Nababeep

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Nababeep
Nababeep is located in Northern Cape
Nababeep
Nababeep
Nababeep is located in South Africa
Nababeep
Nababeep
Nababeep is located in Africa
Nababeep
Nababeep
 Nababeep shown within Northern Cape
Coordinates: 29°53′31″S 17°46′59″E / 29.892°S 17.783°E / -29.892; 17.783Coordinates: 29°53′31″S 17°46′59″E / 29.892°S 17.783°E / -29.892; 17.783
Country South Africa
Province Northern Cape
District Namakwa
Municipality Nama Khoi
Area[1]
 • Total 123.13 km2 (47.54 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,374
 • Density 44/km2 (110/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 3.9%
 • Coloured 91.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.5%
 • White 4.2%
 • Other 0.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 96.2%
 • Xhosa 1.5%
 • Other 2.3%
Postal code (street) 8265
PO box 8265

Nababeep is a town in Namakwa District Municipality in the Northern Cape province of South Africa.

Old copper-mining town in Namaqualand, 19 km north-west of Springbok. Founded in 1860 by the Cape Copper Company. The name is of Khoekhoen origin and means ‘rhinoceros place’.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Nababeep". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 326.