Capricorn

Capricorn
Capricorn
Capricorn District Municipality
Map of Limpopo with Capricorn highlighted (2011).svg
Symbole
Wappen
Wappen
Basisdaten
Staat Südafrika
Provinz Limpopo
Sitz Polokwane
Fläche 16.970,3 km²
Einwohner 1.243.171 (24. Oktober 2007)
Dichte 73,3 Einwohner pro km²
Schlüssel DC35
ISO 3166-2 ZA-LP
Webauftritt www.cdm.org.za (englisch)
Politik
Bürgermeister Lawrence MapouloVorlage:Infobox Verwaltungseinheit/Wartung/Sonstiges
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Capricorn ist ein Distrikt innerhalb der Provinz Limpopo in Südafrika. Er hat 1.243.171 Einwohner (Stand: 24. Oktober 2007).[1] auf einer Gesamtfläche von 16.970 km². Sitz der Distriktverwaltung ist Polokwane.[2]

Benannt ist der Bezirk nach dem Wendekreis des Steinbocks (lat.: tropicus capricorni, engl.: Tropic of Capricorn), der durch den Bezirk verläuft und symbolisch auch sein Wappen teilt.[3]

Gemeinden mit ihren größten Städten

Demographische Daten

Datenstand 2001, Volkszählung. [4]

Sprache Einwohner %
Sepedi 1.018.216 88,18%
Xitsonga 35.981 3,12%
Afrikaans 33.625 2,91%
IsiNdebele 26.349 2,28%
Tshivenda 10.629 0,92%
Englisch 10.180 0,88%
Sesotho 8.616 0,75%
Setswana 3.332 0,29%
IsiZulu 2.971 0,26%
SiSwati 2.061 0,18%
Sonstige 1.503 0,13%
IsiXhosa 1.199 0,10%

Einzelnachweise

  1. Community Survey 2007. Basic Results. Statistics South Africa, 24. Oktober 2007, abgerufen am 29. Juni 2010 (englisch)..
    Hinweise zu den Daten (englisch).
  2. Verwaltungsgrenzen Südafrika
  3. Namensbedeutung Gemeinden
  4. Gemeindestatistik Südafrika

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  • Capricorn — may refer to:*An animal from the ibex family, particularly the Alpine Ibex *The constellation Capricornus, one of the constellations of the zodiac *The astrological sign Capricorn represented by this constellation *The Tropic of Capricorn *… …   Wikipedia

  • capricorn — CAPRICÓRN s.n. Numele unei constelaţii zodiacale din emisfera australă. ♦ (În sintagma) Tropicul Capricornului = paralelă aflată la 23° 27 27 latitudine sudică. ♦ Unul dintre semnele zodiacului (reprezentat printr un ţap). – Din fr. capricorne,… …   Dicționar Român

  • Capricorn — Cap ri*corn, n. [L. capricornus; caper goat + cornu horn: cf. F. capricorne.] 1. (Astron.) The tenth sign of zodiac, into which the sun enters at the winter solstice, about December 21. See {Tropic}. [1913 Webster] The sun was entered into… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Capricorn — zodiac sign, late 14c., from L. Capricornus, lit. horned like a goat, from caper (gen. capri) goat + cornu horn; a loan translation of Gk. Aigokheros, the name of the constellation. Extended 1894 to persons born under the sign …   Etymology dictionary

  • Capricorn — ► NOUN Astrology ▪ the tenth sign of the zodiac (the Goat), which the sun enters at the northern winter solstice (about 21 December). DERIVATIVES Capricornian noun & adjective. ORIGIN Latin capricornus, from caper goat + cornu horn …   English terms dictionary

  • Capricorn — [kap′ri kôrn΄] n. [ME < OFr < L capricornus < caper, goat (see CAPRIOLE) + cornu, HORN] 1. Capricornus 2. the tenth sign of the zodiac, entered by the sun about Dec. 22: also called the Goat 3. a person born under this sign …   English World dictionary

  • Capricorn — [[t]kæ̱prɪkɔː(r)n[/t]] Capricorns 1) N UNCOUNT Capricorn is one of the twelve signs of the zodiac. Its symbol is a goat. People who are born approximately between the 22nd of December and the 19th of January come under this sign. 2) N COUNT A… …   English dictionary

  • Capricorn — UK [ˈkæprɪˌkɔː(r)n] / US [ˈkæprɪˌkɔrn] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms Capricorn : singular Capricorn plural Capricorns one of the 12 signs of the zodiac, represented by a goat. A Capricorn is someone born between 22 December and 19… …   English dictionary

  • Capricorn — /ˈkæprəkɔn / (say kapruhkawn) noun 1. Also, Capricornus. the tenth sign of the zodiac, which the sun enters about 22 December; the Goat. 2. Astronomy → Capricornus. 3. Also, Capricornian. a person born under the sign of Capricorn and (according… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Capricorn — noun Etymology: Middle English Capricorne, from Latin Capricornus (genitive Capricorni), from caper goat + cornu horn more at horn Date: 14th century 1. a southern zodiacal constellation between Sagittarius and Aqua …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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