Town and holiday resort on the South Coast, 29km from Durban. It was founded in 1928, proclaimed a township in 1939 and became a borough in 1952. In 1961 Amanzimtoti, Isipingo Beach and Isipingo Rail were all amalgamated into a single municipality. Named after the Manzimtoti River, the name is Zulu and means 'sweet water'.
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