Tylden, Eastern Cape
|• Total||1.77 km2 (0.68 sq mi)|
|• Density||320/km2 (840/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||87.6%|
|First languages (2011)|
Village 37 km south-east of Queenstown and 20 km north of Cathcart. Administered by a village management board. It was named after Captain Tylden of the Royal Engineers, officer in charge of a campaign against the Tambookies (Tembus) in 1851. Tylden is renowned as the birthplace of Steve Biko the founder of the Black Consciousness Movement in South Africa.
- "Main Place Tylden". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 442.
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