Sakhisizwe Local Municipality (EC138)
Geography, History and Economy
MDB code: EC138
Description: The Sakhisizwe Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated within the Chris Hani District in the Eastern Cape Province. It is bordered by the Joe Gqabi District to the north, Intsika Yethu to the south, Engcobo to the east, and Emalahleni to the west.
The municipality is the smallest of six in the district, making up 6% of its geographical area. Sakhisizwe is an isiXhosa name meaning ‘we are building the nation'.
Area: 2 318km²
Cities/Towns: Cala, Khowa (Elliot)
Main Economic Sectors: Community services, agriculture, tradeThe information in this directory is compiled from various sources and is subject to continual change. If you notice any errors or omissions, contact us so that we may correct them.