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metropolitan municipality (2011 pop. 755,200), Eastern Cape prov., South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. East London is the municipal seat; other communities include Mdantsane, Khambashe, Duncan City, King William's Town, Zwelitsha, and Bhisho.
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 metropolitan municipality, Eastern Cape prov., SE South Africa, on the Indian Ocean. East London grew around a British military post founded in 1847. Its harbor was developed from 1886, and today it is a leading South African port. The main exports are corn, wool, and fruit. East London's manufactures include automobiles, furniture, textiles, clothing, footwear, processed food, and glass. East London is a rail hub, providing a link to the goldfields of Free State. There is a large fishing industry. The city is also a popular seaside resort. East London Museum and a technical college are in the city.

East London

a port in S South Africa, in S Eastern Cape province. Pop.: 135 560 (2001)
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East London [South Africa], Feb 16 ( ANI ): The Indian women cricket team won the toss and opted to field first in the second T20I of the five-match series against South Africa in East London on Friday.
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A man in his 80s and a woman in her 50s were attacked at the home in Ilford, east London, on Saturday night.
About three months after the start of production of the new Mercedes-Benz C-Class at the Bremen plant in Germany, the second of the total of four locations started production of the highest volume Mercedes-Benz model line: For the East London plant, this is already the fourth generation of the C-Class.
Two of the men were arrested in Wapping, east London, one was detained in Peckham, south east London, and the fourth man was picked up in Paddington, west London.
Mayor Lutfur Rahman is leading calls for Home Secretary Theresa May to ban EDL supporters from coming to the east London borough on 7 September.
EDL leader Tommy Robinson and his co-leader Kevin Carroll were detained by police on suspicion of obstructing officers in east London as they attempted to stage what they claimed was a charity walk to Woolwich Barracks via the East London Mosque.
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