Protem, South Africa

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Protem is a hamlet some 30 km north of Bredasdorp and 40 km south-west of Swellendam. The name is an abbreviation of Latin pro tempore, 'for the time being'. The centre was to have served as a temporary railway terminal on the line from Caledon to Swellendam, but the rest of the line was never constructed.[1]

Protem
Protem is located in Western Cape
Protem
Protem
Protem is located in South Africa
Protem
Protem
Coordinates: 34°15′54″S 20°05′02″E / 34.265°S 20.084°E / -34.265; 20.084Coordinates: 34°15′54″S 20°05′02″E / 34.265°S 20.084°E / -34.265; 20.084
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictOverberg
MunicipalityCape Agulhas
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
7281
Area code028

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 375. Retrieved 28 August 2013.