Mountain 14 km South-West of Volksrust and 32 km North of Newcastle. The scene of a Historic Battle in the First Anglo-Boer War. The name is derived from Zulu and means 'hill of many doves'. It has given its name to the Post-Office Amajuba, the Railway Station Majuba, and Amajuba Park, a Township in Newcastle.
New Dictionary of South African Names by Peter E Raper