Forest Hills, Kloof

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Forest Hills
Forest Hills is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Forest Hills
Forest Hills
Forest Hills is located in South Africa
Forest Hills
Forest Hills
Forest Hills is located in Africa
Forest Hills
Forest Hills
 Forest Hills shown within KwaZulu-Natal
Coordinates: 29°45′S 30°49′E / 29.750°S 30.817°E / -29.750; 30.817Coordinates: 29°45′S 30°49′E / 29.750°S 30.817°E / -29.750; 30.817
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
Municipality eThekwini
Area[1]
 • Total 4.30 km2 (1.66 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 2,673
 • Density 620/km2 (1,600/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 10.3%
 • Coloured 1.0%
 • Indian/Asian 2.1%
 • White 85.7%
 • Other 1.0%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • English 81.2%
 • Afrikaans 10.5%
 • Zulu 5.4%
 • Other 2.9%
Postal code (street) 3610
PO box 3624

Forest Hills is a working class suburb in the Outer West suburbs of Durban, Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa. The area borders on the Kloof Gorge which forms part of the Krantzkloof Nature Reserve, and is situated in between Kloof and Waterfall which is also about 7 km from Hillcrest. Forest Hills is referred to as being part of the Kloof area as they are both situated on opposite sides of the Kloof Gorge, as a result the areas are joined by one road (Bridle Road) which runs through the Kloof Gorge.

Tornado[edit]

In late 2008 the area was struck by a tornado, surprising the South African Weather Service.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Forest Hills". Census 2011.