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Quick Fact
  • 2,043

  • 593

  • 5%

  • 1,7%

  • 88,9%

  • 2%

Frankfort is named after the city of Frankfurt in Germany and developed in 1857 from a settlement belonging to a British-German Legion. (GPS coordinates: 32.7243 S, 27.4545 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 population2,043
Young (0-14)31,1%
Working Age (15-64)59,9%
Elderly (65+)9%
Dependency ratio66,9
Sex ratio89,3
Population density610 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+19,7%
Higher education aged 20+5%
Matric aged 20+8,4%
Number of households593
Average household size3,4
Female headed households54,2%
Formal dwellings56,2%
Housing owned/paying off74,7%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage2%
Weekly refuse removal1%
Piped water inside dwelling1,7%
Electricity for lighting88,9%

Place names

Amahlathi Municipality