The Amathole District Municipality, on the eastern seaboard of South Africa, was established after the first transformed local government elections in December 2000. The district stretches from the Indian Ocean coastline in the south to the Amathole Mountains in the north, and from Mbolompo Point (just south of the Hole-in-the-Wall along the Transkei Wild Coast) in the east to the Great Fish River in the west.
The Amathole District Municipality is ready to receive your call and to provide you with the necessary assistance and aid in order to ensure your queries are responded to promptly.

• For general queries: 043 701 4000
• To send a facsimile: 043 742 0337
• Email us on:

For all emergencies, including water outages, disaster management, fire fighting etc, please dial the sharecall number 0860105789
For all fires, and major motor vehicle accidents within the district which is manned 24 hours. The number is 043 – 8311 084.

• Our physical address:

40 Cambridge Street, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 5200

• Our postal address:
P O Box 320, East London, Eastern Cape, South Africa, 5200

All municipal enquiry offices are open from Monday to Friday from 7:30am to 16:00pm.