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Durban
eThekwini
Flag of DurbanCoat of arms of Durban
Durban is located in KwaZulu-Natal
Durban
Durban
Durban is located in South Africa
Durban
Durban
Durban is located in Africa
Durban
Durban
Coordinates: 29°53′S 31°03′E / 29.883°S 31.050°E / -29.883; 31.050Coordinates: 29°53′S 31°03′E / 29.883°S 31.050°E / -29.883; 31.050
Country South Africa
ProvinceKwaZulu-Natal
MunicipalityeThekwini
Established1824[1]
Named forBenjamin D'Urban
Government
 • TypeMetropolitan municipality
 • MayorMxolisi Kaunda (Tempolete:Polparty)
Area
 • City225.91 km2 (87.22 sq mi)
 • Metro
2,292 km2 (885 sq mi)
Palo batho
 (2018)[2]
 • City3,442,361
 • Density15,000/km2 (39,000/sq mi)
 • Urban
595,061
Demonym(s)Durbanite[3]
Racial makeup (2011)
 • Black African51.1%
 • Coloured8.6%
 • Indian/Asian24.0%
 • White15.3%
 • Other0.9%
First languages (2011)
 • English49.8%
 • Zulu33.1%
 • Xhosa5.9%
 • Afrikaans3.6%
 • Other7.6%
Time zoneUTC+2 (SAST)
Postal code (street)
4001
PO box
4000
Area code031
GDPUS$ 83,9 billion[4]
GDP per capitaUS$ 15Tempolete:Thin space575[4]
Websitewww.durban.gov.za
  1. Tempolete:Cite thesis
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Main Place Durban". Census 2011.
  3. Donal P. McCracken; Eileen M. McCracken (1988). Annals of Kirstenbosch Botanic Gardens. National Botanic Gardens. p. 72. ISBN 9780620116480.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Global city GDP 2014". Brookings Institution. Archived from the original on 5 June 2013. Retrieved 18 November 2014.
  5. "Ethekwini". Statistics South Africa. Retrieved 2018-02-17.