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  • 5,166

  • 1,553

  • 3,3%

  • 57,6%

  • 78,2%

  • 77,5%

Oranjeville is derived from the Afrikaans Oranje-Vrystaat which is 'Orange Free State' in English. Its establishment provided a resting place for travellers. (GPS coordinates: 26.9851 S, 28.2036 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 population5,166
Young (0-14)31,9%
Working Age (15-64)62,4%
Elderly (65+)5,7%
Dependency ratio60,4
Sex ratio97,7
Population density603 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+12,1%
Higher education aged 20+3,3%
Matric aged 20+21,6%
Number of households1,553
Average household size3,3
Female headed households39,7%
Formal dwellings87,3%
Housing owned/paying off62,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage77,5%
Weekly refuse removal96,7%
Piped water inside dwelling57,6%
Electricity for lighting78,2%

Place names

Metsimaholo Municipality