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MAPUTALAND is a natural region of Southern Africa
Southern Africa
. It is located in the northern part of the province of KwaZulu-Natal
KwaZulu-Natal
, South Africa between Swaziland
Swaziland
and the coast. In a wider sense it may also include the southernmost region of Mozambique
Mozambique
. The bird routes and coral reefs off the coast are major tourist attractions.

Now the name of this traditional region is being revived for the Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets
Maputaland-Pondoland bushland and thickets
, one of the ecoregions of South Africa, as well as for the Maputaland-Pondoland-Albany Hotspot .

CONTENTS

* 1 Geography * 2 Tongaland * 3 See also * 4 References * 5 Bibliography * 6 External links

GEOGRAPHY

Maputaland
Maputaland
is bordered by the Ubombo Mountains in the west and the Indian Ocean
Indian Ocean
in the east. It covers an area of about 10,000 km2, stretching approximately from the town of Hluhluwe and the northern section of Lake St. Lucia to the border of Mozambique
Mozambique
and South Africa, or beyond to Maputo
Maputo
in Mozambique.

TONGALAND

The South African section of Maputaland