Kidd's Beach

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Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach is located in Eastern Cape
Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach is located in South Africa
Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach is located in Africa
Kidd's Beach
Kidd's Beach
 Kidd's Beach shown within Eastern Cape
Coordinates: 33°09′00″S 27°41′42″E / 33.150°S 27.695°E / -33.150; 27.695Coordinates: 33°09′00″S 27°41′42″E / 33.150°S 27.695°E / -33.150; 27.695
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
Municipality Buffalo City
Area[1]
 • Total 2.13 km2 (0.82 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 499
 • Density 230/km2 (610/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 22.2%
 • Coloured 1.2%
 • White 75.4%
 • Other 1.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 63.7%
 • Xhosa 19.8%
 • Afrikaans 14.2%
 • Sotho 1.4%
 • Other 0.8%
Postal code (street) 5264
PO box 5264
Area code 043

Kidd's Beach is a small coastal resort, situated on the Mcantsi River about 28 kilometres from East London, South Africa.[2] It was named after Charles Kidd, who was mayor of nearby King William's Town in the 1860s.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Kidd's Beach". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "4x4 near Kidd's Beach". Nightjar Travel. Retrieved 20 May 2013. 
  3. ^ "R347, Places, Regional Routes, Main Routes". SA Travel Directory. Retrieved 20 May 2013.