Merrivale, KwaZulu-Natal

Merrivale is a town in Umgungundlovu District Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Merrivale
Merrivale is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Merrivale
Merrivale
Merrivale is located in South Africa
Merrivale
Merrivale
Coordinates: 29°30′50″S 30°14′13″E / 29.514°S 30.237°E / -29.514; 30.237Coordinates: 29°30′50″S 30°14′13″E / 29.514°S 30.237°E / -29.514; 30.237
CountrySouth Africa
ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
DistrictuMgungundlovu
MunicipalityuMngeni
Main PlaceHowick
Area
 • Total3.08 km2 (1.19 sq mi)
Population
 (2011)[1]
 • Total3,891
 • Density1,300/km2 (3,300/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African47.3%
 • Coloured15.3%
 • Indian/Asian9.1%
 • White28.0%
 • Other0.3%
First languages (2011)
 • English50.2%
 • Zulu38.0%
 • Afrikaans6.7%
 • Other5.2%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
3291
PO box
3291

Village 145 km north-west of Durban and 5 km south-east of Howick. Named after Herman Merivale, Secretary of State for the Colonies in 1848.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d "Sub Place Merrivale". Census 2011.
  2. ^ "Dictionary of Southern African Place Names (Public Domain)". Human Science Research Council. p. 306.