Inkwanca Local Municipality (EC133)

Inkwanca Local Municipality was disestablished and merged with Tsolwana Local Municipality and Lukhanji Local Municipality to establish Enoch Mgijima Local Municipality on 3 August 2016. All information displayed here is historical information relating to the municipality before being disestablished.

Geography, History & Economy

Inkwanca Local Municipality is part of Chris Hani District Municipality.

MDB code: EC133

Description: Inkwanca Local Municipality is situated 60km north-west of Queenstown and lies within the Chris Hani District Municipality in the eastern part of the Eastern Cape province. Molteno is the administrative seat.
 The area has a rich historical background dating back to the 18th century, with a number of monuments and key places of interest. In general, the region is experiencing a low economic growth rate, with high levels of unemployment and poverty in the towns.

Area: 3 584km²

Cities/Towns: Molteno, Sterkstroom

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

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