Dwarsrivier

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Romansrivier

Dwarsrivier
Romansrivier is located in Western Cape
Romansrivier
Romansrivier
Romansrivier is located in South Africa
Romansrivier
Romansrivier
Coordinates: 33°28′08″S 19°12′51″E / 33.46889°S 19.21417°E / -33.46889; 19.21417Coordinates: 33°28′08″S 19°12′51″E / 33.46889°S 19.21417°E / -33.46889; 19.21417
Country South Africa
Province Western Cape
District Cape Winelands
Municipality Witzenberg
Area
 • Total 0.09 km2 (0.03 sq mi)
Elevation
460 m (1,510 ft)
Population
(2001)[1]
 • Total 506
 • Density 5,600/km2 (15,000/sq mi)
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
0812
PO box
0812

Romansrivier,[2] in Ward 2 Dwarsrivier,[3] is a settlement in Witzenberg Local Municipality, Cape Winelands District Municipality, Western Cape province, South Africa. It is in the upper Breede River Valley region. Rte. 43 (Michell's Pass Road) runs north-south past the settlement. The Romanrivier railway station is located just south of the settlement. The Witteberg Nature Reserve is just east of the settlement.

History

When the Dutch arrived in the Dwarrivier area it was inhabited by the San people (Bushmen). Dutch "free burghers" (vryburgers) first settled there in 1687.[4]

Notes and references

  1. ^ a b "Sub Place Dwarsrivier #10611001". Census 2001.
  2. ^ Romansrivier (Approved - N) at GEOnet Names Server, United States National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
  3. ^ "Witzenberg Overview Map". Municipal Demarcation Board. Archived from the original on 14 October 2018.
  4. ^ "History of the Dwarsrivier River Valley". Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism. Archived from the original on 13 October 2018.

External links

  • "About Dwarsrivier". Dwarsrivier Valley Tourism.
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