iRiphabliki yeTranskei
Republic of Transkei
Republiek van Transkei
Nominal Parliamentary Democracy/Bantustan

FlagCoat of arms
iMbumba yaManyama
Xhosa: Unity is Strength
Nkosi Sikelel' iAfrika
Xhosa: God Bless Africa
Location of Transkei in Southern Africa (1976-1994)
CapitalUmtata (now Mthatha)
–Sesotho and English translations required for laws to come into effect
Afrikaans allowed in administration and judiciary¹
Political structureNominal Parliamentary Democracy/Bantustan
 - 1976-1987Chief Kaiser Daliwonga Matanzima
(Nominal Parliamentary Democracy, effective One-Party-Rule)
 - 1987-1994Bantu Holomisa
(Military Rule)
 - ParliamentPresident plus National Assembly
(Immune to judicial review)²
 - National AssemblyParamount Chiefs
70 District Chiefs
75 elected MPs³
 - Nominal Independence26 Oct
 - Break of diplomatic ties1978
 - Coup d'etat1987
 - foiled Coup d'etat1990
 - Dissolution27 April, 1994
Area45,000 km2 (17,375 sq mi)
 -  est.2,400,000 
     Density53.3 /km2  (138.1 /sq mi)
CurrencySouth African Rand
1. Constitution of the Republic of Transkei 1976, Chapter 3, 16/Chapter 5, 41
2. Constitution of the Republic of Transkei, Chapter 5, 24(4): "No court of law shall be competent to inquire into or to pronounce upon the validity of any Act."
3. 28 electoral divisions; number of MPs per division in proportion to number of registered voters per division; at least one MP each
Warning: Value not specified for "continent"

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