsonga speakers include 23% while the Venda make up 12%. Afrikaans speakers make up 2.6% while English-speaking whites are less than one-half per cent.
Limpopo Province Infrastructure and Communications
The Limpop Province has excellent air, road, and rail links such as the N1 route from Johannesburg, which extends the length of the province.
Towns and Suburbs of the Limpopo province of South Africa
Hoedspruit , Immerpan, Leeupoort , Lephalele , Louis Trichardt , Magoebaskloof , Mokopane , Modimolle , Mookgopong, Mokopane , Musina , Naboomspruit , Nylstroom , Polokwane , Ba-Phalaborwa , Sibasa , Tzaneen , Thabazimbi , Thohayandou , Timbavati , Tshipise , Tzaneen , Vaalwater , Bela-Bela , Vivo , Warmbaths , Waterberg