Friday, September 22, 2017

All About Bhisho

Capital: Bhisho
Premier: Noxolo Kiviet
Total Area: 169,580 km2 (65,475.2 sq mi)
Population: 6, 537, 747 (3rd largest in South Africa)
Established: 27 April 1994
Languages: Xhosa is the predominant language (83,7%)  followed by Afrikaans 9,6%) , English (3,7%) and Sotho ( 2,5%).

The Eastern Cape is comprised of seven district municipalities and 38 local municipalities.

Birthplace of former president Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela (Mvezo) and Steve Biko (King William's Town).