Berlin, Eastern Cape

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Berlin
Berlin is located in South Africa
Berlin
Berlin
 Berlin shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 32°52′26″S 27°35′17″E / 32.874°S 27.588°E / -32.874; 27.588Coordinates: 32°52′26″S 27°35′17″E / 32.874°S 27.588°E / -32.874; 27.588
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Municipality Buffalo City
Established 1857
Area[1]
 • Total 38.22 km2 (14.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,048
 • Density 80/km2 (210/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 94.1%
 • Coloured 0.7%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 4.9%
 • Other 0.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 91.2%
 • English 4.5%
 • Afrikaans 1.9%
 • Other 2.4%
Postal code (street) 5660
PO box 5660
Area code 043

Berlin is a town in Buffalo City Metropolitan Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Village some 20km east of King William’s Town. Founded in 1857 by German settlers of the British-German Legion and named after the German capital.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Berlin". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 76.