Buffelshoek
Bolla-Tau
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek
Buffelshoek
Coordinates: 24°37′51″S 31°08′18″E / 24.63083°S 31.13833°E / -24.63083; 31.13833Coordinates: 24°37′51″S 31°08′18″E / 24.63083°S 31.13833°E / -24.63083; 31.13833
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceMpumalanga
DistrictEhlanzeni
MunicipalityBushbuckridge
Area
 • Total11.70 km2 (4.52 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total12,703
 • Density1,100/km2 (2,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African99.9%
First languages (2011)
 • Sepulana92.0%
 • Shangaan4.8%
 • Sotho1.2%
 • Other2.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Buffelshoek is a community in Bushbuckridge Local Municipality formerly known as Mapulaneng in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa. The legal name was changed to Bolla-Tau in 2008.[2] [3]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Buffelshoek". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Approved names, September 2000 – January 2010". Department of Arts and Culture, Government of South Africa. October 2010. Archived from the original (.xls) on 22 September 2011.
  3. ^ Lubbe, Johan & du Plessis, Theodorus (2014). South African Language Rights Monitor 2010: Ninth report on the South African Language Rights Monitor Project / Negende verslag van die Suid-Afrikaanse Taalregtemonitor. Bloemfontein: Sun Media. p. 45. ISBN 978-1-920382-56-8.