Wemmershoek

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Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek is located in Western Cape
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek is located in South Africa
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek is located in Africa
Wemmershoek
Wemmershoek
 Wemmershoek shown within Western Cape
Coordinates: 33°52′28″S 19°02′25″E / 33.87444°S 19.04028°E / -33.87444; 19.04028Coordinates: 33°52′28″S 19°02′25″E / 33.87444°S 19.04028°E / -33.87444; 19.04028
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Cape Winelands
Municipality Stellenbosch
Area[1]
 • Total 1.04 km2 (0.40 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,034
 • Density 990/km2 (2,600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 1.6%
 • Coloured 96.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.6%
 • White 1.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Afrikaans 92.4%
 • English 4.8%
 • Other 2.7%

Wemmershoek is a settlement in Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Wemmershoek is a small village at the junction of the R301 and R45 roads. The Wemmershoek Dam on the Wemmershoek River was established in 1957.[2]

Popular Culture[edit]

Was the location of filming for the BBC's "Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week"[3][4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Wemmershoek". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Wemmershoek, Western Cape". SA Travel Directory. Retrieved 4 January 2014. 
  3. ^ "Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week - BBC Two". BBC. Retrieved 2017-02-13. 
  4. ^ "Special Forces - Ultimate Hell Week, Series 2: 3. Green Berets - USA". BBC iPlayer. Retrieved 2017-02-13.