Elliotdale

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Elliotdale
Elliotdale is located in South Africa
Elliotdale
Elliotdale
 Elliotdale shown within South Africa
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
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Amathole
Municipality Mbhashe
Area[1]
 • Total 7.15 km2 (2.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,267
 • Density 320/km2 (820/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 93.8%
 • Coloured 1.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 0.7%
 • Other 3.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 93.5%
 • English 2.0%
 • Other 4.6%
Postal code (street) 5070
PO box 5070
Area code 047

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[edit]

  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.