Kidd's Beach

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Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach is located in South Africa
Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach
 Kidd's Beach shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 33°09′00″S 27°41′42″E / 33.150°S 27.695°E / -33.150; 27.695Coordinates: 33°09′00″S 27°41′42″E / 33.150°S 27.695°E / -33.150; 27.695
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Municipality Buffalo City
Area[1]
 • Total 2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 499
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 22.2%
 • Coloured 1.2%
 • White 75.4%
 • Other 1.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 63.7%
 • Xhosa 19.8%
 • Afrikaans 14.2%
 • Sotho 1.4%
 • Other 0.8%
Postal code (street) 5264
PO box 5264
Area code 043

Kidd's Beach is a small coastal resort, situated on the Mcantsi River about 28 kilometres from East London, South Africa.[2] It was named after Charles Kidd, who was mayor of nearby King William's Town in the 1860s.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Kidd's Beach". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "4x4 near Kidd's Beach". Nightjar Travel. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "R347, Places, Regional Routes, Main Routes". SA Travel Directory. Retrieved 20 May 2013.