Welcome to the official website of the Royal Bafokeng Nation
The Royal Bafokeng Nation is the ethnic homeland of the Bafokeng people, a Setswana-speaking traditional community. The monarchy covers 1,000 square kilometers (386.102 square miles) in the North West Province of South Africa. The administrative capital is Phokeng, near Rustenburg. “Bafokeng” is used to refer to both the tribal grouping as well as the land its members inhabit. The kingdom’s current ruler is Kgosi (King) Leruo Molotlegi, who has reigned since 2000.