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South Africa: Major Urban Areas

The provinces of South Africa and all urban areas of more than 15,000 inhabitants.

Provinces

 NameAbbr.CapitalArea
A-L (km²)
Population
C 1996-10-09
Population
C 2001-10-09
Population
C 2011-10-09
Population
E 2013-07-01
iEastern CapeECBisho168,9666,147,2446,278,6516,562,0536,620,10016896600
iFree State (Oranje Free State)FSBloemfontein129,8252,633,5042,706,7752,745,5902,753,20012982500
iGautengGTJohannesburg18,1787,834,1259,388,85412,272,26312,728,4001817800
iKwaZulu-NatalKZNPietermaritzburg94,3618,572,3029,584,12910,267,30010,456,9009436100
iLimpopo (Northern Transvaal)LIMPolokwane125,7544,576,5664,995,4625,404,8685,518,00012575400
iMpumalanga (Eastern Transvaal)MPNelspruit76,4953,123,8693,365,5544,039,9394,128,0007649500
iNorthern CapeNCKimberley372,8891,011,864991,9191,145,8611,162,90037288900
iNorth WestNWMahikeng104,8822,727,2232,984,0983,509,9533,597,60010488200
iWestern CapeWCCape Town129,4623,956,8754,524,3355,822,7346,016,90012946200
 South AfricaZAFPretoria / Cape Town1,220,81340,583,57344,819,77851,770,56052,982,000

Major Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
UA C 2011-10-09
1JohannesburgGT7,860,781
2Cape TownWC3,430,992
3DurbanKZN2,786,046
4PretoriaGT1,763,336
5Port ElizabethEC876,436
6SoshanguveGT728,063
7EvatonGT605,504
8PietermaritzburgKZN475,238
9BloemfonteinFS464,591
10VereenigingGT377,922

Contents: Urban Areas

 NameAdm.Population
UA C 2001-10-09
Population
UA C 2011-10-09
Area
iAliceEC...15,142985
iAliwal North (- Dukathole)EC28,46535,1533954
iAllanridge (- Phathakahle)FS19,67119,3373174
iAmandelbult Mine (- Setaria)LIM23,36321,35613463
iAtlantisWC56,22569,0558800
iBalfour (- Siyathemba)MP20,09125,9691598
iBallito (- Umhlali - Sheffield Beach)KZN...23,1353705
iBarberton (- Emjindini)MP34,03748,5053569
iBarkly West (- Mataleng)NC14,07120,1057306
iBeaufort West (- Sidesaviwa)WC30,67834,0855650
iBela-Bela (Warmbad)LIM32,14744,9992328
iBelfast (eMakhazeni) (- Siyathuthuka)MP...16,7238334
iBethal (- Emzinoni)MP35,92960,7805194
iBethlehem (- Bohlokong)FS66,60076,0153232
iBisho (Bhisho)ECKing William's TownKing William's Town0
iBloemfontein (- Mangaung)FS364,348464,59126878
iBloemhof (- Boitumelong)NW22,03327,9045092
iBothaville (- Kgotsong)FS49,20146,0294301
iBotshabeloFS175,233181,71210398
iBredasdorpWC12,75215,5242515
iBrits (- Oukasie - Mothutlung)NW44,99165,11311974
iBronkhorstspruit (- Zithobeni)GT23,21334,3951424
iBultfontein (- Phahameng)FS21,09723,3654398
iBurgersdorp (- Mzamomhle)EC13,53715,9913092
iButterworthEC45,90344,3082148
iCape Town (incl. Mitchell's Plain, Khayelitsha, Bellville)WC2,678,4073,430,992113679
iCarletonville (- Khutsong - Wedela)GT163,238149,06526597
iCarolina (- Silobela)MP12,11516,8471466
iCeres (- Bella Vista)WC21,03923,8738002
