Thornhill, Kouga

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For the settlement in Tsolwana, see Thornhill, Tsolwana

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Coordinates: 33°53′42″S25°08′28″E / 33.895°S 25.141°E / -33.895; 25.141 Coordinates: 33°53′42″S25°08′28″E / 33.895°S 25.141°E / -33.895; 25.141
Country South Africa
Province Eastern Cape
District Sarah Baartman
Municipality Kouga
  Total1.26 km2 (0.49 sq mi)
(2011) [1]
  Density2,000/km2 (5,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
   Black African 44.4%
   Coloured 53.0%
   Indian/Asian 0.1%
   White 1.8%
First languages (2011)
   Afrikaans 58.1%
   Xhosa 37.1%
   English 1.8%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
PO box
Area code 042

Thornhill is a town in Kouga Local Municipality under the Sarah Baartman District Municipality in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa.

Kouga Local Municipality Local municipality in Eastern Cape, South Africa

The Kouga Local Municipality is located in the Eastern Cape of South Africa, approximately 80 km west of Port Elizabeth, and forms part of the Sarah Baartman District Municipality. Its territory includes the coastal zone between the Van Stadens River in the east and the Tsitsikamma River in the west, and stretches inland towards the Baviaanskloof Mountains in the north.

Sarah Baartman District Municipality District municipality in Eastern Cape, 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.

Eastern Cape Province of South Africa

The Eastern Cape is a province of South Africa. Its capital is Bhisho, but its two largest cities are Port Elizabeth and East London. It was formed in 1994 out of the Xhosa homelands or bantustans of Transkei and Ciskei, together with the eastern portion of the Cape Province. It is the landing place and home of the 1820 Settlers. The central and eastern part of the province is the traditional home of the Xhosa people.

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