Sada, Eastern Cape

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Sada is located in Eastern Cape
 Sada shown within Eastern Cape
Coordinates: 32°11′50″S 26°49′0″E / 32.19722°S 26.81667°E / -32.19722; 26.81667Coordinates: 32°11′50″S 26°49′0″E / 32.19722°S 26.81667°E / -32.19722; 26.81667
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Chris Hani
Municipality Lukanji
 • Total 4.57 km2 (1.76 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 13,493
 • Density 3,000/km2 (7,600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.3%
 • Coloured 0.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • Other 0.2%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Xhosa 95.1%
 • English 2.0%
 • Other 3.0%
Postal code (street) n/a
PO box 5630

Sada is a settlement situated close to Whittlesea and 40 km south of Queenstown, Eastern Cape Province.

It was founded as a rural black township in the former homeland of Ciskei, but has no major shops or filling stations. It relies completely on Whittlesea for day-to-day economic activities.


The area is supplied with water for human consumption and irrigation of agricultural crops by the Klipplaat River, that flows out of the Waterdown Dam stream-up. In the previous century a successful irrigation scheme was operated here, by the name of "Shiloh".


  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Sada". Census 2011.