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Republic of Gazanku Bantustan
1971 – 1994


? Location of Gazanku within South Africa Capital Giyani Language(s) Tsonga ([Shangaan]) Political structure Bantustan History  - Self-government ?, 1971  - Re-integrated into South Africa April 27, 1994 Currency South African Rand

Gazankulu was a bantustan in South Africa, intended by the apartheid government to be a semi-independent homeland for the Tsonga (Shangaan) people. It was carved out of the former Transvaal Province and given self-rule in 1971, with its capital at Giyani. It had a population of around 955,000 people.

Gazankulu was re-integrated into South Africa in 1994 and now forms part of the province of Limpopo.

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