The Capricorn District Municipality, with its air of myth, legend and prehistoric civilization, is a popular ecotourism destination in Limpopo, with no shortage of natural, historical and cultural attractions. The district takes its name from the Tropic of Capricorn, one of the five major circles of latitude that mark maps …

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Agriculture accounts for 2.8% of the total district economy and contributes R690 million per annum.¬†Potatoes are by far the most produced and important crop in the CDM. The production value of potation totalled R200 million in 2000. This is followed by tomatoes (R98 million), eggs (R88 million) and broilers and …

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Mining is the smallest contributor to the CDM economy and accounts only for 0.6%. It is the only sector that experienced negative growth (-6.7%) in the last decade. Its total contribution in 2006 summed R154 million. However, although mining may proportionally be of less significance at the district level, it …

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