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The Transkei (meaning the area beyond the river Kei), officially the Republic of Transkei was a Bantustan—an area for members of a specific ethnicity. It was in the southeastern region of South Africa. Its capital was Umtata[1] (renamed Mthatha in 2004). President of South Africa Nelson Mandela was born here.

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  1. Constitution of the Republic of Transkei, Chapter 1, 1(2) (PDF)