Nuwerus

Nuwerus is a settlement in Matzikama Municipality, West Coast District in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Nuwerus is located in Western Cape
Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Nuwerus is located in South Africa
Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Coordinates: 31°08′56″S 18°21′29″E / 31.149°S 18.358°E / -31.149; 18.358Coordinates: 31°08′56″S 18°21′29″E / 31.149°S 18.358°E / -31.149; 18.358
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictWest Coast
MunicipalityMatzikama
Area
 • Total0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total650
 • Density870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African7.7%
 • Coloured81.3%
 • Indian/Asian0.8%
 • White9.8%
 • Other0.5%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans96.4%
 • English2.3%
 • Other1.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
8201
Area code027

Village 16 km south-east of Bitterfontein and 70 km north-west of Vanrhynsdorp. The name is Afrikaans and means ‘new rest’.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Nuwerus". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 344.