Dutch Reformed Church in Klipplaat
|Municipality||Dr Beyers Naudé|
|• Total||12.9 km2 (5.0 sq mi)|
|• Density||230/km2 (600/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||36.7%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
|Postal code (street)|
Klipplaat is a town in Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.
Sarah Baartman District Municipality is situated in the western part of the Eastern Cape province, covering an area of 58 242 square kilometres. The area of the district municipality includes nine local municipalities. The seat of Sarah Baartman is the city of Port Elizabeth, although Port Elizabeth is not itself in the district. The largest languages among the 388,201 people are Xhosa and Afrikaans.. The district code is DC10.
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