New Hanover, KwaZulu-Natal
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|• Total||2.65 km2 (1.02 sq mi)|
|• Density||1,200/km2 (3,100/sq mi)|
|Racial makeup (2011)|
|• Black African||92.7%|
|First languages (2011)|
Town near the Noodsberg, 35 km north-east of Pietermaritzburg and 37 km south of Greytown. It was founded in 1850 and has been administered by a health committee since 1933. It was named after city of Hanover in Germany by the German settlers.
Today this area's principal economy is the sugarcane industry, while the farming of fruits, grains and timber also feature prominently.
- "Sub Place New Hanover". Census 2011.
- "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 334.
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