Trichardt shown within Mpumalanga

Coordinates: 26°28′59″S 29°13′01″E / 26.483°S 29.217°E / -26.483; 29.217Coordinates: 26°28′59″S 29°13′01″E / 26.483°S 29.217°E / -26.483; 29.217
Country South Africa
Province Mpumalanga
District Gert Sibande
Municipality Govan Mbeki
Established 1906
  Total 25.30 km2 (9.77 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
  Total 3,851
  Density 150/km2 (390/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
  Black African 20.0%
  Coloured 3.1%
  Indian/Asian 14.3%
  White 61.6%
  Other 1.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
  Afrikaans 59.9%
  English 19.9%
  Zulu 7.2%
  Sotho 1.9%
  Other 11.1%
Postal code (street) 2300
PO box 2300

Trichardt is a town in Gert Sibande District Municipality in the Mpumalanga province of South Africa.

Village 34km west of Bethal and 32km west-south-west of Leandra, several kilometres north-east of Secunda. It originated as a settlement of the Dutch Reformed Church and was proclaimed in 1906. Named after Carolus Johannes Tregardt (1811-1901), son of the Voortrekker Louis Tregardt. [2]


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