Suurbraak

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Suurbraak

"Xairu" (A place called Paradise)
Suurbraak Mission
Suurbraak Mission
Suurbraak is located in Western Cape
Suurbraak
Suurbraak
Suurbraak is located in South Africa
Suurbraak
Suurbraak
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceWestern Cape
DistrictOverberg
MunicipalitySwellendam
Established1812
Government
 • CouncillorHeinrich Hartnick
Area
 • Total46.11 km2 (17.80 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total2,252
 • Density49/km2 (130/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African3.2%
 • Coloured93.2%
 • Indian/Asian0.6%
 • White2.6%
 • Other0.4%
First languages (2011)
 • Afrikaans95.9%
 • English3.3%
 • Other0.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
6743
PO box
6743
Area code028

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.