Klawer railway station
|• Total||6.41 km2 (2.47 sq mi)|
|• Density||970/km2 (2,500/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||9.4%|
|First languages (2011)|
|• Sign language||3.1%|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
Klawer is a town in the Matzikama Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa. It is situated on the right bank of the Olifants River, 17 kilometres (11 mi) south-east of Vredendal and 240 kilometres (150 mi) north of Cape Town. According to the 2011 census it has a population of 6,234 people in 1,680 households. Then name Klawer comes from the Afrikaans word for a type of wild clover which grows here after the rains.
- "Main Place Klawer". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 251.