North Cape (Province)
|density||3.1 inhabitants per km²|
|prime minister||Zamani Saul|
The North Cape Province ( Afrikaans Noord-Kaap , English Northern Cape , Setswana : Kapa Bokone , IsiXhosa Mntla-Koloni ) is located in the northwest of the Republic of South Africa . The province is the largest province in South Africa (about 30.5% of the area), but also the least populated, both in terms of population density (3.1 inhabitants / km²) and in absolute terms (1,145,861 of 51,770. 561 inhabitants, as of 2011).
Districts with the parishes
|1.||Frances Baard||Dikgatlong , Magareng , Phokwane and Sol Plaatjie|
|2.||John Taolo Gaetsewe (formerly Kgalagadi District )||Gamagara , Ga-Segonyana, and Joe Morolong|
|3.||Namakwa (Namaqua)||Hantam , Kamiesberg , Karoo Hoogland , Khâi-Ma , Nama Khoi and Richtersveld|
|4th||Pixley Ka Seme||Emthanjeni , Kareeberg , Renosterberg , Siyancuma , Siyathemba , Thembelihle , Ubuntu and Umsobomvu|
|5.||ZF Mgcawu||Dawid Kruiper , Kai ǃGarib , Kgatelopele , ǃKheis and Tsantsabane|
towns and places
Over 50,000 residents
10,000 to 50,000 inhabitants
- Barkly West
- De Aar
- Jan Kempdorp
- Victoria West
less than 10,000 inhabitants
- Alexander Bay
- Port Nolloth
|African National Congress (ANC)||18th||−2|
|Democratic Alliance (DA)||8th||+1|
|Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF)||3||+1|
|Vryheidsfront Plus (VF +)||1||+1|
National parks and nature reserves
- Augrabies Falls National Park
- Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park (partly formerly Kalahari Gemsbok National Park )
- Mokala National Park
- Namaqua National Park
- Richtersveld National Park
- Tankwa Karoo National Park
Population and languages
According to the results of the 2011 census, 50.4% of the population belonged to the black population, 40.3% to the Coloreds ( Afrikaans : Kleurlinge , literally "colored"), 7.1% to the whites and 0.7% to the Indians and Asians .
The following overview shows the population by area since the 1996 census.
- Provincial administration website. on www.northern-cape.gov.za (English)
- Northern Cape Tourism Authority. on www.northerncape.org.za (English)
- Statistics South Africa : Census 2011, Census in brief . online at www.statssa.gov.za (English, PDF file; 2.8 MB), PDF document p. 23, doc. p. 18.
- Local Government Handbook. South Africa: Northern Cape Municipalities . at www.municipalities.co.za (English).
- Statistics South Africa : Northern Cape . on www.statssa.gov.za (English), interactive map.
- Statistics South Africa (Ed.): Census 2011: Census in brief . Pretoria 2012, ISBN 978-0-621-41388-5 ( gov.za [PDF]).
- South Africa: Provinces and Major Settlements - Population Statistics, Maps, Charts, Weather, and Web Information. Retrieved January 7, 2019 .