Dutch Reformed Church in Venterstad
|• Type||Local Municipality|
|• Total||18.1 km2 (7.0 sq mi)|
|Elevation||1,290 m (4,230 ft)|
|• Density||280/km2 (710/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||64.9%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
Town 43 km south-east of Norvalspont and 65 km west of Burgersdorp It was laid out in 1875 and attained municipal status in 1895. Named after the owner of the land on which it was established, Johannes J. T. Venter.
It is one of the smaller towns that currently forms part of the Gariep Local Municipality, with its seat in Burgersdorp. The town and its surrounding areas are served by a 24-hour Primary healthcare clinic (Venterstad Clinic), previously municipality-owned, but since 2010 run by the sub-district office for Health of the Eastern Cape Province. It also supports a mobile clinic and a satellite clinic at Oviston.
- Sum of the Main Places Venterstad and Nozizwe from Census 2011.
- SA Explorer - Venterstad distances
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 456.
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