Stanford, Western Cape

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Stanford
Stanford is located in South Africa
Stanford
Stanford
 Stanford shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 34°26′30″S 19°27′20″E / 34.44167°S 19.45556°E / -34.44167; 19.45556Coordinates: 34°26′30″S 19°27′20″E / 34.44167°S 19.45556°E / -34.44167; 19.45556
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Overberg
Municipality Overstrand
Established 1856[1]
Area[2]
 • Total 3.92 km2 (1.51 sq mi)
Elevation 10 m (30 ft)
Population (2011)[2]
 • Total 4,797
 • Density 1,200/km2 (3,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[2]
 • Black African 29.1%
 • Coloured 60.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • White 9.7%
 • Other 0.7%
First languages (2011)[2]
 • Afrikaans 65.8%
 • Xhosa 25.3%
 • English 6.7%
 • Other 2.2%
Postal code (street) 7210
PO box 7210
Area code 028

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

Village 16 km east of Hermanus and 22 km north-east of Gansbaai. It was founded in 1857 on the farm Kleinrivier and named after Sir Robert Stanford, owner of the farm.[3]

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