- Msunduzi Local Municipality
Msunduzi Local Municipality — Municipality — Coordinates: 29°37′S 30°23′E / 29.617°S 30.383°ECoordinates: 29°37′S 30°23′E / 29.617°S 30.383°E Country South Africa Province KwaZulu-Natal District municipality Umgungundlovu District Municipality Seat Pietermaritzburg Government - Mayor Mike Tarr (ANC) Area - Total 649 km2 (250.6 sq mi) Population - Total 616,730 - Density 950.3/km2 (2,461.2/sq mi) Time zone SAST (UTC+02) Municipal code KZN225 Website msunduzi.gov.za
Msunduzi Local Municipality is a local municipality in Umgungundlovu District Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa. It encompasses the city of Pietermaritzburg, which is the capital of the KwaZulu-Natal province and the main economic hub of Umgungundlovu District Municipality.
Msunduzi Municipality is situated on the N3 highway at a junction of an industrial corridor (from Durban to Pietermaritzburg) and an agro-industrial corridor (stretching from Pietermaritzburg to Estcourt). On the regional scale, it is located at the cross section of the N3 corridor and the Greytown Road corridor to the north, a tourist route to Drakensberg and Kokstad Road to the south.
The city of Pietermaritzburg is a provincial and national centre of educational excellence. Pietermaritzburg is a seat of the University of KwaZulu-Natal and is home to several other institutions of higher learning. In addition, Pietermaritzburg is home to a host of private and government-owned institutions of primary and secondary education. (See Educational Institutions of Pietermaritzburg.)
The municipality is divided into 37 electoral wards.
- ^ a b Integrated Development Plan - May 2009. Msunduzi Municipality. Retrieved on Oct 7, 2009.
- ^ http://www.demarcation.org.za/ward_delimitation/FINAL/gz1/kzn/KZ225.htm
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