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  • 1,409

  • 427

  • 9,7%

  • 55,7%

  • 98,4%

  • 98,6%

Edenburg was established on the farm Rietfontein in 1862. The name is thought to be either of biblical origin or an adaptation of Edinburgh, the birthplace in Scotland of the Reverend Andrew Murray (1828-1917). (GPS coordinates: 29.7288 S, 25.9345 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 population1,409
Young (0-14)24,3%
Working Age (15-64)65,7%
Elderly (65+)9,9%
Dependency ratio52,1
Sex ratio111,9
Population density35 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+9,1%
Higher education aged 20+9,7%
Matric aged 20+33%
Number of households427
Average household size2,8
Female headed households34%
Formal dwellings97,4%
Housing owned/paying off47,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage98,6%
Weekly refuse removal99,8%
Piped water inside dwelling55,7%
Electricity for lighting98,4%

Place names

Kopanong Municipality