Hessequa Local Municipality (before 24 June 2005 the Langeberg Local Municipality) is a municipality located in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It is flanked by the lower Breede River to the west and the Gourits River to the east.
As of 2001, the population was 44,114. Its municipality code is WC042. The name Hessequa, meaning "people of the trees", refers to the tribe of Khoikhoi people that used to live in the region.
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... The 2001 census divided the municipality into the following main places Place Code Population Most spoken language Albertinia 11601 4,690 Afrikaans Boosmansbos ...
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Rose like a factors at a trading station.”
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