Hessequa Municipality

 

Description

Hessequa is located in the Eden district of the Western Cape, on the N2 at the start of the Garden Route. It lies at the foot of the Langeberg Mountains with her boundaries stretching along the southern Cape coast from the Breede River in the west to Gouritsmond in the east. The total area of Hessequa is approximately 5730 km2. The National Road N2 connecting the three inland towns of Albertinia, Riversdale and Heidelberg forms the main transportation conduit across the municipality. The rise of tourism has resulted in the establishment of the four important coastal settlements of Gouritzmond, Still Bay, Jongensfontein and Witsand. Exposed rocky headlands and wave-cut platform beaches are characteristic of the coast, which is approximately 110 km long and which includes the major estuaries of the Breede, Duivenhoks, Goukou and Gourits Rivers. The most prominent oceanographic feature of the region is the Agulhas current that carries warm tropical water south-westwards past the south c

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Riversdale Western Cape 6670
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