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Mafikeng (South Africa)

LC control no.n 82135767
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Geographic headingMafikeng (South Africa)
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See alsoMafeking (South Africa)
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Mahikeng (South Africa)
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Special noteSUBJECT USAGE: This heading is not valid for use as a subject. Works about this place are entered under Mahikeng (South Africa).
Found inRoss, E. Diary of the siege of Mafeking ... 1980 (subj.) t.p. (Mafeking)
BGN (Mafikeng, ppl., 25°52ʹS 25°39ʹE; Mafeking (until 1980))
Wikipedia WWW site, Mar. 27, 2012 (first spelt by British settlers as Mafeking; name reverted to Mafikeng in 1980; in Feb. 2010, the town's name changed again to Mahikeng)
Not found inGovernment Gazette, no. 32898, notice 24, Jan. 29, 2010 (Minister of Arts and Culture officially approved geographical name ... Mahikeng)
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