Kai !Garib Local Municipality (NC082)

Geography, History & Economy

Kai !Garib Local Municipality is part of .

MDB code: NC082

Description: The Kai !Garib Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated along the Orange River within the ZF Mgcawu District in the Northern Cape Province. It is bordered by Dawid Kruiper Local Municipality in the north-east and Namibia in the north-west.
 It is the second-largest of the five municipalities that make up the district, accounting for a quarter of its geographical area. It is characterised by its unique landscape, with the Kalahari Desert on the one side and the Orange River on the other side.

Area: 26 377km²

Cities/Towns: Eksteenskuil, Kakamas, Keimoes, Kenhardt

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (51.8%), community and government services (15.9%), wholesale and retail trade (11.3%), finance services (7.6%), manufacturing (5.1%)

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