Cowies Hill

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Cowies Hill
Cowies Hill is located in KwaZulu Natala
Cowies Hill
Cowies Hill
 Cowies Hill laêditšê ka gare KwaZulu Natala
Coordinates: 29°49′40″S 30°53′33″E / 29.82778°S 30.89250°E / -29.82778; 30.89250
Naga Afrika Borwa
Porofense KwaZulu Natala
Mmušôselegae eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality|eThekwini
Main Place Pinetown
 • Total 1.51 km2 (0.58 sq mi)
Setšhaba (2011)[1]
 • Total 1,341
 • Density 890/km2 (2,300/sq mi)
Dipersente tša merafe (2011)[1]
 • Bathobaso 20.9%
 • Bammala 2.2%
 • MaIndia 3.0%
 • Makgowa 73.2%
 • Šele 0.7%
Dipolelo tša ntlha (2011)[1]
 • Seisimane 75.6%
 • Sezulu 12.4%
 • Afrikaans 8.1%
 • Sesotho 1.4%
 • Other 2.6%
Nomoro ya poso (Setarata) Molaô la pôsô
Nomoro ya poso (Lepokisi) Molaô la pôsô

Cowies Hill is a small upmarket residential suburb of Pinetown in Durban, Afrika Borwa. Its eponymous hill is a major feature in the Comrades Marathon which is held between Durban and Pietermaritzburg every year.

Cowies Hill was originally established as farm land and was inhabited by the mayor of Pinetown and his family due to its position overlooking Pinetown. It is situated approximately 15 km off the coast line.

Cowies Hill was the site of a farm known as Buffelskop (Buffalo Head) owned by William Cowie in the latter part of the 19th-century.

References[lokiša | edit source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 "Sub Place Cowies Hill". Census 2011. 

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