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Transkei - Locator Map

The Transkei - meaning "Beyond the River Kei" - is an area in South Africa. It is depicted in red in this map inset.

On the 18th of July, 1918, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was born in a village (near the city of Umtata) in the Transkei.

Click on the image for a much better view.


Media Credits

Map of South Africa, and the Transkei, online courtesy Perry-Castañeda Library Map Collection - University of Texas, at Austin.

 

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