Port Elizabeth

2013-06-25 14:31
Port Elizabeth is one of South Africa’s largest cities and is affectionately known as the ‘Friendly City’ and depending on the weather, the ‘Windy City’. It is one of the major seaports in South Africa.

Port Elizabeth is home to South Africa’s motor vehicle industry and houses many vehicle assembly plants including General Motors, Volkswagen, Ford. The city is located at the end of the picturesque garden route and is a major tourist destination with many fine beaches.

Port Elizabeth forms part of the Nelson Mandela Bay Metropolitan Municipality with a population of over 1.3 million.

The city has a subtropical climate with light rain throughout the year. Winters are cool but mild and summers are warm but considerably less humid and hot than more northern areas.

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