Northern Cape, South Africa

Northern Cape is one of 9 primary administrative regions in South Africa with a population of approximately 1,303,047 people.

Facts and figures on Northern Cape at a glance

Region name: Northern Cape (Northern Cape)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 1,303,047 people
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of Northern Cape (Northern Cape) is located in the regional capital Kimberley (Kimberley) with a population of 142,089 people.

The distance as the crow flies from Northern Cape's regional capital Kimberley to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 474 km (295 mi).

Facts and figures about Northern Cape
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
Northern Cape Northern Cape1,303,047 peopleKimberley Kimberley142,089 people

Compare with other regions in South Africa.

Map of Northern Cape

Map of Northern Cape

Information on Northern Cape

Information on Northern Cape
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
Northern Cape Northern CapeKimberley Kimberley5South AfricaAfrica

Time in Northern Cape

Time in Northern Cape
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 15 Jun 2024 - 12:33am (00:33h)NoSat, 15 Jun 2024 - 12:33am (00:33h)UTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Northern Cape

Latitude & Longitude of Northern Cape
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map29°30'00.0"S (-29.5000000°)22°00'00.0"E (22.0000000°)

Subregions in Northern Cape

There are 5 administrative subregions in Northern Cape.
Subregions in Northern Cape
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Frances Baard District Municipality Frances Baard District Municipality1.353,200Kimberley Kimberley142,089
John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality John Taolo Gaetsewe District Municipality2.173,454Kuruman Kuruman9,093
Namakwa District Municipality Namakwa District Municipality3.126,494Springbok Springbok10,438
Pixley ka Seme District Municipality Pixley ka Seme District Municipality4.166,849De Aar De Aar32,318
Siyanda District Municipality Siyanda District Municipality5.236,783Upington Upington71,373

External sources of information on Northern Cape

Northern Cape on Wikipedia