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People, who love to travel to Africa, will love a trip to Durban. The trip will leave you wanting to go there again. Famous as the busiest port in Africa, Durban comes at the third number in the list of most populous cities in Africa. The major tourism attraction of Durban is the breathtaking and beautiful beaches and the sub tropical climate which is loved by all. The population of the city is approximately 3.5 million according to the population survey conducted in 2007. The whole population of Durban comprises of Black Africans, Asians or Indians, Whites and Coloureds and this population is a mix of Christian, Hindu, Muslim, Jews and also a percentage of people with no religion. The languages spoken in Durban are Zulu, English, Xhosa, Afrikaans, Sotho, Ndebele and Northern Sotho. The city is located over an area of 884.9 square meters that makes 2,292 square kilometers. The area of Durban is relatively larger than other cities of South Africa but has less population relative to its area. Durban is situated in the province of KwaZulu-Natal and forms the part of eThekwini metropolitan municipality. The mayor of the city is Obed Mlaba.
On June 23rd, 1835, it was decided that a capital town be built in the Fynn Territory and be named ?d?Urban? after the name of the governor of cape Colony, Sir Benjamin d?Urban and hence the name, Durban. Durban is the largest population of Asian Community because a large number of Indian laborers were imported to work in the sugar cane industry in 1860?s when the local laborers refused to work on the British Plantation. Durban has a very strong and diversified economy and has well developed tourism, transportation, manufacturing and government sectors and that is also a good factor which attracts tourists. The Durban City Hall in Durban is a building worth seeing. It is a work of pure and great architecture and is a historical wonder. Another great tourist attraction in Durban is the Golden Mile, which was developed in 1970?s for attracting tourists as well as a vacation destination for the people of Durban. ABSA Stadium, which was formerly known as Kings Park Stadium, is also a good place and is famous for hosting games of Sharks rugby team.
You will definitely have a great time watching life under the water in uShaka Marine World, which is deemed to be one of the largest aquariums in the world. Other wonderful attractions and venues of Durban are: Gateway Theatre of Shopping, Sahara Stadium Kings mead which is a famous cricket stadium, the International Convention Centre and a place like the Victoria Embankment. The casino lovers have a great place in store at Durban where they can spend their evenings enjoying at the Sun coast Casino and Entertainment World. You can enjoy Durban at any time of the year because the summers are warm and wet which makes a perfect time for beaches and the winters are moist as well as dry and are frost free. The area is mostly hilly with a little portion of flat land.
Durban is also famous in sports and games. Everyone can enjoy watching games of rugby, football, cricket, hockey, different races and tennis, and can enjoy playing water polo, a variety of water sports, beach volley ball and golf at different exquisite venues. You can have a comfortable stay at Durban in the hotel of your choice. You can roam about the city in taxis, buses, rails and rickshaws. The visit will give you loads of beautiful memories to cherish for the rest of your lives.