Kayser's Beach

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Kayser's Beach
Kayser's Beach is located in South Africa
Kayser's Beach
Kayser's Beach
 Kayser's Beach shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°12′26″S 27°36′37″E / 33.20722°S 27.61028°E / -33.20722; 27.61028Coordinates: 33°12′26″S 27°36′37″E / 33.20722°S 27.61028°E / -33.20722; 27.61028
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Municipality Buffalo City
Area[1]
 • Total 2.36 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 697
 • Density 300/km2 (760/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 45.3%
 • Coloured 1.0%
 • White 53.6%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 45.0%
 • Xhosa 40.9%
 • Afrikaans 12.2%
 • Sign language 1.0%
 • Other 0.9%

Kayser's Beach is a small village on the shore of the Indian Ocean, 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. According to the census of 2001 it had 351 inhabitants.

On 13 March 1967, the South African Airways Flight 406 crashed into the sea at Kayser's Beach, resulting in the loss of 25 lives.[2]

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