Northern Cape


noun

the largest but least populated province in South Africa, in the NW part of the country; created in 1994 from part of Cape Province: agriculture, mining (esp diamonds). Capital: Kimberley. Pop: 899 349 (2004 est). Area: 139 703 sq km (361 830 sq miles)

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