Durban- Pinetown region

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Grade 12 Economic Geography. SA curriculum. Durban-Pinetown Region.

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Durban- Pinetown region

  1. 1. Learning objectives The Durban-Pinetown (eThekwini) Region Click here for a video playlist of the Regions in SA Maps of the region Factors favouring the development of this region Factors hindering the development of this region Main Industrial activities
  2. 2. MANUFACTURING REGIONS Study this section by means of the following table: REGION FAVOURABLE LIMITATIONS FACTORS MAIN INDUSTRIES PWV Complex DurbanPinetown South-western Cape Port ElizabethUitenhage Problem: Development only in these four regions, the rest of the country under developed. Post 1994 government developed a programme to promote development across the country
  3. 3. The eThekwini Metropolitan Region Durban - Pinetown
  4. 4. KZN Agriculture • Agricultural output seriously affected by Cyclone Eline in 2000. Also caused cholera infections etc. • Main crop is sugar cane…
  5. 5. KZN • Sugar cane major product because: • rain 800 • 1000mm • very little frost • high temps in growing season 7 of 22 © Boardworks Ltd 2005
  6. 6. KZN: Durban-Pinetown 15 km/ 300m
  7. 7. Pinetown
  8. 8. Factors favouring development • Plenty water – sugar refining and paper-making • Good transport network links to interior • Large local market - highest pop / 50% 100km from Durban • Close to Gauteng and overseas markets, esp. China, Asia and E. Africa • Large workforce • Power available from Mpumalanga and Newcastle – adv over CT and PE
  9. 9. Factors favouring development • A port (harbour) • Resources e.g. sugar, milk, fruit, poultry • Warm climate –Pinetown 15km/300m/flatter land • Affluent lifestyle – beaches, mountains, game reserves, golf courses
  10. 10. KZN – Zimbali Lodge – Estate Living
  11. 11. Factors hindering development Complete this slide!

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