Rietbron

Rietbron is a town in Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Rietbron
Dutch Reformed Church Rietbron
Dutch Reformed Church Rietbron
Rietbron is located in Eastern Cape
Rietbron
Rietbron
Rietbron is located in South Africa
Rietbron
Rietbron
Coordinates: 32°53′56″S 23°08′56″E / 32.899°S 23.149°E / -32.899; 23.149Coordinates: 32°53′56″S 23°08′56″E / 32.899°S 23.149°E / -32.899; 23.149
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictSarah Baartman
MunicipalityDr Beyers Naudé
Area
 • Total18.29 km2 (7.06 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,184
 • Density65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African7.8%
 • Coloured87.6%
 • Indian/Asian0.4%
 • White3.4%
 • Other0.8%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans96.3%
 • English1.6%
 • Other2.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
6450
Area code044

Village 85 km south-east of Beaufort West and 64 km north-west of Willowmore. The name is Afrikaans and means ‘reed source’, ‘reed fountain’.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Rietbron". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 387.

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