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Coordinates: 33°45′18″S23°29′53″E / 33.755°S 23.498°E / -33.755; 23.498 Coordinates: 33°45′18″S23°29′53″E / 33.755°S 23.498°E / -33.755; 23.498
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Kou-Kamma
  Total0.78 km2 (0.30 sq mi)
(2011) [1]
  Density530/km2 (1,400/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
   Black African 40.2%
   Coloured 57.3%
   Indian/Asian 0.2%
   White 0.7%
First languages (2011)
   Afrikaans 65.5%
   Xhosa 29.2%
   S. Ndebele 1.4%
   Tswana 1.2%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
Area code 042

Misgund is a town in Kou-Kamma Local Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The name is Afrikaans and means "begrudged". [2]

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  1. 1 2 3 4 "Main Place Misgund". Census 2011.
  2. Rita Barnard (2006-11-16). Apartheid and Beyond: South African Writers and the Politics of Place. Oxford University Press. p. 36. ISBN   978-0-19-999607-0.