Cala, Eastern Cape

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Cala
Cala is located in South Africa
Cala
Cala
 Cala shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 31°31′23″S 27°41′53″E / 31.523°S 27.698°E / -31.523; 27.698Coordinates: 31°31′23″S 27°41′53″E / 31.523°S 27.698°E / -31.523; 27.698
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Chris Hani
Municipality Sakhisizwe
Area[1]
 • Total 46.60 km2 (17.99 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 14,520
 • Density 310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 98.8%
 • Coloured 0.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 0.2%
 • Other 0.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 92.0%
 • English 2.7%
 • Sign language 1.3%
 • Other 4.1%
Postal code (street) 5455
PO box 5455
Area code 047

Cala is a town in Sakhisizwe Local Municipality, part of the Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Village on the Tsomo River, 28 km southwest of Elliot. The name is Xhosa for ‘adjacent to’, referring to its situation west of the Drakensberg which here extends north and south.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Cala". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 104.