Wemmershoek

Wemmershoek is a settlement in Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek is located in Western Cape
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek is located in South Africa
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek
Coordinates: 33°52′28″S 19°02′25″E / 33.87444°S 19.04028°E / -33.87444; 19.04028Coordinates: 33°52′28″S 19°02′25″E / 33.87444°S 19.04028°E / -33.87444; 19.04028
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictCape Winelands
MunicipalityStellenbosch
Area
 • Total1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total1,034
 • Density990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African1.6%
 • Coloured96.2%
 • Indian/Asian0.6%
 • White1.5%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans92.4%
 • English4.8%
 • Other2.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

Wemmershoek is a small village at the junction of the R301 and R45 roads. The Wemmershoek Dam on the Wemmershoek River was established in 1957.[2]

Popular cultureEdit

Was the location of filming for the BBC's "Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week"[3][4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Wemmershoek". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Wemmershoek, Western Cape". SA Travel Directory. Retrieved 4 January 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  3. ^ "Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week - BBC Two". BBC. Retrieved 2017-02-13.
  4. ^ "Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week, Series 2: 3. Green Berets - USA". BBC iPlayer. Retrieved 2017-02-13.