St Mark's, Eastern Cape

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St Mark’s
St Mark’s is located in South Africa
St Mark’s
St Mark’s
 St Mark’s shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 32°00′47″S 27°22′52″E / 32.013°S 27.381°E / -32.013; 27.381Coordinates: 32°00′47″S 27°22′52″E / 32.013°S 27.381°E / -32.013; 27.381
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Chris Hani
Municipality Intsika Yethu
Area[1]
 • Total 2.43 km2 (0.94 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 852
 • Density 350/km2 (910/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.8%
 • Coloured 0.1%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 95.7%
 • Zulu 2.0%
 • Other 2.4%

St Mark’s, Eastern Cape is a town in Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Village on the White Kei River, about 15 km west of Cofimvaba and 40 km north-east of Cathcart. It was founded in 1855 as one of four Anglican mission stations named after the apostles.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place St Mark’s". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 395.