Koopmansfontein

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Koopmansfontein
Koopmansfontein is located in Northern Cape
Koopmansfontein
Koopmansfontein
Koopmansfontein is located in South Africa
Koopmansfontein
Koopmansfontein
Koopmansfontein is located in Africa
Koopmansfontein
Koopmansfontein
 Koopmansfontein shown within Northern Cape
Coordinates: 28°14′28″S 24°02′13″E / 28.241°S 24.037°E / -28.241; 24.037Coordinates: 28°14′28″S 24°02′13″E / 28.241°S 24.037°E / -28.241; 24.037
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Frances Baard
Municipality Dikgatlong
PO box 8391

Koopmansfontein is a village 61 km north-west of Barkly West, 115 km east of Postmasburg, between Kimberley and Hotazel. Said to have been named after a Griqua called Koopman, who lived at the fountain.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 259. Retrieved 28 August 2013.