Schools, Theatre Companies and Facilitators in Matatiele, Eastern Cape.
Matatiele is a town located in the northern part of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. Once dominated by wetlands and marshes, Matatiele derives its name from the Sotho language words “matata”, meaning wild ducks, and “ile”, meaning gone. When taken together, Matatiele conveys a message that “ducks have flown”. In Phuthi language, the town name is pronounced “Madadiyela”. The common informal name for the town in any of the languages mentioned, including English, is “Matat”.
Estimated Population: 13000
District Municipality: Alfred Nzo District Municipality