Durban

durban

What does Durban mean?

Durban ( Zulu: eThekwini, from itheku meaning bay/lagoon) is the third most populous city in South Africa —after Johannesburg and Cape Town —and the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. Located on the east coast of South Africa, Durban is famous for being the busiest port in the country.

What is the relative location of Durban?

/  29.883°S 31.050°O  / -29.883; 31.050 Durban ( Engels: [ˈdœːbən]; Zoeloe: eThekwini, [ˈɛːʔtʰɛˌkwinĭ], afgelei van itheku, letterlik: baai/lagoon; vroeër Port Natal) is n hawestad in KwaZulu-Natal, Suid-Afrika, langs die Indiese Oseaan met tussen 3,4 en 3,8 miljoen inwoners uit n diverse groep kulture.

Is Durban die grootste Hawe in Afrika?

Die Durban-hawe is die grootste en besigste hawe in Afrika en is aan groot internasionale skeepsroetes geleë. Durban is een van min natuurlike hawens tussen die tradisionele mededingers van Maputo en Port Elizabeth. Dit is Suid-Afrika se grootste houerhawe en huisves die vierde grootste houerterminaal in die Suidelike Halfrond.

Is Durbans houerterminaal?

Durban is een van min natuurlike hawens tussen die tradisionele mededingers van Maputo en Port Elizabeth. Dit is Suid-Afrika se grootste houerhawe en huisves die vierde grootste houerterminaal in die Suidelike Halfrond. Durban se seehawe bedien Suid-Afrika tot by Gauteng asook Lesotho.

Is Durban a noun or verb?

Familiarity information: DURBAN used as a noun is very rare. city; metropolis; urban center (a large and densely populated urban area; may include several independent administrative districts) port (a place (seaport or airport) where people and merchandise can enter or leave a country)

What is Durban known for?

A city of eastern South Africa on Durban Bay, an inlet of the Indian Ocean. Visited by Vasco da Gama as early as 1497, the site was settled by the British in 1824. Durban is a major seaport and year-round resort.

What is the population of Durban South Africa?

The population of the city of Durban and central suburbs such as Durban North, Durban South and the Berea increased 10.9% between 2001 and 2011 from 536,644 to 595,061.

What does durbs stand for?

Durban ( / ˈdɜːrbən / DUR-bən) ( Zulu: eThekwini, from the Thabethe clan name Mtheku itheku meaning the port), nicknamed Durbs, is the third most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town and the largest city in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal.

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