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Geography and History

Hankey is a small town in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.  Hankey was home to South Africa's first inhabitants, the Khoi and Mfengu people, centuries ago.  Hankey was established in 1826 and is the Gamtoos Valley's oldest town. It was named after the Rev. William Alers Hankey, an ex-banker and the secretary of the London Missionary Society (LMS).

Hankey is the administrative town of the Gamtoos Valley. It has modern waterworks, residential areas as well as many church denominations, primary and high schools, modern businesses, a well-known golf course, picnic places, hiking trails, etc.Sundial - The largest in South Africa. It is 34.6m in diameter. The gnomon is 18m high and weighs one ton. Its is Hankey's 160-years Founders' monument.Magistrate's offices, police station: Hankey was unique in the founding as a LMS station.

The town is surrounded by beautiful and picturesque landscape and fertile farming land.  Golfers will also be keen to putt on the well-kept greens of the 9-hole Hankey Golf Course.

Hankey Tourism Office Information
Web address: http://www.baviaans.net
Telephone: +27 (0)42 283 0437
E-mail: tolbos@baviaans.net
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