Chesterville, KwaZulu-Natal

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Chesterville
Chesterville is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Chesterville
Chesterville
Chesterville is located in South Africa
Chesterville
Chesterville
Coordinates: 29°51′04″S 30°56′38″E / 29.851°S 30.944°E / -29.851; 30.944Coordinates: 29°51′04″S 30°56′38″E / 29.851°S 30.944°E / -29.851; 30.944
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
MunicipalityeThekwini
Main PlaceDurban
Area
 • Total2.09 km2 (0.81 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total15,840
 • Density7,600/km2 (20,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African99.1%
 • Coloured0.2%
 • Indian/Asian0.1%
 • White0.5%
 • Other0.1%
First languages (2011)
 • Zulu84.9%
 • Xhosa4.5%
 • English4.0%
 • Sotho1.3%
 • Other5.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
4091
PO box
4138

Chesterville is a town in eThekwini in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Village between Cato Manor and Westville, some 13 km west of Durban. Named after T J Chester, a former manager of the Native Administration Department of Durban.[2]

The writer Nat Nakasa was reburied in his Chesterville, his childhood home, after his body was returned from the United States, where he died in exile.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Chesterville". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 116.
  3. ^ "Nat Nakasa 'challenged the apartheid system through the pen'". City Press. Archived from the original on 15 September 2014. Retrieved 14 September 2014.