|Coordinates: 25.447°S 25.863°E|
|District||Ngaka Modiri Molema|
|• Total||39.34 km2 (15.19 sq mi)|
|• Density||670/km2 (1,700/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||99.4%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• S. Ndebele||1.2%|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
The area became the main town of the baHurutshe in 1849, when Kgosi Moiloa I settled it with about 1,500 people, who had been displaced following the Difaqane war. Moiloa was accompanied by the Reverend Walter Inglis of the London Missionary Society.
In the 1980s, while the town was part of Bophuthatswana, a number of agricultural schemes were started close to Dinokana, and the town of Lehurutshe was built about 10 km away to resettle some of the villagers.Dinokana is a village that have primary schools and high schools.