Kommadagga

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Kommadagga
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Kommadagga
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Kommadagga
Coordinates: 33°07′08″S25°54′04″E / 33.11889°S 25.90111°E / -33.11889; 25.90111 Coordinates: 33°07′08″S25°54′04″E / 33.11889°S 25.90111°E / -33.11889; 25.90111
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Blue Crane Route
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
5800

Kommadagga is a settlement 28 kilometres (17 mi) west-north-west of Riebeek East and 49 kilometres (30 mi) north of Paterson. The name is Khoekhoen and probably means 'oxland' or 'ox hill'. The origin is uncertain. [1]

Riebeek East Place in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Riebeek East is a village in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa, set 42 km west of Grahamstown. It is located in a hilly area, in the midst of game and sheep farming regions. It was founded in 1842, and initially named Riebeek after Jan van Riebeeck, one year after the local church was built. It was erected on a part of the farm Mooimeisjesfontein, that was subdivided and sold by the subsequent voortrekker leader Piet Retief.

Paterson, Eastern Cape Place in Eastern Cape, South Africa

Paterson is a settlement in Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The village is located some 80 kilometres north-west of Alexandria and 21 kilometres north of Ncanaha in the Eastern Cape.

The Anglican church of St. George, Kommadagga is on the farm Three Fountains. [2]

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References

  1. Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 256. Retrieved 28 August 2013.
  2. St George Kommadagga