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KwaZulu-Natal will experience thundershowers in most parts of the province on Saturday, 02 December, according to the latest weather forecast by the South African Weather Service (SAWS).

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Weather conditions for major cities Durban and Pietermaritzburg

Pietermaritzburg Durban
Min temp 17 19
Max temp 29 27
Weather Clear Skies Clear Skies
Wind NNE NNE
Rain % 0% 0%
Humidity 55% 65%
Sunrise 04:50 04:47
Sunset 18:45 18:42

DID YOU KNOW

Where does KwaZulu-Natal rank in size among South Africa’s provinces?

KwaZulu-Natal is the seventh largest of South Africa’s nine provinces with an area of 94 361 square kilometres

Where does KwaZulu-Natal rank in population size among South Africa’s provinces?

KwaZulu-Natal is the second most populous with an estimated 11.5 million inhabitants as per the most recent census in 2020

What is the capital of KwaZulu-Natal?

The capital city is Pietermaritzburg which is situated at 29°37′S 30°23′E

Pietermaritzburg was founded in 1838 and is currently governed by the Msunduzi Local Municipality. Its Zulu name umGungundlovu is the name used for the district municipality. Pietermaritzburg is popularly called Maritzburg and often informally abbreviated to PMB

Durban – situated at 29°53′S 31°03′E – is the third most populous city in South Africa after Johannesburg and Cape Town and the largest city in KwaZulu-Natal. 

The Comrades Marathon ‘down’ run takes place between Pietermaritzburg and Durban – or vice versa for the ‘up’ run.

More information

It is nicknamed “the garden province” as was created in 1994 when the Zulu homeland of KwaZulu (“Place of the Zulu” in Zulu) and Natal Province were merged.

It is located in the southeast of the country, with a long shoreline on the Indian Ocean.

KwaZulu-Natal shares borders with three other provinces and the countries of Mozambique, Eswatini and Lesotho.

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