Afrikaans name: New Hanover
New Hanover is a small town situated halfway between Pietermaritzburg and Greytown.
It was founded in 1850. The original German settlers named it after the German city of Hanover.
The surrounding farmlands produce a variety of crops including timber, fruit and grain, but sugarcane is the main one.
New Hanover is not far from Albert Falls Dam.
References and further readingOn Route - A region by region guide to South Africa - Author: B.P.J. Erasmus - Year Published: 1995 - Page: 139
Southern Africa from the Highway - Author: AA RSA - Year Published: 1991 - Page: 231