Ibhayi

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iBhayi
eBhayi
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Municipality Nelson Mandela Bay
Area[1]
 • Total 36.06 km2 (13.92 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 237,799
 • Density 6,600/km2 (17,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 98.6%
 • Coloured 0.9%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 0.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 91.5%
 • English 3.4%
 • Afrikaans 1.5%
 • Other 3.5%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street) 6001

Ibhayi is a large township near Port Elizabeth, South Africa.

Subdivisions

  • KwaZakele 1, 2, and 3
  • New Brighton
  • Soweto On Sea
  • Zwide 1, 2, 3, and 4
    are all part of Ibhayi.
  • Motherwell
  • KwaMagxaki
  • KwaDwesi
  • KwaNoxolo
  • Joe Slovo
  • KwaDwesi Extension
  • Rholihlahla

The Ubuntu Education Fund is based in Zwide, and operates a community center which opened in 2010.[2]

IBhayi has a local township pub located in Zwide, called Oom Colas Tarven or widely known as KwaGgalane.

Another is Chief Nqoko in New Brighton, but most people fear this one because of regular gun shots.

Demographics (2011)

  • Area: 36.06 square kilometres (13.92 sq mi)
  • Population: 237,799: 6,594 inhabitants per square kilometre (17,080/sq mi)
  • Households: 63,474: 1,760 per square kilometre (4,600/sq mi)
Gender Population %
Female 124,569 52.38
Male 113,230 47.62
Race Population %
Black 234,531 98.63
White 230 0.1
Coloured 2,047 0.86
Asian 230 0.1

Source:[3]

Historical population
YearPop.±%
1985220,548—    
1991257,054+16.6%
2001255,826−0.5%
2011237,799−7.0%
[4]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place iBhayi". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Bixler, Lily (6 October 2010). "Local architects design South African community center". Half Moon Bay Review.
  3. ^ "Main Place Ibhayi" Census 2011
  4. ^ Nelson Mandela Bay: Metropolitan Municipality & Main Places - Statistics & Maps on City Population