Brenton-on-Sea

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Brenton-on-Sea
View of the beach
View of the beach
Brenton-on-Sea is located in Western Cape
Brenton-on-Sea
Brenton-on-Sea
Brenton-on-Sea is located in South Africa
Brenton-on-Sea
Brenton-on-Sea
Brenton-on-Sea is located in Africa
Brenton-on-Sea
Brenton-on-Sea
 Brenton-on-Sea shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 34°04′S 23°01′E / 34.067°S 23.017°E / -34.067; 23.017Coordinates: 34°04′S 23°01′E / 34.067°S 23.017°E / -34.067; 23.017
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Eden
Municipality Knysna
Area[1]
 • Total 1.76 km2 (0.68 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 294
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 5.1%
 • Coloured 1.7%
 • White 91.2%
 • Other 2.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 50.2%
 • English 44.7%
 • Other 5.1%

Brenton-on-Sea is a settlement and seaside resort town 15km west of Knysna in Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Named after Sir Jahleel Brenton, who declared Knysna a harbour in 1818, the area is home to the endangered Brenton blue butterfly.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Brenton-on-Sea". Census 2011.