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Zululand District Municipality

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Country  South Africa
Time zone  SAST (UTC+2)
Area  14,799 km²
Black african population  98%
Native english speakers  1.5%
Province  KwaZulu-Natal
Seat  Ulundi
Municipal code  DC26
White population  1.4%
Native afrikaans speakers  1.3%
Mayor  Mpiyakhe Hlatshwayo
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Local municipalities  List eDumbe uPhongolo Abaqulusi Nongoma Ulundi

Zululand is one of the 11 district municipalities ("districts") of KwaZulu-Natal province. The seat of Zululand is Ulundi. The majority of its 804,456 people speak IsiZulu (2001 Census). The district code is DC26. It is part of a larger historical area also known as Zululand.


Map of Zululand DC, South Africa


Zululand is surrounded by:

  • Amajuba to the north-west (DC25)
  • Gert Sibande in Mpumalanga to the north (DC30)
  • The kingdom of Swaziland to the north
  • Umkhanyakude to the east (DC27)
  • Umzinyathi to the south-west (DC24)
  • uThungulu to the south (DC28)
  • Local municipalities

    The district contains the following local municipalities:


    The following statistics are from the 2001 census.

    Election results

    Election results for Zululand in the South African general election, 2004.

  • Population 18 and over: 394 233 [49.01% of total population]
  • Total votes: 218 270 [27.13% of total population]
  • Voting % estimate: 55.37% votes as a % of population 18 and over
  • References

    Zululand District Municipality Wikipedia