LimpopoSouth AfricaTownships

Makwarela- Limpopo, South Africa

Makwarela is a township situated in Limpopo Province in Vhembe district. Makwarela is one of the townships which were built in the apartheid period. Makwarela has a large variety of people mainly coming from rural backgrounds who reside there to improve their quality of life.

Some Statistics on the township appear below:


Country South Africa
Province Limpopo
District Vhembe
Municipality Thulamela
Main Place Thohoyandou
 • Total 1.65 km2 (0.64 sq mi)


 • Total 6,113
 • Density 3,700/km2 (9,600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African 99.8%
 • Other 0.2%
First languages (2011)
 • Venda 89.7%
 • Tsonga 2.4%
 • English 1.4%
 • Other 6.5%



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