it was merged with the surrounding south african province of natal to form the new province of kwazulu-natal. the name kwazulu translates roughly as place of zulus or more formally zululand. in march 1996 two years after south africa's transition to majority rule the trial of the state v.
kwazulu-natal is the birthplace of many notable figures in south africa's history such as albert luthuli the first non-white and the first person from outside europe and the americas to be awarded the nobel peace prize (1960);
umhlanga is an affluent residential commercial and resort town north of durban on the coast of kwazulu-natal south africa.it is part of the ethekwini metropolitan municipality created in 2000 which includes the greater durban area.the name means "place of reeds" in the zulu and the correct pronunciation of "hl" in umhlanga is similar to the welsh "ll".
bluff or the bluff is a geographical area containing seven suburbs in durban ethekwini metropolitan municipality kwazulu-natal province south africa.within the area referred to as "the bluff" lie the suburbs of brighton beach grosvenor king's rest ocean view fynnland treasure beach and wentworth.
ladysmith is a city in the uthukela district of kwazulu-natal south africa. it lies 230 kilometres (140 mi) north-west of durban and 365 kilometres (227 mi) south of johannesburg. important industries in the area include food processing textiles and tyre production.
howick is a town located in the umgungundlovu district municipality of kwazulu-natal province south africa. the town is 1050 m above sea level and about 88 kilometres from the port city of durban. it enjoys warm summers and cool dry winters. a snappy chill descends upon howick when snow falls on the nearby drakensberg.
kwazulu-natal province of south africa is divided for local government purposes into one metropolitan municipality (the ethekwini metropolitan municipality) and ten district municipalities.the district municipalities are in turn divided into forty-three local municipalities.. in the following map the district and metropolitan municipalities are labelled in capital letters and shaded in
the town's first hotel was established in 1920 followed by a shop a lighthouse the natal anti shark measures board (today called the kwazulu-natal sharks board) and further hotel developments. the borough of umhlanga was formed on 1 august 1972 through the amalgamation of umhlanga rocks a seaside resort town and the suburb of la lucia.