Kayser's Beach

Kayser's Beach is a small village on the shore of the Indian Ocean, 35 kilometres (22 mi) southwest of East London in the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. According to the census of 2011 it had 697 inhabitants.

Kayser's Beach
Kayser's Beach
Kayser's Beach
Coordinates: 33°12′26″S 27°36′37″E
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
MunicipalityBuffalo City
Area
  Total2.36 km2 (0.91 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
  Total697
  Density300/km2 (760/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
  Black African45.3%
  Coloured1.0%
  White53.6%
  Other0.1%
First languages (2011)
  English45.0%
  Xhosa40.9%
  Afrikaans12.2%
  Sign language1.0%
  Other0.9%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)

On 13 March 1967, the South African Airways Flight 406 crashed into the sea at Kayser's Beach, resulting in the loss of 25 lives.[2]


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