Capricorn Region municipalities

Experience Capricorn Region

Parks in Capricorn Region

Capricorn Region weather

21.08.2018 Tuesday 14°C - 28°C Wind: 20 km/h
22.08.2018 Wednesday 12°C - 24°C Wind: 20 km/h
23.08.2018 Thursday 13°C - 26°C Wind: 17 km/h
24.08.2018 Friday 15°C - 24°C Wind: 28 km/h
25.08.2018 Saturday 12°C - 26°C Wind: 26 km/h
26.08.2018 Sunday 16°C - 29°C Wind: 41 km/h

Capricorn Region

Polokwane Aiport

Named after the Tropic of Capricorn, which passes through the northern section of Limpopo, the Capricorn Region stretches lithely from the Ysterberg, along the foothills of the lush Wolkberg Mountains, to the Tropic of Capricorn in the north. It is ideally situated as a stopover between Gauteng and the northern areas of Limpopo and between the northwestern areas of the country and the Kruger National Park.

It is also in close proximity to the neighbouring countries of Botswana, Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The major centres of the Capricorn Region include Polokwane, Dendron, Sekhukhune and Zebediela, the last being home to one of the largest citrus farms in the southern hemisphere.

The fascinating diversity of the region, incorporating grassy plains, bushveld and misty mountains, as well as a myriad plant and animal species, makes it a veritable treasure chest for the traveller. The region has mines, farms, forests, cultural villages, dams, art, game and monuments, as well as a fascinating and diverse people. It is the centre for local African culture, to which the numerous towns south of Polokwane and north of Mokopane attest in the coming together of carefully preserved social traditions and indigenous identities.

Capricorn regional news

April 25, 2017

Freedom Day - Public Lecture

Location: University of Limpopo / Tiro Hall
Date / Time: Thursday 27.04.2017 / 10h00 - 16h00

Freedom Day Limpopo

Places to visit



History of Polokwane in the 1840s: The Voortrekkers, under the leadership of Andries Potgieter, established Zoutpansbergdorp, a town 100 km to the south-east.