Suurbraak

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Suurbraak
"Xairu" (A place called Paradise)
Suurbraak Mission
Suurbraak Mission
Suurbraak is located in Western Cape
Suurbraak
Suurbraak
 Suurbraak shown within Western Cape
Suurbraak is located in South Africa
Suurbraak
Suurbraak
Suurbraak (South Africa)
Suurbraak is located in Africa
Suurbraak
Suurbraak
Suurbraak (Africa)
Coordinates: 34°01′S 20°39′E / 34.017°S 20.650°E / -34.017; 20.650Coordinates: 34°01′S 20°39′E / 34.017°S 20.650°E / -34.017; 20.650
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Overberg
Municipality Swellendam
Established 1812
Government
 • Councillor Heinrich Hartnick
Area[1]
 • Total 46.11 km2 (17.80 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,252
 • Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 3.2%
 • Coloured 93.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.6%
 • White 2.6%
 • Other 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 95.9%
 • English 3.3%
 • Other 0.8%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)
Postal code (street) 6743
PO box 6743
Area code 028

Suurbraak is a settlement in Overberg District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

The village was established in 1812, when the London Missionary Society established a mission station to serve the Attaqua Khoikhoi.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Suurbraak". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Sandra Olivier (2005). Touring in South Africa. Struik. p. 38. ISBN 978-1-77007-142-1. Retrieved 2013-09-09.