//Khara Hais Local Municipality (NC083)
Geography, History & Economy
//Khara Hais Local Municipality is part of ZF Mgcawu District Municipality.
MDB code: NC083
Description: //Khara Hais Local Municipality is a Category B municipality and is located in the ZF Mgcawu District Municipality (previously Siyanda District Municipality), which is the second-largest district in the Northern Cape. It is the acknowledged commercial, educational, military, agricultural, medical, transport and tourism centre of the area.
Upington is the central town, situated 400km west of Kimberley, and has an airport and a landing strip. Natural boundaries provide a unique aspect to the town – one is the Kalahari Desert and another is the Orange River, South Africa's largest river, which it straddles.
Area: 21 780km²
Main Economic Sectors: AgricultureThe 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.