|• Total||158.41 km2 (61.16 sq mi)|
|• Density||190/km2 (490/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||54.6%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||8420|
Town 67km north of Griquatown and 58km west-south-west of Daniëlskuil. Originally a station of the London Missionary Society called Sibiling, it became a Griqua village with the name Blinkklip. It was proclaimed a town on 6 June 1892 and named after the Reverend Dirk Postma (1818-1890), founder of the Reformed Church.
The town achieved municipal status in 1936.
The South African Army's Combat Training Centre is located nearby, at Lohatla
- "Main Place Postmasburg". Census 2011.
- "Postmasburg". northerncape.org.za. Retrieved 2009-03-27.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 374.
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