Leipoldtville

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Leipoldtville
Church in Leipoldtville
Church in Leipoldtville
Leipoldtville is located in Western Cape
Leipoldtville
Leipoldtville
Leipoldtville is located in South Africa
Leipoldtville
Leipoldtville
Coordinates: 32°13′19″S 18°28′52″E / 32.222°S 18.481°E / -32.222; 18.481Coordinates: 32°13′19″S 18°28′52″E / 32.222°S 18.481°E / -32.222; 18.481
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictWest Coast
MunicipalityCederberg
Area
 • Total0.65 km2 (0.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total298
 • Density460/km2 (1,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African7.7%
 • Coloured79.5%
 • Indian/Asian1.7%
 • White11.1%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans96.3%
 • English1.7%
 • Other2.0%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
8122
Area code027

Leipoldtville is a town in Cederberg Local Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

It is located 40 km (25 mi) West-Southwest of Clanwilliam and 27 km (17 mi) Southeast of Lambert's Bay. The town is named after the Reverend C F Leipoldt, a Dutch Reformed minister in Clanwilliam from 1884 to 1910 and father of the Afrikaans poet C. Louis Leipoldt.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Leipoldtville". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 275. Retrieved 28 August 2013.