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
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
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
MunicipalityeThekwini
 • Martin Meyer(DA)
Area
 • Total3.24 km2 (1.25 sq mi)
Population
 (2001)[1]
 • Total13,074
 • Density4,000/km2 (10,000/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2001)
 • Black African15.1%
 • Coloured4.2%
 • Indian/Asian25.5%
 • White55.2%
First languages (2001)
 • English82.35%
 • Zulu11.0%
 • Afrikaans2.6%
 • Xhosa1.9%
 • Other1.3%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
4001
PO box
n/a

Morningside is a suburb of Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It is administered by the eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality.

Location[edit]

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.

Layout and attractions[edit]

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. It is the closest residential suburb to the Moses Mabhida Stadium (in Stamford Hill), which was completed in 2009 on the grounds of the Kings Park Sports Ground.

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.