Balfour, Eastern Cape
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|• Total||7.98 km2 (3.08 sq mi)|
|• Density||390/km2 (1,000/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||96.9%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||5740|
The village, which lies at the foot of the Katberg, was established as a mission station of the Glasgow Missionary Society in 1828 by John Ross and McDiarmid, and named after Robert Balfour, first Secretary of the Society.
- "Main Place Balfour". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 67.
- "Balfour". South Africa Travel & Tourist Guide. Retrieved 5 May 2013.
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