Steytlerville seen from Sarel Cilliers Street
|Municipality||Dr Beyers Naudé|
|• Total||24.7 km2 (9.5 sq mi)|
|• Density||160/km2 (420/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||22.8%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
Steytlerville is a settlement in Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
Town on the Groot River, 164km north-west of Port Elizabeth and 90km east of Willowmore. It was founded in 1876 on the farm Doorspoort and attained municipal status in 1891. Named after the Reverend Abraham Isaac Steytler (1840-1922), minister of the Dutch Reformed Church, and Moderator of the Cape synod from 1909 to 1915.
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