Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality (LIM334)
Geography, History & Economy
Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality is part of Mopani District Municipality.
MDB code: LIM334
Description: The Ba-Phalaborwa Local Municipality is a Category B municipality found in the Mopani District in the Limpopo Province. It is situated in the north-eastern part of Mopani, just less than 1km from the Kruger National Park border. It is the largest of five municipalities in the district, making up over a third of its geographical area.
It is 220km from Polokwane (previously Pietersburg) and Mbombela (previously Nelspruit), and serves as a central gateway to the Greater Limpopo Transfrontier Park through the Giriyondo Border. It is an entry and exit point to the Mozambican side of the Xai-Xai beaches. The area has vast tourism and manufacturing investment opportunities.
Area: 7 489km²
Cities/Towns: Gravelotte, Leydsdorp
Main Economic Sectors: Mining, agriculture, manufacturing, tourismThe 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.