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  • 664

  • 223

  • 32,4%

  • 89,7%

  • 93,2%

  • 83,3%

Fouriesburg was named after the owner of the farm on which it was established, Christoffel Fourie. The town itself was established in 1892, and during the Second Anglo-Boer War (1899-1902) it was almost completely destroyed due to heavy fighting. (GPS coordinates: 28.6184 S, 28.1966 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 population664
Young (0-14)20,5%
Working Age (15-64)64,2%
Elderly (65+)15,4%
Dependency ratio55,9
Sex ratio100,3
Population density65 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,7%
Higher education aged 20+32,4%
Matric aged 20+36,9%
Number of households223
Average household size2,2
Female headed households31,8%
Formal dwellings90,6%
Housing owned/paying off59,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage83,3%
Weekly refuse removal92,4%
Piped water inside dwelling89,7%
Electricity for lighting93,2%

Place names

Dihlabeng Municipality