Eastern Cape

Eastern Cape is in and stretches along the Indian Ocean between and . Eastern Cape has an elevation of 1125 metres.
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Gqeberha is 's fifth largest city. It is on the Indian Ocean coast half-way between and , in the Eastern Cape, about 260 km from . Photo: Pbsouthwood, CC BY-SA 3.0.

This article is about the city in South Africa. For the East End of London in the United Kingdom, see . Photo: Bfluff, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a region of the Eastern Cape. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is part of the Eastern Cape province. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

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is in the Eastern Cape of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

is in the Eastern Cape of . Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

The is a sparsely populated region in the Cacadu District of the Eastern Cape. Photo: Wikimedia, CC0.

Eastern Cape

Latitude of center
-32° or 32° south
Longitude of center
26° or 26° east
Population
6,490,000
United Nations Location Code
ZA CTP
Elevation
1125 metres (3691 feet)
Geo­Names ID
1085593

Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Oos-Kaap
  • Afrikaans: Oos-Kaap Provinsie
  • Afrikaans: Oos-Kaapprovinsie
  • Afrikaans: Oos kaap
  • Arabic: Sinirangan Cape
  • Arabic: كيب الشرقية
  • Arabic: كيب الشرقيه
  • Armenian: Արևելյան Կապ
  • Asturian: Cabu Oriental
  • Azerbaijani: Şərqi Burun vilayəti
  • Azerbaijani: Şərqi Keyp vilayəti
  • Basque: Lurmutur Ekialde
  • Basque: Lurmutur Ekialdea
  • Belarusian: Усходне-Капская правінцыя
  • Belarusian: Усходняя Капская правінцыя
  • Bengali: পূর্ব কেপ
  • Bengali: পূর্ব কেপ প্রদেশ
  • Breton: Kab ar Reter
  • Bulgarian: Източен Кейп
  • Catalan: Cap Oriental
  • Catalan: Província del Cap Est
  • Cebuano: Eastern Cape
  • Chinese: Tang Cape Séng
  • Chinese: 东开普省
  • Chinese: 東開普
  • Chinese: 東開普省
  • Croatian: Eastern Cape
  • Croatian: Istočni Kap
  • Czech: Východní Kapsko
  • Danish: Eastern Cape
  • Danish: Øst-Kap
  • Danish: Øst-Kapprovinsen
  • Dutch: Oost-Kaap
  • Dutch: Oost-Kaap provincie
  • Dutch: Oostelijke Kaap
  • English: Eastern Cape Province
  • English: Province of Eastern Cape
  • English: province of Eastern Cape
  • English: province of the Eastern Cape
  • Esperanto: Orienta Kablando
  • Estonian: Ida-Kapimaa
  • Estonian: Ida-Kapimaa provints
  • Finnish: Eastern Cape -provinssi
  • Finnish: Eastern Cape
  • Finnish: Eastern Cape provinssi
  • Finnish: Itä-Kap
  • Finnish: Itäinen maakunta
  • French: Cap-Oriental
  • French: Cap oriental
  • Galician: Cabo Oriental
  • Galician: O Cabo Oriental
  • Georgian: აღმოსავლეთი კაპლანდი
  • German: Eastern Cape
  • German: Oos-Kaap
  • German: Ooskaap
  • German: Ost-Kap
  • German: Ostkap
  • German: ZA-EC
  • Greek: Ανατολικότερο Ακρωτήριο
  • Gujarati: ઇસ્ટર્ન કેપ
  • Hakka Chinese: Tûng Khôi-phú-sén
  • Hausa: Tûng Cape-sén
  • Hebrew: הכף המזרחי
  • Hebrew: פרובינציית הכף המזרחית
  • Hindi: पूर्वी केप
  • Hindi: पूर्वी केप प्रान्त
  • Hungarian: Eastern Cape
  • Hungarian: Kelet-Fokföld
  • Indonesian: Eastern Cape
  • Italian: Capo Orientale
  • Italian: Eastern Cape
  • Italian: Provincia del Capo Orientale
  • Italian: provincia del Capo Orientale
  • Japanese: 東ケープ州
  • Kannada: ಪೂರ್ವ ಕೇಪ್
  • Korean: 이스턴케이프 주
  • Korean: 이스턴 케이프 주
  • Korean: 이스턴케이프주
  • Latin: Caput orientale
  • Latin: Promontorium Orientale
  • Latvian: Austrumkāpa
  • Lithuanian: Rytų Kapas
  • Lithuanian: Rytų Kyšulio provincija
  • Lithuanian: Rytų Kyšulys
  • Macedonian: Источен Кејп
  • Malay: Cape Timur
  • Malayalam: കിഴക്കൻ കേപ്
  • Marathi: ईस्टर्न केप
  • Min Nan Chinese: Tang Cape Séng
  • Northern Frisian: Uastkap (Prowins)
  • Northern Frisian: Uastkap
  • Norwegian: IMpuma-Koloni
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Eastern Cape
  • Norwegian Bokmål: IMpuma-Koloni
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Øst-Kapp
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Eastern Cape
  • Novial: Est Kabe
  • Novial: Est Kap
  • Nyanja: Eastern Cape
  • Pedi: Kapa Bohlabela
  • Persian: کیپ شرقی
  • Polish: Prowincja Przylądkowa Wschodnia
  • Polish: Wschodnia Prowincja Przylądkowa
  • Portuguese: Cabo Leste
  • Portuguese: Cabo Oriental
  • Portuguese: Província do Cabo Oriental
  • Romanian: Oos-Kaap
  • Romanian: Provincia Eastern Cape
  • Russian: Восточная Капская провинция
  • Russian: Восточно-Капская провинция
  • Russian: Восточный Кейп
  • Serbian: Istočni Kejp
  • Serbian: Источни Кејп
  • Serbo-Croatian: Eastern Cape
  • Serbo-Croatian: Istočni Kaap
  • Sinhala: නැගෙනහිර කේප්
  • Somali: Eastern Cape Province
  • Southern Sotho: Kapa Botjhabela
  • Spanish: El Cabo Oriental
  • Spanish: Provincia Cabo Oriental
  • Spanish: Provincia Oriental del Cabo
  • Spanish: Provincia del Cabo Oriental
  • Swahili: Rasi Mashariki
  • Swahili: Rasi ya Mashariki
  • Swati: Eastern Cape
  • Swedish: Eastern Cape
  • Swedish: Östra Kap
  • Swedish: Östra Kapprovinsen
  • Tamil: கிழக்கு கபே
  • Tamil: கிழக்கு கேப்
  • Telugu: తూర్పు కేప్
  • Thai: อีสเทิร์น เคป
  • Tswana: Eastern Cape
  • Tswana: Kapa Botlhaba
  • Turkish: Doğu Kap
  • Ukrainian: Східна Капська провінція
  • Ukrainian: Східний Кейп
  • Ukrainian: Східно-Капська провінція
  • Urdu: مشرقی کیپ
  • Venda: Kapa Vhubvaḓuvha
  • Vietnamese: Đông Cape
  • Volapük: Lofüdakepiän
  • Waray (Philippines): Sinirangan Cape
  • Western Panjabi: لیندا کیپ
  • Wu Chinese: 东开普省
  • Xhosa: IPhondo laseMpuma-Koloni
  • Xhosa: IPhondo yaMpuma-Koloni
  • Yoruba: Eastern Cape
  • Yoruba: Eastern Cape Province
  • Yue Chinese: 東開普
  • Zulu: IMpumalanga Kapa
  • Zulu: KwaXhosa
  • Zulu: Mpuma-Koloni
  • Східнокапська провінція

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