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Quick Fact
  • 1,893

  • 748

  • 25,1%

  • 84,4%

  • 91,6%

  • 95,1%

Zastron was established in 1876 on the farm Verliesfontein and named after Johanna Sibella Brand, nee Zastron, wife of President Brand of the then Orange Free State. (GPS coordinates: 30.3018 S, 27.0823 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 population1,893
Young (0-14)24,4%
Working Age (15-64)65,2%
Elderly (65+)10,4%
Dependency ratio53,3
Sex ratio90,3
Population density96 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,3%
Higher education aged 20+25,1%
Matric aged 20+34,1%
Number of households748
Average household size2,5
Female headed households36,9%
Formal dwellings96,4%
Housing owned/paying off51,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage95,1%
Weekly refuse removal94,8%
Piped water inside dwelling84,4%
Electricity for lighting91,6%

Place names

Mohokare Municipality