Joe Gqabi District Municipality was previously known as: 'uKhahlamba District Municipality'. It is a Category C Municipality located in the Eastern Cape. It Borders Free State Province and the Country; Lesotho, to the North.

It comprises of 3 Local Municipalities: Elundini; Senqu and Walter Sisulu. Joe Gqabi Municipality, lies approximately 34 km North of Komani (Queenstown) and its Northern border is formed by the Orange River, which also forms the Southern boundary of the Free State.

It has a Population of 387 149 People in an Area of 25 617, Square Kilometers. 52.3% are Female while 47.7% is of the Male Gender. 31.4% Of these people are unemployed.

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