Pniel, Western Cape South Africa, Stellenbosch

Pniel, Western Cape

Pniel is a settlement in Cape Winelands District Municipality in the Western Cape province of South Africa.

Settlement and Dutch Reformed mission station between Stellenbosch and Franschhoek, established in 1843. The name is of biblical origin (Genesis 32:30), referring to the place where Jacob wrestled with God; it means ‘face of God’.