KwaZulu-Natal

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province" ; iKwaZulu-Natali; KwaZulu-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.wikipedia
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Zulu people

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province" ; iKwaZulu-Natali; KwaZulu-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
The Zulu (amaZulu) are a Bantu ethnic group of Southern Africa and the largest ethnic group in South Africa, with an estimated 10–12 million people living mainly in the province of KwaZulu-Natal.

Pietermaritzburg

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Its capital is Pietermaritzburg and its largest city is Durban.
Pietermaritzburg (Zulu: umGungundlovu) is the capital and second-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

South Africa

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province" ; iKwaZulu-Natali; KwaZulu-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
Further hominin remains have come from the sites of Makapansgat in Limpopo Province, Cornelia and Florisbad in the Free State Province, Border Cave in KwaZulu-Natal Province, Klasies River Mouth in Eastern Cape Province and Pinnacle Point, Elandsfontein and Die Kelders Cave in Western Cape Province.

Zulu Kingdom

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During the 1830s and early 1840s, the northern part of what is now KwaZulu-Natal was occupied by the Zulu Kingdom while the southern part was, briefly, the Boer republic of Natalia before becoming, in 1843, the British Colony of Natal.
The kingdom grew to dominate much of what is today KwaZulu-Natal and Southern Africa.

Colony of Natal

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During the 1830s and early 1840s, the northern part of what is now KwaZulu-Natal was occupied by the Zulu Kingdom while the southern part was, briefly, the Boer republic of Natalia before becoming, in 1843, the British Colony of Natal.
It is now the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Zulu language

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province" ; iKwaZulu-Natali; KwaZulu-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
The written form of Zulu was controlled by the Zulu Language Board of KwaZulu-Natal.

Natal (province)

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province" ; iKwaZulu-Natali; KwaZulu-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
In 1994, the KwaZulu bantustan was reincorporated into the territory of Natal and the province redesignated KwaZulu-Natal.

ISimangaliso Wetland Park

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Two areas in KwaZulu-Natal have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park.
iSimangaliso Wetland Park (previously known as the Greater St. Lucia Wetland Park) is situated on the east coast of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, about 275 kilometres north of Durban.

John Langalibalele Dube

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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); Pixley ka Isaka Seme, the founder of the African National Congress (ANC) and South Africa's first black lawyer; John Langalibalele Dube, the ANC's founding president; Harry Gwala, ANC member and anti-apartheid activist; Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP); Anton Lembede, the founding president of the ANC Youth League; Jacob Zuma, the former President of South Africa; and Bhambatha, a 19th-century Zulu chief who became an anti-apartheid icon.
Dube was born in Natal at the Inanda mission station of the American Zulu Mission (AZM), a branch of the American Board of Commissioners for Foreign Missions, whose Southern African mission churches later merged with sister Congregational mission churches of the London Missionary Society and Congregational Union of South Africa to form the United Congregational Church of Southern Africa (UCCSA).

Midlands of KwaZulu-Natal

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The lowland region along the Indian Ocean coast is extremely narrow in the south, widening in the northern part of the province, while the central Natal Midlands consists of an undulating hilly plateau rising toward the west.
The KwaZulu-Natal midlands is an inland area of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa that lies outside of Pietermaritzburg but before the Drakensberg mountain range.

UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park

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Two areas in KwaZulu-Natal have been declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites: the iSimangaliso Wetland Park and the uKhahlamba Drakensberg Park.
The uKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park is in the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa, covering 2428.13 sqkm of area.

Tugela River

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The area's largest river, the Tugela, flows west to east across the center of the province.
The Tugela River (Thukela; Tugelarivier) is the largest river in KwaZulu-Natal Province, South Africa.

Drakensberg

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Two mountainous areas, the western Drakensberg Mountains and northern Lebombo Mountains form, respectively, a solid basalt wall rising over 3000 m beside Lesotho border and low parallel ranges of ancient granite running southward from Swaziland.
The Drakensberg escarpment stretches for over 1000 km from the Eastern Cape Province in the South, then successively forms, in order from south to north, the border between Lesotho and the Eastern Cape and the border between Lesotho and KwaZulu-Natal Province.

