Glentana

Glentana is a village on the Indian Ocean coast to the southwest of George in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Glentana
Glentana is located in Western Cape
Glentana
Glentana
Glentana is located in South Africa
Glentana
Glentana
Coordinates: 34°03′S 22°19′E / 34.050°S 22.317°E / -34.050; 22.317Coordinates: 34°03′S 22°19′E / 34.050°S 22.317°E / -34.050; 22.317
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictGarden Route
MunicipalityMossel Bay
Area
 • Total2.39 km2 (0.92 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total544
 • Density230/km2 (590/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African1.5%
 • Coloured21.2%
 • White77.3%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans77.6%
 • English20.1%
 • Other2.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

The village was established in the early 20th century, when the first houses in the area were built.[2] The origin of the town's name is unclear, but it is believed to be related to a kind of whiskey brewed in Northern Scotland which carries the same name.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Glentana". Census 2011.
  2. ^ a b "Glentana". SA-Venues.com. Retrieved 13 February 2015.