Magudu

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Magudu
Magudu is located in South Africa
Magudu
Magudu
 Magudu shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 25°53′53″S 31°43′26″E / 25.898°S 31.724°E / -25.898; 31.724Coordinates: 25°53′53″S 31°43′26″E / 25.898°S 31.724°E / -25.898; 31.724
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District Ehlanzeni
Municipality Nkomazi
Area[1]
 • Total 5.19 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 4,002
 • Density 770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.6%
 • Coloured 0.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Swazi 95.6%
 • Tsonga 2.6%
 • Other 1.8%
PO box 3160
Area code 034

Magudu is a town in Ehlanzeni District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Village 125 km east-north-east of Vryburg. Formerly known as Magut, it was named after a Zulu chief. Said to mean ‘enchanted’.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Magudu". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 291.