KwaZulu

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province" ; iKwaZulu-Natali; KwaZulu-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
It was merged with the surrounding South African province of Natal to form the new province of KwaZulu-Natal.

Jacob Zuma

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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); Pixley ka Isaka Seme, the founder of the African National Congress (ANC) and South Africa's first black lawyer; John Langalibalele Dube, the ANC's founding president; Harry Gwala, ANC member and anti-apartheid activist; Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP); Anton Lembede, the founding president of the ANC Youth League; Jacob Zuma, the former President of South Africa; and Bhambatha, a 19th-century Zulu chief who became an anti-apartheid icon.
Zuma was born in Nkandla, Natal Province (now part of the province of KwaZulu-Natal).

Inkatha Freedom Party

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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); Pixley ka Isaka Seme, the founder of the African National Congress (ANC) and South Africa's first black lawyer; John Langalibalele Dube, the ANC's founding president; Harry Gwala, ANC member and anti-apartheid activist; Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP); Anton Lembede, the founding president of the ANC Youth League; Jacob Zuma, the former President of South Africa; and Bhambatha, a 19th-century Zulu chief who became an anti-apartheid icon.
The party was established in what is now KwaZulu-Natal, after which branches of the party quickly sprang up in the Transvaal, the Orange Free State and the Western Cape.

Lebombo Mountains

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Two mountainous areas, the western Drakensberg Mountains and northern Lebombo Mountains form, respectively, a solid basalt wall rising over 3000 m beside Lesotho border and low parallel ranges of ancient granite running southward from Swaziland.
They stretch from Hluhluwe in KwaZulu-Natal in the south to Punda Maria in the Limpopo Province in South Africa in the north.

Ladysmith, KwaZulu-Natal

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Ladysmith in the Tugela River Valley reaches 30 °C in the summer, but may drop below freezing point on winter evenings.
Ladysmith is a city in the Uthukela District of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

Provinces of South Africa

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KwaZulu-Natal (also referred to as KZN and known as "the garden province" ; iKwaZulu-Natali; KwaZulu-Natal) is a province of South Africa that was created in 1994 when the Zulu bantustan of KwaZulu ("Place of the Zulu" in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.
The size of the legislature is proportional to population, ranging from 30 members in the Northern Cape to 80 in KwaZulu-Natal.

Eastern Cape

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The former Eastern Cape enclave of the town of Umzimkulu and its hinterland have been incorporated into KwaZulu-Natal following the 12th amendment of the Constitution of South Africa.
This resulted in several anomalies including the fact that the Province has four supreme courts (in Grahamstown, Port Elizabeth, Bhisho and Mthatha) and enclaves of KwaZulu-Natal in the province.

Albert Lutuli

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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); Pixley ka Isaka Seme, the founder of the African National Congress (ANC) and South Africa's first black lawyer; John Langalibalele Dube, the ANC's founding president; Harry Gwala, ANC member and anti-apartheid activist; Mangosuthu Buthelezi, the founder of the Inkatha Freedom Party (IFP); Anton Lembede, the founding president of the ANC Youth League; Jacob Zuma, the former President of South Africa; and Bhambatha, a 19th-century Zulu chief who became an anti-apartheid icon.
His father died, and he and his mother returned to her ancestral home of Groutville in KwaDukuza (Stanger), Natal, South Africa.

Newcastle, KwaZulu-Natal

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Amajuba District (Newcastle)
Newcastle is the third-largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, with a population of 363,236 citizens as of the 2011 census.

Hibberdene

The northwesterly line of equal latitude and longitude traverses the province from the coast at Hibberdene (-30.57639°N, 30.57639°W) to northeast Lesotho.
Hibberdene is a small coastal town on the KwaZulu-Natal south coast in South Africa.

EThekwini Metropolitan Municipality

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* eThekwini Metropolitan Municipality (Durban)
eThekwini is one of the 11 districts of KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa.

Amajuba District Municipality

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Amajuba District (Newcastle)
Amajuba is one of the 11 districts of KwaZulu-Natal province.