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Limpopo
ILimpopo (in Southern Ndebele)
Province of South Africa
Motto: Peace, Unity and Prosperity
Map showing the location of Limpopo in the northern part of South Africa
Location of Limpopo in South Africa
Country South Africa
Established 27 April 1994
Area
 • Total 125,754 km2 (48,554 sq mi)
Area rank 5th in South Africa
Highest elevation 2,126 m (6,975 ft)
Population (2011)
 • Total 5,404,868
 • Estimate (2018) 5,797,300
 • Rank 5th in South Africa
 • Density 42.97969/km2 (111.3169/sq mi)
 • Density rank 5th in South Africa
Population groups
 • Black African 96.7%
 • White 2.6%
 • Indian or Asian 0.3%
 • Coloured 0.3%
Languages
 • Northern Sotho 52.9%
 • Tsonga 17.0%
 • Venda 16.7%
 • Afrikaans 2.6%
 • Tswana 2.0%
 • Southern Ndebele 2.0%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
ISO 3166 code ZA-LP
Website www.limpopo.gov.za

Limpopo Province is one of the nine South African provinces. It borders three countries namely Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Botswana. It is named for the Limpopo River.



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