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De Hoop, Western Cape

De Hoop
De Hoop, Oudtshoorn
De Hoop, Oudtshoorn
De Hoop is located in Western Cape
De Hoop
De Hoop
De Hoop is located in South Africa
De Hoop
De Hoop
Coordinates: 33°36′25″S 22°02′42″E / 33.607°S 22.045°E / -33.607; 22.045
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictGarden Route
MunicipalityOudtshoorn
Area
 • Total0.57 km2 (0.22 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total151
 • Density260/km2 (690/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Coloured71.3%
 • White28.7%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans99.3%
 • Other0.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

De Hoop is a town in Oudtshoorn Local Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Village of the Dutch Reformed Church 16 km west of Oudtshoorn. It was laid out in July 1908 and so named with reference to Rom. 5:5, 'hope maketh not ashamed'; the definite article is often used in Dutch and Afrikaans in conjunction with abstract nouns.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place De Hoop". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 133. Retrieved 28 August 2013.