Sekhukhune RegionThe region is named after King Sekhukhune who was a King of the Marota (commonly known as the Bapedi) in Sekhukhuneland during the 18th century. Sekhukhune is a cross-boarder municipality between Limpopo and Mpumalanga Province.
It is a rural area with an economic base in the fields of mining and agriculture. With good soil, a sub-tropical climate and the availability of reasonable quantities of water, the area boasts of a strong and prosperous farming industry which consists of citrus, grapes, tomatoes, sweet potatoes, cabbage, peppers, beans and pumpkins, wheat, maize, cotton and tobacco.
The region is endowed with mineral resources like chrome, platinum and diamond deposits. Places of interest include the Lebowa Platinum Mines, Potlake game reserve, Mona Meetse spring water, Ledingwe Cultural Village, Echo Stone at Phahlamanoge and Lenao la Modimo (God's Footprint). Schuinsdraai is a popular water-recreation destination where anglers can relax at the shores of Flag Boshielo Dam.