Polokwane, South Africa

Polokwane is a large place in the region of Limpopo in South Africa with a population of approximately 123,749 people and is one of the largest places in South Africa. Find all facts and information about Polokwane.

Facts and figures on Polokwane at a glance

Name: Polokwane (Polokwane)
Status: Large place and regional capital
Population: 123,749 people
Region name (Level 3): Polokwane
Region name (Level 2): Capricorn District Municipality
Region name (Level 1): Limpopo
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

Polokwane is located in the region of Limpopo and is also the regional capital of this region. The distance from Polokwane to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 242 km / 150 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Polokwane
Polokwane PolokwaneLarge place / Regional capital123,749 peopleLimpopo Limpopo

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Information on Polokwane

Information on Polokwane
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Polokwane PolokwanePolokwane PolokwaneCapricorn District Municipality Capricorn District MunicipalityLimpopo LimpopoSouth AfricaAfrica

Time in Polokwane

Time in Polokwane
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Sat, 15 Jun 2024 - 12:13am (00:13h)NoSat, 15 Jun 2024 - 12:13am (00:13h)UTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Polokwane

Latitude & Longitude of Polokwane
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map23°54'16.2"S (-23.9044900°)29°28'07.9"E (29.4688500°)

Distances from Polokwane

Distances from Polokwane
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
2,649 km south of the equator2,995 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Polokwane

Places around Polokwane

5 places found within 5 km around Polokwane. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Polokwane
Polokwane Central Polokwane Central-1.1 km 0.7 mishow
Hospital Park Hospital Park-1.8 km 1.1 mishow
Annadale Annadale-3.6 km 2.2 mishow
Uniepark Uniepark-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Westenburg Westenburg-4.2 km 2.6 mishow

Airports around Polokwane

2 airports found within 15 km around Polokwane. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Polokwane
Airport Pietersburg Civil Pietersburg CivilFAPI2.9 km 1.8 mishow
Polokwane International Airport Polokwane International AirportFAPB, PTG6.4 km 4.0 mishow

External sources of information on Polokwane

Polokwane on Wikipedia