Nkandla Local Municipality

- 28.6231.08Koordinaten: 28 ° 37 ' S, 31 ° 5' O

Nkandla (English Nkandla Local Municipality ) is a municipality in the district uThungulu, KwaZulu-Natal province in South Africa, based in Nkandla. Zwaelabo Oscar Zulu is the mayor.

The community name derives from the isiZuluwort for a hiding place. In times of war, for example, during Bambatha Uprising, the Zulu warriors used the local forest as protection from their enemies.

2001, the municipality had 133 604 inhabitants in an area of 1827 square kilometers. The most important places in the community are Babanango, Nkandla and Vumanhlamvu.