Nottingham Road

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Nottingham Road
Nottingham Road is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Nottingham Road
Nottingham Road
Nottingham Road is located in South Africa
Nottingham Road
Nottingham Road
Coordinates: 29°21′0″S 30°0′0″E / 29.35000°S 30.00000°E / -29.35000; 30.00000Coordinates: 29°21′0″S 30°0′0″E / 29.35000°S 30.00000°E / -29.35000; 30.00000
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
DistrictuMgungundlovu
MunicipalityuMngeni
Area
 • Total3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population
(2011)[1]
 • Total1,277
 • Density420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African68.2%
 • Coloured0.8%
 • Indian/Asian3.7%
 • White26.9%
 • Other0.5%
First languages (2011)
 • Zulu56.9%
 • English34.8%
 • Afrikaans4.1%
 • Sotho1.6%
 • Other2.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
3280
PO box
3280
Area code033

Nottingham Road is a town 19 km south of Mooi River and 59 km north-west of Pietermaritzburg. Founded in 1905 and named after the Nottingham Regiment which was stationed there when trouble was expected from the Basotho in the 19th century. A popular trout-fishing area.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Nottingham Road". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 341.