Joubertina

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Joubertina
Joubertina
Joubertina
Joubertina is located in Eastern Cape
Joubertina
Joubertina
Joubertina is located in South Africa
Joubertina
Joubertina
Joubertina is located in Africa
Joubertina
Joubertina
 Joubertina shown within Eastern Cape
Coordinates: 33°49′30″S 23°51′28″E / 33.82500°S 23.85778°E / -33.82500; 23.85778Coordinates: 33°49′30″S 23°51′28″E / 33.82500°S 23.85778°E / -33.82500; 23.85778
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Kou-Kamma
Established 1907
Area[1]
 • Total 8.20 km2 (3.17 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,752
 • Density 700/km2 (1,800/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 16.8%
 • Coloured 73.5%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 9.0%
 • Other 0.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 87.6%
 • Xhosa 6.4%
 • English 3.2%
 • Other 2.9%
Postal code (street) 6410
PO box 6410
Area code 042

Joubertina is a small town in the Kou-Kamma Local Municipality, Sarah Baartman District of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Town on the Wabooms River in the Langkloof, some 50 km north-west of Assegaaibos, 70 km south-east of Avontuur and 213 km from Port Elizabeth. It was founded in 1907 and named after W A Joubert who was minister of the Dutch Reformed Church in Uniondale between 1878 and 1893.[2]

Joubertina is located on the R62 road in the Langkloof valley, Eastern Cape.

The town has a station on the narrow gauge avontuur railway.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Joubertina". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 232. 

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