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Durban Tourism is the Tourism Marketing Authority of the eThekwini Municipality

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History of Durban

Geographical Information

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Population: 3.4 million

Metropolitan land area: 2291km2

Climate: Durban is in the subtropical zone. Summers are warm, with high levels of humidity and an average maximum temperature of 28°C. Winters are mild, with average temperatures around 18°C. The sea is warm, with winter temperatures seldom falling below 17°C and reaching a maximum of 24°C.

Money matters: South Africa uses the Rand (R) as its currency unit. Foreign currency may be exchanged at any commercial bank or foreign exchange bureau.