Kwangwanase

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Manguzi
kwaNgwanase
Manguzi is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Manguzi
Manguzi
 Manguzi shown within KwaZulu-Natal
Manguzi is located in South Africa
Manguzi
Manguzi
Manguzi (South Africa)
Manguzi is located in Africa
Manguzi
Manguzi
Manguzi (Africa)
Coordinates: 26°59′46″S 32°45′07″E / 26.996°S 32.752°E / -26.996; 32.752Coordinates: 26°59′46″S 32°45′07″E / 26.996°S 32.752°E / -26.996; 32.752
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District uMkhanyakude
Municipality uMhlabuyalingana
Main Place Manguzi
Area[1]
 • Total 5.64 km2 (2.18 sq mi)
Elevation 61 m (200 ft)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 5,534
 • Density 980/km2 (2,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 98.2%
 • Coloured 0.3%
 • Indian/Asian 0.4%
 • White 0.4%
 • Other 0.8%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 90.8%
 • English 4.2%
 • Tsonga 1.4%
 • Other 3.6%
Time zone SAST (UTC+2)

Manguzi or kwaNgwanase (formerly Kosi Bay town)[2] is a rural community in Umkhanyakude District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It is located some 15 km south of the Mozambique–South Africa border, and is situated near Kosi Bay.

Communications[edit]

The Manguzi Wireless Internet is a project that provides Internet access, e-mail and learning resources to schools where no telecommunications infrastructure exists utilising a unique combination of radio and satellite broadcasting technologies.[3]

Healthcare[edit]

Manguzi Hospital, founded by the Methodist Church in 1948, is a 280-bed District (level 1) hospital, managed by the KwaZulu-Natal Department of Health.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Manguzi". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ Frommer's ShortCuts (2011-12-06). KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa: Frommer's ShortCuts. John Wiley & Sons. p. 36. ISBN 978-1-118-19142-2. Retrieved 2013-05-05. 
  3. ^ Stockholm Challenge 2000 Winner
  4. ^ Manguzi Hospital