Geography and history

The Sekhukhune region is named after the King of the Marota who are commonly known as the Bapedi. This region’s main economic activities are mining and agriculture because it has good soil, subtropical climate and reasonable quantities of water. Sekhukhune can also boast with a thriving farming industry that produces citrus, beans, cotton, tobacco and many more. Mineral resources found in this region include chrome, platinum and diamond deposits.


This region offers a wonderful spectrum of accommodation for tourists. From bed and breakfasts and self-catering units to guest houses and hotels, there are more than enough places to stay in the Sekhukhune region. For more information on places to stay in the area, please see our accommodation directory. Read More