Thornville, KwaZulu-Natal

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Coordinates: 29°40′59″S30°28′59″E / 29.683°S 30.483°E / -29.683; 30.483 Coordinates: 29°40′59″S30°28′59″E / 29.683°S 30.483°E / -29.683; 30.483
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District uMgungundlovu
Municipality Richmond
  Total3.37 km2 (1.30 sq mi)
(2011) [1]
  Density150/km2 (380/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
   Black African 85.0%
   Coloured 1.6%
   Indian/Asian 1.8%
   White 10.3%
First languages (2011)
   Zulu 55.3%
   Xhosa 19.8%
   English 14.2%
   Afrikaans 3.0%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
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Thornville is a town in Richmond Local Municipality in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Richmond Local Municipality Local municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Richmond Local Municipality is an administrative area in the UMgungundlovu District of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa.

KwaZulu-Natal Province of South Africa

KwaZulu-Natal is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu and Natal Province were merged. It is located in the southeast of the country, enjoying a long shoreline beside the Indian Ocean and sharing borders with three other provinces and the countries of Mozambique, Eswatini and Lesotho. Its capital is Pietermaritzburg and its largest city is Durban. It is the 2nd most populous province in South Africa, with slightly fewer residents than Gauteng.

South Africa Republic in the southernmost part of Africa

South Africa, officially the Republic of South Africa (RSA), is the southernmost country in Africa. It is bounded to the south by 2,798 kilometres (1,739 mi) of coastline of Southern Africa stretching along the South Atlantic and Indian Oceans; to the north by the neighbouring countries of Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe; and to the east and northeast by Mozambique and Eswatini (Swaziland); and it surrounds the enclaved country of Lesotho. South Africa is the largest country in Southern Africa and the 25th-largest country in the world by land area and, with over 57 million people, is the world's 24th-most populous nation. It is the southernmost country on the mainland of the Old World or the Eastern Hemisphere. About 80 percent of South Africans are of Sub-Saharan African ancestry, divided among a variety of ethnic groups speaking different African languages, nine of which have official status. The remaining population consists of Africa's largest communities of European (White), Asian (Indian), and multiracial (Coloured) ancestry.

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  1. 1 2 3 4 "Main Place Thornville". Census 2011.