Sarah Baartman District Municipality (DC10)

Geography, History and Economy

Sarah Baartman District Municipality comprises:

    MDB code: DC10

    Description: The Sarah Baartman District Municipality (previously Cacadu District Municipality) is a Category C municipality situated in the Eastern Cape Province. It stretches from Graaff-Reinet in the north to the Indian Ocean in the south and between the Great Fish River in the east and Bloukrans River in the west. Sarah Baartman is the biggest district in the province, making up approximately a third of its geographical area.
     It comprises seven local municipalities: Dr Beyers Naudé, Blue Crane Route, Makana, Ndlambe, Sundays River Valley, Kouga and Koukamma. The district surrounds one of the largest metropolitan ports in South Africa, Nelson Mandela Bay (Port Elizabeth).

    Area: 58 243km²

    Cities/Towns: Aberdeen, Addo, Adendorp, Alexandria, Alicedale, Bathurst, Boknes/Cannon Rocks, Bushmans River, Cape St Francis, Clarkson, Cookhouse, Graaff-Reinet, Grahamstown, Hankey, Humansdorp, Jansenville, Jeffreys Bay, Joubertina, Kareedouw, Kendrew, Kenton-on-Sea, Kirkwood, Klipplaat, Krakeel River, Loerie, Louterwater, Misgund, Nieu-Bethesda, Nompumelelo, Oyster Bay, Patensie, Paterson, Pearston, Petersburg, Port Alfred, Riebeek East, Rietbron, Sanddrif, Seafield, Sidbury, Somerset East, St Francis Bay, Steytlerville, Storms River, Thornhill, Waterford, Willowmore, Woodlands

    Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (mohair), tourism

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