Category:Vhembe District Municipality

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Vhembe District Municipality 
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Instance ofdistrict municipality of South Africa
LocationLimpopo, South Africa
  • 1,294,722 (9 October 2011)
  • 21.407 square kilometre
Elevation above sea level
  • 1,206 metre
official website
Authority control

22° 55′ 48″ S, 30° 28′ 12″ E

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Afrikaans: Die Vhembe-distriksmunisipaliteit is een van 5 distriksmunisipaliteite in Limpopo. Die setel van die munisipaliteit is in Thohoyandou. Die meeste inwoners in die munisipale gebied is Vendasprekend. Die munisipaliteit se kode is DC34.
English: Vhembe is one of the 5 districts of Limpopo province of South Africa. It is the northernmost district of the country and shares its northern border with Beitbridge district in Matabeleland South, Zimbabwe. Vhembe consist of all terrotories that were part of the former Venda Bantustan, however, districts of northern and Western Gazankulu Bantustan were also incorporated into Vhembe, hence the ethnic diversity of the District. The seat of Vhembe is Thohoyandou, the former Capital of the former Venda Bantustan. According to 2001 census, 800 000 of Vhembe residents speak Venda as their mother language, 400 000 speak Tsonga and 27 000 speak Northern Sotho. The district code is DC34.


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