uMgungundlovu is one of the 11 district municipalities ("districts") of KwaZulu-Natal province. The seat of uMgungundlovu is Pietermaritzburg. The majority of its 1 million+ residents speak Zulu (2001
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). The district code is DC22



uMgungundlovu is surrounded by: * eThekwini to the southeast (Durban) * iLembe to the east (DC29) * Sisonke District Municipality, Sisonke to the southwest (DC43) * Ugu District Municipality, Ugu to the south (DC21) * Umzinyathi District Municipality, Umzinyathi to the north (DC24) * Uthukela District Municipality, Uthukela to the northwest (DC23)

Local municipalities

The district contains the following Local municipality (South Africa), local municipalities:


The following statistics are from the 2011 census.


Ethnic group



Election results

Election results for Umgungundlovu in the South African general election, 2004. * Population 18 and over: 575 772 [62.06% of total population] * Total votes: 280 991 [30.28% of total population] * Voting % estimate: 48.80% votes as a % of population 18 and over

See also

* Municipal Demarcation Board


External links

Umgungundlovu DM Official Website (under construction)
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