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KwaZulu Natal has an estimated population of 9 million, with Durban having an estimated population of 3.2 million (1996). There are 11 official languages, with English, Afrikaans, Zulu and Xhosa being the most spoken. The region got its name in 1816, when the reigning chief - King Shaka, named his Kingdom KwaZulu - the Place of the People of Heaven. The history and folklore of KZN can be experienced through the many battlefields, cultural sites and tours, found in KZN.
Durban's climate is an idyllic subtropical, which prevails throughout the year. Inland areas are more temperate.
Durban was bought from King Shaka for use as a trading post. The original township layout was named D'Urban after the then Cape of Good Hope Governor. Durban is now a mega city, encompassing some 2297 square kilometre's. It has Africa's largest and busiest port (the 9th largest in the world), which moves 33 000 000 tonnes annually.

Durban has always been a favorite holiday destination and in recent years have been placing a lot more focus on the travel industry. One of the latest developments is the uShaka Marine World theme park situated in the harbor area which offers a world of ocean activities, rides, oceanarium, amusement park, displays, shopping, and beach activities is also available nearby.

Amanzimtoti, as a neighboring town is only about 24 kilometers from the Durban beach front which is one of the reasons Inyoni Rocks Cabanas is an ideal accommodation spot, whether you need to do some business in Durban or want to come for a holiday whilst having a big city nearby.