The Old Yellowwood Church in Bulwer
|• Total||12.70 km2 (4.90 sq mi)|
|• Density||100/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||93.2%|
|First languages (2011)|
|Time zone||UTC+2 (SAST)|
Bulwer is a small town in the KwaZulu-Natal's Midlands region, South Africa. It is situated on the R617 regional road between the towns of Boston and Underberg and around 50 minutes north-west of the town of Ixopo on the R56. The village is nestled in the shadow of the Amahwaqa (the misty one) mountain.
The town is named after Natal Governor Sir Henry Bulwer, having been founded during his tenure.:256 Bulwer is a prominent tourist destination for various reasons. It's a popular birding spot, a beautiful place to just relax, but mainly it's a flying destination for both hang gliders and paragliders. Both local and international pilots flock to Bulwer for flying around the year.
The Old Yellowwood Church
- "Main Place Bulwer". Census 2011.
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- Bulwer Take Off 1850 m
- McIver, Alan (11 May 2014). "Yellowwood Church, Bulwer, Midlands, Central Kwa-Zulu Natal". Quo Vadis Southern Africa. Retrieved 2018-07-17.
- Menache, Philippe; David, Darryl Earl (2010). 101 Country Churches of South Africa. Richmond Press. p. 40. ISBN 9780620483612.
- Oxley, John (1992). Places of Worship in South Africa. Halfway House: Southern Book Publishers. pp. 109–111. ISBN 9781868124244.
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