KZN Districts

  • uThungulu

Overview

This is the second largest populated district in KZN. Richards Bay and Empangeni are economic centres of this district. Richards Bay has a very large scale of industrialisation due to the harbour. The port of Richards Bay is situated in this area as it makes this district a gateway to other economic hubs of KZN through rail and road. Richards Bay port is the largest deep-water port on the African continent. It imports the highest volume of bulk cargo of all African ports and has double the capacity of the port of Durban, handling in excess of 75 million tons of cargo annually. Economically this district is the second largest contributor to the provincial GGP after eThekwini District, standing at 7%. Statistically there are 885 966 people living in this distric.

Contact Details


  • Ms Felleng Mahlatsi
  • Economist
  • Knowledge Management
  • 1 Arundel Close, Durban, KZN, 4001
  • +27 31 368 9600
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