KwaZulu Natal Home of the Zulu Nation

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KwaZulu Natal Home of the Zulu Nation

KwaZulu-Natal KwaZulu Natal Home of the Zulu Nation is one of the nine provinces of South Africa on the north-eastern seaboard alongside the warm Indian Ocean.

The province is considered the home of the Zulu nation and Zululand is the home to the current Zulu monarch, King Goodwill Zwelithini kaBhekuzulu.

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KwaZulu Natal Home of the Zulu Nation – Main Attractions

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KwaZulu Natal Home of the Zulu Nation – Main Attractions

  • The Zulu name for Durban is Thekwini, meaning “The Place Where the Earth and the Ocean Meet”. The tourism slogan for this vibrant city is “Durban Has More” and it certainly does with stunning beaches, sports facilities, entertainment and a wide selection of accommodation.
  • Major Zulu cultural festivals occur annually notably the Royal Zulu Reed Dance, Umkhosi woMhlanga and First Fruits Cultural Festival, Umkhosi WoSelwa. Find these colorful and vibrant events and more for 2019 here.
  • Kasi township culture is strong where you can experience local Zulu food and shisa nyama or kota. A new dynamic contemporary music genre has emerged from KwaZulu Natal called gqom.
  • The large population of Indians who are the descendants of sugar cane labourers, as a result of Indian Indenture, add a different cultural mix to the province. The notoriously famous ‘bunny chow”, based on bread and Durban curry has become synonymous with KwaZulu Natal fusion cuisine.
  • Sizzle City Richards Bay in the heart of Zululand boasts the biggest multi-bulk export harbor in South Africa. The Richards Bay Port Festival and Umhlathuze Beach Party are popular annual entertainment events.

If you are traveling in the province, please down load KwaZulu Natal Guide.

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KwaZulu Natal Home of the Zulu Nation

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