Augrabies, Northern Cape

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Augrabies
Augrabies is located in South Africa
Augrabies
Augrabies
 Augrabies shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 28°39′36″S 20°25′50″E / 28.66000°S 20.43056°E / -28.66000; 20.43056Coordinates: 28°39′36″S 20°25′50″E / 28.66000°S 20.43056°E / -28.66000; 20.43056
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District ZF Mgcawu
Municipality Kai !Garib
Area[1]
 • Total 3.82 km2 (1.47 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,627
 • Density 950/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 36.8%
 • Coloured 47.1%
 • Indian/Asian 2.8%
 • White 9.4%
 • Other 3.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 66.7%
 • Tswana 28.8%
 • English 1.6%
 • Other 2.8%
PO box 8874
Area code 054

Augrabies /ɔːˈxrɑːbz/ is a small town in the Northern Cape province of South Africa, situated on the south bank of the Orange River about 100 kilometres (60 mi) downstream from Upington.[2] It is located on the R359 road just outside the Augrabies Falls National Park, which contains the Augrabies Falls for which the town is named.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Augrabies". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Augrabies". Northern Cape Tourism Authority. Archived from the original on 22 February 2010. Retrieved 11 March 2010. 
  3. ^ "Augrabies Attractions". SA-Venues.com. Retrieved 11 March 2010.