Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal

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Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga is located in South Africa
Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga is located in Africa
Mpumalanga
Mpumalanga
 Mpumalanga shown within KwaZulu-Natal
Coordinates: 29°49′01″S 30°38′13″E / 29.817°S 30.637°E / -29.817; 30.637Coordinates: 29°49′01″S 30°38′13″E / 29.817°S 30.637°E / -29.817; 30.637
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
Municipality eThekwini
Area[1]
 • Total 21.66 km2 (8.36 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 62,406
 • Density 2,900/km2 (7,500/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 99.5%
 • Coloured 0.2%
 • Indian/Asian 0.2%
 • White 0.1%
 • Other 0.1%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 92.5%
 • English 2.3%
 • S. Ndebele 1.3%
 • Other 3.8%
Postal code (street) 3701
PO box 3699
Area code 031

Mpumalanga is a town in eThekwini in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa. It is a township about 10km south-south-east of Cato Ridge and some 40km west of Durban. Derived from Zulu, the name means 'sunrise', 'the sun comes out'.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Mpumalanga". Census 2011. 
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 320.