Hlabisa

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Hlabisa
Hlabisa is located in South Africa
Hlabisa
Hlabisa
 Hlabisa shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 28°8′S 31°52′E / 28.133°S 31.867°E / -28.133; 31.867Coordinates: 28°8′S 31°52′E / 28.133°S 31.867°E / -28.133; 31.867
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District Umkhanyakude
Municipality Hlabisa
Area[1]
 • Total 1.81 km2 (0.70 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,469
 • Density 1,400/km2 (3,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 96.9%
 • Coloured 0.6%
 • Indian/Asian 0.4%
 • White 0.8%
 • Other 1.3%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 90.0%
 • Sign language 3.7%
 • English 1.9%
 • S. Ndebele 1.0%
 • Other 3.3%
PO box 3937
Area code 035

Hlabisa is a settlement in Umkhanyakude District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. Village between the Hluhluwe and Umfolozi game reserves, some 40 km north-west of Mtubatuba. Named after the Hlabisa tribe of Zulus.[2]

Neighbouring localities include Somkele (37km); Nongoma (40km); Kwamsane (43km); Mtubatuba (47km); Hluhluwe (48km); Mahlabatini (50km).[3]

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