Faure, South Africa
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Faure is a hamlet some 16 km south-west of Stellenbosch and 13 km north-west of Strand. Nearby is the kramat or tomb of Sheik Yusuf (1626-1699), an Islamic expatriate priest. Faure is a common surname; it is uncertain after whom this place was named.
- Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 162. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
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