11 December 2014

South Africa: Durban named one of the New7Wonders Cities

Durban in South Africa has been voted one of the New7Wonders Cities. The results of the global vote were announced in Dubai on 07 December 2014. The other six new New7Wonders Cities include Beirut in Lebanon, Doha in Qatar, Havana in Cuba, Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia, La Paz in Bolivia and Vigan in the Philippines. According to Bernard Weber, the founder of the New7Wonders campaign, the seven cities were selected from more than 1 200 nominees from 220 different countries. The New7Wonders Cities campaign is the third global vote organised by New7Wonders, following the New7Wonders of the World and New7Wonders of Nature.

Durban is South Africa's second New7Wonder. In 2011, Table Mountain in Cape Town was inaugurated as one of the New7Wonders of Nature.

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