Magudu

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Magudu
Magudu is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Magudu
Magudu
Magudu is located in South Africa
Magudu
Magudu
Coordinates: 27°31′57″S 31°39′03″E / 27.5326°S 31.6508°E / -27.5326; 31.6508Coordinates: 27°31′57″S 31°39′03″E / 27.5326°S 31.6508°E / -27.5326; 31.6508
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
DistrictEhlanzeni
MunicipalityNkomazi
Area
 • Total5.19 km2 (2.00 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total4,002
 • Density770/km2 (2,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African99.6%
 • Coloured0.2%
 • Indian/Asian0.1%
First languages (2011)
 • Swazi95.6%
 • Tsonga2.6%
 • Other1.8%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
3160
Area code034

Magudu is a town in Ehlanzeni District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Formerly known as Magut, it was named after a Zulu chief. Said to mean ‘enchanted’.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Magudu". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 291.