Morningside, Durban

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Morningside
Morningside, view from the top of Moses Mabhida Stadium
Morningside, view from the top of Moses Mabhida Stadium
Morningside is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Morningside
Morningside
Morningside is located in South Africa
Morningside
Morningside
Morningside is located in Africa
Morningside
Morningside
 Morningside shown within KwaZulu-Natal
Coordinates: 29°49′19″S 31°01′01″E / 29.822°S 31.017°E / -29.822; 31.017Coordinates: 29°49′19″S 31°01′01″E / 29.822°S 31.017°E / -29.822; 31.017
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
Municipality eThekwini
 • Martin Meyer (DA)
Area[1]
 • Total 3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population (2001)[1]
 • Total 13,074
 • Density 4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Postal code (street) 4001
PO box 2057

Morningside is a suburb of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is administered by the eThekwini (Durban Metropolitan Unicity) and its postal code is 4001.

The suburb is a gentrified area of Durban located about 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) inland from the Indian Ocean coast, on the south bank of the Umgeni River. Its neighbouring suburbs are Puntans Hill to the west, Essenwood to the south-west, Windermere to the south and Stamford Hill to the east. It is the closest residential suburb to the Moses Mabhida Stadium, which was completed in 2009 on the grounds of the Kings Park Sports Ground.

The Morningside area contains classical examples of large Edwardian and Victorian style homes with tin roofs and wide verandas, including the State President's residence (when at home). Around Florida Road in the suburb's southwest is a nightlife area consisting of shops, restaurants, pubs and bistros.

Local online Guide[edit]

Education[edit]

Facilities[edit]

Parks and gardens
Other
  • Florida Road Post Office
  • Library (adjacent to Kenmore Primary School)
  • Motor Licensing Office
  • Morningside Sports Club
  • BEREA Police Station
  • Innes Road Jamaat Khaana
Consulates
  • Belgium
  • Chile
  • Madagascar
  • Thailand
Churches

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sub Place Morningside". Census 2001. 
  • MapStudio (2005). Street Guide - Durban (8th Edition). p. Map 56. ISBN 1-86809-739-0.