Port Beaufort

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Port Beaufort
Barry Church, Port Beaufort
Barry Church, Port Beaufort
Port Beaufort is located in Western Cape
Port Beaufort
Port Beaufort
Port Beaufort is located in South Africa
Port Beaufort
Port Beaufort
Port Beaufort is located in Africa
Port Beaufort
Port Beaufort
 Port Beaufort shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 34°23′45″S 20°49′25″E / 34.39583°S 20.82361°E / -34.39583; 20.82361Coordinates: 34°23′45″S 20°49′25″E / 34.39583°S 20.82361°E / -34.39583; 20.82361
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Eden
Municipality Hessequa
Area[1]
 • Total 2.71 km2 (1.05 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 321
 • Density 120/km2 (310/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 9.7%
 • Coloured 2.2%
 • White 87.2%
 • Other 0.9%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 72.3%
 • English 26.0%
 • Other 1.6%

Port Beaufort is a settlement in Eden District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Seaside resort, formerly also a harbour, on the north bank of the Breede River estuary. The settlement was named after Henry Somerset, 5th Duke of Beaufort, the father of Lord Charles Somerset.[2]

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