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Business in Durban (South Africa)

Foreign Trade and Business in Durban: largest port of South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, eThekwini

Durban (eThekwini, the Bay in Zulu) is the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa (Southern Africa)

  1. Population of Durban: 0.6 million inhabitants
    1. Population of the Durban agglomeration: 3.4 million inhabitants
    2. Durban is the third most populous South African city, after Johannesburg and Cape Town
  2. Port of Durban is the largest South African port
  3. Main economic activities in Durban: port activities, industry, tourism and commerce
  4. Durban has the highest number of millionaires than any other South African city
  5. Durban is the second South African industrial centre, after Johannesburg
    1. Largest industries in Durban: sugar refineries, textile industry, paints manufacture, soaps and preserves.
    2. Car factory (TOYOTA)
  6. Durban is an important South African tourist centre

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Transport and Logistics in Durban (South Africa)

Port of Durban

Port of Durban (South Africa). Gateway to Lesotho, Eswatini, Botswana, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

  1. Natural port
  2. Port of Durban is the largest port in South Africa
  3. Port of Durban is the main port of Johannesburg, the second largest port is Cape Town
  4. City Deep Container terminal in Johannesburg
  5. It is the largest sugar port in the world
  6. Johannesburg - Port of Durban Railway
  7. Roads:
    1. Western Freeway Road: Durban - Gauteng province
    2. Road N3: Durban - Cape Town - Mpumalanga
    3. West Road: Durban - Witwatersrand (Ekurhuleni)
  8. Strong rivalry between the port of Durban and port of Maputo (Mozambique)
  9. Powerful cruise industry, to Port Elizabeth, Cape Town, Mozambique, Mauritius, Reunion, Madagascar

Access to the North-South Corridor

North-South Corridor: Botswana, the DR Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia, and Zimbabwe

Distances from the Port of Durban to:

  1. Bloemfontein: 635 kilometres, Roads N5 and N3
  2. Pretoria: 624 kilometres, Road N3
  3. Johannesburg: 568 kilometres, Road N3
  4. Maseru (Lesotho): 552 kilometres
  5. Mbabane (Eswatini): 539 kilometres
  6. Lusaka (Zambia): 2,165 kilometres
  7. Harare (Zimbabwe): 1,674 kilometres
King Shaka International Airport

KwaZulu-Natal province of South Africa

  1. Durban is the largest city of the South African KwaZulu-Natal province

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Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (Natal)

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma (African Union)


  1. Zulu is the largest ethnic group in Durban
  2. Municipality: eThekwini
    1. Durban is the capital of the metropolitan municipality of eThekwini
    2. Population of the metropolitan municipality of eThekwini: 3.4 million inhabitants
    3. Most spoken language in eThekwini: Zulu
  3. Durban is at the mouth of the Umgeni River, on the east coast of South Africa, in the Indian Ocean
  4. Climate of Durban: subtropical and warm
  5. 1839: founding of the Republic of Natalia by the Voortrekkers (capital, Pietermaritzburg)

Higher Education in Durban (South Africa)

  1. Durban University of Technology
  2. Mangoesuthu University of Technology
  3. University of KwaZulu-Natal
  4. University of South Africa

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