Tsomo River

The Tsomo River is a river in the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. It is a tributary of the Great Kei River.

Tsomo River
Tsomo River is located in South Africa
Tsomo River
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceEastern Cape
Physical characteristics
MouthGroot-Kei River
 • coordinates
32°22′0″S 27°49′0″E / 32.36667°S 27.81667°E / -32.36667; 27.81667Coordinates: 32°22′0″S 27°49′0″E / 32.36667°S 27.81667°E / -32.36667; 27.81667
 • elevation
955 m (3,133 ft)


It originates about 10 km to the north west of the town Elliot and flows southward to meet the right-hand bank of the Great Kei River. Towns lying on the banks of the Tsomo River include: Tsomo, Cala and [[Ncora] The first chief to settle in Tsomo was Chief Jantjie ka Gcingca].

Dams on the Tsomo RiverEdit

See alsoEdit