Bushbuckridge Local Municipality (MP325)

Geography, History & Economy

Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is part of Ehlanzeni District Municipality.

MDB code: MP325

Description: The Bushbuckridge Local Municipality is a Category B municipality and presidential nodal point located within the Ehlanzeni District in the north-eastern part of the Mpumalanga Province. It is the largest of the four municipalities that make up the district, accounting for over a third of its geographical area.
 The municipal area provides a link to Lydenburg and other centres in the Lowveld, particularly Hoedspruit, Pilgrim's Rest and Graskop. Bushbuckridge Local Municipality can therefore be called the gateway to the major tourist attraction points in Mpumalanga and the eastern part of the Limpopo Province.

Area: 10 248km²

Cities/Towns: Sabie Park

Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture, tourism

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