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Hopetown, Wakefield

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Hopetown, Wakefield

Hopetown lies at the edge of the Great Karoo in South Africa's Northern Cape province. It is situated on an arid slope leading down to the Orange River. The first diamond discovered in South Africa, the Eureka Diamond, was found at Hopetown.
DistrictPixley ka Seme
Administrative CountyWakefield
Traditional CountyYorkshire, West Riding
OS GridSE3923
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionYorkshire and the Humber
Police AuthorityWest Yorkshire

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