Vhembe District Municipality (DC34)
Geography, History and Economy
Vhembe District Municipality comprises:
- Collins Chabane Local Municipality
- Makhado Local Municipality
- Musina Local Municipality
- Thulamela Local Municipality
MDB code: DC34
Description: The Vhembe District Municipality is a Category C municipality located in the northern part of the Limpopo Province. It shares borders with Zimbabwe and Botswana in the north-west and Mozambique in the south-east through the Kruger National Park. The Limpopo River valley forms the border between the district and its international neighbours.
The district includes the Transvaal, and areas that were previously under Venda and Gazankulu Bantustan's administration. It is comprised of four local municipalities: Musina, Thulamela, Makhado and Collins Chabane. The district municipal offices are located in the town of Thohoyandou.
It covers a geographical area that is predominantly rural. It is a legendary cultural hub, and a catalyst for agricultural and tourism development.
Area: 25 596km²
Cities/Towns: Makhado, Malamulele, Musina, Thohoyandou
Main Economic Sectors: Mining, community services, financeThe 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.