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  • 543

  • 189

  • 4,9%

  • 60,8%

  • 98,9%

  • 29,5%

Hondeklipbaai is a popular holiday destination, as well as a fishing villiage. The name is Afrikaans for 'dog stone bay' and is said to be named after a large rock, 5 metres tall, that resembled a seated dog. This was until its 'head' was struck off by a bolt of lightning. (GPS coordinates: 30.3251 S, 17.2921 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 population543
Young (0-14)24,7%
Working Age (15-64)67,4%
Elderly (65+)7,9%
Dependency ratio48,4
Sex ratio91,9
Population density24 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+1,3%
Higher education aged 20+4,9%
Matric aged 20+20,5%
Number of households189
Average household size2,9
Female headed households36,5%
Formal dwellings96,8%
Housing owned/paying off72%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage29,5%
Weekly refuse removal97,4%
Piped water inside dwelling60,8%
Electricity for lighting98,9%

Place names

Kamiesberg Municipality