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Durban, also known as eThekwini, is a bustling port city on South Africa's eastern coast, with a population of over 3.7 million people. It is the largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal and is known for its diverse culture, warm climate, and beautiful beaches. Durban is also an important economic hub, with a thriving tourism industry, busy port, and growing manufacturing and technology sectors.

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