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
Nottingham Road is located in Africa
Nottingham Road
Nottingham Road
 Nottingham Road shown within KwaZulu-Natal
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
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District uMgungundlovu
Municipality uMngeni
Area[1]
 • Total 3.07 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,277
 • Density 420/km2 (1,100/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)[1]
 • Black African 68.2%
 • Coloured 0.8%
 • Indian/Asian 3.7%
 • White 26.9%
 • Other 0.5%
First languages (2011)[1]
 • Zulu 56.9%
 • English 34.8%
 • Afrikaans 4.1%
 • Sotho 1.6%
 • Other 2.6%
Postal code (street) 3280
PO box 3280
Area code 033

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.