Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality (LIM473)

Geography, History & Economy

Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality is part of .

MDB code: LIM473

Description: The Makhuduthamaga Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Sekhukhune District Municipality in the Limpopo Province. It is bordered by the Capricorn District in the north, Elias Motsoaledi in the south, Fetakgomo – Greater Tubatse Local Municipality in the east, and Ephraim Mogale in the west. It is one of the four municipalities that make up the district, accounting for 16% of its geographical area.
 The name is derived from the liberation name given to those who supported the anti-apartheid struggle in Sekhukhuneland in the 1950s. Makhuduthamaga raged a war against the white commissioner and his assailants, Marentsara.

Area: 2 110km²

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, farming

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