Elliotdale

Elliotdale
Bomvana
Xhora
Elliotdale is located in Eastern Cape
Elliotdale
Elliotdale
Elliotdale
Elliotdale
Coordinates:31°58′00″S 28°41′00″E / 31.966667°S 28.683333°E / -31.966667; 28.683333Coordinates:31°58′00″S 28°41′00″E / 31.966667°S 28.683333°E / -31.966667; 28.683333
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictAmathole
MunicipalityMbhashe
Area
 • Total7.15 km2 (2.76 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total2,267
 • Density320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African93.8%
 • Coloured1.3%
 • Indian/Asian0.8%
 • White0.7%
 • Other3.4%
First languages (2011)
 • Xhosa93.5%
 • English2.0%
 • Other4.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
5070
PO box
5070
Area code047

Elliotdale (Xhosa: Xhora) is a town in Amatole District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

The town lies 50 km south of Mthatha and 22 km south-east of Mqanduli. It is named after Sir Henry Elliot, Chief Magistrate of the Transkei from 1891 to 1902.[2]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Elliotdale". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 153.

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Map of district boundaries in South Africa, as they will be after the municipal elections of 18 May 2011, with the w:Amathole District Municipality highlighted in red within the Eastern Cape in yellow.
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Equirectangular projection, N/S stretching 117%. Geographic limits of the map:

  • N: 29.75° S
  • S: 34.5° S
  • W: 22.5° E
  • E: 30.5° E
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Elephant mating ritual (No. 2 in a series of 5 photos)