Umlazi is a township in KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa, located south-west of Durban. It is the fourth largest township in South Africa, after Soweto, Tembisa and Katlehong. Umlazi is the only township in the country that has its own registration plate, which is NUZ.
Does Umlazi fall under Durban
In 1967 Umlazi was established as a Black township and was one of the places where many who were displaced from Cato Manor ended up. It housed African labourers, many of whom were needed to work in White-owned industries in the South Durban industrial area. The township would later become the largest in Durban.
Which city is Umlazi in
Umlazi, urban area, southeastern KwaZulu-Natal province, South Africa. It lies along the south bank of the Mlazi (Umlazi) River and adjoins the city of Durban on the southwest. The present site of Umlazi was occupied by American missionaries in 1836, but it became an Anglican mission reserve in 1856.
How many sections are in Umlazi
Umlazi is divided into 26 sections, A through to Z, with the exception of I,O and X, but with an addition of AA, BB, and CC.
Where is the Umlazi River located
The uMlazi River originates south west of Pietermaritzburg at 1 500m above sea level. In the upper uMlazi, the main land-use types are agriculture, forestry and small rural and peri-urban settlemements.