known as “The Garden Province”
Welcome to South Africa’s Zulu Kingdom: KwaZulu-Natal also referred to as KZN or Natal
The province was created in 1994 when the Zulu Bantustan of KwaZulu (“Place of the Zulu” in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged. It is located in the southeast of the country, enjoying a long shoreline beside the Indian Ocean and sharing borders with three other provinces and the countries of Mozambique, Swaziland and Lesotho. Its capital is Pietermaritzburg and its largest city is Durban.
KZN boasts having 2 World Heritage Sites under its belt: The coastal iSimangaliso (Greater St Lucia) Wetland Park along the North Coast and the mountainous ‘Barrier of Spears’ uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park in the Drakensberg region.
The province is made up of the following 8 regions:
Colenso • Danhauser • Dundee & Surrounds • Estcourt & Surrounds • Ladysmith & Surrounds • Newcastle • Utrecht • Weenen
Drakensberg Rock Art at Lower Mushroom – Author: D. Johnson
Bergville & the Northern Drakensberg • East Griqualand • Himeville, Underberg & the Southern Drakensberg • Umzimkhulu • Winterton & The Central Drakensberg
Madiba Stadium – Author: M. Wagener. Source: http://www.panoramio.com
Durban Central • Durban North • Durban Outer West • Durban South (Amanzimtoti, Umkomaas) • Durban West • Umlhanga & Umdloti
One of the many Elephants of the Hluhluwe National Park that represents the Elephant Coast – Author: D. Johnson
Hluhluwe & Surrounds • Jozini & Surrounds • Kosi Bay & Surrounds • Mkuze & Surrounds
Granny pool at Ballito Bay on the North Coast – Author: H.van der Berg
Ballito & Zimbali • Blythedale Beach • KwaDukuza–Stanger • Salt Rock • Shaka’s Kraal • Shaka’s Rock • Sheffield Beach • Thukela Mouth • Tinley Manor • Umhlali • Zinkwazi Beach
Harding & Surrounds • Hibiscus Coast • Umdoni Coast & Country