Clarkebury

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Clarkebury
Clarkebury is located in Eastern Cape
Clarkebury
Clarkebury
Clarkebury is located in South Africa
Clarkebury
Clarkebury
Coordinates: 31°47′20″S 28°16′48″E / 31.789°S 28.280°E / -31.789; 28.280Coordinates: 31°47′20″S 28°16′48″E / 31.789°S 28.280°E / -31.789; 28.280
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
DistrictChris Hani
MunicipalityEngcobo
Established1830
Area
 • Total8.02 km2 (3.10 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total768
 • Density96/km2 (250/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African98.2%
 • Coloured1.3%
 • White0.4%
 • Other0.1%
First languages (2011)
 • Xhosa98.7%
 • Other1.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
5024
PO box
5024
Area code047

Clarkebury is a village in Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It was established in 1830 as a mission station of the Wesleyan Methodist Missionary Society. It was visited by James Backhouse in March 1839.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Clarkebury". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Clarkebury". South African History Online. Retrieved 21 December 2013.