Rietbron

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Rietbron
Rietbron
Rietbron
Rietbron is located in South Africa
Rietbron
Rietbron
 Rietbron shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 32°53′56″S 23°08′56″E / 32.899°S 23.149°E / -32.899; 23.149Coordinates: 32°53′56″S 23°08′56″E / 32.899°S 23.149°E / -32.899; 23.149
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Cacadu
Municipality Baviaans
Area[1]
 • Total 18.29 km2 (7.06 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,184
 • Density 65/km2 (170/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 7.8%
 • Coloured 87.6%
 • Indian/Asian 0.4%
 • White 3.4%
 • Other 0.8%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 96.3%
 • English 1.6%
 • Other 2.1%
PO box 6450
Area code 044

Rietbron is a town in Cacadu District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Village 85 km south-east of Beaufort West and 64 km north-west of Willowmore. The name is Afrikaans and means ‘reed source’, ‘reed fountain’.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Rietbron". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 387.