History of Dwaskersbos

Province: Western Cape
West Coast
Coordinates:32°42′S 18°14′E
Area: 1.53 km2
Municipality: Bergrivier

Dwarskersbos named after the Kersbos. This is a type of Euclea polyandra. It is near the place where the Portuguese navigator Vasco Da Gama first landed in 1497. Rocher Pan is just 10km from Dwaskersbos. This shallow lake forms in the winter months. it becomes home to about 150 species of birds, including flamingoes. In summer, it dries up leaving a thick crust of salt.

The postcode for Dwaskersbos is 7365 (Boxes only)

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Useful Numbers in Dwaskersbos

  • Police: Vredenberg – 022 713 1310
  • Traffic department: Veldrif – 022 783 1112
  • Fire: 022 7017061
  • Municipality; Bergriver Veldrif 022 783 1112
  • Water:Electricity:
  • Ambulance:10177
  • NSRI – 082 990 5966
  • Post office; Veldrif022 783 0222
  • Library: Noordhoek in Veldrif 022 783 1112
  • Closest hospital; Vredenberg Provincial Hospital 022 709 7200
  • Pharmacy; Vredendal 027 213 1077
  • SPCA: West coast 022 289 0998
  • Schools: Dwaskersbos Slimkoppies primary 082 291 1397
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