Onrusrivier

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Onrusrivier
Onrusrivier is located in South Africa
Onrusrivier
Onrusrivier
 Onrusrivier shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 34°24′44″S 19°10′12″E / 34.41222°S 19.17000°E / -34.41222; 19.17000Coordinates: 34°24′44″S 19°10′12″E / 34.41222°S 19.17000°E / -34.41222; 19.17000
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Overberg
Municipality Overstrand
Area[1]
 • Total 10.83 km2 (4.18 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,151
 • Density 480/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 6.4%
 • Coloured 2.6%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 90.4%
 • Other 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 61.1%
 • English 36.8%
 • Other 2.0%
Postal code (street) 7201
PO box 7201
Area code 028

Onrusrivier is a settlement in Overberg District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

The name Onrus means 'restless', referring to the pounding of the surf on the rocky coast. It is a predominantly residential area close to the coastline.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Onrusrivier". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Onrus, Western Cape". SA Travel Directory. Retrieved 4 January 2014.