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Blackburn Destination Guide

Delve into Blackburn in South Africa

Blackburn in the region of KwaZulu-Natal is located in South Africa - some 302 mi or ( 486 km ) South-East of Pretoria , the country's capital .

Interactive map of Blackburn

Local time in Blackburn is now 01:00 PM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Africa/Johannesburg " with a UTC offset of 2 hours. Depending on your mobility, these larger destinations might be interesting for you: Mbabane, Hlatikulu, Sitebe, Pretoria, and Pietermaritzburg. While being here, you might want to check out Mbabane . We discovered some clip posted online . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Are you curious about the possible sightsseing spots and facts in Blackburn ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Zulu Reed Dance

2:05 min by eshowedotcom
Views: 14097 Rating: 5.00

This Zulu King's Royal Reed Dance (uMkhosi woMhlanga) has been tirelessly celebrated by countless generations in early September. Over 20 thousand Zulu maidens converge on King Zwelithini kaBhekizulu' ..

coming of age zoulou sept 2006

1:15 min by flo271275
Views: 13557 Rating: 5.00

Pour les zoulous, le coming of age est une ceromonie de transition de l adolescence al age adulte. Devenue femme, l initiée pourra alors se marier. Les invités accrochent des billets dans ces cheveux, ..

Zulu Stick Fighting

2:12 min by Burton Richardson
Views: 12173 Rating: 4.71 http Burton "Lucky Dog" Richardson doing Zulu stick fighting sparring with a Zulu lower chief in QuaZulu Natal, South Africa. This footage was taken during Burton's fourth trip to ..

Bambisanani Partnership 2012 Visit to South Africa

3:52 min by stmarysschoolmenston
Views: 250 Rating: 5.00

See the Bambisanani Partnership in action! This is a video showing the Bambisanani Partnership 2012 visit to South Africa by 14 St. Mary's pupils, accompanied by three adults. The video received it's ..

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Interesting facts about this location

Siege of Eshowe

The Siege of Eshowe was part of a three-pronged attack on the Zulu Impis of king Cetshwayo at Ulundi during the Anglo-Zulu War. After a successful incursion as far as Eshowe, Colonel Charles Pearson was besieged there for two months by the Zulus.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -28.89 31.48 (Lat./Long.); Less than 9 km away
Tags: 1879 in South Africa, Battles of the Anglo-Zulu War, History of KwaZulu-Natal, History of South Africa

Dhlinza Forest, KwaZulu-Natal

The Dhlinza Forest is a subtropical forest or Coastal Scarp Forest in Eshowe, Zululand, South Africa, one of five natural forests running in a 100 km line running northwest from the coast. Others are the Ongoye, Entumeni, Nkandla and Qudeni Forests. They are the most important forests in southern Africa from the aspect of unique biodiversity. It contains rare birds, chameleons, snails, butterflies, moths, frogs and beetles.

More reading: Wikipedia Article
Located at -28.91 31.44 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Forests of South Africa, Geography of KwaZulu-Natal, Visitor attractions in KwaZulu-Natal

Battle of Gingindlovu

The Battle of Gingindlovu (uMgungundlovu) was fought on 2 April 1879 between a British relief column sent to break the Siege of Eshowe and a Zulu impi of king Cetshwayo.

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Located at -29.02 31.59 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: 1879 in South Africa, Battles of the Anglo-Zulu War, Conflicts in 1879, History of KwaZulu-Natal

UMlalazi Local Municipality

uMlalazi Local Municipality is an administrative area in the uThungulu District of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa. The municipality is named after the uMlalazi River.

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Located at -28.88 31.47 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Local Municipalities of Umgungundlovu

Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve

Dlinza Forest Nature Reserve, is located just outside Eshowe, in the KwaZulu-Natal, province of South Africa. This nature reserve is about 250 Ha in area.

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Located at -28.89 31.45 (Lat./Long.); Less than 10 km away
Tags: Protected areas of KwaZulu-Natal