De Kelders

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De Kelders
Die Kelders
De Kelders RSA.jpg
De Kelders is located in South Africa
De Kelders
De Kelders
 De Kelders shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 34°34′S 19°21′E / 34.567°S 19.350°E / -34.567; 19.350Coordinates: 34°34′S 19°21′E / 34.567°S 19.350°E / -34.567; 19.350
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Overberg
Municipality Overstrand
Area[1]
 • Total 2.23 km2 (0.86 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,070
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 2.0%
 • Coloured 2.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 95.5%
 • Other 0.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 84.4%
 • English 12.6%
 • Other 3.0%
Postal code (street) 7220
PO box 7220
Area code 028
View of De Kelders bay

De Kelders (or Die Kelders; Afrikaans: "the caves") is a coastal village in the Overberg District Municipality, Western Cape, South Africa.

Holiday resort 19 km south-west of Stanford, between Gans Bay and Hermanus. Afrikaans for ‘the cellars’, the name is derived from caves in sandstone cliffs there.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place De Kelders". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 139.