Thornham, Eastern Cape

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Thornham
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Thornham
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Thornham
Coordinates: 33°58′19″S23°56′53″E / 33.972°S 23.948°E / -33.972; 23.948 Coordinates: 33°58′19″S23°56′53″E / 33.972°S 23.948°E / -33.972; 23.948
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Kou-Kamma
Area
[1]
  Total2.81 km2 (1.08 sq mi)
Population
(2011) [1]
  Total664
  Density240/km2 (610/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
[1]
   Black African 1.5%
   Coloured 96.7%
   Indian/Asian 1.8%
First languages (2011)
[1]
   Afrikaans 95.5%
   English 2.7%
  Other1.8%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
6307

Thornham is a town in the local municipality of Kou-Kamma, in Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

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References

  1. 1 2 3 4 "Main Place Thornham". Census 2011.