Located in the KwaZulu-Natal Midlands, uMgungundlovu is the second largest municipality in the province after Ethekwini. It is home to Pietermaritzburg, which is both the capital city and the legislative capital of KwaZulu-Natal.
Nkangala is one of three district municipalities in Mpumalanga. It borders Gauteng in the west and is home to the towns of Middelburg and eMalahleni (Witbank). Nkangala is rich in minerals and resources and is known for its coal mines, power stations and agriculture.
Sekhukhune is one of five district municipalities in Limpopo. It is located approximately 300km north of Johannesburg. Most of the population live in the numerous scattered rural villages and economic infrastructure is limited.
Ugu means 'coast' in isiZulu and is located south of Durban in KwaZulu-Natal. Ugu consists of both small coastal towns popular with tourists and large rural inland areas, many of which are under the leadership of tribal authorities.