Cala, Eastern Cape

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Cala
Cala is located in Eastern Cape
Cala
Cala
Cala is located in South Africa
Cala
Cala
Coordinates: 31°31′23″S 27°41′53″E / 31.523°S 27.698°E / -31.523; 27.698Coordinates: 31°31′23″S 27°41′53″E / 31.523°S 27.698°E / -31.523; 27.698
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictChris Hani
MunicipalitySakhisizwe
Area
 • Total46.60 km2 (17.99 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total14,520
 • Density310/km2 (810/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African98.8%
 • Coloured0.3%
 • Indian/Asian0.3%
 • White0.2%
 • Other0.4%
First languages (2011)
 • Xhosa92.0%
 • English2.7%
 • Sign language1.3%
 • Other4.1%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
5455
PO box
5455
Area code047

Cala is a town in Sakhisizwe Local Municipality, part of the Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Village on the Tsomo River, 28 km southwest of Elliot. The name is Xhosa for ‘adjacent to’, referring to its situation west of the Drakensberg, which here extends north and south.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Cala". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 104.