Vredendal

Olifants irrigation project in the Valley of Peace

History of Vredendal

Province: Western Cape
West coast
Coordinates: 31°39′52″S 18°30′22″E
Area: 23.08 km2
Municipality: Matzikama

Origin of the name Vredendal

Vredendal meaning “valley of Peace” was established on a farm of the same name which dates back to 1748. it was laid out as a suburb in 1933 at the start of the Olifants river irrigation project and it gained town status only in 1944. It became a separate municipality in 1963.

The post code for Vredendal is 8160 and the license plate prefix is     CV

Things to see and do in Vredendal

  • Vredendal Parkrun- Parc de Lausanne, Lausanne Rd,7.00 am every Saturday-vredendal@parkrun.com

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Useful Numbers in Vredendal

  • Police: 027 201 3200
  • Traffic department:
  • Fire: 027 213 1379
  • Water; 027 201 3404:
  • Electricity: 0823237464
  • Ambulance: 10177
  • Post office; 027 213 1100
  • Library: 027 213 1045
  • Closest hospital; 027 312 2036
  • Pharmacy; 027 213 1510
  • SPCA: Matzikama dierebeskerming 027 213 4182
  • Schools: Spruitdrift 027 213 4344
  • Tourism; 027 201 3376
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