|• Type||Local Municipality|
|• Total||1.37 km2 (0.53 sq mi)|
|• Density||510/km2 ( 1,300/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2001)|
|• Black African||27.0%|
|First languages (2001)|
|Time zone||SAST (UTC+2)|
Steynsburg is a small town of the Gariep Local Municipality in Joe Gqabi District Municipality of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. Steynsburg is located on the intersection of the R56 and R390.
The town lies 64km south-west of Burgersdorp and 48km north of Hofmeyr. It developed around the Dutch Reformed Church established in 1872 and has been administered by a village management board since 1874. Named after Douwe Gerbrandt Steyn, grandfather of President Paul Kruger.
Steynsburg has a well-established provincial hospital.
- "Main Place Steynsburg". Census 2001.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 417.
- Eastern Cape Dept of Health website
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