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Gouritsmond

Gouritsmond
Nickname(s): "Die Mond"
Gouritsmond is located in Western Cape
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond
 Gouritsmond shown within Western Cape
Gouritsmond is located in South Africa
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond (South Africa)
Gouritsmond is located in Africa
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond (Africa)
Coordinates: 34°20′59″S 21°52′43″E / 34.34972°S 21.87861°E / -34.34972; 21.87861
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictEden
MunicipalityHessequa
Area[1]
 • Total3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total515
 • Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African5.3%
 • Coloured54.5%
 • Indian/Asian0.4%
 • White39.5%
 • Other0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans93.0%
 • English3.3%
 • Tswana1.4%
 • Other2.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)6696
PO box6696
Area code028

Gouritsmond is a small coastal town in the Hessequa Local Municipality, under the Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

The Gourits River mouths here into the Indian Ocean. "Die Mond", as it is nicknamed, is a popular fishing location.

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Gouritsmond". Census 2011.