The Marico Valley was occupied early in the 19th century by Matabele, who had come from Zululand.
During the rebellion of the natives in Natal and Zululand in 1906 the Basuto remained perfectly quiet.
(For map see South Africa.) The province consists of two great divisions, namely Natal proper and Zululand.
m., Zululand, in which is included Amatongaland, a seaboard of 210 m.
It extends from the mouth of the Umtamvuna river (31° 4' S., 30° 12' E.), which separates Natal from the Cape, to the mouth of the Tugela (29° 15' S., 31° 30' E.), which marks the frontier between Natal and Zululand.