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Quick Fact
  • 5,290

  • 1,447

  • 12,2%

  • 72,1%

  • 95,4%

  • 91,9%

Utrecht was laid out in 1854 and named after the city Utrecht in the Netherlands. This town is unique in that it lies within a nature reserve. (GPS coordinates: 27.6711 S, 30.3139 E).

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  • Raper PE. 2004. New dictionary of South African Place Names. Jonathan Ball Publishers.

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Key Statistics 2011

Total population5,290
Young (0-14)28,2%
Working Age (15-64)64,5%
Elderly (65+)7,3%
Dependency ratio55
Sex ratio92,1
Population density92 persons/km2
No schooling aged 20+5,3%
Higher education aged 20+12,2%
Matric aged 20+38,8%
Number of households1,447
Average household size3,3
Female headed households39%
Formal dwellings95,4%
Housing owned/paying off38,4%
Flush toilet connected to sewerage91,9%
Weekly refuse removal89,3%
Piped water inside dwelling72,1%
Electricity for lighting95,4%

Place names

Emadlangeni Municipality