Gouritsmond

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Gouritsmond
Nickname(s): "Die Mond"
Gouritsmond is located in Western Cape
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond is located in South Africa
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond is located in Africa
Gouritsmond
Gouritsmond
 Gouritsmond shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 34°20′59″S 21°52′43″E / 34.34972°S 21.87861°E / -34.34972; 21.87861Coordinates: 34°20′59″S 21°52′43″E / 34.34972°S 21.87861°E / -34.34972; 21.87861
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Eden
Municipality Hessequa
Area[1]
 • Total 3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 515
 • Density 160/km2 (410/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 5.3%
 • Coloured 54.5%
 • Indian/Asian 0.4%
 • White 39.5%
 • Other 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 93.0%
 • English 3.3%
 • Tswana 1.4%
 • Other 2.3%
Postal code (street) 6696
PO box 6696
Area code 028

Gouritsmond is a small coastal town in the Hessequa Local Municipality, under the Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

The Gourits River mouths here into the Indian Ocean. "Die Mond", as it is nicknamed, is a popular fishing location.

References[edit]

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