Nuwerus

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Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Nuwerus is located in Western Cape
Nuwerus
Nuwerus
 Nuwerus shown within Western Cape
Nuwerus is located in South Africa
Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Nuwerus (South Africa)
Nuwerus is located in Africa
Nuwerus
Nuwerus
Nuwerus (Africa)
Coordinates: 31°08′56″S 18°21′29″E / 31.149°S 18.358°E / -31.149; 18.358Coordinates: 31°08′56″S 18°21′29″E / 31.149°S 18.358°E / -31.149; 18.358
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District West Coast
Municipality Matzikama
Area[1]
 • Total 0.75 km2 (0.29 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 650
 • Density 870/km2 (2,200/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 7.7%
 • Coloured 81.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 9.8%
 • Other 0.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 96.4%
 • English 2.3%
 • Other 1.3%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
PO box 8201
Area code 027

Nuwerus is a settlement in Matzikama Municipality, West Coast District in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Village 16 km south-east of Bitterfontein and 70 km north-west of Vanrhynsdorp. The name is Afrikaans and means ‘new rest’.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Nuwerus". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 344.