Clarkebury

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Clarkebury
Clarkebury is located in South Africa
Clarkebury
Clarkebury
 Clarkebury shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 31°47′20″S 28°16′48″E / 31.789°S 28.280°E / -31.789; 28.280Coordinates: 31°47′20″S 28°16′48″E / 31.789°S 28.280°E / -31.789; 28.280
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Chris Hani
Municipality Engcobo
Established 1830
Area[1]
 • Total 8.02 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 768
 • Density 96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 98.2%
 • Coloured 1.3%
 • White 0.4%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 98.7%
 • Other 1.3%
Postal code (street) 5024
PO box 5024
Area code 047

Clarkebury is a village in Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It was established in 1830 as a mission station of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society. It was visited by James Backhouse in March 1839.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Clarkebury". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Clarkebury". South African History Online. Retrieved 21 December 2013.