Latitude and longitude of Saartjie Baartman

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Saartjie "Sarah" Baartman (before 1790 – 29 December 1815) (also spelled Bartman, Bartmann, Baartmen) was the most famous of at least two Khoikhoi women who, due to their large buttocks (steatopygia), were exhibited as freak show attractions in 19th-century Europe under the name Hottentot Venus—"Hottentot" was the then current name for the Khoi people, now considered an offensive term, and "Venus" in reference to the Roman goddess of love.

Latitude: -33° 50' 13.92" S
Longitude: 24° 53' 5.28" E

Nearest city to this article: Kruisfontein

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