Muden, KwaZulu-Natal

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Muden is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Muden is located in South Africa
Coordinates: 28°57′58″S 30°22′59″E / 28.966°S 30.383°E / -28.966; 30.383Coordinates: 28°57′58″S 30°22′59″E / 28.966°S 30.383°E / -28.966; 30.383
Country South Africa
Province KwaZulu-Natal
District uMzinyathi
Municipality uMvoti
 • Total 52.00 km2 (20.08 sq mi)
 • Total 5,308
 • Density 100/km2 (260/sq mi)
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African 98.6%
 • Coloured 0.4%
 • Indian/Asian 0.1%
 • White 0.9%
First languages (2011)
 • Zulu 96.2%
 • English 1.3%
 • Other 2.5%
Time zone UTC+2 (SAST)
PO box
Area code 033

Muden is a township on the Mooi River, 24 km northwest of Greytown and 38 km south-east of Weenen. It was established by the missionary Reverend Heinrich Röttcher and named after Müden [2] in Hanover, Germany, whence he came.[3]


  1. ^ a b c d "Main Place Muden". Census 2011.
  2. ^ Either Müden (Aller) or Müden (Örtze), which are near to each other and which both seem to have been within the Kingdom of Hanover when Röttcher was born.
  3. ^ Raper, Peter E. (1987). Dictionary of Southern African Place Names. Internet Archive. p. 322. Retrieved 28 August 2013.

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