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City Pietermaritzburg

ID: w152707 View large map

Located in South Africa :: KZN Midlands :: Pietermaritzburg
Category: Places :: City

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Description [ correction ]

Pietermaritzburg is the capital of Kwazulu-Natal, founded in 1838. It has a 'purist' Zulu name which is umGungundlovu. The name is thought to originate either from two Voortrekker leaders - Piet Retief and Gert (Gerrit) Maritz, or just from Piet Retief whose full name was Pieter Maurits Retief. The city produces Aluminium, timber and dairy, and has many educational institutes. One of the largest Indian populations in South Africa can be found here.

Contact [ correction ]
Address : KZN, South Africa
Cellphone Reception : Good Main Cellular Network : All major networks.

Directions [ correction ]

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Destination Information [ correction ]
Police Station : Yes   Police Telephone : +27(0)33 845 2400
Hospital : Yes   Hospital Telephone : +27(0)33 845 3700
Doctor : Yes   Doctor Telephone : +27(0)33 342 7025
Embassy : Yes   Embassy Telephone : +27(0)11 787 4211
Tourist Information : Yes   Tourist Information Telephone : +27(0)33 345 1348
Petrol : Yes   Petrol Type : All.   Petrol Price Index : R13.83 (2014)
Diesel : Yes   Diesel Type : All.   Diesel Price Index : R12.75 (2014)
Towing Service : Yes   Towing Service Telephone: +27(0)33 346 1496
Facilities : Gas Refill, Shopping Mall, Shopping Centre, Shops, General Dealer, Bank, ATM, Foreign Exchange, Internet Cafe, Tour Services, Lodging, Camping, Butchery, Bakery, Liquor, Restaurant, Pharmacy, Airport, Car Rental, Tyre Repair, Tyre Sales, Mechanical Repair

Facilities [ correction ]
Other Facilities : Gymnasium. Auto Dealer. Auto Spares. School/s. Sewerage Treatment Plant. University/College. Orthopaedic/Chiropractor. Medical Centre. Bar/s. Fast Food. Caravan Dealer/s. Security Services. Wholesale Services. Veterinarian/Animal Hospital.

Activities [ correction ]
Quad Bikes, Hiking Trails, Mountain Biking, Golf, Swimming, Bird Watching
More Activities: Paintball. 4x4. Kart racing.
Notes on Activities: (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information

Hospital no. given for Medi-Clinic. Doctor no. given for practice that alternates doctors from day-to-day. After hours no for towing service: +27(0)83 391 2890.

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