iChristiana (- Utlwanang - Geluksoord)NW16,57420,8825387
iClocolan (- Hlohlolwane)FS16,65317,6021897
iClydesdale (- Umzimkhulu)KZN10,27715,3221253
iColesberg (- Kuyasa - Lowryville)NC12,76116,87017484
iColigny (- Tlhabologang)NW12,85517,278632
iCradock (- Lingelihle)EC31,27836,67112596
iCullinan (- Refilwe)GT21,07328,4515824
iDaggakraal (Vlakpoort)MP...13,1821733
iDe Aar (- Nonzwakazi)NC26,01229,9898550
iDelmas (- Botleng)MP34,31952,1252743
iDeneysville (- Refengkgotso)FS15,42119,4784591
iDimbazaEC24,94321,7841728
iDouglas (- Breipaas - Phelindaba)NC15,48520,0828642
iDundee (- Sibongile)KZN28,05334,9244860
iDurban (incl. Umlazi, Chatsworth, Kwa-Mashu, Pinetown)KZN2,487,1622,786,04689732
iDwarsloop (- Shatale)MP...29,5442731
iEast LondonEC232,701295,64417191
iEkangalaGT34,99748,4924605
iElliot (- Masibambane - Takalani - Vergenoeg - Polar Park)EC15,08414,3762885
iElukwatuniMP23,07031,1843442
iEmbalenhleMP92,851118,8891965
ieMkhondo (Piet Retief) (- Ethandakukhanya)MP37,91957,4286600
iEmpangeniKZN13,31727,6061494
iErmelo (- Wesselton)MP51,23783,7353141
iEstcourt (- Emabhanoyini)KZN16,94322,0726074
iEvaton (- Sebokeng - Orange Farm)GT550,903605,50412850
iFicksburg (- Meqheleng)FS35,45241,2485818
iFochville (- Kokosi)GT34,39738,4911635
iFolweniKZN28,75630,402340
iFort Beaufort (- Kwatinidubu)EC22,19025,6688281
iFrankfort (- Namahadi)FS19,46026,1442095
iFrischgewaagdKZN14,19113,515718
iGeorge (- Thembalethu)WC121,289157,3978385
iGlencoe (- Sithembile)KZN14,07817,5482658
iGonubie (- Mzamonhle)EC15,16519,8091260
iGraaff-Reinet (- uMasizakhe)EC32,46035,67220361
iGrabouw (- Snake Park - Elgin)WC21,58231,291729
iGrahamstown (- Rhini)EC61,75367,2646505
iGreytown (- Lindelani - eMahlalakahle)KZN15,81119,313785
iGroot Brakrivier (- Terniet - Glentana)WC10,03615,0313126
iHammanskraal (- Temba - Kudube)GT76,82794,2733627
iHarrismith (- Intabazwe)FS26,09027,86913880
iHartbeestfontein (- Tigane)NW13,37718,608930
iHartbeestfontein ANW23,95626,337974
iHartebeespoort (- Kosmos Ridge)NW...22,31210559
iHeidelberg (- Ratanda)GT47,55471,6614676
iHeilbron (- Sandersville - Phiritona)FS25,51527,4071772
iHendrina (- KwaZamokuhle)MP13,73822,7861007
iHermanus (- Zwelihle - Sandbaai - Onrus River - Hawston - Fisherhaven)WC30,11746,8564257
iHoopstad (- Tikwana)FS11,69416,0333021
iHowick (- KwaMevana)KZN16,86827,0879735
iHumansdorp (- Kruisfontein - KwaNomzamo)EC21,89428,9903453
iItsosengNW...19,959709
iJan Kempdorp (- Valspan)NC16,23823,0031559
iJeffreys Bay (- Paradise Beach)EC16,17727,1072079
iJohannesburg (Witwatersrand incl. Soweto, Krugersdorp, Randfontein, Benoni, Germiston, Springs, Tembisa, Kathelong)GT5,914,9197,860,781335692
iKamaqhekezaMP...21,192883
iKimberley (- Galeshewe)NC185,269225,15516429
iKing William's Town (- Bisho - Zwelitsha) {King Williams Town}EC63,77477,6828615
