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  • 7,177

  • 1,919

  • 5,6%

  • 73,9%

  • 80%

  • 90,9%

Citrusdal as a name means 'citrus valley' and refers to the production of oranges (citrus) in the surrounding valley. The town was founded in 1916 by the Dutch Reformed Church. (GPS coordinates: 32.582 S, 19.0093 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 population7,177
Young (0-14)24,3%
Working Age (15-64)69,9%
Elderly (65+)5,7%
Dependency ratio43
Sex ratio97,1
Population density1528 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5%
Higher education aged 20+5,6%
Matric aged 20+28,1%
Number of households1,919
Average household size3,4
Female headed households39,9%
Formal dwellings75%
Housing owned/paying off62,9%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage90,9%
Weekly refuse removal95,3%
Piped water inside dwelling73,9%
Electricity for lighting80%

Place names

Cederberg Municipality