Lady Frere

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Lady Frere
Lady Frere is located in Eastern Cape
Lady Frere
Lady Frere
 Lady Frere shown within Eastern Cape
Lady Frere is located in South Africa
Lady Frere
Lady Frere
Lady Frere (South Africa)
Lady Frere is located in Africa
Lady Frere
Lady Frere
Lady Frere (Africa)
Coordinates: 31°42′11″S 27°14′02″E / 31.703°S 27.234°E / -31.703; 27.234Coordinates: 31°42′11″S 27°14′02″E / 31.703°S 27.234°E / -31.703; 27.234
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Chris Hani
Municipality Emalahleni
 • Total 22.1 km2 (8.5 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,024
 • Density 180/km2 (470/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 98.3%
 • Coloured 0.6%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 0.6%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 91.6%
 • English 4.1%
 • Other 4.4%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street) 5410
PO box 5410
Area code 047

Lady Frere is a settlement in Chris Hani District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The town was established 1879, and became a municipality in 1900. The town was named after the wife of Sir Bartle Frere, governor of the Cape Colony from 1877 to 1880.[2]


  1. ^ a b c d Sum of the Main Places Lady Frere and Bhongolwethu from Census 2011.
  2. ^ Raper, P. E. (1989). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers. p. 269. ISBN 978-0-947464-04-2 – via Internet Archive.