Northern Cape

The Northern Cape, in the north-west corner of , is its largest and least populated province. Distances between towns are enormous due to its sparse population. It is slightly larger than Germany, which has 65 times more people.
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is the capital of the Northern Cape Province of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a district in the Northern Cape of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a district in the Northern Cape province of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is a town on the Orange River in the region of Northern Cape province. Photo: Putt84, CC BY-SA 4.0.

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The is in the Northern Cape province of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a district in the Northern Cape province of , bordering onto and . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

, or Kgalagadi, is a district in the Northern Cape province of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Northern Cape

Latitude of center
-29.5734° or 29° 34' 24.2" south
Longitude of center
21.2051° or 21° 12' 18.5" east
Population
819,000
Elevation
1084 metres (3556 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 474842895
Geo­Names ID
1085596
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Noord-Kaap
  • Afrikaans: Noord-Kaap provinsie
  • Afrikaans: Noord Kaap
  • Afrikaans: Noordkaap
  • Arabic: Amihanan Cape
  • Arabic: كيب الشمالية
  • Arabic: كيب الشماليه
  • Armenian: Հյուսիսային Կապ
  • Asturian: Provincia Cabo del Norte
  • Asturian: Provincia Cabu del Norte
  • Azerbaijani: Şimal Burun əyaləti
  • Azerbaijani: Şimali Keyp vilayəti
  • Basque: Lurmutur Iparraldea
  • Belarusian: Паўночна-Капская правінцыя
  • Bengali: উত্তর কেপ প্রদেশ
  • Breton: Kab an Norzh
  • Bulgarian: Северен Кейп
  • Catalan: Cap Septentrional
  • Catalan: Província de Cap del Nord
  • Cebuano: Northern Cape
  • Cebuano: Province of Northern Cape
  • Chinese: Pak Cape Séng
  • Chinese: 北开普
  • Chinese: 北开普省
  • Chinese: 北開普
  • Chinese: 北開普省
  • Croatian: Northern Cape
  • Czech: Severní Kapsko
  • Danish: Nord-Kap
  • Danish: Nord-Kapprovinsen
  • Danish: Northern Cape
  • Dutch: Noord-Kaap
  • Dutch: Noordelijke Kaap
  • English: Northern Cape Province
  • English: Province of Northern Cape
  • English: province of Northern Cape
  • English: province of the Northern Cape
  • Esperanto: Norda Kablando
  • Estonian: Põhja-Kapimaa
  • Estonian: Põhja-Kapimaa provints
  • Faroese: Northern Cape
  • Finnish: Northern Cape
  • French: Cap-Nord
  • French: Cap-Septentrional
  • French: Cap du Nord
  • French: Cap septentrional
  • Galician: Cabo Setentrional
  • Georgian: ჩრდილოეთი კაპლანდი
  • German: Nordkap
  • German: Northern Cape
  • German: Nördliche Provinz
  • German: ZA-NC
  • Greek: Βορειότερο Ακρωτήριο
  • Gujarati: નોર્ધન કેપ
  • Hakka Chinese: Pet Khôi-phú-sén
  • Hausa: Pet Cape-sén
  • Hebrew: הכף הצפוני
  • Hebrew: פרובינציית הכף הצפונית
  • Hindi: उत्तरी केप
  • Hindi: उत्तरी केप प्रान्त
  • Hungarian: Észak-Fokföld
  • Indonesian: Northern Cape
  • Italian: Capo Settentrionale
  • Italian: Northern Cape
  • Italian: provincia del Capo Settentrionale
  • Japanese: 北ケープ州
  • Kannada: ಉತ್ತರ ಕೇಪ್
  • Korean: 노던 케이프 주
  • Korean: 노던케이프주
  • Latin: Caput boreale
  • Latin: Promontorium Septemtrionale
  • Latvian: Ziemeļkāpa
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Kapas
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Kyšulio provincija
  • Lithuanian: Šiaurės Kyšulys
  • Macedonian: Северен Кејп
  • Malay: Northern Cape
  • Marathi: नॉर्दर्न केप
  • Min Nan Chinese: Pak Cape Séng
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurdkap (Prowins)
  • Northern Frisian: Nuurdkap
  • Norwegian: Noord-Kaap
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Noord-Kaap
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Nord Cape
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Northern Cape
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Northern Cape
  • Novial: Nord Kabe
  • Novial: Nord Kap
  • Nyanja: Northern Cape
  • Occitan (post 1500): Cap Septentrional
  • Pedi: Kapa Leboa
  • Persian: کیپ شمالی
  • Polish: Noord-Kaap
  • Polish: Northern Cape
  • Polish: Prowincja Przylądkowa Północna
  • Portuguese: Cabo Setentrional
  • Portuguese: Província do Cabo Setentrional
  • Romanian: Provincia Northern Cape
  • Russian: Северная Капская провинция
  • Russian: Северный Кап
  • Russian: Северо-Капская провинция
  • Scots: Northren Cape
  • Serbian: Severni Kejp
  • Serbian: Нордерн Кејп
  • Serbian: Северни Кејп
  • Serbo-Croatian: North Cape
  • Serbo-Croatian: Sjeverni Kaap
  • Sinhala: උතුරු කේප්
  • Slovak: Severné Kapsko
  • Somali: Northern Cape Province
  • Southern Sotho: Kapa Leboya
  • Spanish: Cabo del Norte
  • Spanish: El Cabo Septentrional
  • Spanish: Provincia Cabo del Norte
  • Spanish: Provincia Septentrional del Cabo
  • Spanish: Provincia del Cabo del Norte
  • Swahili: Rasi Kaskazini
  • Swahili: Rasi ya Kaskazini
  • Swati: Northern Cape
  • Swedish: Norra Kap
  • Swedish: Norra Kapprovinsen
  • Swedish: Northern Cape
  • Tamil: வடக்கு கேப்
  • Tamil: வடக்கு தேர்ந்த கபே
  • Telugu: ఉత్తర కేప్
  • Thai: นอร์ทเทิร์น แคป
  • Tswana: Kapa Bokone
  • Tswana: Northern Cape
  • Turkish: Kuzey Burun
  • Turkish: Kuzey Kap
  • Ukrainian: Північна Капська провінція
  • Ukrainian: Північно-Капська провінція
  • Urdu: شمالی کیپ
  • Venda: Kapa Devhula
  • Venetian: Cao Setentrional
  • Vietnamese: Bắc Cape
  • Volapük: Nolüdakepiän
  • Waray (Philippines): Amihanan Cape
  • Western Panjabi: اتلا کیپ
  • Wu Chinese: 北开普省
  • Xhosa: IPhondo yaseMntla-Koloni
  • Yoruba: Northern Cape
  • Yue Chinese: 北開普
  • Zulu: INyakatho Kapa
  • Pohjois-Kap
  • Provincia del Capo Settentrionale
  • Північнокапська провінція

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