Main Place

Concordia

Quick Fact
  • 4,988

  • 1,428

  • 4,6%

  • 80,6%

  • 99%

  • 44%

Concordia was originally a Renish Mission Station established by Reverend Brecher in the early 1800s. It was later taken over by the Dutch Reformed Mission and served as the headquarters of the Boer Commando while Okiep was under siege. The name is taken from a local copper mine called Concordia. (GPS coordinates: 29.5375 S, 17.9429 E).

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

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Key Statistics 2011

Characteristics
Total population4,988
Young (0-14)26,2%
Working Age (15-64)64,2%
Elderly (65+)9,7%
Dependency ratio55,9
Sex ratio88,4
Population density1033 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,6%
Higher education aged 20+4,6%
Matric aged 20+21,6%
Number of households1,428
Average household size3,5
Female headed households45%
Formal dwellings99%
Housing owned/paying off77%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage44%
Weekly refuse removal99,1%
Piped water inside dwelling80,6%
Electricity for lighting99%

Place names

Nama Khoi Municipality