Mandeni

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Mandini
Mandini is located in South Africa
Mandini
Mandini
 Mandini shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 29°09′25″S 31°24′29″E / 29.157°S 31.408°E / -29.157; 31.408Coordinates: 29°09′25″S 31°24′29″E / 29.157°S 31.408°E / -29.157; 31.408
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District iLembe
Municipality Mandeni
Area[1]
 • Total 18.02 km2 (6.96 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 3,904
 • Density 220/km2 (560/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 54.8%
 • Coloured 4.4%
 • Indian/Asian 14.9%
 • White 24.6%
 • Other 1.4%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 47.8%
 • English 31.9%
 • Afrikaans 14.8%
 • Other 5.4%
Area code 032

Mandeni (also Mandini) is a town in Ilembe District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Township some 22 km north-east of Stanger.[2]

The town has many factories and attracts workers from afar. The biggest employer is Sappi, the largest paper manufacturer in South Africa.

The Tugela River flows through Mandeni and the mouth of the river is 10 km from the town center. Mandeni is located 22 km from Stanger and 96 km from Durban.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Mandini". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 295.