Rietfontein

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Rietfontein
Rietfontein is located in South Africa
Rietfontein
Rietfontein
 Rietfontein shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 26°44′00″S 20°02′00″E / 26.7333°S 20.0333°E / -26.7333; 20.0333Coordinates: 26°44′00″S 20°02′00″E / 26.7333°S 20.0333°E / -26.7333; 20.0333
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District ZF Mgcawu
Municipality Mier
Area[1]
 • Total 1.80 km2 (0.69 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,293
 • Density 1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 5.6%
 • Coloured 92.5%
 • Indian/Asian 1.0%
 • White 0.5%
 • Other 0.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 95.5%
 • Sign language 1.4%
 • English 1.0%
 • Tswana 1.0%
 • Other 1.1%
PO box 1821

Rietfontein is a town in ZF Mgcawu District Municipality (previously Siyanda District) in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. It functions as the Rietfontein Borderpost with Namibia during the day hours of 08:00-16:30, that gives access to and from south-east Namibia via Aroab on the C16 main road.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Rietfontein". Census 2011.