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  • 2,291

  • 607

  • 0,4%

  • 14%

  • 98,5%

  • 69,4%

Windsorton was established in 1869 as a diamond-diggers' camp, it was first known as Hebron, but renamed after P E Windsor, who had a great role in its further development. The area is also known as Chaib, which is from the Khoikhoi language for 'place of the kudu'. (GPS coordinates: 28.3084 S, 24.6831 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 population2,291
Young (0-14)34,2%
Working Age (15-64)61,4%
Elderly (65+)4,4%
Dependency ratio62,9
Sex ratio100,1
Population density45 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+13,4%
Higher education aged 20+0,4%
Matric aged 20+16,2%
Number of households607
Average household size3,8
Female headed households41,9%
Formal dwellings97,5%
Housing owned/paying off55,5%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage69,4%
Weekly refuse removal89,9%
Piped water inside dwelling14%
Electricity for lighting98,5%

Place names

Dikgatlong Municipality