Limpopo Province is related to the following pages: Eastern Cape Province, Free State Province, Gauteng Province, KwaZulu-Natal Province, Mpumalanga Province, North West Province, Northern Cape Province, Western Cape Province


Limpopo Province Names, Regions and Tourism routes for Limpopo Province, South Africa


Bushveld,
Capricorn,
Limpopo Valley,
Soutpansberg,
Valley of the Olifants


About Limpopo Province


  • Limpopo is the northern most province of South Africa.
  • The capital for the Limpopo Province is Polokwane, formerly named Pietersburg
  • The province were formerly known as Northern Transvaal and Northern Province
  • The province was named after the Limpopo river that form the border with Zimbabwe and Botswana

Limpopo Province Tourism


The Northern Province Tourism Board

Postal address: PO Box 2814, Pietersburg
Tel: 015 288 0099
Fax: 015 288 0094
E-mail: [email protected]


Name changes


The Northern Province has been renamed Limpopo Province in February 2002. Its capital Pietersburg has been renamed Polokwane (meaning “place of safety”).

Also changed are the following:

Bochum to Senwabarwana
Ellisras to Lephalale
Messina to Musina (means “copper”)
Nylstroom to Modimolle (place of spirits)
Phalaborwa to Ba-Phalaborwa
Potgietersrus to Mokopane (named after the 1850s chief of the Tlou tribe)
Warmbaths to Bela-Bela (means “boiling place”)
Other place names that will change are:

Dendron to Mogwadi
Duiwelskloof to Ngoako Ramalepe
Hoedspuit to Marulaneng
Louis Trichardt to Makhado
Naboomspuit to Mookgopong
Soekmekaar to Morbeng


Administrative divisions for Limpopo Province, South Africa


Limpopo Province is divided into five municipal districts, which themselves are subdivided into 25 local municipalities.

  1. Capricorn District Municipality (Polokwane)
    1. Blouberg Local Municipality
      1. Alldays, Bochum, Seshego
    2. Lepelle-Nkumpi Local Municipality
      1. Lebowakgomo, Zebediela
    3. Molemole Local Municipality
      1. Dendron, Mogwadi, Soekmekaar
    4. Polokwane Local Municipality
      1. Polokwane
        1. Polokwane Suburbs
          1. Annadale, Bendor, Broadlands, Chuene, Dalmada, Dikgale, Fauna Park, Flora Park, Hospital Park, Ivy Park, Ivydale, Maja, Mankweng, Molepo, Moregloed, Nirvana, Penina Park, Sebayeng, Seshego, Ster Park, Thornhill, Welgelegen, Westenburg, Woodlands.
  2. Mopani District Municipality
    1. Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality
      1. Ba-Palaborwa, Die Eiland, Gravelotte, Murchison
        1. Ba-Palaborwa Suburbs
          1. Lulekani, Majenje, Makushane, Ga-Maseke, Mashishimale, Namakgale
    2. Greater Giyani Local Municipality
      1. Giyani
    3. Greater Letaba Local Municipality
      1. Duiwelskloof, Modjadjiskloof.
    4. Greater Tzaneen Local Municipality
      1. Dwarsfontein, Haenertsburg, Letsitele, Tzaneen.
    5. Maruleng Local Municipality
      1. Hoedspruit, Letaba
  3. Sekhukhune District Municipality
    1. Elias Motsoaledi Local Municipality
      1. Bakwena, Groblersdal, Nebo
    2. Ephraim Mogale Local Municipality
      1. Elandskraal, Marble Hall, Mokopane(Potgieterrus)
    3. Fetakgomo/Greater Tubatse Local Municipality
      1. Apel, Burgersfort, Ohrigstad, Penge, Steelpoort
    4. Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality
      1. Mmashadi, Vergelegen
  4. Vhembe District Municipality
    1. Makhado Local Municipality
      1. Louis Trichardt(Makhado)
    2. Musina Local Municipality
      1. Musina, Nancefield
    3. Collins Chabane Local Municipality
      1. Kruger National Park, Malamulele
  5. Waterberg District Municipality
    1. Bela-Bela Local Municipality
      1. Bela-Bela, Pienaarsrivier, Rapotokwane, Settlers, Vingerkraal, Welgegund Village.
    2. Lephalale Local Municipality
      1. Lephalale(Ellisras), Marapong, Marken, Onverwacht, Seleka, Shongoane.
    3. Modimolle Local Municipality
      1. Alma, Hermanusdorings, Melkrivier, Modimole(Nylstroom), Palala, Vaalwater.
    4. Mogalakwena Local Municipality
      1. Bakenberg, Mahwelereng, Mokopane(Potgietersrus).
    5. Thabazimbi Local Municipality
      1. Amandelbult, Middeldrift, Northam, Rooiberg, Rooikrans, Swartklip, Thabazimbi.

Limpopo Province, easy Travellers Online Guide for South Africa
Limpopo Province, easy Travellers Online Guide for South Africa