Alfred Nzo District Municipality (DC44)

Geography, History and Economy

Alfred Nzo District Municipality comprises:

    MDB code: DC44

    Description: The Alfred Nzo District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the north-eastern corner of the Eastern Cape Province. It stretches from the Drakensberg Mountains, bordering Harry Gwala District Municipality to the north, OR Tambo District Municipality in the south and east, and Lesotho in the west.
     Alfred Nzo is the smallest district in the province, covering only 6% of the geographical area. The municipality is comprised of the Matatiele, Ntabankulu, Mbizana and Umzimvubu Local Municipalities.

    Area: 10 731km²

    Cities/Towns: Bizana, Cedarville, Matatiele, Mount Frere, Ntabankulu, eMaxesibeni (Mount Ayliff)

    Main Economic Sectors: Community services (28%), wholesale/trade (15%), agriculture (12%), manufacturing (10%), transport (6.4%), construction (6%)

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