What is the population of Free State 2020?

What is the population of Free State 2020?

The majority of the population (2,6 million) currently residing in the Free State were born in the province. About 65 000 Free State residents were born in Gauteng, just over 50 000 from the Eastern Cape and 53 665 were born outside of South Africa.

What is the population of Free State 2021?

Free State (province)

Free State Freistata (Sotho) Vrystaat (Afrikaans) iFreyistata (Xhosa) Foreistata (Tswana) iFuleyisitata (Zulu)
Highest elevation 3,291 m (10,797 ft)
Population (2011)
• Total 2,745,590
• Estimate (2021) 2,932,441

What language is spoken in Bloemfontein?


Bloemfontein ǀʼAuxa ǃXās Mangaung
First languages (2011)
• Afrikaans 42.5%
• Sotho 33.4%
• English 7.5%

Who is the richest in Free State?

Elon Musk is a South African-born Canadian-American businessman, inventor and investor. Elon Musk has a net worth of $245 billion.

Is Free State large or small?

Although the Free State is the third-largest province in South Africa, it has the second-smallest population and the second-lowest population density. It covers an area of 129 825km² and has a population of 2 834 714 – 5.1% of the national population.

What is the Free State called now?

One of the four traditional provinces of South Africa, it was bordered by the Transvaal to the north, Natal and the independent state of Lesotho to the east, and Cape Province to the south and west. The first postapartheid South African government renamed the province Free State in 1995.

How safe is Bloemfontein?

Bloemfontein is much safer than most other cities. You can walk around downtown during the day time (although it will be eerily quiet after the shops close). The Waterfront and other shopping malls are safe and patrolled with 24 hour security, and 2nd Street (the main restaurant strip) is fine day and night.

Where did Mangaung’s name come from?

Mangaung is a Sesotho name meaning “Place of Leopards”. It derives from when the first settlers arrived in this region, they were stunned by the vast plains that were roamed freely by all the leopards. Bloemfontein forms part of the Mangaung Metropolitan Municipality.