Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality (KZN436)

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality was established by the amalgamation of Ingwe Local Municipality and Kwa Sani Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. Financial, Employment and Service Delivery information for the new municipality is only available from the 2016/17 financial year. View historical information for Ingwe Local Municipality and Kwa Sani Local Municipality.

Geography, History and Economy

Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality is part of .

MDB code: KZN436

Description: The Dr Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the southern part of KwaZulu-Natal within the Harry Gwala District, which borders on the Eastern Cape and Lesotho. It is the largest municipality of four in the district, accounting for just over a third of its geographical area. It was established by the amalgamation of the Ingwe and Kwa Sani Local Municipalities in August 2016.
 The municipality fulfils the role of being the administrative and commercial centre for the district. The rest of the municipal area consists of tribal lands, which dominate the area. The municipality is known for the World Heritage Site of Ukhahlamba.

Area: 3 602km²

Cities/Towns: Creighton, Himeville, Underberg

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

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