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East London, South Africa

East London, South Africa

East London – the largest river port in the country – East London (East London), located in the province of the Eastern Cape. It was founded by the British in 1835. In 1848, the new settlement was named London, and the port built soon became East London. In 1857, the British brought over 2,300 German mercenaries here, who fought on their side during the Crimean War. A few years later, 3,400 more German farmers from Hamburg joined them. Many of…

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