iKinrossMP...15,246645
iKlerksdorp (- Jouberton)NW163,493189,4968617
iKnysnaWC37,83350,0296340
iKokstad (- Bhongweni)KZN27,30851,5403607
iKoster (- Reagile)NW10,57319,4982112
iKriel (Ga-Nala)MP11,47915,237855
iKroonstad (- Maokeng)FS90,34597,7808911
iKwaggafonteinMP46,66945,1041784
iLadybrand (- Manyatseng)FS21,38225,8164604
iLadysmith (- Ezakheni)KZN102,366119,72611345
iLebowakgomoLIM...35,0892568
iLephalale (Ellisras)LIM...17,6392377
iLeslie (- Lebohang)MP20,16332,980937
iLetlhabileNW35,61241,4973404
iLichtenburg (- Boikhutso)NW28,83345,44911136
iLouis Trichardt (- Tshikota - Eltivillas)LIM15,11325,3595642
iLydenburg (- Mashishing)MP23,04041,4036257
iMahikeng (Mafikeng) (- Mmabatho)NW51,80264,3595201
iMalmesbury (- Wesbank - Ilinge Lethu)WC22,95835,8971880
iMandini (- Sundumbili)KZN25,37931,3272271
iMankwengLIM22,60741,2981463
iMarapongLIM...26,2284717
iMargate (- Shelly Beach - Ramsgate Beach)KZN16,73126,7862921
iMarikana (Rooikoppies)NW...19,5221754
iMarquard (- Moemaneng)FS13,07915,502988
iMdantsane (- Potsdam)EC181,679171,5225942
iMiddelburg (- KwaNonzame - Midros)EC13,78418,6804476
iMiddelburg (- Mhluzi)MP88,332163,80912768
iMkhuhluMP20,54835,8642155
iModimolle (- Phagameng)LIM33,81641,9888333
iMokopane (Potgietersrus) (- Mahwelereng))LIM52,17675,5168828
iMolotoMP13,46218,426813
iMondloKZN38,08444,9812669
iMontagu (- Ashbury)WC10,26415,1763271
iMooi Rivier (- Bruntville)KZN13,40818,1371511
iMookgophong (Naboomspruit)LIM...24,8542718
iMossel Bay (- Kwanonqaba - Hartenbos - Dana Bay)WC51,49065,8878446
iMpophomeniKZN20,86125,732458
iMpumalangaKZN63,69962,4062166
iMthatha (Umtata)EC98,219137,5897384
iMtubatuba (- KwaMsane)KZN...27,6951921
iMusina (- Nancefield)LIM19,00942,67710938
iNcotshaneKZN14,32716,328425
iNdevana (- Izeleni)EC...15,150917
iNelspruit (Mbombela)MP27,17758,6707263
iNewcastle (- Madadeni - Osizweni)KZN279,983291,48414287
iNigelGT28,33830,27613264
iNkowankowaLIM19,40242,8592576
iOdendaalsrus (- Kutlwanong)FS68,16363,7434211
iOrkney (- Kanana)NW81,22491,8543068
iOttosdal (- Letsopa)NW13,03418,372773
iOudtshoorn (- Bongelethu)WC55,20561,5083764
iPaarl (- Wellington)WC145,564197,7359788
iParys (- Tumahole)FS43,75448,1693287
iPhalaborwaLIM12,93813,10819333
iPholaMP22,87631,885635
iPhomolongFS18,14320,562384
iPhuthaditjhabaFS51,67756,2512458
iPietermaritzburg (incl. Edendale, Imbali, Mkondeni)KZN413,900475,23825390
iPlettenberg Bay (- Kwanokuthula)WC18,56731,8224650
iPolokwane (Pietersburg) (- Seshego)LIM133,346227,40714705
iPort Alfred (- Nkwenkwezi)EC20,96525,8584658
iPort Elizabeth (incl. Ibhayi, Bethelsdorp, Motherwell)EC778,141876,43634078
iPort Shepstone (- Oslo Beach - Sea Park - Pumula)KZN24,57137,0894106
iPostmasburg (- Boitshoko)NC21,13930,08915841
iPotchefstroom (- Ikageng)NW118,070148,80418420
iPraktiseerLIM...22,2641236
