Oyster Bay, Eastern Cape

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Oyster Bay
Oesterbaai
The eastern side of the bay
The eastern side of the bay
Oyster Bay is located in Eastern Cape
Oyster Bay
Oyster Bay
Oyster Bay is located in South Africa
Oyster Bay
Oyster Bay
Oyster Bay is located in Africa
Oyster Bay
Oyster Bay
 Oyster Bay shown within Eastern Cape
Coordinates: 34°10′10″S 24°39′15″E / 34.16944°S 24.65417°E / -34.16944; 24.65417Coordinates: 34°10′10″S 24°39′15″E / 34.16944°S 24.65417°E / -34.16944; 24.65417
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Kouga
Established 1967
Area[1]
 • Total 1.81 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Elevation 3 m (10 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 674
 • Density 370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 41.2%
 • Coloured 40.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 18.0%
 • Other 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 73.1%
 • Xhosa 21.0%
 • English 3.9%
 • Sotho 1.3%
 • Other 0.7%
Postal code (street) 6301
PO box 6301

Oyster Bay (Afrikaans: Oesterbaai) is a small coastal hamlet and resort located about 22.5 kilometres (14.0 mi) west of St Francis Bay on the Eastern Cape Coast of South Africa. It forms part of the Kouga Local Municipality of the Sarah Baartman District.

Oyster Bay is the closest community to Thyspunt, the preferred site for South Africa's next nuclear power station.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Oyster Bay". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Nuclear 1 - Transmission - Thyspunt". Retrieved 3 June 2015.