Kuils River Area Information

Kuils River (Afrikaans: Kuilsrivier) is a town in the Western Cape province, South Africa.

Town 25 km east of Cape Town. Originally De Cuylen, it was a post of the Dutch East India Company. It developed into a village during the 18th century and attained municipal status in 1950. Takes its name from the river, in which there are many pools, Afrikaans kuil.


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Kuils River is home to the Alta du Toit School for mentally handicapped children.

It is the birthplace of Herman Charles Bosman (3 February 1905); journalist, poet and author. He is regarded as one of South Africa's greatest writers (in English).