Did you Know ?

Did you Know?
Did you Know????


  • N4 and N12 freeways converge at eMalahleni City in Emalahleni Municipality

  • The southern parts of the Emalahleni Municipality form part of the precinct referred to as the Energy Mecca of South Africa, due to its rich deposits of coal reserves and power stations such as Kendal, Matla, Duvha and Ga-Nala.

  • The southward road and rail network connect the Emalahleni area to the Richards Bay and Maputo harbours, offering export opportunities for the coal reserves.

  • There are nine major industrial areas in Emalahleni, mostly concentrated in and around eMalahleni City

  • The Emalahleni economy is dominated by electricity as the main contributor to the GGP of the area

  • The Emalahleni dam has a volume of 104Mm3 and an assured yield of abstraction of 75ML per day

  • The main rivers in the area are the Klein-Olifants River, Olifants River, Wilge River and Rietspruit River, with the Rietspruit Dam, Doringpoort Dam and eMalahleni Dam being the major dams in the municipal area.