iPretoria (incl. Mamelodi, Atteridgeville, Centurion, Akasia)GT1,161,8571,763,336145849
iQueenstown (- Mlungisi - Ezibeleni)EC84,09298,98810340
iRedhill (- Dundonald - Glenmore - Swalluwsnest)MP21,39419,3251974
iReitz (- Petsana)FS17,44920,1832570
iRichards BayKZN39,12250,53311156
iRitchie (- Motswedimosa)NC11,21614,8502479
iRiversdaleWC12,79316,17710045
iRobertson (- Nkqubela)WC21,59527,7142345
iRustenburg (- Tlhabane - Meriting)NW174,877311,901114445
iSabie (- Simile)MP...15,7785537
iSaldanha (- Diazville)WC21,64028,1421754
iSasolburg (- Zamdela)FS81,671113,3688519
iSchweizer-Reneke (- Ipelegeng)NW32,65141,2272275
iSenekal (- Matwabeng)FS22,54025,5433709
iShakaskraal (- Nkobongo)KZN...22,824412
iSiyabuswaMP32,96536,8821488
iSomerset East (- KwaNojoli)EC16,56918,8247276
iSomerset West (- Strand - Nomzano)WC123,948188,03510042
iSoshanguve (- Mabopane - Ga-Rankuwa - Winterveldt)GT600,767728,06333843
iStanderton (- Sakhile)MP63,10784,3834596
iStanger (- KwaDukuza)KZN94,317134,5258273
iStellenbosch (- Khayamandi)WC59,14580,3162310
iStilfontein (- Khuma)NW66,78063,83614828
iStutterheim (- Cumakala)EC22,58924,67212142
iSwellendam (- Railton)WC13,55617,5223064
iTekwane (- Entokozweni)MP...14,8951003
iThaba NchuFS64,60260,6963100
iThabazimbiLIM13,23128,84616089
iTheunissen (- Masilo)FS22,47723,5131385
iThohoyandouLIM91,45589,4275612
iTongaat (- Hambanathi)KZN48,68354,1094123
iTrichardt (- Secunda)MP28,12044,04919901
iTshiameFS12,96214,8572605
iTshitereke (- Vondwe)LIM...15,9351758
iTweefontein (- Somaroboro)MP82,13295,4574450
iUitenhage (- Kwanobuhle - Despatch)EC193,271242,92411198
iUlundiKZN23,64926,5382589
iUmzintoKZN14,71416,2051249
iUpington (- Paballelo)NC54,59667,58157367
iVaalbank (- Allemansdrift)MP15,10616,290586
iVaalwater (- Leseding)LIM...16,4621256
iVentersdorp (- Tshing)NW16,74022,0735747
iVereeniging (- Vanderbijlpark - Sharpeville - Meyerton)GT307,275377,92260188
iVerenaMP15,16717,738825
iViljoenskroon (- Rammulotsi)FS27,08931,4681788
iVilliers (- Qalabotjha)FS18,23217,315931
iVirginia (- Meloding)FS69,78966,2088209
iVolksrust (- Vukuzakhe)MP20,46224,2812543
iVrede (- Thembalihle)FS17,42117,6895012
iVredenburg (- Louwville - Ongegund)WC27,08238,3821375
iVredendalWC14,27918,1702308
iVryburg (- Huhudi)NW36,17746,6396976
iVryheid (- Bhekuzulu)KZN35,35547,3654871
iWarrenton (- Ikhutseng)NC13,09622,5883171
iWelkom (- Thabong)FS194,870211,01421270
iWembesiKZN23,24028,2521317
iWesselsbron (- Monyakeng)FS27,11726,8081406
iWestonaria (- Simunye - Libanon Gold Mine)GT...31,7333317
iWhite RiverMP...21,3737108
iWhittlesea (- Sada - Ekuphumleni)EC31,14428,2481994
iWitbank (- KwaGuqa)MP199,468311,65772110
iWolmaransstad (- Tswelelang)NW22,70833,4924819
iWorcester (- Zweletemba)WC81,48397,0757315
iZastron (- Matlakeng)FS10,50215,6072270
iZeerust (- Ikageleng)NW12,95515,9875881