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Richards Bay, South Africa

Richards Bay is a large place in the region of KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa with a population of approximately 252,968 people and is one of the largest places in South Africa. Find all facts and information about Richards Bay.

Facts and figures on Richards Bay at a glance

Name: Richards Bay (Richards Bay)
Status: Large place
Population: 252,968 people
Region name (Level 3): uMhlathuze
Region name (Level 2): uThungulu District Municipality
Region name (Level 1): KwaZulu-Natal
Country: South Africa
Continent: Africa

Richards Bay is located in the region of KwaZulu-Natal. KwaZulu-Natal's capital Pietermaritzburg (Pietermaritzburg) is approximately 185 km / 115 mi away from Richards Bay (as the crow flies). The distance from Richards Bay to South Africa's capital Pretoria (Pretoria) is approximately 509 km / 316 mi (as the crow flies).

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Facts and figures about Richards Bay
Richards Bay Richards BayLarge place252,968 peopleKwaZulu-Natal Province of KwaZulu-Natal

Map of Richards Bay

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Information on Richards Bay

Information on Richards Bay
Place nameRegion name Level 3Region name Level 2Region name Level 1CountryContinent
Richards Bay Richards BayuMhlathuze uMhlathuzeuThungulu District Municipality uThungulu District MunicipalityKwaZulu-Natal Province of KwaZulu-NatalSouth AfricaAfrica

Time in Richards Bay

Time in Richards Bay
Current timeSummer time (DST)Standard timeCurrent timezone offsetTimezone
Tue, 30 May 2023 - 2:07pmNoTue, 30 May 2023 - 2:07pmUTC +2.0Africa/Johannesburg

Geographic coordinates of Richards Bay

Latitude & Longitude of Richards Bay
PositionLatitude (width)Longitude (length)
Show on map28°46'58.8"S (-28.7830100°)32°02'15.6"E (32.0376800°)

Distances from Richards Bay

Distances from Richards Bay
To equator (0° lat)To prime meridian (0° lon)To the largest places
3,190 km south of the equator3,119 km east of the prime meridianDistances from Richards Bay

Places around Richards Bay

2 places found within 5 km around Richards Bay. You can expand the radius of your search: 10 km15 km
Places in the regional area of Richards Bay
Arboretum Arboretum-3.7 km 2.3 mishow
Alton Alton-3.8 km 2.4 mishow

Airports around Richards Bay

1 airport found within 15 km around Richards Bay. You can expand the radius of your search: 50 km100 km
Airports in the regional area of Richards Bay
Airport Richard Bay Richard BayFARB, RCB7.1 km 4.4 mishow

External sources of information on Richards Bay

Richards Bay on Wikipedia