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
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictSarah Baartman
MunicipalityKouga
Established1967
Area
 • Total1.81 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Elevation
3 m (10 ft)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total674
 • Density370/km2 (960/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African41.2%
 • Coloured40.2%
 • Indian/Asian0.1%
 • White18.0%
 • Other0.4%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans73.1%
 • Xhosa21.0%
 • English3.9%
 • Sotho1.3%
 • Other0.7%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
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.