Lake Chrissie shown within Mpumalanga
|Coordinates: 26°16′41″S 30°12′47″E / 26.278°S 30.213°ECoordinates: 26°16′41″S 30°12′47″E / 26.278°S 30.213°E|
|• Total||3.25 km2 (1.25 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,720 m (5,640 ft)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||94.0%|
|First languages (2011)|
Chrissiesmeer (Lake Chrissie) is a small town situated in Msukaligwa Local Municipality, in a wetland area of Mpumalanga province in South Africa, on the northern banks of the eponymous Lake Chrissie.
The San inhabited this area along with the Tlou-tle people who lived on rafts in the larger lakes. In total there are more than 270 lakes in the immediate area (located not far from Carolina). Every year nearly 20,000 flamingo come into the area to breed.
- "Main Place Lake Chrissie". Census 2011.
- Encyclopaedia Britannica entry on Lake Chrissie