Impendle

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Impendle
Impendle is located in South Africa
Impendle
Impendle
 Impendle shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 29°36′07″S 29°51′54″E / 29.6019°S 29.865°E / -29.6019; 29.865Coordinates: 29°36′07″S 29°51′54″E / 29.6019°S 29.865°E / -29.6019; 29.865
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District UMgungundlovu
Municipality Impendle
Area[1]
 • Total 0.86 km2 (0.33 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 230
 • Density 270/km2 (690/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 91.3%
 • Indian/Asian 5.7%
 • Other 3.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 80.9%
 • English 3.5%
 • Xhosa 3.0%
 • Sotho 1.7%
 • Other 10.9%
Postal code (street) 3227
PO box 3227
Area code 033

Impendle is a town in Umgungundlovu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Town 48 km west of Pietermaritzburg and 37 km north-east of Bulwer. It was founded in 1894 and since 1948 has been administered by a health committee. The name, of Zulu origin, means ‘uncovered’ or ‘exposed’, referring to a hill west of the town.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Impendle". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 221.