Herolds Bay

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Herolds Bay
Heroldsbaai
View from a lookout point south west of the town.
View from a lookout point south west of the town.
Herolds Bay is located in Western Cape
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay is located in South Africa
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay is located in Africa
Herolds Bay
Herolds Bay
 Herolds Bay shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 34°03′02″S 22°23′51″E / 34.05056°S 22.39750°E / -34.05056; 22.39750Coordinates: 34°03′02″S 22°23′51″E / 34.05056°S 22.39750°E / -34.05056; 22.39750
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Eden
Municipality George
Area[1]
 • Total 1.03 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 704
 • Density 680/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 2.7%
 • Coloured 33.8%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 61.6%
 • Other 1.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 89.8%
 • English 9.6%
 • Other 0.6%

Herolds Bay (Afrikaans: Heroldsbaai) is a settlement in Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Holiday resort west of Malgas River mouth, some 24km south-west of George and east of Guano Bay. Named after the first Dutch Reformed minister of George, Tobias Johannes Herold (1812-1823).[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Herolds Bay". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 208.