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Driefontein, Mpumalanga

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Driefontein
Driefontein
Driefontein
Driefontein
Driefontein
Coordinates: 27°10′23″S 30°24′7″E / 27.17306°S 30.40194°E / -27.17306; 30.40194Coordinates: 27°10′23″S 30°24′7″E / 27.17306°S 30.40194°E / -27.17306; 30.40194
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceMpumalanga
DistrictGert Sibande
MunicipalityMkhondo
Area
 • Total53.65 km2 (20.71 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total15,319
 • Density290/km2 (740/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2001)
 • Black African99.8%
 • Coloured0.1%
 • Indian/Asian0.1%
First languages (2001)
 • Zulu94.5%
 • Swazi4.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
3379

Driefontein, (Afrikaans for "Three-fountain") also known as Saul Mkhizeville is a town in Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. It has changed its name to Mkhizeville after Saul Mkhize who was shot and killed by the apartheid police for organising a march against forceful removals. [2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Driefontein". Census 2001.
  2. ^ "The unveiling of liberation struggle hero Mr. Vusumzi Saul Mkhize statue | SAHRA". www.sahra.org.za. Retrieved 2017-12-27.
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