|• Total||0.68 km2 (0.26 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,900/km2 (5,000/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||0.3%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
A mission station of the Rhenish Missionary Society at the mouth of the Olifants River in the former Vanrhynsdorp district was established here by a German named Wurmb in 1831. The name, a version of Ebenezer, is of biblical origin (1 Sam. 7:12) and means 'stone of help'.