The area was originally settled by Bushmen (San) and Hottentots, but towards the end of the 17th century they were gradually displaced by the Hlubi people wandering down from KwaZulu-Natal, led by

Xhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu (1968) is the 12th and current King of the amaXhosa nation.
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King of the Xhosas (Gcaleka & Rharhabe)

Xhosa King Mpendulo Zwelonke Sigcawu

The Xhosa months of the year are poetically named after stars and seasonal plants of Southern Africa.

Andropogon gayanus (Tambuki grass)

The Wild Coast partly derived its name from its wilderness character, but mostly from the pounding breakers and cauldron

Nonkosi (L) & Nongqawuse (R)1856 was a bad year for the Xhosa nation of the Wild Coast.