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North-West, South Africa

North-West is one of 9 primary administrative regions in South Africa with a population of approximately 3,895,126 people.

Facts and figures on North-West at a glance

Region name: North-West (Province of North West)
Status: Primary administrative region
Population: 3,895,126 people
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

The regional headquarters of North-West (Province of North West) is located in the regional capital Mahikeng (Mahikeng) with a population of 14,000 people.

The distance as the crow flies from North-West's regional capital Mahikeng to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 255 km (159 mi).

Facts and figures about North-West
RegionPopulationRegional capitalPopulation
North-West Province of North West3,895,126 peopleMahikeng Mahikeng14,000 people

Compare with other regions in South Africa.

Map of North-West

Map of North-West

Information on North-West

Information on North-West
Region nameRegional capitalSubregionsCountryContinent
North-West Province of North WestMahikeng Mahikeng4South AfricaAfrica

Time in North-West

Time in North-West
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 30 May 2023 - 1:11pmNoTue, 30 May 2023 - 1:11pmUTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of North-West

Latitude & Longitude of North-West
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map26°30'00.0"S (-26.5000000°)26°00'00.0"E (26.0000000°)

Subregions in North-West

There are 4 administrative subregions in North-West.
Subregions in North-West
RegionNoPopulationRegional capitalCapital population
Bojanala Platinum District Municipality Bojanala Platinum District Municipality1.1,268,618--
Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality Dr Kenneth Kaunda District Municipality2.634,127Klerksdorp Klerksdorp178,921
Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality Dr Ruth Segomotsi Mompati District Municipality3.354,554Vryburg Vryburg49,588
Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality Ngaka Modiri Molema District Municipality4.798,783Mahikeng Mahikeng14,000

External sources of information on North-West

North-West on Wikipedia