Trisha Shetty

Middledrift, Eastern Cape

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Country  South Africa
District  Amathole
Established  1853
Local time  Tuesday 6:00 PM
Province  Eastern Cape
Municipality  Raymond Mhlaba
Postal code (street)  5685
Area code  046
Middledrift, Eastern Cape
Weather  29°C, Wind E at 11 km/h, 40% Humidity
University  Fort Cox College of Agriculture and Forestry

Middledrift (also Middeldrift or Middeldrif) is a small town located 90 kilometres (60 mi) north-west of East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. It is situated in Raymond Mhlaba Municipality in Amathole District in an area that was formerly part of the Ciskei.

Map of Middeldrift, 5685, South Africa

Town on the Keiskamma River, 45 km west-north-west of King William's Town and 16 km east-south-east of Alice. It was founded in 1853 and laid out in 1882. At first known as Beaconsfield, it was renamed after its situation at a ford (Dutch: drift) between two others.

References

Middledrift, Eastern Cape Wikipedia


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