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Quick Fact
  • 3,571

  • 1,261

  • 11,8%

  • 89,1%

  • 86,2%

  • 81,9%

Christiana was said to have been named after Christina, daughter of MW Pretorius (1819-1901), the first president of the South African Republic, which later became Transvaal. The town itself is located on the banks of the Vaal River. (GPS coordinates: 27.8849 S, 25.1629 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population3,571
Young (0-14)16,3%
Working Age (15-64)67%
Elderly (65+)16,6%
Dependency ratio49,2
Sex ratio104,8
Population density71 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+2,2%
Higher education aged 20+11,8%
Matric aged 20+41,9%
Number of households1,261
Average household size2,5
Female headed households32,6%
Formal dwellings97,8%
Housing owned/paying off52,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage81,9%
Weekly refuse removal92,9%
Piped water inside dwelling89,1%
Electricity for lighting86,2%

Place names

Lekwa-Teemane Municipality