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PZB

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

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PACSA

Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action

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PCB

Pietermaritzburg Chamber of Business

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PACSA

Pietermaritzburg Agency for Community Social Action

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PMES

Pietermaritzburg Model Engineering Society

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UNP

University of Natal Pietermaritzburg

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FAPM

Pietermaritzburg-Oribi, South Africa

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PMB

Pietermaritzburg

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What does pietermaritzburg mean?

Pietermaritzburg
Pietermaritzburg is the capital and second largest city in the province of KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It was founded in 1838, and is currently governed by the Msunduzi Local Municipality. Its "purist" Zulu name is umGungundlovu, and this is the name used for the district municipality. Pietermaritzburg is popularly called Maritzburg in English and Zulu alike, and often informally abbreviated to PMB. It is a regionally important industrial hub, producing aluminium, timber and dairy products. It is home to many schools and tertiary education institutions, including a campus of the University of KwaZulu-Natal. It had a population of 228,549 in 1991; the estimated current population is around 500,000 and has one of the largest populations of Indian South Africans in South Africa.

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