|• Total||10.47 km2 (4.04 sq mi)|
|• Density||770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||91.0%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Postal code (street)||4950|
Town 64km north of East London and 55km east of Stutterheim. It was founded as a farming centre in 1877 on the site of a military camp established in 1854, and acquired municipal status in 1904. Of Khoekhoen origin, the name probably does not mean 'brown', as has been stated, but 'lots of clay', 'clayey'.
It also has one of the oldest schools in the Eastern Cape, named Komga Junior. As well as St. Paul's Anglican church which is a national heritage site.
Soccer is very popular around Komga. Komga Swallows is a football (soccer) club based in Komga that played in the Castle League. It is the first team in that region to play in the Castle League. Other teams recently played in the Castle league are Thulani FC and Liverpool FC.
Vusumzi "CheeseBoy" Bokolo is a professional boxer currently playing in the PBL League in East London. Bokolo is the Eastern Cape Lightweight champion.
- "Main Place Komga". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 255.
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