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Calitzdorp fast facts – a summary of vital facts about our town

 

AIRPORTS

LOGO - airfield colourCalitzdorp does not have its own airport     

Closest Airports

Medium
Oudtshoorn Airport 40 km

National Airport
George 110 km

International Airports
Cape Town 380 km
Port Elizabeth  420km


BANKS AND ATMs

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Standard Bank

Voortrekker Rd (Route 62),
With ATM

 

CHURCHES

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There are 5 churches in Calitzdorp
And 4 in Bergsig

 

 

CLINICS

LOGO - Clinic colourGovernment Provincial Clinic
Calitzdorp

Voortrekker  Rd (Route 62)
Diagonally opposite the Municipal offices and library
Hours:
Mon, Wed, Fridays 10h00-17h00
Thurs 13h00-17h00
Saturday 09h00-11h00
Tel 028 551 8000 / 044 2133623

 

CO-ORDINATES

LOGO - co-ordinates colourLat (DMS)  33°32’14.59”S   Long (DMS)   21°41’6.59” E

Latitude -33.537386, Longitude  21.685164

Altitude / elevation  233m

 

DISTANCES

LOGO - distance colourHow far is it in kilometers from Calitzdorp to

Local
Albertinia  102
Beaufort West  242
De Rust  95
George 110
Knysna 165
Ladismith  46
Mossel Bay 112
Oudtshoorn 40
Prince Albert 64
Riversdale 96
Vanwyksdorp 43
Zoar 26

National
Bloemfontein 792
Cape Town 380
Durban 1175
East London  675
Johannesburg 1201
Port Elizabeth  420
Pretoria 1258

 

 FUEL STATIONS

LOGO - petrol pump colourCaltex Fuel Station
3 Voortrekker Rd (Route 62), Calitzdorp

Landmark Fuel Station
Opposite de Krans winery. On the road to Van Wyksdorp

 

HOSPITALS

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Calitzdorp does not have a hospital

Closest hospitals

Oudtshoorn (
Provincial Government Hospital)

Park Road, Oudtshoorn
Tel : 044 203 7200
Ambulance service tel 044 203 7210

Medi-Clinic Oudtshoorn Klein Karoo (Private Hospital)

GPS Co-ordinates -33.58681, 22.190752
185 Church Street, Oudtshoorn
tel : 044 272 0111

 

INFORMATION BUREAU

LOGO - bank colourCalitzdorp Tourism /Tourisme
At Caltex Garage,
Voortrekker Rd (R62)

Erina Meiring
Tel  044 2133 775
tourism@calitzdorp.org.za
www.calitzdorp.org.za

 

LIBRARIES

LOGO - Library colour3Provincial Public Library

Calitzdorp
Municipal Building
Voortrekker road (Route 62)
Hours :
Mon, Wed, Friday 10:00-17:00
Thursday 13:00-17:00
Saturday 09:00-11:00
Tel 028 551 8000

 

POLICE

LOGO - Police colourSA Police Station, Calitzdorp
13 Queen Street, Calitzdorp, 6660

Tel    044 2133 320
Fax   044 2133 387
e-mail  :  CalitzdorpSAPS@saps.org.za

 

POPULATION

LOGO - population colour22011 census, population total 4,284 

Municipality :  local Kannaland / district Eden

 

 

POST  OFFICE

LOGO - Postal Code colourGeyser Street
tel 076 920 6541

 Postal Code  6660

 

 

PROVINCIAL HERITAGE SITE (National Monument)

LOGO - Provincial Heritage Sites colourDutch Reformed Church
Andries Pretorius street
Impressive sand-stone building in the centre of town.

 

 

RECYCLING

CALITZDORP LOGO - recycling colourRecycling Depot
Eleanor Everts,

162, 3rd Avenue,
Bergsig
cell 076-743-9571

 

SCHOOLS

LOGO - schoocolourlGovernment Primary & High schools

 Excelsior Primêreskool
Bergsig, Calitzdorp

Gamka Oos Primêrskool
Gamka-Oos, Calitzdorp
Tel 044 2133 138

Calitzdorp High School (Boarding facilities)
Andries Pretorius Street, Calitzdorp
Tel +27 044 2133 313

 

SENIORS

LOGO - Seniors2Vygieshof Home for the Aged
16 Andries Pretorius Street
Calitzdorp

tel 044 213 3745
e-mail vygieshof@telkomsa.net

 

 

VEHICLE REGISTRATION

LOGO - vehicle number plate colourTown / district of Calitzdorp  Plate Code   CO
Private Plates    zxxx WP Black lettering on white background. No graphics

 

 

VETS AND ANIMAL CARE

LOGO - Vet colourCalitzdorp has no resident Vet

Closest vets in Oudtshoorn

Kango Dierekliniek 044 279 1400|
Oudtshoorn Veterinary Clinic 044 272 3076

Friends of Calitzdorp Animals (FOCA)
(Klein Karoo Animal Protection Society)
tel Juanita 044 2133 679
cell 084 397 8287
or
tel Karen 044 2133 041
cell 084 603 6393

CAPS – Cape Animal Protection Society
Tel  028 572 1717
Cell 072 277 1056

 

WEATHER

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Summer
: Hot days, dry heat, up to 42°C
wind from the sea every afternoon allows for moderate, cool evenings

Winter: Sunny days, very cold nights,
occasional frost, snow on the Swartberg mountains.
Occasional light snow also on the Rooiberg peaks

Prevailing winds:
Cooling winds from the south in summer,
hot wind from the north in August

Rainfall: Average 240mm per year, often with the changing of seasons
Despite the aridity of the region, occasional floods are also experienced

A very detailed Calitzdorp weather report available here

 

WORLD HERITAGE SITES

LOGO - UNESCO world heritage siteRooiberg
Gamkaberg
Groenefontein