Orania offers an example of the ‘traditional’ Afrikaner way of life and also demonstrates the ingenuity of a marginalized community with advanced irrigation techniques, implemented in close cooperation with pioneers in Israel, the only fully organic vineyards in Southern Africa and a sophisticated dairy farm and the cultivation and export of Pecan nuts. Orania is an Afrikaner town in South Africa located along the Orange River in the Karoo region of Northern Cape province. The town is split in two halves by the R369 road and lies halfway between Cape Town and Pretoria.

Main Place 374003 from Census 2011

Area: 8.95 km²
Population: 892 (99.70 per km²)
Households: 341 (38.11 per km²)

Gender People Percentage
Male 534 59.87%
Female 358 40.13%
Population group People Percentage
White 867 97.20%
Coloured 17 1.91%
Black African 8 0.90%
First language People Percentage
Afrikaans 867 98.41%
English 14 1.59%
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