Postal: PO Box 5, Howick, 3290
Physical: Cnr Dicks & Somme Streets, Howick
Tel: 033 239 9200
Fax: 033 330 4183
Area: 1 567km²
Description: uMngeni Local Municipality comprises the former Transitional Local Council areas of Howick and Hilton, the Worlds View area, and a substantial amount of farm land. The municipal area has its offices in Howick. A series of spectacular waterfalls surround the area, which is about 29km north-west of Pietermaritzburg. At the centre of this system, nestling on the banks of the uMngeni River in the heart of the Natal Midlands, is the beautiful town of Howick and its pride, the 94m-high Howick Falls.
Cities/Towns: Hilton, Howick
Main Economic Sectors: Agriculture (36.9%), wholesale/retail (24.6%), business / real estate (15.3%), manufacturing (9.7%)