Mount Edgecombe

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Mount Edgecombe
Mount Edgecombe is located in South Africa
Mount Edgecombe
Mount Edgecombe
 Mount Edgecombe shown within South Africa
Coordinates: 29°43′16″S 31°03′00″E / 29.721°S 31.050°E / -29.721; 31.050Coordinates: 29°43′16″S 31°03′00″E / 29.721°S 31.050°E / -29.721; 31.050
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
Municipality eThekwini
Area[1]
 • Total 8.34 km2 (3.22 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 7,323
 • Density 880/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 10.5%
 • Coloured 1.5%
 • Indian/Asian 36.5%
 • White 50.0%
 • Other 1.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 84.1%
 • Afrikaans 4.8%
 • Zulu 4.4%
 • Other 6.7%
Postal code (street) 4302
PO box 4300

Mount Edgecombe is a sugar-growing town in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, situated just north of Durban, which forms part of eThekwini, the Greater Durban Metropolitan. It is famous for resorts and golf. It includes a retirement home for the elderly of Durban.

Its name is derived from the Earl of Mount Edgecombe in Cornwall, United Kingdom.

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  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Mount Edgecombe". Census 2011.