Tabankulu

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Tabankulu
Tabankulu is located in South Africa
Tabankulu
Tabankulu
 Tabankulu shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 30°58′00″S 29°18′00″E / 30.966667°S 29.3°E / -30.966667; 29.3Coordinates: 30°58′00″S 29°18′00″E / 30.966667°S 29.3°E / -30.966667; 29.3
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Alfred Nzo
Municipality Ntabankulu
Area[1]
 • Total 19.51 km2 (7.53 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,266
 • Density 170/km2 (430/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 96.7%
 • Coloured 1.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.8%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 1.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 92.3%
 • English 2.5%
 • Other 5.2%
Postal code (street) 5130
PO box 5130
Area code 039

Tabankulu is a town in O.R.Tambo District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Village some 30km east-south-east of Mount Frere and 50km south-south-west of Kokstad. Of Xhosa origin, the name means 'large mountain'. The village was laid out in 1894.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Tabankulu". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 425.