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Leslie, Mpumalanga

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Leslie

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Leslie
Coordinates: 26°21′58″S 28°55′01″E / 26.366°S 28.917°E / -26.366; 28.917Coordinates: 26°21′58″S 28°55′01″E / 26.366°S 28.917°E / -26.366; 28.917
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceMpumalanga
DistrictGert Sibande
MunicipalityGovan Mbeki
Main PlaceLeandra, Mpumalanga
Area
 • Total2.19 km2 (0.85 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total190
 • Density87/km2 (220/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African71.1%
 • Indian/Asian4.2%
 • White23.2%
 • Other1.6%
First languages (2011)
 • Zulu41.9%
 • Afrikaans31.6%
 • English10.3%
 • Southern Ndebele6.6%
 • Other9.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
2265
PO box
2265
Area code017

Leslie is a town in Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. It is part of Leandra. The village is 63 km west of Bethal, Mpumalanga and 56 km east-south-east of Springs, Gauteng. Administered by a village council, it was laid out on the farm Brakkefontein and proclaimed in December 1939, an extension being proclaimed in December 1957. The village is thought to be named after Leslie in Fife, Scotland. [2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Leslie". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 277.


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