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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 shown within Western Cape
De Hoop is located in South Africa
De Hoop
De Hoop
De Hoop (South Africa)
De Hoop is located in Africa
De Hoop
De Hoop
De Hoop (Africa)
Coordinates: 33°36′25″S 22°02′42″E / 33.607°S 22.045°E / -33.607; 22.045
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Eden
Municipality Oudtshoorn
Area[1]
 • Total 0.57 km2 (0.22 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 151
 • Density 260/km2 (690/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Coloured 71.3%
 • White 28.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 99.3%
 • Other 0.7%
Time zone UTC+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.