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Marydale

Marydale
Marydale is located in Northern Cape
Marydale
Marydale
Marydale is located in South Africa
Marydale
Marydale
Coordinates: 29°24′20″S 22°6′18″E / 29.40556°S 22.10500°E / -29.40556; 22.10500
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceNorthern Cape
DistrictPixley ka Seme
MunicipalitySiyathemba
Area
 • Total63.35 km2 (24.46 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total2,623
 • Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African10.9%
 • Coloured84.8%
 • Indian/Asian1.3%
 • White2.7%
 • Other0.2%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans96.0%
 • Xhosa1.0%
 • Other3.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
8910
PO box
8910
Area code054

Marydale is a town in the Northern Cape province in western South Africa. Established in 1903 by the Dutch Reformed Church, Marydale was named after the wife of Mr GP Snyman, owner of the farm on which the town was laid out. The town is 76 km north-west of Prieska.

Village 75 km north-west of Prieska and 120 km south-east of Upington. Established in 1902 on the farm Kalkput and named after Mary Snyman, wife of the owner.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Marydale". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 300.

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