History of Koringberg

Province: Western Cape
West coast
Coordinates:33°02′S 18°40′E
Area:3.86 km2
Municipality: Swartland

Koringberg was founded at Warren’s Camp on the farm Brakwater in 1923 It was called Koringberg because of the wheat that grows in the area. The name is Afrikaans and it means ‘wheat mountain

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Things to see and do in Koringberg:

  • Koringberg Mountain Biking Trail is slowly putting the town on the map.
  •  Misverstand Dam.
  • The largest Hackney horse stud farm in South Africa is on the farmSoutfontein.
  • Neulfonteinkop is a hill where there is an old ship’s cannon which was used over 100 years ago to communicate to farmers about docked ships in Cape Town so that they could take their produce to town to sell.

 

Useful Numbers in Koringberg

  • Police: 022 433 2246
  • Municipality; 022 487 9400
  • Traffic department: 
  • Fire: 022 433 2246/ 022 487 9479
  • Water:
  • Electricity:
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Post office; post agency 022 423 8035
  • Library:moreesberg 022 433 1647
  • Closest hospital; piketberg radie kottze hospital 022 913 1175
  • Pharmacy; Moreesberg 022 433 1001
  • SPCA: Swaartland 022 492 2781
  • Schools: Koringberg primary 022 4828009
  • Museum;
  • Local newspapers:
  • ” Die Courant”: 022 487 3221
  • Swartland Gazette: 022 482 3817
  • Tourism 022 433 1072                                                                                                     [/vc_column_text]
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