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Brandwacht is the Dutch word for 'sentinel' and seems to be derived from nearby Brandwag Peak (which means 'sentinel peak'). (GPS coordinates: 33.9569 S, 18.8711 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population265
Young (0-14)22,2%
Working Age (15-64)62,4%
Elderly (65+)15,4%
Dependency ratio60,2
Sex ratio92
Population density1065 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+0,5%
Higher education aged 20+73%
Matric aged 20+24%
Number of households91
Average household size2,9
Female headed households16,5%
Formal dwellings100%
Housing owned/paying off86,8%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage100%
Weekly refuse removal100%
Piped water inside dwelling98,9%
Electricity for lighting100%

Place names

Stellenbosch Municipality