UThukela District Municipality

Naming & Foundation

UThukela District Municipality (DC23) is one of ten district municipalities in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal. uThukela District Municipality derives its name from one of the major rivers in the Province of KwaZulu-Natal, the uThukela River that rises from the Drakensberg Mountains and supplies water to a large portion of KZN and Gauteng as well.