Hlabeni

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Hlabeni
Hlabeni is located in South Africa
Hlabeni
Hlabeni
 Hlabeni shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 29°58′23″S 29°42′54″E / 29.973°S 29.715°E / -29.973; 29.715Coordinates: 29°58′23″S 29°42′54″E / 29.973°S 29.715°E / -29.973; 29.715
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District Sisonke
Municipality Ingwe
Area[1]
 • Total 5.87 km2 (2.27 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,323
 • Density 230/km2 (580/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.2%
 • Coloured 0.1%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • Other 0.7%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 98.0%
 • Other 2.0%

Hlabeni is a town in Sisonke District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Flat-topped hill some 12 km north-west of Creighton. The name, also applied to the region east and north-east of the hill, to a forest, a river and a mission station, is Zulu and means ‘at the aloes’.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Hlabeni". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 210.