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Eastern Cape

Capital
Established

27 April, 1994

Districts

For a complete list of all District and Metropolitan Municipalities, click here.

Area

168,966 km2

Population
 • Total (2011)
6,562,053

 • Estimate 

(2019) 6,712,276
 • Rank
4th in South Africa
 • Density
39/km2 (100/sq mi)
 • Density rank
6th in South Africa

Population groups

 • African
86.3%
 • Coloured
8.3%
 • White
4.7%
 • Indian or Asian
0.4%

Languages

 • Xhosa
78.8%
 • Afrikaans
10.6%
 • Zulu
5.6%
 • English
2.5%

 

Institutions and Universities

Universities

Other educational institutions

  • Lovedale College 1in Alice,1 in KWT
  • Buffalo City College,East London
  • Queenstown College,Queenstown
  • Port Elizabeth College,Port Elizabeth
  • Ikhala College,Queenstown
  • College of the Transfiguration, Grahamstown
  • Eastcape Midlands TVET College (6 campuses in Uitenhage, 1 in Grahamstown, 1 in Graaff-Reinet, and 1 in Port Elizabeth)
  • Various independent FET Colleges (Further Education and Training)

Eastern Cape Community Radio Stations

Ekhephini-FM
Oasis FM

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