Bredasdorp, Western Cape Province, South Africa


🇿🇦 Bredasdorp is a town in the Southern Overberg region of the Western Cape, South Africa, and the main economic and service hub of that region. It lies on the northern edge of the Agulhas Plain, about 160 km (100 mi) south-east of Cape Town and 35 km (22 mi) north of Cape Agulhas, the southernmost tip of Africa.

Tourist attractions of Bredasdorp include the Heuningberg Nature Reserve, many historical churches, and art galleries and craft shops. Bredasdorp is also home to the Shipwreck Museum which tells the stories of the 150 wrecks along the nearby Agulhas Reef. It is the only museum of its kind in the southern hemisphere.

Economy Besides the sheep farming, the town also boasts other agricultural activities, including wheat, canola, milk, and indigenous fynbos cultivation. The town is also the location of the offices of Kapula Candles, an international candle company that exports hand-painted candles to Europe and the United States. The population of the town got a boost during the middle 1980s with the establishment of both the South African Air Force's Air Force Base Overberg which is home to the Test Flight and Development Centre as well as the Denel Overberg Test Range near the small coastal village of Arniston.

Aerial view over Cape Town, South Africa with Table Mountain 
Aerial view over Cape Town, South Africa with Table Mountain
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Bredasdorp has a population of over 15,524 people. Bredasdorp also forms the centre of the wider Overberg District which has a population of over 258,176 people.

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Antipodal to Bredasdorp is: -159.967,34.533

Locations Near: Bredasdorp 20.0333,-34.5333

🇿🇦 Overstrand 19.333,-34.417 d: 65.5  

🇿🇦 Worcester 19.433,-33.633 d: 114.3  

🇿🇦 Somerset West 18.85,-34.083 d: 119.6  

🇿🇦 Paarl 18.95,-33.717 d: 134.9  

🇿🇦 Witzenberg 19.201,-33.414 d: 146.3  

🇿🇦 Khayelitsha 18.648,-34.05 d: 138.1  

🇿🇦 Bellville 18.663,-33.923 d: 143.1  

🇿🇦 Durbanville 18.633,-33.817 d: 151.4  

🇿🇦 Parow 18.585,-33.909 d: 150.1  

🇿🇦 Milnerton 18.5,-33.867 d: 159.3  

Antipodal to: Bredasdorp -159.967,34.533

🇺🇸 Kapa'a -159.333,22.083 d: 18629.3  

🇺🇸 Līhuʻe -159.35,21.967 d: 18616.4  

🇺🇸 Lihue -159.35,21.967 d: 18616.4  

🇺🇸 Pearl City -157.969,21.394 d: 18541  

🇺🇸 Honolulu -157.85,21.3 d: 18529.1  

🇺🇸 Maui County -156.617,20.868 d: 18460.5  

🇺🇸 Wailuku -156.505,20.894 d: 18461  

🇺🇸 Kahului -156.466,20.891 d: 18459.9  

🇺🇸 Maui -156.446,20.72 d: 18440.8  

🇺🇸 Hilo -155.089,19.725 d: 18299.9  

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