Ashton, Western Cape
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Sunset over Ashton
|• Total||23.5 km2 (9.1 sq mi)|
|• Density||570/km2 (1,500/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||40.9%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||6715|
Town at the foot of the Langeberg, 10km south-west of Montagu and 19km east-south-east of Robertson. It was established in 1897 on the farm Roodewal and attained municipal status in January 1956. Named after the first station-master.
- Sum of the Main Places Zolani and Ashton from Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 63.
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