Maruleng Local Municipality (LIM335)

Geography, History and Economy

Maruleng Local Municipality is part of Mopani District Municipality.

MDB code: LIM335

Description: The Maruleng Local Municipality is a Category B municipality situated in the south-eastern quadrant of the Limpopo Province within the Mopani District. The Maruleng Municipality is bordered by Ba-Phalaborwa and Tzaneen to the north, Tubatse and Bushbuckridge to the south, the Kruger National Park to the east, and Lepelle-Nkumpi to the west. It is one of five municipalities in the district.
 The main access points to the municipal area are considered to be Mica in the north, Klaserie and the Strijdom Tunnel in the south, and Ofcolaco in the west. The town of Hoedspruit can be considered the administrative and economic centre of the area. It is also the location of the Hoedspruit Air Force Base.

Area: 3 563km²

Cities/Towns: Hoedspruit

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture

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