in Amajuba District Municipality of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

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Location Summary
Decimal Coordinates (Latitude, Longitude):
-27.758 and 29.932 (Lat./Lng.)
Coordinates by Time:
S -27° 45' 28" and E 29° 55' 54"
Currency and Currency Code:
Rand - ZAR
Spoken languages:
Zulu, Xhosa, Afrikaans, English, Tswana, Southern Sotho, Tsonga, Swati, Venda, South Ndebele
Local electricity:
230 V - 50 Hz (plugs: G)
Mobile phone / cellular frequencies (MHz):
900 MHz, 1800 MHz, 3G, 4G
Local Time: 05:52 PM (Thursday)
Timezone: Africa/Johannesburg
UTC/GMT offset: 2 hours
Sunrise and Sunset:
5:52 am and 6:32 pm
Antipode Coordinates:
20.758 and -155.990 (Lat./Lng.)
Closest place to antipode coordinates:
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Current travel safety evaluation for South Africa in Southern Africa

Safety Score: 3,4 of 5.0 based on data from 9 authorites. Meaning please reconsider your need to travel to South Africa.

Travel warnings are updated daily. Source: Travel Warning South Africa. Last Update: 2024-02-29 08:24:55

Explore Newcastle

Newcastle in Amajuba District Municipality (KwaZulu-Natal) with it's 404,838 inhabitants is a city in South Africa about 176 mi (or 283 km) south-east of Pretoria, the country's capital.

Local time in Newcastle is now 05:52 PM (Thursday). The local timezone is named Africa / Johannesburg with an UTC offset of 2 hours. We know of 10 airports in the vicinity of Newcastle, of which two are larger airports. The closest airport in South Africa is Newcastle Airport in a distance of 3 mi (or 5 km), East. Besides the airports, there are other travel options available (check left side).

There is one Unesco world heritage site nearby. The closest heritage site is Maloti-Drakensberg Park in Lesotho at a distance of 59 mi (or 95 km). If you need a place to sleep, we compiled a list of available hotels close to the map centre further down the page.

Depending on your travel schedule, you might want to pay a visit to some of the following locations: Dannhauser, Volksrust, Utrecht, Dundee and Ladysmith. To further explore this place, just scroll down and browse the available info.

Local weather forecast

Todays Local Weather Conditions & Forecast: 28°C / 82 °F

Morning Temperature 11°C / 52 °F
Evening Temperature 26°C / 78 °F
Night Temperature 15°C / 59 °F
Chance of rainfall 0%
Air Humidity 32%
Air Pressure 1016 hPa
Wind Speed Gentle Breeze with 8 km/h (5 mph) from North-West
Cloud Conditions Few clouds, covering 11% of sky
General Conditions Few clouds

Friday, 1st of March 2024

32°C (90 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Sky is clear, gentle breeze, clear sky.

Saturday, 2nd of March 2024

32°C (89 °F)
18°C (65 °F)
Broken clouds, gentle breeze.

Sunday, 3rd of March 2024

29°C (85 °F)
17°C (62 °F)
Moderate rain, light breeze, clear sky.

Hotels and Places to Stay


0,9 mi
2940 Newcastle
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 11:00 - Checkin: 00:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Ilawu Guest Lodge

2,1 mi
1 End Lane Hutten Heights
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: 10:00 - Checkin: 14:00
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Garden Court Blackrock Newcastle

1,8 mi
100 Allen Street
2940 Newcastle
South Africa

Time Information

Checkout: - Checkin:
Weekday: -
Weekend: closed

Videos from this area

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Newcastle - Amajuba District Municipality

Published: August 17, 2009
Length: 28:20 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Grant Adlam

The Amajuba District Municipality with a total population of 468 000 people and serving an area of 6900 km2 is situated within the North Western corner of the KwaZulu-Natal Province in South...

SAPS Golf 6 Gti Newcastle Highway Patrol...

Published: July 03, 2012
Length: 07:52 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Hendrie Bekker

One sexy looking Golf 6 Gti with blue lights, Gizwags and tracker system...

Municipality Parks and Recreation

Published: April 01, 2015
Length: 40:43 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: theimagehouse design studio

A beautiful park in Newcastle South Africa.

Stuck on you - Lee Vaughn @ Renstels (28 Nov 2014)

Published: November 05, 2014
Length: 55:27 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: Renier van den Berg

A promotional video for Lee Vaughn performing at Renstels on Friday 28 November 2014 in Newcastle, tickets at the door and we will be spoiling everyone with GREAT specials.

Wedding highlights of Attie & Stephnie

Published: November 03, 2009
Length: 16:13 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Bennette Productions

Wedding highlights of Attie & Stephnie held on 18 July 2009, Newcastle (South Africa). See for more information.

The Ride

Published: March 29, 2015
Length: 04:31 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: theimagehouse design studio

A short video of my daughters first bike ride without the supporting wheels. Filmed with a Dji Phantom 2 Vision and a iPhone 5. Edited with Final Cut Pro X.

Huttenpark Primary School

Published: March 29, 2015
Length: 35:15 min
Rating: 5 of 5
Author: theimagehouse design studio

Promotional video for Huttenpark Primary School. Filmed with a Dji Phantom 2 Vision Plus and edited in Final Cut Pro X.

A Guy From Swaziland

Published: July 04, 2019
Length: 48:23 min
Rating: 0 of 5
Author: Reverse cthere


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This place is known by different names. Here the ones we know:
Newcastle, NCS