Mqanduli

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Mqanduli
Mqanduli is located in South Africa
Mqanduli
Mqanduli
 Mqanduli shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 31°49′S 28°45′E / 31.817°S 28.750°E / -31.817; 28.750Coordinates: 31°49′S 28°45′E / 31.817°S 28.750°E / -31.817; 28.750
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District O.R.Tambo
Municipality King Sabata Dalindyebo
Established 1876
Area[1]
 • Total 9.88 km2 (3.81 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,647
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.1%
 • Coloured 0.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.3%
 • White 0.2%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 94.7%
 • English 2.5%
 • Other 2.8%
Postal code (street) 5080
PO box 5080
Area code 047

Mqanduli is a town in OR Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Village 30 km south of Mthatha and 22 km north-east of Elliotdale. Named after a nearby hill; of Xhosa origin, the name is said to mean 'grindstone-maker', after a person living there.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Mqanduli". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 319.