KwaZulu-Natal

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KwaZulu-Natal

(kwɑːˌzuːluːnəˈtæl; -ˈtɑːl)
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(Placename) a province of NE South Africa; replaced the former province of Natal in 1994: service industries. Capital: Pietermaritzburg. Pop: 10 267 300 (2011 est). Area: 92 180 sq km (35 591 sq miles)
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Noun1.KwaZulu-Natal - a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian OceanKwaZulu-Natal - a region of eastern South Africa on the Indian Ocean; "Natal was renamed KwaZulu-Natal in 1994"
Republic of South Africa, South Africa - a republic at the southernmost part of Africa; achieved independence from the United Kingdom in 1910; first European settlers were Dutch (known as Boers)
Tugela, Tugela Falls - a major waterfall in southern Africa; has more than one leap
Zulu - a member of the tall Negroid people of eastern South Africa; some live in KwaZulu-Natal under the traditional clan system but many now work in the cities
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1899: British troops defeated the Boers at Glencoe in Natal, South Africa. 1931: Mobster Al Capone, pictured, was jailed for 11 years for tax evasion.
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Ian married Betty Keal at Umzinto, KwaZulu Natal, South Africa, on 11 December 1958.
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With operations in Kwa-Zulu Natal, South Africa, Buffalo Coal supplies thermal coal, anthracite and calcine into both domestic and export markets.
Theophilus Shepstone was responsible for African administration in colonial Natal, South Africa, from 1846 to 1876.
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One of the most famous battles in history, 150 British troops held off 4,000 Zulu warriors on the banks of the Buffalo River in Natal, South Africa that day.
Ian Mitchell-Innes is locally and internationally known for the phenomenal increase in livestock production he has achieved on his farm in Natal, South Africa by using a combination of Holistic Management principles.
A graduate of University of Kwazulu Natal, South Africa, Reddy began his career in Sales and Channel management for MTN, South Africa and later in Nigeria and has more than ten years experience in the consumer and business technology market.
Bob, left, and outside studio Bob was born in Natal, South Africa, but grew up in Kent.