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Mahikeng, e ne e bitswa Mafikeng ka tlwaelo, ke toropo le moshate wa profense ya Bokone Bophirima, Aforika Borwa. Lefatshe ka bophara, Mahikeng e tumile ka Siege of Mafeking, tlhaselo kgolo ya Ntwa ya bobedi ya Maburu (Second Boer War).

Mahikeng
Mafikeng, Mafeking
Toropo
Mahikeng is located in North West (South African province)
Mahikeng
Mahikeng, Bokone Bophirima, Aforika Borwa
Coordinates: 25°51′S 25°38′E / 25.85°S 25.63°E / -25.85; 25.63
Naga Aforika Borwa
Profense Bokone Bophirima
District Ngaka Modiri Molema
Masepala Mahikeng
E Tlhamilwe 1852
Lefatshe
 • Total 24.57 km2 (9.49 sq mi)
Ditlhopha tsa batho
 • Bantsho 74.5%
 • MaKhalathi 7.5%
 • MaIndia 7.3%
 • Basweu 9.9%
 • Ba bangwe 0.8%
Maleme
 • Setswana 53.3%
 • Sekgoga 18.6%
 • Afrikaans 14.1%
 • Sesotho 3.0%
 • A mangwe 11.1%
Nomoro ya poso 2745
Website www.mahikeng.gov.za

Mahikeng, e gaufile bodara ya Botswana le Aforika Borwa. Ka ngwaga wa 2001, Mahikeng e ne e na le batho ba ba ka nnang 49 300, mme ka ngwaga wa 2007 palo e e ne e tlhatlhogile go ya go 250 000. Batho ba ba ka nnang 65 000 go ya go 75 000 ba nna mo bogareng ba toropo e.

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HistoriEdit

Mahikeng ke kantoro-kgolo ya batho ba Barolong Boo Ratshidi. Toropo e e tlhamilwe ke Molema Tawana (c.1822 - Ferikgong 1882). Molema o ne a tsalwa kwa Khunwana ka nako ya Difaqane,e le ngwana wa Kgosi Tawana wa baTshidi Barolong. Abuti wa ga Molema, e leng Montshiwa, o ne a feleletsa e le ena kgosi. Ka nako e baTshidi Barolong ba ne ba nna kwa Thaba Nchu, Molema o ne a fetoga a nna Mokeresete, a fetolwa ke batsamaisa efangedi ba Wesleyan ba ne na nna fago le bona. Morwa le mojalefa wa a Molema, Silas Molema, o ne a rutwa kwa Healdtown College. Silas o ne a thusa setlogolo sa gagwe Sebopioa Molema go ya Amerika go ya go ithuta tsa molao, ka ngwaga tsa 1904, kwa Wilberforce University, e eleng kwa Wilberforce, Ohio.

Mafelo MagoloEdit

LeinaEdit

Babrithani ba ne ba peleta leina la toropo e jaaka "Mafeking". Morago ga gore toropo e wele ka fa tlase ga Bophuthatswana leina le ne la fetolwa go nna "Mafikeng" ka ngwaga wa 1980. Ka Tlhakole 2010, Lulu Xingwana, o ne a le tonakgolo ya tsa Arts le tsa Setso, o ne a amogela gore leina la toropo e le fetolwe gape go ya go "Mahikeng". Mme batho bone ba santse ba e bitsa Mafikeng ka gonne e le lona leina le le tlwaelegileng.

Tsa LegodimoEdit

Climate data for Mafikeng
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Record high °C (°F) 40 39 38 34 31 27 28 32 36 38 38 40 40
Average high °C (°F) 31 30 29 25 23 20 20 23 27 29 30 31 27
Average low °C (°F) 18 17 15 12 7 4 4 6 11 14 16 17 12
Record low °C (°F) 8 7 4 3 −3 −6 −6 −4 −2 0 7 1 −6
Precipitation mm (inches) 117 83 74 57 14 5 3 5 13 37 64 67 539
Avg. precipitation days 13 10 10 7 3 1 1 1 2 6 9 9 72
Source: South African Weather Service[1]

Dikgoge tsa kwa ntleEdit

  1. "Climate data for Mmabatho". South African Weather Service. http://old.weathersa.co.za/Climat/Climstats/MmabathoStats.jsp. Retrieved 7 March 2010.