“eThekwini Municipality is a Category A municipality found in the South African province of KwaZulu-Natal. eThekwini is the largest city in this province and the third largest city in the country. It is a sophisticated cosmopolitan city of over 3 442 398 people (as per 2011 Census). It is known as the home of Africa’s best-managed, busiest port and is also a major centre of tourism because of the city’s warm subtropical climate and extensive beaches.
Its land area of 2,297 square km is comparatively larger than other South African cities. Durban is the leading domestic destination in South Africa. The estimated visitor numbers for the financial year 2010/11 is 9.95 million.
The vision of eThekwini Municipality is to enjoy the reputation of being Africa’s most caring and liveable city, where all citizens live in harmony by 2030.”