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Quick Fact
  • 4,284

  • 1,009

  • 4,1%

  • 81%

  • 92,8%

  • 74,6%

Calitzdorp is named after the Calitz brothers, who sold the land on which the town was established. The town itself was established in 1821 by the Dutch Reformed Church. (GPS coordinates: 33.532 S, 21.6867 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 population4,284
Young (0-14)28,7%
Working Age (15-64)62,7%
Elderly (65+)8,6%
Dependency ratio59,4
Sex ratio89
Population density163 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+4,8%
Higher education aged 20+4,1%
Matric aged 20+17,9%
Number of households1,009
Average household size4
Female headed households42%
Formal dwellings92,4%
Housing owned/paying off56,2%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage74,6%
Weekly refuse removal82,3%
Piped water inside dwelling81%
Electricity for lighting92,8%

Place names

Kannaland Municipality